5 Product Leadership Lessons From the #mtpcon Leadership Forum 2017

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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. Leadership can be Lonely.

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

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.

Self-coaching methods to improve your leadership

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Guest post by John Packham The debate is still out about whether leaders are born or made, but if you are looking to up your leadership game this year, you’ll want to do what all great leaders do: practice self-coaching. … Continue reading → Leadership Team Building decisions gratitude productivity self-coaching success

The impact of poor leadership in an organization

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You must have the capacity to motivate your team to enable them to deliver their tasks in a timely manner and in line with … Continue reading → Leadership Team Building Communication expectations morale responsibilityGuest post by Jennifer Birch In business, being a leader doesn’t just fill a job title.

Servant Leadership – Josh Goldenberg

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He has a background in the public and private sectors and he begins his ProductTank NYC presentation with a quote from Steve Jobs, which underpins the central concept of Servant Leadership. To describe the diverse behaviours of work environments where flexible forms of product leadership is essential, Josh also looks at the structures of some big companies, like Amazon and Microsoft. The post Servant Leadership – Josh Goldenberg appeared first on Mind the Product.

#mtpcon Product Leadership Forum – What we Learned

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Here’s what we learned about product leadership. Another key function of product leadership is to drive collaboration with other parts of the business. Book suggestion: Product Leadership. Product Leadership is Maturing.

Learn and apply these leadership traits in an afternoon

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Most great leaders rose to prominence over time by doing … Continue reading → Leadership Learning apply Communication decisiveness focus Innovation Leadership Traits principlesWhen you think about the leaders you respect and admire, you see qualities that make them great. This can be inspiring or disheartening, depending on your current state of mind.

IoT Product Leadership – Episode 03: Realizing the Value of Industrial IoT

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Subscribe on iTunes | Android | Stitcher | Tunein | Google Play Topics we discuss in this episode: Peter shares his […] The post IoT Product Leadership – Episode 03: Realizing the Value of Industrial IoT appeared first on TechProductManagement. Podcast - IoT Product Leadership

IoT Product Leadership – Episode 02: How to Plan for IoT Security

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How […] The post IoT Product Leadership – Episode 02: How to Plan for IoT Security appeared first on TechProductManagement. Podcast - IoT Product LeadershipPaul Jauregui, VP of Marketing at Praetorian shares his perspective on incorporating security into the IoT Product Development Lifecycle. Subscribe on iTunes | Android | Stitcher | Tunein | Google Play Topics we discuss in this episode: Paul shares his background and about Praetorian.

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.

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

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The T-Shaped Product Manager

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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.

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.

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.

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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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.

The Link Between Sleep and Effective Leadership

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If you catch yourself yawning at your desk or nodding off … Continue reading → Leadership business focus health performance productivity relationshipsGuest post by Jenn Clark A survey revealed that out of 180 business leaders, four out of 10 do not get enough sleep at least four nights a week.

Should Product Owners be Servant-Leaders?

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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.

Why you Need a Sense of Urgency in Product

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Product Design Product Leadership Product Management Product Management Basics Uncategorized product culture Product Manager Skills team leadershipWhen I was doing my basic training in the military one of the things our instructors continually stressed was a sense of urgency.

Women in Product Management: Diana Benli, VP Product Management at Cognizant

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Product Management Leadership Product ManagerFor our third installment of the Women in Product Management Series I interviewed Diana Benli, VP Government Programs Product Management at Cognizant in the TriZetto Healthcare Products Group.

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.

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.

Women in Product Management Series: Sarah Gaeta, VP and General Manager at Tivo

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Career Advancement Product Management Leadership Product ManagerAs a continuation on our series of interviews with women leading product management teams, I reached out to Sarah Gaeta, currently VP and General Manager in Software and Services at Tivo.

How Curious: Mindset of a Product Manager

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Product Leadership Product Management Product Management Basics Product Management Training product leadership product management training Product Manager Skills trainingBeing a product manager encompasses many things; vision, organization, analysis, and communication, to name a few.

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.

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.”

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

From the Passenger Seat – An Engineering View of Effective Product Management

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Two Questions Product Managers Should Ask Every Day

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Career Advancement Product Management Best Practices Leadership Product Manager YouTube VideoThere are two simple questions Product Managers need to ask every day in order to be dramatically more effective. By integrating the questions “Why?” and “So What?”

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?

Understanding how Design Thinking, Lean and Agile Work Together

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Product Design Product Development Process Product Launch Product Leadership Agile Culture Design Design Thinking Lean Lean Startup Product Development product leadershipThe ideas of Agile are great.

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A day in the Life of Jamie Parkins, Senior Product Manager at JustGiving

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Product Management Skills Day In The Life JustGiving product leadership Team LeadershipJamie Parkins is a senior product manager at JustGiving, the online fundraising platform that enables people from all round the world to raise money for their cause of choice.

Dealing with Difficult Stakeholders and Team Members

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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.

Product Requirements: Using a Written or Visual Framework

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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.

Creative Spaces that Work by Sarah B. Nelson

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Product Leadership #Mtpcon IBM Mind The Product London 2017 StudiosSpaces shape culture – it can’t be helped, the spaces we work in are a huge factor in the way we work so they are always going to define the overall working environment, both personally and physically.

Why Product Managers Should be Generalists

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Being a generalist also allows us to develop leadership skills. Product Leadership Product Management Characteristics Product Management Skills Career Communication product leadership Product Management RoleThere’s an apocryphal tale that the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge was the last person to have read everything. Given that he died in 1834 and the vast increase of information there’s been since then, you can understand how the tale started.

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Creating a compelling culture

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Top leaders understand the importance of culture and work to ensure their … Continue reading → Leadership Purpose Trust abundance character compelling competency culture servant leadershipWhether you recognize it or not, the organization you work in has a culture. Big or small, every company has beliefs and values that drive its core philosophy.

5 Product Design Tips: Making Your App Sticky From the Start

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Mobile Product Management Product Design Product Strategy Design mobile app mobile product product leadership Team Team LeadershipThe consumer buying journey is changing, yet today’s product design doesn’t always reflect this.