What is Product Leadership?

The Product Coalition

In a world of uncertainty, good product leadership may be the most important ingredient in building a high performing team. business entrepreneurship leadership product-management startup

Product Leadership in Scrum

Roman Pichler

Three Types of Leadership. Each role provides a distinct type of leadership. Providing the right product leadership is demanding; it requires a specific skills set and usually your full attention as the person in charge of the product.

What is Product Leadership?—?really?

The Product Coalition

What is Product Leadership?—?really? Photo by rob walsh on Unsplash With so many Product Management articles out there, let’s talk ‘Product Leadership’ for a change. Product Leadership is NOT necessarily about having the best Product Manager skills.

The Product Leadership Career Ladder

Mironov Consulting

In addition to my formal coaching of product leaders (Directors, VPs and CPOs who directly manage teams of product managers), I talk with lots of senior individual contributors about the risks and challenges of moving “up the ladder” into product leadership roles.

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 Principles – A Leadership Tool

BrainMates

The Product Leadership struggle is akin to the Entrepreneurship struggle because the role has no clear learning path. If you’re serious about your craft as a Product practitioner, spend time reflecting and penning what’s important to you when developing and managing products.

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. To increase your expertise, strengthen your understanding of the market or domain and the product, as well as your product management savviness.

The Next Generation of Customer Success Leadership

Gainsight

You’ll hear all about these trends beyond just the leadership question at Pulse, but I wanted to give you a sneak peek with this post. As CEOs and CS teams go through this transition, both sides are trying to determine the type of leadership needed for this “2020” phase.

Elevate Your Product Leadership Through Emotional Intelligence

280 Group

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

6 Questions for Determining Your Leadership Philosophy

The Product Coalition

I’ve had multiple occasions recently to reflect on my own leadership philosophy. Not only have I been asked about it explicitly, but in several conversations with friends and others, the topic of leadership has come up with both positive and negative examples.

Prioritizing Leadership and Management in Product Teams

Craft.io

When the leadership vs. management question comes up, it is often assumed that the right path is graduating from management to leadership. Traditionally, leadership vs. management skills are presented as such: Leaders. Managers. Manage risks.

Improving Product Leadership Skills

Tim Herbig

While most of the product managers out there are still finding their place in this new domain; we see product people starting’grow up’ in their organizations. That either means you look at growing horizontally in your field or begin to embark on the management path of becoming a product leader.… The post Improving Product Leadership Skills appeared first on Tim Herbig.

The State of Product Leadership 2019

ProductCraft

When you think of a great product manager, what images come to mind? The post The State of Product Leadership 2019 appeared first on ProductCraft by Pendo. Is it the knowing gaze of the rare creative genius, the Jobsian visionary who can see around corners and intuit customer needs?

Design leadership as a subversive activity

Inside Intercom

Design management can be a strange beast. On the other hand, it’s your job to, well, manage them and keep everyone pointed in the right direction and behaving as one coherent unit. The essence of design leadership is the inverse of what I had assumed.

3 Ways To Use Servant Leadership In Your Organization

Agile Velocity

Servant leadership is a term that’s been around for decades. While it can sometimes feel overused or outdated, I believe the principles of servant leadership remain as relevant today as they’ve ever been. Applying Servant Leadership To Every Level Of An Organization.

Insights from the #mtpcon London Product Leadership Forum

Mind the Product

The Product Leadership Forum is a chance for senior product professionals to discuss the challenges they face in a safe environment. The product manager role is evolving at pace and this means that there are a range of conversations that are hard to have in public.

#mtpcon Product Leadership Forum – What we Learned

Mind the Product

The day before Mind the Product London 2017 we ran a forum for invited product leaders on a series of topics with some of the leading product managers from around the world. Here’s what we learned about product leadership. Book suggestion: Product Leadership.

Servant Leadership: A 4-Step Playbook

Gainsight

Nowadays, I don’t hear many stories about servant leadership in the media. I think we need more compelling stories of leadership in our lives. Servant leadership is the idea that leaders serve their teams rather than teams serving their leaders.

Videocast: Moving Up into a Product Leadership Role

Mironov Consulting

Mike Belsito of Product Collective hosted this half-hour live Q&A about product management organizations and careers. We talked about: How managing products is different from managing product teams. Ways to prepare for (and signal interest in) product leadership roles.

Product Management – Three Tactics for Exerting Stronger Influence & Leadership

Proficientz – Product Management University

What are some things product management can do to exert more influence and demonstrate stronger leadership? Most product management professionals readily admit they spend too much time in the weeds on tasks that, at the end of the day, don’t contribute much to the overall mission of the organization. ” A slight variation applies to product management – you are what you do.

From Product Management to Product Leadership

The Product Coalition

As someone who has experienced the highs and lows that accompany life as a Product Manager, I am keenly aware of the challenges this important role plays in the technology industry [and so many others]. to raise a new generation of well-informed Product Managers.

