Power Up: Three Ways to Increase Your Product Leadership Power

Roman Pichler

Challenging situations are great opportunities to grow as a human being and by doing so, you increase your leadership power. Product Leadership empowerment mindfulness product manager product ownerIncrease Your Referent Power.

Elevate Your Product Leadership Through Emotional Intelligence

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Therefore, successful product management requires highly effective leadership. When leadership is stripped of authority we discover the key element for being able to lead others comes down.[continue Career Advancement Product Management Leadership Phenomenal Product Manager

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Product Leadership Book Review? – What we Learned

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The long awaited book Product Leadership is finally about to hit our Kindles, iPads and possibly even our hands. It’s a book that shows product leadership to be a mentality and style, rather than a set of rules.

Product Managers – You Are Not the CEO of Anything

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As Ken Norton, Product Partner at GV, says in my upcoming book Product Leadership: How Top Product Managers Launch Great Products and Build Successful Teams , “When you’re a product manager, you’re generally not the boss. Product Management Skills Role Leadership product leadership

Be in a Band, not an Orchestra: how to Grow an Agile Product Team

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I would ultimately forge a hugely productive working relationship with them as a product leadership trio. Agile Product Leadership Product Management Product Management Case Studies Uncategorized cross-funtional teams product leadership Product Manager product planning Skills team leadership

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Product Requirements: Using a Written or Visual Framework

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What is 'leadership', and how important is it for product managers?

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Leadership is a necessity for product managers, yet many of us can't quite figure out the definition. The standard definition is "the power or ability to lead other people", but does that really encompass everything that leadership is about? Leadership isn’t about doing the work.

The T-Shaped Product Manager

Roman Pichler

As these skills form a large set, I like to divide them into three sub groups: strategic, tactical, and leadership capabilities, as the picture below shows. To become a competent product professional, you should strive to develop all three skills areas—leadership, strategy, and tactics.

Developing as a Product Manager

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In order to earn the trust of your leadership, you need to make sure you can deliver as effectively and efficiently as possible. London ProductTank Role Video Career CPO personal growth product leadership team leadershipThere are no guides to Product Management.

7 Ways to Know That You Need a Head of Product

Mironov Consulting

This is where medium-to-large companies have product managers sprinkled around, but without a single point of leadership or concentration. Over the last year or so, I’ve seen more than a dozen companies with a meta-product management problem that I’m calling the “ No Head of Product Syndrome.”

Agile Died While You Were Doing Your Standup

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More importantly, it becomes one of the best tools for leadership. Their insights and experiences will open up the conversation and take the lid off the mystery of great product leadership. Agile Lean Organisation Product Leadership Product Management Process post-agile Scrum

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Top Tips for Negotiating With Stakeholders

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Product Leadership Product Management Product Management Basics Product Management Skills product management role Product Manager Skills stakeholder managementProduct managers are meant to be many things – visionaries, decision makers, leaders and much more. But what about negotiators?

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Leadership and product teams

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“No one on a cohesive team can say, ‘Well, I did my job. Our failure isn’t my fault.’” ’” ― Patrick Lencioni, The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else In Business. You’ve heard it many times before: “Come on! I need you to be a team player.” ” Which means that you’ll be working late tonight—by yourself—to meet someone else’s commitment. Sound familiar?

Product Management is Culture Management

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2: Abandon Leadership Colonialism. Same applies to all managers out there: you will need training, and reading 10 blog posts won’t magically make you a guru of cross-cultural leadership. International Leadership and Organizational Behavior.

Why Product Managers Should Learn to Code

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Product Owner vs Product Manager

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This requires leadership, not doing all of the tasks that are required to build a great product, but instead empower and work with others in both the business and Scrum Development Team to do the work.

We Need More Human One-on-Ones

Mind the Product

Organisation Product Leadership Product Management Product Management Skills product management role team leadershipI still remember the day when I held my first one-on-one as a manager. I was nervous.

Scaling Lean Principles by Jeff Gothelf

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Agile Lean London MindtheProduct Product Management Process Video continuous learning experiment Growth product team Scaling team leadership transparencyCoach, lean advocate and author Jeff Gothelf talked about scaling Lean principles at this year’s London #mtpcon.

Product Roadmap Essentials

bpma ProductHub

Our mission is to inspire, equip and help advance women in product by encouraging career leadership, development, support, mentoring, and building relationships with like-minded women. Boston Women in Product Events Leadership New Products Product Management Teamwork

Product Camp: Getting Promoted to Director

Mironov Consulting

Events 2017 Leadership Organizations careers jobs leadership management organizations promotions trustAttendees of Product Camp Silicon Valley 2017 voted up this talk on “ Getting Promoted to Director.”

