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Interview: A Chat with BPMA Mentor and Edx CTO, Mark Haseltine

bpma ProductHub

Being paired with my mentor Mark Haseltine, CTO at Edx, was a unique and valuable experience. I recently had a chance to sit down with Mark and discuss the product ecosystem and Boston tech scene as a whole. It is an important resource for the product management community. How did you get involved with the BPMA?

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Calm’s Will Larson on how to build a technical leadership career

Intercom, Inc.

For those who don’t know him, Will has over 10 years of experience in the likes of Yahoo, Digg, Uber, and Stripe, and he’s currently the CTO of Calm , the mindfulness app that helps millions of people to lower their stress levels and sleep better. Take product managers. But you know, it’s not just them. How do we fix it?”

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To Ensure Project Success, Follow your Intuition and Ask for Clarity

The Product Coalition

I hope you find this helpful: Digital product development presents incredible opportunities for us to help our customers and our colleagues. About 12 years ago, I was an executive advisor on a project at a large telecommunications company. I was in a meeting with the CTO and his staff one day when he laid out his vision.

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Product Managers: Learn How To Manage Your Product Leadership Team

Bain Public

Over the last decade, there has been advancements in the product world where the CEO is no longer the only one who calls the shots; now, there is a Product Leadership Team (PLT) who is supposed to work collaboratively with the product manager on defining the next set of features of a product.

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The Disproportionate Impact of Coaching on Startup Survival

Bain Public

It is a known fact that startups which are accompanied or coached, view their chances of success as being much higher compared to those that are not. The right mentoring and coaching support facilitates a startup’s transformation and enables roadmap planning and execution, without straying from the ultimate vision and goal.

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Podcast: Too Many Product Managers with Ken Norton

Mind the Product

Now Senior Operating Partner at GV (we still slip up and call it Google Ventures), Ken was a CTO and CEO/founder before he joined Yahoo! to run its Product organisation. When the opportunity came up to chat with him, we wanted to cover something new – the idea that startups are hiring too many product managers.

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Reddit’s Nick Caldwell on engineering leadership

Intercom, Inc.

He had to quickly determine which team members displayed a potential for leadership and teach them the fundamentals of management so they could make new hires and scale – without ruining the culture. Here are five quick takeaways: Management and leadership aren’t one and the same. Managers and leaders are different.