Power Up: Three Ways to Increase Your Product Leadership Power

Roman Pichler

Challenging situations are great opportunities to grow as a human being and by doing so, you increase your leadership power. Do regular research, attend trade shows and conferences, and consult journals, magazines, and user forums, for example. Increase Your Referent Power.

Design leadership as a subversive activity

Inside Intercom

The essence of design leadership is the inverse of what I had assumed. I eventually came to realize that the essence of design leadership is the inverse of what I had assumed. What does this have to do with design leadership? Design leadership as a subversive activity.

Insights from the #mtpcon London Product Leadership Forum

Mind the Product

The Product Leadership Forum is a chance for senior product professionals to discuss the challenges they face in a safe environment. By gaining insight from your experiences, you can develop principles on which to base your leadership style.

What you can learn about leadership from “Silicon Valley”

The Product Coalition

Image: Silicon Valley, HBO The epic Pied Piper case study shows us what it really takes to build a business from scratch A TV show rife with obscene jokes and obscure pop-culture references might seem like an odd place to look for leadership lessons.

Top 10 industries for monetizing data: Is yours one of them?

brand and create category thought leadership. consultation to treatment ? Monetizing the. data exhaust Top 10 industries with data. monetization opportunities Recognizing the commercial.

Statistical Factors that Contribute to High Performance on Product Teams

bpma ProductHub

Actuation Consulting has been conducting research on what separates high performance product teams from the pack. In a second post, which will be published on Actuation Consulting’s website, I will take a closer look at what executives can do to help their product teams be successful.

Steps Executives Can Take To Improve Performance

bpma ProductHub

Greg Geracie is the President of Actuation Consulting , a global provider of product management training, consulting, and advisory services to some of the world’s most well-known organizations. Product Management Product Marketing Leadership researchContributed by Greg Geracie.

Climbing the Product Management Career Ladder

bpma ProductHub

John Mansour is the founder and managing partner at Proficientz , a training and consulting firm that specializes in product portfolio management. Product Management Career Development Experienced Career LeadershipContributed by John Mansour.

Dear CEO, Innovation Starts with a Good Product Manager

Mind the Product

While the statistics for Fortune 500 companies are less public, consultant and author Tendayi Viki hits the nail on the head when he says that coming up with a great idea is easy, the hard part is building the development process, business model, value proposition, and execution. In larger companies, PA Consulting found innovation failures cost companies about £65 billion each year in the UK alone.

Be in a Band, not an Orchestra: how to Grow an Agile Product Team

Mind the Product

I was initially brought in as a freelance consultant by Simon Nelson, who had been recently appointed by the OU as CEO of its new venture. I would ultimately forge a hugely productive working relationship with them as a product leadership trio.

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Leaders Manage Uncertainty

Johanna Rothman

When managers stop looking for guarantees and help manage uncertainty, they exhibit their leadership. Discover your leadership when you manage your uncertainty. The post Leaders Manage Uncertainty appeared first on Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant.

Management Signals

Johanna Rothman

When managers signal they want the items on the right, they signal servant leadership, an agile and lean culture. The post Management Signals appeared first on Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant. management MPD agile lean servant leadership transition to agile

Solving Product Development Challenges With Product Review

Mind the Product

Product review is a way to make the most of scarce senior product manager resources, and can work even when the senior product managers are brought in as consultants (as was done with two of the senior product manager resources we used at Telenor).

10 All-Star Project Managers to Follow on Twitter

The Product Coalition

Successful project management requires a close working relationship with leadership to ensure each project is aligned with business strategy , even as companies undergo enterprise-wide change. LEADERSHIP IS UNLOCKING THE POTENTIAL OF OTHERS.

“Agile Coaching” Is Not the Goal

Johanna Rothman

Because consultants and coaches and agile approaches need to prove they offer value and find some quick wins.). The post “Agile Coaching” Is Not the Goal appeared first on Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant. I've met a number of agile coaches recently.

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Power of questions, power of silence

dscout People Nerds

Leadership consultant Lisa Stefanac on knowing when to push and when to pause

8 Tips for Collaborating with Development Teams

Roman Pichler

Be aware that collaboration requires leadership. In the worst case, people get fed up with trying to get hold of you or waiting for an answer and stop consulting you. You can learn more about effectively guiding the development team as the product manager or product owner by: Attending my Product Leadership Workshop ; Reading my book Agile Product Management with Scrum. Product Leadership Roles and Responsibilities kanban product manager scrum ScrumMaster teamwork

Product Management Memory Lane with Alyssa Dver

bpma ProductHub

Look around at your own company and in your PM team, how many women do you see (let alone any minorities) in leadership roles? ” Her consulting work, personal life events and her business partner emphasized that the lessons as “Ms. Contributed by Saikrishna Chavali.

A Guide to Collaborating With and Motivating Your Engineering Team

Mind the Product

You should never – I mean never – commit to dates, make estimations of effort or communicate project schedules without consulting your engineering team. Product Development Process Product Leadership Product Management Skills Stakeholder Management Collaboration Communication Culture product leadership Product Management Role Team Team LeadershipProduct management is a cool job, arguably one of the most sought-after roles in business today.

