5 lessons in product leadership

Mind the Product

On Monday 27 September, product leaders gathered at the MTP Engage Leadership Forum in Hamburg for the first face-to-face event after a tiringly long break forced by the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more » The post 5 lessons in product leadership appeared first on Mind the Product.

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

Mind the Product

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Make the transition to product leadership

Mind the Product

Little in a company is more important than the successful transition to a leadership role — make good decisions as a senior leader and you’ll positively impact the business. But transition to product leadership isn’t always easy.

Product Leadership is Hard by Marty Cagan

Mind the Product

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital keynote, Marty Cagan, author of ”Inspired” and “Empowered”, explains the important role of product leadership in any great product company–and why it’s so hard to get right.

Team Leadership in the Age of Agile

Speaker: Roy Osherove, Technology and Leadership Consultant

Roy Osherove, the author of Elastic Leadership, is going to provide some answers that come from his experience seeing this across many different organizations. And the answers focus on leadership. Which leadership styles are most effective for each mode.

Leadership. Culture.

The Product Coalition

Leadership. inspiration product-management leadership cultureLately, I joined the executive excellence program by Hoffman-Koffman( I met the fantastic Fred Kofman ). The notion of defining one’s work captured me.

What Is Product Leadership?

The Product Coalition

This month, we’re focusing on all things Product Leadership. Before we start diving into the ins and outs of leadership in Product Management, it’s important to ask and to understand what we mean by Product Leadership. they’re in a Product leadership role.

The Difference Between Thought Leadership vs. People Leadership

ProductPlan

At times, product professionals fail to realize the similarities and differences between thought leadership vs people leadership. Professionals may decide to pursue a leadership position to lead a team and guide them towards primary objectives and milestones.

How to Overcome 6 Key Product Leadership Challenges

Roman Pichler

What’s more, do not de-prioritise your leadership work even when push comes to shove and you are pressed for time. Look at leadership as an integral part of your job that is at least as important as updating the product roadmap and refining the product backlog.

How to Overcome 6 Key Product Leadership Challenges

Roman Pichler

What’s more, do not de-prioritise your leadership work even when push comes to shove and you are pressed for time. Look at leadership as an integral part of your job that is at least as important as updating the product roadmap and refining the product backlog.

Driving Discovery and Experimentation in your Organization

Speaker: Teresa Torres, Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk, David Bland, Founder and CEO, Precoil, and Hope Gurion, Product Coach and Advisor, Fearless Product LLC

If you want to build what matters, you can't move forward blindly. But to make progress, you can't let things slow to a crawl while you focus resources on gathering data. This is where continuous discovery and experimentation come in. Join Teresa Torres (Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk), David Bland (Founder, Precoil), and Hope Gurion (Product Coach and Advisor, Fearless Product) in a panel discussion as they cover how - and why - to build a culture of discovery and experimentation in your organization.

Product Leadership in Scrum

Roman Pichler

Three Types of Leadership. Each role provides a distinct type of leadership. While the three roles exercise different leadership, the people involved must effectively collaborate to achieve product success and align product strategy, roadmap, backlog, design and technology, and process decisions—without losing focus of their respective core responsibility. [1]. The post Product Leadership in Scrum appeared first on Roman Pichler.

How Influential Leadership Builds Winning Products – Oluwatobi Otokiti

Mind the Product

The post How Influential Leadership Builds Winning Products – Oluwatobi Otokiti appeared first on Mind the Product. Product Leadership Stakeholder Management influencer product leadership Team Leadership Trust

Patience – A Leadership Principle

Lead on Purpose

… Continue reading → Leadership Trust change composure leadership principles respectDuring the last few weeks and months so much has changed for all of us.

7 Principles of Open Source Leadership

Modus Create

In this post, I’ll discuss seven leadership principles inspired by the open-source community. Open-source leadership doesn’t reinvent the wheel. The post 7 Principles of Open Source Leadership appeared first on Modus Create.

