Product Manager Interview: How to Get Hired

Ken Kranseler

Congratulations! You’re on the verge of one of the most exciting and fastest-growing careers today. Over the past several decades, I’ve interviewed hundreds and hired dozens of Product Managers at companies like Microsoft, Amazon, and burgeoning startups

How to be a great product manager during a recession

Product Management Unpacked

The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Business Cycle Dating Committee, the group entrusted to call the start and end dates of a recession, defines a recession as “a significant decline in economic activity spread across the economy, lasting more than a few months.”

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7 Tips On How to Become a Full Stack Developer!

Usersnap

This article is brought to you by Usersnap, a top-rated customer feedback software that helps your business to grow by understanding your customers and taking product decisions with confidence. You want to be a good developer, so you want to go full stack.

How to choose an online whiteboard that’s right for you

CardBoard

The use of online whiteboards has really become prevalent over the past year due to the covid pandemic. People need to replicate the experience of working together visually at a whiteboard in a new digital way. How easy is it to collaborate with other people? How To

Monitoring AWS Container Environments at Scale

In this eBook, learn how to monitor AWS container environments at scale with Datadog and which key metrics to monitor when leveraging two container orchestration systems (ECS and EKS).

How to motivate a product team

Mind the Product

A happy team is more creative, provides better solutions, and to top it off, it’s also more productive. In today’s post, I would like to introduce some techniques and ideas that I have been refining over the last 20 years focused on motivating product teams.

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How to Develop Customer Loyalty Naturally

TryMyUI

Image Source: Pexels Customer loyalty is invaluable to any business – big or small. Word of mouth advertising is hugely important, and it’s easier to retain existing customers than bringing in new ones. The post How to Develop Customer Loyalty Naturally appeared first on TryMyUI Blog.

How to Raise Distraction Free Kids

Nir Eyal

The post How to Raise Distraction Free Kids appeared first on Nir and Far. Indistractable Relationships

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How to Become a Product Manager

Product Management Unpacked

Exploring how to become a Product Manager? The role of Product Manager is one of the top ten hardest-to-fill jobs across the entire information technology sector, which makes them among the highest paid too. The reason why there aren’t more good Product Managers is that the pathway to a product management career is not clear. One way of becoming a product manager is to earn an MS in Product Management. Undoubtedly, you’ve concluded that you’ll be in high demand.

How To Create The Best SaaS Onboarding Checklist Template [With Examples]

Userpilot

Onboarding checklists are a game changer when it comes to getting SaaS users to the activation point. They employ a psychological phenomenon known as the Zeigarnik effect to push more users towards the activation point. How are onboarding checklists used in SaaS?

Customer Advocacy and Community

Speaker: Liz Richardson and Deena Zenyk

If you’re a marketer, or you need more information and understanding on how to turn customers into advocates, you need this upcoming webinar. You will learn: best practices for architecting a customer advocacy program, key outcomes & measurements, how to identify and recruit advocates from your community, and incentive types and how to use them. Register now for October 6th, 2021, at 12:00pm EDT.

Smartphone Too Distracting? Here’s How to Reclaim Your Focus

Nir Eyal

Here’s How to Reclaim Your Focus appeared first on Nir and Far. The post Smartphone Too Distracting? Distraction

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How to “Listen Like you Mean It”

Nir Eyal

The post How to “Listen Like you Mean It” appeared first on Nir and Far. Indistractable Relationships

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How to pitch your Minimum Viable Product

The Product Coalition

How to Pitch Your Minimum Viable Product Just an amazing idea is not enough for investors. Check this the guide to find out how to pitch your MVP! When it comes to fundraising, it all starts with an idea. Investors want to be sure you?

How to Turn Off Harmful Stress Like a Switch

Nir Eyal

The post How to Turn Off Harmful Stress Like a Switch appeared first on Nir and Far. Introspection

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Transforming the Digital Customer Support Journey

This eBook will focus on exploring the process of digital support transformations, including the types of support solutions available that meet customer demands and how to create the best combination for your customer base.