Product Roadmaps in Five Easy Pieces

Mind the Product

When I worked as a product management consultant clients would often talk about “needing a product roadmap ASAP”. Business Strategy Product Management Skills Roadmap product leadership product lifecycle product management Product Roadmap Product Strategy

How to Improve Your Team’s Conflict Competence by Julia Whitney

Mind the Product

Consultant Patrick Lencioni described a lack of disagreement as one of his five dysfunctions of teams. Product Leadership conflict competence managing conflict product management Product Team Team Leadership

How Going Part-Time Made me a Better Product Manager

Mind the Product

I wrote notes on one side of each page, and kept track of my to-dos on the other, and I would religiously consult this list every morning. Improved Leadership. These are things that a good product manager should do anyway, but the fact that I wasn’t there meant this ownership fostered individual leadership in my absence. Product Leadership Product Management Career Product Management Skills product leadership product management Product Management Role Skills

Product Requirements: Using a Written or Visual Framework

Mind the Product

Product Leadership Product Management Product Management Basics Product Management Characteristics Product Management Process Product Management Skills product culture product management role Product Manager product planning product requirements Skills strategy team leadership

Agile Died While You Were Doing Your Standup

Mind the Product

Huge consultancies and one-off consultants have been paid to implement a great manifesto as a repeatable process, not taking the size, stage, growth, culture, and capabilities into consideration. More importantly, it becomes one of the best tools for leadership.

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Designing an Organization for a Product Approach, Part 1

Johanna Rothman

The post Designing an Organization for a Product Approach, Part 1 appeared first on Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant. management MPD agile product development project management servant leadership transition to agile

8 Essential Elements of Your Customer Advisory Board Meeting Agenda

Pragmatic Marketing

Before exploring any session content, make sure everyone introduces themselves—CAB member attendees, host-company executives and third-party consultants. Communication Customer Advisory Boards Customer value Leadership organizational alignment Rob JensenBy Rob Jensen.

Innovation is Broken by Janice Fraser

Mind the Product

Practise question-based leadership – you are inevitably going to be wrong so focus on asking the right questions. Enterprise Product Management Product Leadership Product Strategy #Mtpcon Janice Fraser Mind The Product San Francisco 2015 VideoWhat is the point of innovation?

Relationship Goals: How to Resolve the Tension Between Product Management and Sales

Mind the Product

Those who demonstrate your product – sales engineer, pre-sales consultant, or sales executive – do so based on real-life scenarios. Guest Post Product Leadership Product Management Characteristics Product Management Skills product management Relationships Sales

Listen to Agile for Humans with Ryan Ripley and Gil Broza

Johanna Rothman

The post Listen to Agile for Humans with Ryan Ripley and Gil Broza appeared first on Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant. agile MPD podcast servant leadership transition to agileRyan Ripley, host of Agile for Humans, interviewed Gil Broza and me in AFH 102: The Influential Agile Leader. Oh, we had fun! We spoke about the workshop I lead with Gil, the Influential Agile Leader. We also spoke about the conversation Gil and I will lead this coming Wednesday, Oct 17, noon Eastern.

Don’t Miss These Amazing Speakers at #mtpcon Singapore

Mind the Product

He works as a coach, consultant, and keynote speaker helping companies bridge the gaps between business agility, digital transformation, product management, and human-centred design. Jonny consults on product development and innovation management, and coaches teams to do their best work.

Building a Product Startup Within an Agency

Mind the Product

We decided, about 18 months ago, that our consultancy business model, though growing and successful, could benefit from diversification — specifically, from creating something with tangible intellectual property. I’ve had a huge amount of support from our leadership team and board.

Outcome-Driven Innovation for Product Managers

Mind the Product

Tony Ulwick is the pioneer of jobs-to-be-done theory, the inventor of the Outcome-Driven Innovation® (ODI) process, and the founder of the strategy and innovation consulting firm Strategyn.

What is the ROI of Design? – Nate Clinton (ProductTank San Francisco)

Mind the Product

Before Cooper, Nate has held product and design leadership positions at StarMine, Thomson Reuters, and BuildZoom. As a consultancy Cooper leads initiatives in content creation, business development, and creative leadership.

Sydney, 1 March 2018 Workshop: Managing Stakeholders and Priorities

Mironov Consulting

” About Brainmates : Founded in 2004, Brainmates provides professional Product Management and Marketing training and consulting throughout Australia. Events 2018 economics executives leadership management organizations portfolio product management strategy workshop

First, Do No Harm by Mariah Hay

Mind the Product

The medical profession was the first on record with “formula comitis archiatrorum” – a statement that required physicians to widen and deepen their knowledge through consulting with other physicians. Product Design Product EQ Product Ethics Product Leadership Ethics Mariah Hay Pluralsight

Designing an Organization for a Product Approach, Part 2

Johanna Rothman

I am using the word serve as in servant leadership. The post Designing an Organization for a Product Approach, Part 2 appeared first on Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant. management MPD agile product development project management servant leadership transition to agile

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GV’s Kate Aronowitz and Vanessa Cho on leading through design

Inside Intercom

Two decades later, these two women are blazing trails in design leadership. I did a little bit of consulting along the way and was also at startup called Wealthfront for a while. We ended up having a leadership change that really disrupted the whole organization.

Divide and Conquer Creates Need for Management Control

Johanna Rothman

The post Divide and Conquer Creates Need for Management Control appeared first on Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant. management MPD capitalization flow efficiency project management project portfolio management servant leadership

Frankfurt, 16 April: Product Leaders Workshop

Mironov Consulting

Greg Prickril is a software product management consultant, coach and trainer specializing in the intersection of software product management with disciplines such as Scrum, Lean and Design Thinking. What: One-Day Product Leaders Workshop (Roundtable). When: April 16, 2018.

InfoQ Podcast About Remembering Jerry Weinberg

Johanna Rothman

Take Jerry’s leadership into your thinking and you might surprise yourself. The post InfoQ Podcast About Remembering Jerry Weinberg appeared first on Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant. MPD thinking leadership podcast valueDuring Agile 2018, Jerry Weinberg died. Shane Hastie and I had already agreed to do a recording of some sort while at the conference. We invited Esther Derby and turned our time into a lovely podcast about Remembering Jerry Weinberg.