More Effective Agile Leadership

Speaker: Steve McConnell, CEO, Construx Software

In this talk, Steve McConnell, CEO of Construx Software, distills hundreds of companies’-worth of real-world experience into the proven Agile leadership practices that work best. Steve will seamlessly thread together traditional approaches, early Agile approaches, modern Agile approaches, and the principles and context that underlie them all—creating an invaluable resource for Agile leaders, their teams, and their organizations.

Product Tetris – The Ultimate Game of Leadership by Georgie Smallwood

Mind the Product

In this November 2020 #mtpcon Digital session, Georgie Smallwood, CPO at Tier, describes product leadership as the ultimate game of Tetris and reveals how to play the pieces as you get them. Product Leadership #Mtpcon good product leadership product leadership Product Strategy product teams

Leadership Tip #11: Substitute the Word Trust for Empower

Johanna Rothman

This is a part of the series of intermittent leadership tips. The post Leadership Tip #11: Substitute the Word Trust for Empower appeared first on Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant. We talk a lot about empowered or self-organizing teams in the agile community.

Creative Leadership by John Maeda

Mind the Product

” This requires a new style of leadership, that eschews power structures and authority. Leadership is about pushing decision making to the person with the most context to make the right decision. But today that knowledge and context is spread throughout the team and organisation, and leadership is about bringing together that context so the team can make a decision together. The post Creative Leadership by John Maeda appeared first on Mind the Product.

Leadership Without Authority By Aeneas McDonnell

Mind the Product

Leadership, he says, is a choice you make rather than a place where you sit. Leadership is an art rather than a science, but you still need skills to be able to lead properly. The post Leadership Without Authority By Aeneas McDonnell appeared first on Mind the Product.

The State of Product Leadership Report 2021

Delivery is the top success metric for product leaders. But should it be? This is just one of the findings in this year’s State of Product Leadership report. Download the report to discover more ways product management is changing in 2021.

Leadership Tip 15: Reward Meeting Behavior You Want to See

Johanna Rothman

This tip is the flip side of Leadership Tip 14: Reduce Other People’s Dependence on Your Decisions. This is a part of the series of leadership tips. The post Leadership Tip 15: Reward Meeting Behavior You Want to See appeared first on Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant.

How to Refine Your Leadership Style

Mind the Product

When it comes to leadership style there’s no one size fits all. Undoubtedly, the leadership style you employ will depend on your experience, your team, and the environment and/organisation in which you work.

Leadership strategies to improve workplace culture

Lead on Purpose

Whether you are an executive manager of a large corporation or the IT guy who has no subordinates, you need to step into … Continue reading → Leadership collaboration Communication enthusiasmGuest post by Gabe Nelson Great leaders inspire.

Webinar Series: Adaptive Leadership

Agile Velocity

Join us for a series of live online conversations exploring the most crucial leadership questions of the day. More, we encourage you to bring your own questions around transformational leadership. Women and Leadership. Leadership is Language.

How to Sell Your Roadmap to Your Leadership Team

Speaker: Brett Truka, CEO, Devetry

A product roadmap needs to both capture your product’s strategy and outline your execution plan. Because these documents are such an essential component of your job as product manager, you also need to strategize your roadmap presentation. In other words, you need to speak your executive suite’s language. In this webinar, Brett Truka, CEO of Devetry, shares his experiences and advice on how to successfully sell your roadmap to your leadership team.

Leadership Tip 8: Stop Focusing on Happiness & Measure Satisfaction Instead

Johanna Rothman

This is a part of the series of leadership tips. The post Leadership Tip 8: Stop Focusing on Happiness & Measure Satisfaction Instead appeared first on Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant. Do you or your managers want people to be happy at work? That's a laudable goal.

Leadership Development Tools

The Product Coalition

leadership startup management business productA collection of models to help your product organization Continue reading on Product Coalition ».