9 tips from TED speakers on successful product management

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Outcome-Driven Innovation for Product Managers

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Should Product Owners be Servant-Leaders?

Roman Pichler

What Is Servant-Leadership? Servant-leadership means that “one wants to serve, to serve first. Then conscious choice brings one to aspire to lead,” writes Robert Greenleaf , the creator of the servant-leadership model. To me, servant-leadership means leading from the heart : recognising that the people we work with are first and foremost human beings. Caring for the followers, the people we work with, is present in other leadership models, too.

Statistical Factors that Contribute to High Performance on Product Teams

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Product Management Leadership researchContributed by Greg Geracie. Actuation Consulting has been conducting research on what separates high performance product teams from the pack.

Getting Developers’ Buy-In on Build versus Buy

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Mindfulness Tips for Product Managers and Product Owners

Roman Pichler

You can learn more about mindfulness and how it helps you become a more effective and happier product manager or product owner by attending my Product Leadership Skills workshop. Product Leadership mindfulness product manager product ownerWhat is Mindfulness?

When was the Last Time you Talked to Your Customers?

Mind the Product

Guest Post Product Design Product Leadership Product Management Product Management Basics Product Development Product Manager product planninglove asking people this question. It is quite a shocker that most people can’t really answer it.

What is the ROI of Design? – Nate Clinton (ProductTank San Francisco)

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Before Cooper, Nate has held product and design leadership positions at StarMine, Thomson Reuters, and BuildZoom. As a consultancy Cooper leads initiatives in content creation, business development, and creative leadership.

New ebook on High Performance Leadership

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Are you showing signs of a leadership breakdown? Find out in this informative and inspiring ebook from Art Petty: A Bold Cup of Leadership Caffeine There are times when leading others is one of the loneliest jobs in the world, however, when you’re beginning to feel like it’s you against the world, you’re on the brink of some bad moves.

When Hollywood Meets Silicon Valley: Why Big Media Needs Product Management

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Mentorship and expectations

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Career Career Development Early Career Leadership Mentorship Product ManagementThe mentorship program at the Boston Product Management Association and how to make the best out of it. Why you might need a mentor in your life.

Women in Product Management Series: Sara Wood, VP Product at Gap Inc.

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Career Advancement Product Management Leadership Product ManagerFor a new series of interviews with women leading product management teams, I reached out to Sara Wood, currently VP of Product at Gap, Inc in San Francisco.

Third-Party Software Integration: Best Practice, Perils and Pitfalls

Mind the Product

Product management teams often ask themselves if third-party integration is right for their software product roadmap. The thinking is that you should integrate with products such as Salesforce and Slack, because you never would want to try to build those sorts of products by yourselves.

Inspiring Teams with Product Vision

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ProductTank San Francisco Uncategorized Video Culture Leadership product strategy team leadership values visionIn this in-depth and inspiring talk, Keela Robinson , Founder and CEO PM Loop, unpacks what vision is, why it matters and how to find it.

Managing Product Teams for Success

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The value of this approach is that rather than having all of the decision-making power come from the leadership team, it gets diffused to the teams closest to your customers. It’s important that outcomes be set by a two-way negotiation between leadership and the product team.

Story: Career Advice and Growing in Product Management

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Boston Women in Product Product Management Career Development Early Career LeadershipThe founders of the Boston Women in Product share their story of how they started in product management, some of the challenges they faced and how mentors helped them navigate through these experiences.

Climbing the Product Management Career Ladder

bpma ProductHub

Product Management Career Development Experienced Career LeadershipContributed by John Mansour. Before your mind wanders too far, let’s set the record straight.

Product Management Memory Lane with Alyssa Dver

bpma ProductHub

Look around at your own company and in your PM team, how many women do you see (let alone any minorities) in leadership roles? At Veracode, he works with confident team members, from multiple ethnicities and genders, both on the Product Management team and on the executive leadership.

My team are my product: How to develop a high-performing team of product managers (or anyone else)

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Product Management Product Management Questions Product Management Skills Uncategorized product culture product management role team leadershipIn my role as Head of Product at Comic Relief I currently have one overarching goal: to embed Product as a way of working.

5 Indispensible Habits Of Great Product Leaders

Street Smart Product Manager

Leadership People Issues Product ManagementAs a product management leader, there are many demands on your time. It’s easy to get sucked into working on the most pressing issues and on meeting other people’s expectations.