How to Increase and Measure Product Engagement

Userpilot

Product engagement is a key factor when it comes to a successful SaaS product. Without engagement, you’ll find it really hard to retain your users, and upsell them onto more premium price plans. In this article, we’re going to teach you everything you need to know about product engagement. How you can measure product engagement. How you can increase product engagement. They’re the ones who then put processes in place to improve it.

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How to encourage change by building trust

Mind the Product

How do you build trust as a leader and how can that help to encourage positive change in your organisation? Below, we speak to [.] Read more » The post How to encourage change by building trust appeared first on Mind the Product.

How to become a product manager: Five questions for would-be Product Managers

Product Management Unpacked

If you’re thinking about how you might become a product manager, start by asking yourself these five questions first: For more information visit ms-product-management.cmu.edu. Product Management Questions how to become a product manager questions for product managersProduct managers are made not born.

How to influence with data and insights?

Piyanka Jain

Data can be a powerful tool if you know how to put it to work! Continue reading on Towards Data Science ». business data-science analytics data data-literacy

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How to Democratize Data Across Your Organization Using a Semantic Layer

Speaker: speakers from Verizon, Snowflake, Affinity Federal Credit Union, EverQuote, and AtScale

Learn from data and analytics leaders at Verizon, Snowflake, EverQuote, and Affinity Federal Credit Union about how to foster a data literate culture while scaling data access and self-service analysis across your organization using a semantic layer.

How to Become a Product Manager? 3 Tips From PMs + John Fontenot’s Path to Product

Userpilot

The internet is rife with advice on how to become a Product Manager – often written by people who have never worked as a Product Manager themselves. So if you’re looking to switch careers and become a PM – you will for sure find some insights in this blog.

How to lead your product – Part 1: Leadership and management

Mind the Product

Don’t product managers need to be able to both manage and lead? Read more » The post How to lead your product – Part 1: Leadership and management appeared first on Mind the Product. What really is the difference between managing and leading your product.

How To Justify Customer Research

The Product Coalition

One of the biggest hurdles to doing customer research is convincing your stakeholders to say yes to it. You know you have knowledge gaps you have, and you know that talking to customers will yield insights, but your stakeholders can’t see the value. talking to customers?—?because

How to Choose the Right KPIs for Your Product

Roman Pichler

Key performance indicators (KPIs) are metrics that measure how your product is doing. Without KPIs, you end up guessing how well your product is performing. A Goal-directed Approach to Choosing KPIs. Then consider how you can tell if they have been met. What are KPIs?

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Rapid Product Research During Uncertain Times

Speaker: Holly Hester-Reilly, Founder and Product Management Coach, H2R Product Science

Every choice we make right now can make or break us. If we want our products to grow we need to practice rapid, continuous product discovery to understand and adapt to the changes in our customer’s lives. Join Holly Hester-Reilly as she shares her knowledge from years of experience teaching product managers and researchers on how to make evidence-based product decisions with rapid research.

How To Manage Product Noise

The Product Coalition

There is a lot of noise around a product. Customers generate noise. The product team itself makes noise. Others in the company can… Continue reading on Product Coalition ». product product-management

How to Play The Long Game: Interview with Dorie Clark

Nir Eyal

The post How to Play The Long Game: Interview with Dorie Clark appeared first on Nir and Far. Prioritization

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Calendar

Nir Eyal

The post How to Get the Most Out of Your Calendar appeared first on Nir and Far. Time Management

SUNDAY REWIND: How to make products that customers love

Mind the Product

With our first #mtpcon London hybrid event approaching on October 21 and 22, we thought it make for the perfect opportunity to turn the clocks back to when we hosted our very first #mtpcon London in 2012.

