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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


Innovate Faster with Metrics that Matter

Tracking the right metrics is crucial to innovating your products and growing your business. Written by Mixpanel’s Director of Analytics Strategy, Fatih Koca, get the tools, insights, and framework top companies use to define their product metrics.

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.

The biggest thing funding does to a B2C startup


Well, the biggest thing funding can do to a B2C startup is not just hiring talent or spending on customer acquisition, but on managing support. Let’s just accept that customers… The post The biggest thing funding does to a B2C startup appeared first on NextBigWhat. Product Management

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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 »


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.

Why Conversational AI Is Key to Customer Service in the Customer Experience Era

In today’s hyper-competitive market, every business must become a customer experience-first business. Customer satisfaction has become more important than price or any individual feature. Read the new Tractica white paper to learn how important conversational AI is to your CX strategy.

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.

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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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.

Embedded BI and Analytics: Best Practices to Monetize Your Data

Speaker: Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst

By creating innovative analytics products and expanding into new markets, more and more companies are discovering new potential revenue streams. Join Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst, as he walks you through how data that you're likely already collecting can be transformed into revenue!