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.

SUNDAY REWIND: How Influential Leadership Builds Winning Products – Oluwatobi Otokiti

Mind the Product

As our Product Leadership Focus Week draws to a close, we figured it would be a good idea to end on a high and look back on this inspirational first-time talk from Oluwatobi Otokiti for this Sunday Rewind episode. Product Leadership Leadership Product leadership

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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.

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

Mind the Product

Read more » The post How to lead your product – Part 1: Leadership and management appeared first on Mind the Product. Guest Post Product Leadership Product Strategy Leadership Product leadership

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.

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.

The Challenge of Leadership: Asking for Help

Mind the Product

The post The Challenge of Leadership: Asking for Help appeared first on Mind the Product. Business Strategy Product Leadership good product leadership Interview product consultant product leader product leadership product management interview

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.

5 Timeless Principles of Agile Leadership

Modus Create

Executives across industries are reimagining leadership principles that thrive in an agile business environment — principles that don’t treat change as an anomaly but a culture. . What is Agile Leadership? 5 Principles of Agile Leadership. Agile Our Perspective Leadership

Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

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

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.

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.

Architect Your Organization for Effectiveness, Productivity, and Joy

Speaker: Ron Lichty, Consultant: Interim VP Engineering, Ron Lichty Consulting, Inc.

As a senior software leader, you likely spend more time working on the architecture of your systems than the architecture of your organization. Yet, structuring our teams and organizations is a critical factor for success. In fact, the impact of software architecture parallels the impact of organizational structure. We are excited to welcome Ron Lichty, co-author of a seminal book on managing software teams and a well-known speaker, he’ll speak to organizing for effectiveness, productivity and joy.

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.

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.

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 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.

An Adult Conversation About Estimates

Speaker: Beekey Cheung, Software Consultant, Professor Beekums, LLC

Estimates are a contentious topic in software development. Most of our development teams hate providing estimates and many managers are starting to view them as unnecessary. As senior software leaders, how can we determine whether estimates are helpful or harmful to our teams? We are excited to be joined by Beekey Cheung, a software consultant and blogger known as Professor Beekums, who has helped many leaders and teams go from fearing estimates to using them appropriately. He'll walk us through the value of estimates, how to overcome the hesitancy many have in giving them, and how to provide better estimates.

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.

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.

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 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.

The Six Principles of Persuasion

Speaker: Michael Carducci, CTO, Mago:Tech

As senior tech leaders, we often fall prey to thinking that a “good idea” and logical case is sufficient to get the desired response and result. We might be trying to get our CEO on-board with investment in a new technology or a rearchitecture effort, or we might want culture or process changes by our team. Our “good idea” is simply the beginning. An idea must be communicated; a case must be made; and ultimately other people must be persuaded to get onboard. Michael Carducci brings a fascinating background to this webinar. He’s a technologist and regularly works to help senior leaders improve their results. He’s also a professional mentalist and has been a student of psychology, human behavior and the principles of influence for nearly two decades.

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.

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

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.

Leadership Development Tools

The Product Coalition

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

Schema Evolution Patterns

Speaker: Alex Rasmussen, CEO, Bits on Disk

If you want to make your development team squirm, ask them about database schema changes or API versioning. Most development teams struggle with changing database schemas and updating API versions without breaking existing code. Alex Rasmussen is an expert in helping teams through these struggles. His talk will examine database schema changes and API versioning as two instances of schema evolution: how your systems respond when the structure of your structured data changes.

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!)

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 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.

Scaling Customer Obsession In Your Organization, Part 1: Leadership

The Product Coalition

Doing so requires asking 4 main questions: Do you have the right leadership? Do you have the right incentives for that leadership? Here, I want to tackle those first two questions, since they revolve around the foundation of any culture: The organization’s leadership.

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.