Mon.Feb 10, 2020

Product Managers Are Mini-CEOs — Sort Of


Editor’s note: This post originally appeared on the Connected blog. Ever since Ben Horowitz compared product managers to CEOs in 1998, PMs have been critical of the analogy (see here, here, and here). Some people, however, defend the comparison (see here, here, and here). Differences of opinion around PMing should come as no surprise. From one company to the next, product managers work.

Blog 43

Barry O’Reilly: Learning to Unlearn

Mind the Product

#mtpcon Singapore speaker Barry O’Reilly has made it his business to get business leaders to unlearn what they know, and he’ll be taking to the stage in Singapore next month to explain more about how and why leaders need to unlearn past success to succeed in the future.

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"Addicted" to Technology? Why You Need To Turn The Tables And Hack Back!

Nir Eyal

The post "Addicted" to Technology? Why You Need To Turn The Tables And Hack Back! appeared first on Nir and Far. Habits

TEI 268: Why and how product managers can benefit from product communities – with Olga Andrienko

Product Innovation Educators

Communicating with customers through online communities and conferences to help product managers succeed. You need to be using customer communities in your product management work.

How AI Can Radically Change Your Business

AI is quickly becoming mainstream, thanks to its value-driving capabilities. Yet, even with such widespread attention, it still is one of the most misunderstood technologies out there. Here's how to make the most out of it and bring a positive change to your company.

Finding Product Culture Fit


Typically, there are four specific product cultures dominate tech companies: engineering-driven, data-driven, design-driven, and sales-driven product culture. Engineering-driven product cultures often start with a unique technical insight that becomes the basis for their products.

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Is It Time For Product Managers To Get Out The TV Dinners?

The Accidental Product Manager

TV Dinners are coming back, will product managers be ready? Image Credit: Thomas Hawk. So let’s picture a typical evening for you. You get home from work, sort through the mail, change clothes, click on the TV, and then you start to think about dinner.

Making Workplaces Work For Humans | Isa Watson, Squad | BoS USA 2018

Business of Software Conference

Isa Watson, Founder & CEO, Squad. With a background in chemistry and pharmacology and being an MIT MBA with a focus on finance and economics, Isa’s corporate career started at Pfizer where she was a chemist and data scientist before moving to JP Morgan Chase. Whilst VP, Digital Product & Strategy for Small Business at JP Morgan, Isa observed that the bank branches that were most profitable were ones with the most engaged people.

How to drive and increase traffic to your startup website


Marina Vorontsova is a copywriter at — a hiring platform for web developers — hire a developer or apply for a remote job. No matter how great your product or service is, there will always be a product better than yours.

5 things that remote developers want Product Managers to know


5 things that remote developers want Product Managers to knowProduct managers: ever feel like there’s a disconnect between you and your remote developers? If you find that you’re struggling to work together effectively, it may be because your developers aren’t telling you what you really need to know about your shared and individual workflows.I chatted […]. The post 5 things that remote developers want Product Managers to know appeared first on MiroBlog | A blog by Miro

Blog 48

Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life with Nir Eyal

Speaker: Nir Eyal

Ever get the feeling the world is full of too many distractions? Research shows the ability to stay focused is a competitive advantage, in work and in life. However, in an age of ever-increasing demands on our attention how do we stay productive and stay sane? In this webinar, Nir provides research-backed, practical advice, and memorable strategies for managing distraction and our time. Nir Eyal shares findings of his five years of research into how to master what he calls, "the skill of the century," the power to be "Indistractable."