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

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.

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How gratitude expands leadership

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We recognize those men and women who have both dedicated and given their lives for … Continue reading → Leadership Trust appreciation gratitude peace sacrifice successToday is Memorial Day in the United States. While many here gather as family and kick off the summer season, Memorial Day goes much deeper.

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.

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

Building a Culture of Innovation: Dave Martin, Digital Director & Product Strategist

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London Organisation Product Leadership ProductTank Video product culture product leadershipDave Martin , Digital Director & Product Strategist, talks to ProductTank London about how to build Culture of Innovation in Enterprise Organisations.

Netflix Abstracts the Team out of Product Design

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Leadership > Individual Genius. True product leadership isn’t an individual effort. True product leadership recognises that the whole is greater than the sum of the parts. Creative product leadership is necessary and in my opinion required.

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.

Product Requirements: Using a Written or Visual Framework

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Hiring a Product Manager: A Little Clarity Goes a Long way

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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.

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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7 Ways to Know That You Need a Head of Product

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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.”

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.

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.

Dealing with Difficult Stakeholders and Team Members

Roman Pichler

See it as an opportunity to improve your product management practice and leadership skills. Product Leadership conflict product manager product owner stakeholders teamworkIt’s a Common Challenge. You just can’t make up your mind.

Remember HiPPOs are Humans too…

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Some of the views in this post were triggered by the new Product Leadership book by Nate Walkingshaw , Martin Eriksson and Richard Banfield. Organisation Product Leadership Product Management Product Management Skills HiPPO Leadership product leadership Product teams team leader

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?

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?

Three Ways to Immediately Be a Better Product Manager

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Career Advancement Product Management Best Practices Influence LeadershipTo find out how to be a better Product Manager we interviewed Pamela Schure, co-author of Product Management for Dummies.

The Heartbeat of Product by Nate Walkingshaw

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Nate Walkingshaw is the Chief Experience Officer for Pluralsight, where he is responsible for Product, User Experience, Engineering, and Content, and the co-author of Product Leadership: How Top Product Managers Launch Awesome Products and Build Successful Teams.

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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.

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.

Five Tips for Product Managers to Get Executive Support

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Product Management Influence Leadership Phenomenal Product Manager YouTube VideoIf you are in Product Management, executive support for your plans can mean the difference between your product’s success and failure.

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?

We Need More Human One-on-Ones

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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.

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The Move From Product to a Service Mindset

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Product Design Product Leadership Product Management Product Management Skills Product Marketing UX Joseph Pine marketing Service Service Design The Experience EconomyIn 1999, the economist Joseph Pine wrote a prophetic book which outlined a fundamental change in the way we live our lives.

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Perry Timms – Let it go

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Letting go of Traditional Models of Leadership. There are numerous examples of companies which have let go of the command and control model of leadership and seen great success. London Organisation Product Management Process ProductTank Video change management Innovation LeadershipLetting go is key to innovation and change.

Applying Product Principles to Guide Better Product Decisions

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Why Product Managers Should Learn to Code

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Product Roadmap Essentials

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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

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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.”

Outcome-Driven Innovation for Product Managers

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9 tips from TED speakers on successful product management

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Product Leadership Product Management Product Management Basics Product Management Characteristics product management role Product Manager SkillsBeing a product manager is not easy.

New ebook on High Performance Leadership

Under10 Playbook

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.

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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The Software Development Deli Counter

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