Product Management – Three Tactics for Exerting Stronger Influence & Leadership

Proficientz – Product Management University

What are some things product management can do to exert more influence and demonstrate stronger leadership? Most product management professionals readily admit they spend too much time in the weeds on tasks that, at the end of the day, don’t contribute much to the overall mission of the organization. ” A slight variation applies to product management – you are what you do.

Leadership and product teams

Under10 Playbook

There are many who need the expertise found in product management. Unfortunately, rather than hire those skills, these departments often rely on product management to fill their skills gap. Sales groups are routinely understaffed and underskilled in sales engineering; development teams lack adequate domain and market knowledge; marketing departments rely on product management for product expertise. Rather than reducing headcount, the company now needs more product managers.

Auckland, 29 August: Product Management Leadership Games

Mironov Consulting

Topic: Product Management Leadership Games. Rich Mironov coaches small groups of product leaders and product management teams worldwide. Featured Events executives leadership lean management organizations politics product management validation

Reddit’s Nick Caldwell on engineering leadership

Inside Intercom

At Reddit, he led a team of 35 – none of whom knew how to manage other engineers. He had to quickly determine which team members displayed a potential for leadership and teach them the fundamentals of management so they could make new hires and scale – without ruining the culture. I hosted Nick on the podcast, where we discussed the differences between management and leadership, fostering diversity in tech, and more. Managers and leaders are different.

IoT Product Leadership – Episode 05: Data Science Considerations for Product Managers

Tech Product Management

Dan Yarmoluk, Director of Business Development for ATEK Access Technologies, shares expert advice on data science considerations for Product Managers. The post IoT Product Leadership – Episode 05: Data Science Considerations for Product Managers appeared first on TechProductManagement. Podcast - IoT Product Leadership

IoT Product Leadership – Episode 01: Cloud Platforms and the IoT Wild West

Tech Product Management

Josh Pederson, Director of Product Management at Ayla Networks shares his approach to managing Ayla’s IoT Cloud Platform. Josh talks about the Ayla platform […] The post IoT Product Leadership – Episode 01: Cloud Platforms and the IoT Wild West appeared first on TechProductManagement. Podcast - IoT Product Leadership

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. This is a book that shows Product Management has come of age.

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Product Leadership at News UK by Jo Wickremasinghe

Mind the Product

Jo’s plan to break News UK out of this way of working was to build a strategy-focused product team, manage loved products, and work up a new approach to product development. The product manager’s role is to look after a product lifecycle.

Servant Leadership – Josh Goldenberg

Mind the Product

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. Josh points out, though, that people rarely report to product managers.

How to Apply Lateral Leadership in Agile Environments by Tim Herbig

Mind the Product

Lateral leadership describes the art of efficiently influencing others around you without formal authority. It is essential for succeeding in the implicit leadership position that product managers find themselves in. Why Servant Leadership is not Enough.

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. This is a book that shows Product Management has come of age.

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What do Product Managers Want From Their Bosses?

Mind the Product

What does a product manager think about this? Continuing this metaphor, product managers are a user group of this product. Micro management is what everyone hates the most. And if micro-managed people are answering the survey (and hey leaders, that really needs to change!!)

It is time to talk about Product Leadership

The Product Coalition

It has been a while since the term Product Leadership has gained widespread adoption in blogs, articles and even books. It represents the intersection between Product Management and Leadership; which, in my point of view, have a lot to do with each other.

What you can learn about leadership from “Silicon Valley”

The Product Coalition

Image: Silicon Valley, HBO The epic Pied Piper case study shows us what it really takes to build a business from scratch A TV show rife with obscene jokes and obscure pop-culture references might seem like an odd place to look for leadership lessons.

Podcast… “The Rich Mironov Hypothesis: Great Product Leadership is Both Subtle and Slow to Pay Off”

Mironov Consulting

She invited me to join for this episode called The Rich Mironov Hypothesis: Great Product Leadership is Both Subtle and Slow to Pay Off . Topics we touched: What makes for a good product manager, and why are good developers, tech support folks, and salespeople not necessarily a good fit? .

Sustainable Pace in Product Management

Roman Pichler

Managing the product backlog should be a collaborative effort. Consequently, stakeholder management can feel like herding cats. As a rule of thumb, if there are more than three teams, then you may have to involve additional product people to help you manage the product.

Digital Transformation and Product Management

Roman Pichler

Recognise the Importance of Product Management. That’s often the case in my experience for businesses in finance, media, travel, insurance, and other verticals that traditionally don’t have product management groups, and where product management is not represented at the executive level.

IoT Product Leadership – Episode 05: Data Science Considerations for Product Managers

Tech Product Management

Dan Yarmoluk, Director of Business Development for ATEK Access Technologies, shares expert advice on data science considerations for Product Managers. The post IoT Product Leadership – Episode 05: Data Science Considerations for Product Managers appeared first on Daniel Elizalde. Podcast - IoT Product Leadership

Are you a leader or a manager?

Lead on Purpose

Business owners and entrepreneurs are often asked this leader vs. manager question regarding their management style. Each is different, yet both … Continue reading → Leadership balance management motivationFor many, these two words are synonymous; both are important for motivating people to work towards a common goal.