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.

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.

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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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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 Leadership Book Review? – What we Learned

Mind the Product

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.”

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

Product Requirements: Using a Written or Visual Framework

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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.

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.

Your Product Manager Super Power: Not Knowing Everything

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communication Prioritisation product leadership product management role Product Manager team leadershipHow Much Should I Understand? A friend, who’s recently become a product manager, asked me that recently.

Hearing About Accounts, Listening for Segments

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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.

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

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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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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?

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.”

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

Being Lean: Don’t Speculate to Accumulate, Validate to Succeed

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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.

Innovation is Broken by Janice Fraser

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Practise question-based leadership – you are inevitably going to be wrong so focus on asking the right questions. Enterprise Product Management Product Leadership Product Strategy #Mtpcon Janice Fraser Mind The Product San Francisco 2015 VideoWhat is the point of innovation?

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.

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 Decisions: Are Customer Requests Overrated?

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Product Design Product Leadership Product Management Product Management Process Product Management Skills Business Outcomes Customer Asks Product Decisions product prioritizationAs product managers, we are trained to focus on the customer.

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.

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.

Getting Developers’ Buy-In on Build versus Buy

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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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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?”