Conversations, Conflict and Leadership – Roman Pichler on The Product Experience

Mind the Product

Now a trainer, Discovery and Leadership consultant, he’s spoken at Mind the Product Engage (Hamburg and Manchester), the Business of Software, Turing Festival, a number of ProductTanks (London, Zurich, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Oxford, and Brighton… so far!)

Five Under-Appreciated Aspects of Product Leadership

The Product Coalition

As a result, I’ve come to value 5 different aspects of product leadership. Shift #1: A leader of leaders The two top things I’ve head people reply to the question “how do I move into Product Leadership?” ux leadership product-leadership startup product-management

Five Ways to Use Product Management Best Practices

As you move into the new year you can help your product team prepare for success by exercising those product leadership muscles and implementing product management best practices. Here are our top tips for how you can lay the right foundations and get your product strategy off to a flying start.

5 Product Leadership Lessons From the #mtpcon Leadership Forum 2017

Mind the Product

Last week I joined the Mind the Product Leadership Forum in London. I am very thankful that product leaders shared their lessons at the Mind the Product Leadership Forum, they’re helping to move the community forward and build better products that people love. Another hot topic at the MTP Leadership Forum was related to autonomy. Leadership can be Lonely. Attending this Mind the Product Leadership Forum reminded me of several lessons that I’ve overlooked.

Leadership Tip #10: Commit Coherent & Meaningful Work to a Team

Johanna Rothman

This is a part of the series of leadership tips. The post Leadership Tip #10: Commit Coherent & Meaningful Work to a Team appeared first on Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant. Many managers feel the need to get more and more done.

Leadership Tip 16: Decide When to Choose Power-With or Power-Over

Johanna Rothman

See Leadership Tip #9: See & Stop Micromanagement—Learn to Trust Instead.). This is a part of the series of leadership tips. The post Leadership Tip 16: Decide When to Choose Power-With or Power-Over appeared first on Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant.

For Product Professionals, Leadership Success Demands Influence

ProductCraft

Read more » The post For Product Professionals, Leadership Success Demands Influence appeared first on ProductCraft by Pendo. Best Practices Career Leadership PM Role Product TeamsProduct professionals are the consummate integrator-leaders.

Social Collaborative Management: Harnessing the Power of the Many

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker & Author of The Lazy Project Manager

Social Collaborative Management aims at delivering, at the enterprise level, a common goal for the business while harnessing the performance advantages of a collaborative community. This is a vital paradigm shift that many organisations are trying to understand right now - balancing traditional work and centralised leadership against the value of decentralised teams and trust. But the principles of harnessing collective power, collaboration, and community build an underlying ‘constant change’ capability that is critical in today’s new work environment.

How to Cultivate Adaptive Product Leadership, by Jenn Kim & Sabin Sadeh

Mind the Product

The post How to Cultivate Adaptive Product Leadership, by Jenn Kim & Sabin Sadeh appeared first on Mind the Product. Product Leadership Product Development product leadership product leadership skills ProductTank ProductTank San Francisco ProductTank SanFrancisco San Francisco

Transformational Leadership – 4 Real-World Examples

Modus Create

There are two ways to talk about transformational leadership. . We can dive deep into the academic theory created by Bruce Avolio and Bernard Bass in 1991 and understand how it fits into the broader Full Range Leadership Model. . But first, let’s define transformational leadership. .

Leadership Tip #5: Learn How to Ask for Help

Johanna Rothman

See Leadership Tip #4: Admit When You Don’t Know.). Meeting with senior leadership helped Don learn as part of a team. That's why asking for help is a sign of strength and leadership. This is a part of the series of leadership tips. Are you wary of asking for help?

Wartime Product Leadership lessons

The Product Coalition

So what does this mean for Product teams, and specifically product leadership? Wartime Product Leadership lessons was originally published in Product Coalition on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story.

Trends and Benchmarks in Product Management 2020 Global Report

A comprehensive global report on Product Management with over 70 graphs based on a survey of over 2000 product professionals. Insights from topics: Leadership and Culture| People|Organization|Salaries |Process and Product