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Leading Under Uncertainty

Speaker: Greg Coticchia, CEO & Founder of ENTRA

Organizations of all types and sizes are facing common challenges of how to deal with the uncertainty in our current professional and personal lives. How can you plan when you are uncertain of what's next? On a product level, how can you be sure of delivering the ‘right’ messaging, products, solutions, and services to customers? How do you survive to fight the fight another day? In this session, we will discuss important tips for you as a Product Manager dealing with uncertainty. At the same time, we will discuss another important aspect of dealing with uncertainty, and that is building trust, especially while many of us are working remotely or in new or different settings.

How to Achieve Product-Led Growth [+Webinar]

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Like many fast-moving forces, it also threatens to disrupt the status quo for so many companies in the way they have managed their growth via traditional marketing and sales teams and programs. For pricing, you can enforce a paywall after the value has been delivered to the customer.

How to influence with data and insights?

Piyanka Jain

Data can be a powerful tool if you know how to put it to work! Often I start my analytics conference keynote addresses by asking the audience to share the issues they face in their organizations. What scenario is the stakeholder trying to solve for?

Top 3 Product Management Challenges and How to Overcome Them

Userpilot

The number of product management challenges you face can at times feel overwhelming or too difficult to overcome. You’re in the middle of various teams, managing stakeholders, expectations, and requirements – all while trying to keep some level of sanity!

How to make remote collaboration work by Ingrid Odegaard

Mind the Product

In this ProductTank London talk Ingrid Odegaard, Co-founder and CPTO at Whereby, shares some tips for making remote collaboration work on a day-to-day basis based on learnings from her own team and their customers.

Before Transforming The Experience, You Need to Disrupt Yourself

Speaker: Vivek Bedi, Product Expert and Keynote Speaker

Every company is (soon to be) a technology company. Undergoing digital transformation is the key to succeeding in this digital era - but the process isn’t all innovation and shiny new tech. Join Vivek Bedi, a product expert with 18 years of experience across Fortune 100 companies and startups alike, as he shares his expertise on how to strike the right transformation balance and change your product mindset.

Common product discovery pitfalls and how to avoid them

Mind the Product

But, as product people, it’s our job to be aware of the hidden hurdles and do product discovery the right way. Read more » The post Common product discovery pitfalls and how to avoid them appeared first on Mind the Product.

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How to find product market fit by Harpal Singh

Mind the Product

He provides a framework for getting a clear understanding of P/MF and how to go about achieving it. Watch the video to see his key points in full or read on for [.] Read more » The post How to find product market fit by Harpal Singh appeared first on Mind the Product.

Why Becoming a Product Manager is the Best Next Step for Your Tech Career.

Product Management Unpacked

You’ll sign in, then zombie-walk through a day of routine engineering tasks to patch old patches as everyone around sprints to meet a product ship date that only matters to your boss’s boss. Is anybody willing to pay for it? Wouldn’t it be better to steer your ship?

How to hold 4Ls Retrospective

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At the conclusion of a sprint, the 4 Ls Retrospective is designed to bring clarity to what your team liked, learned, lacked, and longed for. This exercise exists to understand what did and di not work well and what can be improved moving forward. An important element to round up a sprint is to allow your team’s voice to be heard. The 4Ls retrospective empowers a team to highlight the positives of the sprint and understand the negatives. How To

Scaling to the Masses - Fit Your Product for a Larger User Base

Speaker: Dustin Smith, Sr. Product Manager, Incubator

The classic product story goes like this: A small team puts a great idea to work. Said idea becomes a wildly successful app. Team makes lots of money and attracts talent from all over the globe, quickly dotting the map with international offices. In a matter of years, a very small company becomes a global superpower. Romantic notions aside, the story neglects to mention the most essential variable to product success: scalability. If a product can't withstand a growing user base and diverse team, it'll never leave the think tank. Whether you're running a small startup or trying to get your idea to take off in a large corporation, you'll need the right tools and the perspective to scale your product. Join Dustin Smith, Senior Product Manager of the Innovation Incubator at Indeed, and learn how to scale your product for greatness.