Mon.May 20, 2019

User Attention: 10 Psychological Facts + 8 Tips to Help You Design Better UX

UX Studio

Our environment has become noisier than ever. People have to carefully select what they pay attention to in their overstimulated daily lives. As a business, you not only compete with other businesses but basically everything your audience pays attention to. How can you have their undivided attention?

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Product Management is Simple, but Very, Very Hard

Mind the Product

I didn’t have time to write a short letter, so I wrote a long one instead. Mark Twain. At its core Product Management is about making choices between countless possibilities to deliver value to the end user while meeting organisational goals and constraints. Simple huh?

The Product Leadership Career Ladder

Mironov Consulting

In addition to my formal coaching of product leaders (Directors, VPs and CPOs who directly manage teams of product managers), I talk with lots of senior individual contributors about the risks and challenges of moving “up the ladder” into product leadership roles.

[Focus Guide] How To Make The Most Out Of Your Time And Your Life

Nir Eyal

The post [Focus Guide] How To Make The Most Out Of Your Time And Your Life appeared first on Nir and Far. Focus

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Organizing for Customer Centricity

Speaker: Tatyana Mamut, Head of Product, Nextdoor

Most companies today say they are “customer centric.” Yet many still make decisions primarily based on competitor threats, technical architecture, or executive opinions. So what sets apart those that talk the talk, and those that walk the walk? Join Nextdoor's Head of Product Tatyana Mamut, PhD as she outlines the 7 habits of truly customer-centric companies.

The recipe for developing your career as a product designer

Inside Intercom

Picture this: You’re a product designer with a handful of years on your career path. You’ve cut your teeth on a few big launches and earned your stripes as a solid “mid level” product designer. Like many designers, you’re curious and ambitious.

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Why being new can be empowering and not terrifying

Inside Intercom

Congratulations on your new job! You’re likely meeting heaps of new people, putting your dog’s photo on your desk, and you’re at inbox zero (good luck making it last). Sound familiar? It does to me because I recently joined Intercom.

Product Managers Discover That The Circular Is Not Going Away

The Accidental Product Manager

Paper based circulars are still important to retailers Image Credit: Pamela Machado. So if you are running a business and you’d like to keep your customers aware and informed about what products you are offering, what’s the best way to go about doing this?

Our Top 6 Pieces of Career Wisdom for New Grads (and Everyone Else Too)

First Round Review

Graduation is an opportunity to reflect on your progress and recommit to your professional goals. In the spirit of graduation season, we gathered our best advice on how to design a fulfilling career — for new grads and seasoned operators alike. Continue reading at First Round Review »

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How to Manage 6 Challenging Personality Types in Meetings – Part 4: The Multitasker

Modus Create

Welcome back to our series about how to facilitate meetings with people who have challenging personalities. In this part of the series, we’re talking about multitaskers. Have you ever been talking in a meeting, only to realize that no one is actually listening to what you’re saying? I don’t believe you. In today’s fast moving world of digital transformation, distractions abound. You’re incredibly busy, just like everyone else on your team.

The 5 Levels of Analytics Maturity

Basic dashboards used to be enough to thrill end users. But over time, modern capabilities have emerged—and bare-minimum features are no longer cutting it. How have analytics changed? And where do your BI offerings fall short? Find out sophisticated ways to future-proof your application. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

October Workshops (Australia): What Do Product Leaders Do, and How Can I Become One?

Mironov Consulting

I’m thrilled to be Master of Ceremonies for this year’s Leading the Product conference in Australia.

Consumer vs. Enterprise Product Management: The Complete Guide

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

Although product managers at consumer and enterprise companies have a title in common, the jobs themselves can vary drastically. So, how is product management in enterprise different from consumer tech?

TEI 230: Optimal health and performance for product managers – with Dr. Gus Vickery

Product Innovation Educators

A value proposition for feeling good for product managers. Performing at your best requires a lot of mental dexterity. Product managers need every edge we can get to beat the competition and create successful products.

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The Foundations of a Great Digital Product

Innovatemap

Have you ever heard the expression, "if you build it, they will come?" Well, that expression is a myth

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Walk a Mile in Your Customer's Shoes

Speaker: Steven Haines, Founder and CEO, Sequent Learning Networks

Product professionals use phrases like "voice of the customer," and "user experience" so often that it can be easy to lose sight of their actual meanings. How can we, as product professionals, learn to keep customers and users at the heart of our work? Join Steven Haines, globally recognized thought leader and author, as he guides us through a memorable journey demonstrating how you can walk a mile in their customer's shoes. He'll explore how, by developing true empathy for your users, you can ensure you're creating the features and products they actually want.

Consumer vs. Enterprise Product Management: The Complete Guide

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

Although product managers at consumer and enterprise companies have a title in common, the jobs themselves can vary drastically. So, how is product management in enterprise different from consumer tech?

October 17 & 22 (Australia): Leading The Product

Mironov Consulting

I will be joining Brainmates and a roster of product thought leaders for 2019’s Leading The Product conferences. I’ll be introducing top-flight product speakers including Jake Knapp, Bruce McCarthy, and Natalie Field.

What Non-Tech Founders Should Expect from Development Partners

Innovatemap

The age of non-tech founders is upon us. For years, it’s been assumed that you had to have a tech background to start a tech company but that’s no longer the case. Technology is cheaper, it’s easier to spin up apps with minimum overhead, and talent is widely available