How to Organize the Product Success Leadership Team

Spice Catalyst

Developing Strategic Leadership The greatest limitation on success and growth is the availability of leadership talent. The good thing is that leadership skills can be learned. Leadership builds on the company’s vision, values, and mission plus its strategy.

Rediscover the Forgotten art of Product Strategy

Mind the Product

A strong product strategy is often neglected because of the absence of any strategic thinking in product teams. What can product managers do to make sure they give their product strategy the attention it warrants? Agile is not a strategy. This is where product strategy fits in.

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Insights from the #mtpcon Product Leadership Forum – Part 3

Mind the Product

In Part 3 of our Product Leadership Forum recap, you can see an overview of the remaining insights from this year’s #mtpcon London Product Leadership Forum (if you missed them, you can take a look back at Part 1 and Part 2).

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.

How to Package and Price Embedded Analytics

struggle to integrate analytics into their products, business models, and pricing strategies in a way that meets a range of user. To get the position right, you’ll need to do some research into the main user classes that make up your customer mix.

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.

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Product Leadership at News UK by Jo Wickremasinghe

Mind the Product

This means there is a lack of strategy to develop digital products which meet the needs of users and generate revenue. Many product teams find themselves in a service-like position – where they act on requirements decided elsewhere in the business.

Why We Fail: What I Learned From 5 Years with Friends, Netflix’s Social Strategy

Mind the Product

I write a lot about product strategy, and use Netflix as an example so that others can learn from the company’s success and failure. Because of Facebook’s meteoric rise, the persistent question from Silicon Valley venture capitalists became “What’s your social strategy?”

Five Strategies to Gain Massive Success in Product Management

280 Group

To learn more about these strategies and specific actions you can take to rise in your career, join our upcoming co-hosted webinar with AIPMM, How to Accelerate Your PM Career, Part 3: Five Critical Strategies to Succeed in Your PM Career. He applied the five strategies below.

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.

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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.

Growing the Amplitude Leadership Team


Today, I am excited to share that we are growing our leadership team at Amplitude with world-class executives to take on these challenges. She has worked closely with product managers and business partners to define product strategy. and held management positions at NetIQ and Deloitte.

Reddit’s Nick Caldwell on engineering leadership

Inside Intercom

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. Here are five quick takeaways: Management and leadership aren’t one and the same. Podcast Startups engineering teams leadership management

Top Strategies to Advance Your Product Management Career Rapidly – Part 1

280 Group

To learn about these strategies more in-depth and receive a Product Management Career Plan Template, sign up for the webinar – How to Accelerate Your PM Career, Part 1: Top Strategies to Advance Rapidly on September 27, 2019.

Top Strategies to Advance Your Product Management Career Rapidly – Part 2

280 Group

Study your competitors and analyze their marketing and product strategies. You need to learn to speak with the authority of the position that you want next. The post Top Strategies to Advance Your Product Management Career Rapidly – Part 2 appeared first on 280 Group.

Six Common Traps that Undermine Strategic Product Management

Mind the Product

Surely we’ve all noticed the increased emphasis on “strategy” as a core competency for product managers? For company leadership too, encouraging product managers to operate strategically can feel like a way to optimize both accountability and empowerment for an often-ambiguous role.

Top Strategies to Advance Your Product Management Career Rapidly – Part 3

280 Group

Read Part 2 of this 3 part series: Top Strategies to Advance Your Product Management Career Rapidly – Part 2. If you can’t be positive and have that combination of a great attitude and productivity—then you need to get a new job or new company.

How to Write & Format Your Resume For a Product Manager Position

The Product Coalition

Sure, there are some junior positions out there that can be reached with a few months’ experience and a prestigious certification. This means tailoring your documents to reflect the industry, company and position that you are applying for.

World Product Day: Organization as a Product by Neville Reeves

Mind the Product

At ProductTank Montevideo (Mvd) we celebrated World Product Day earlier this month with a presentation from an awesome product leader, VP of Product Strategy at Rootstrap, Neville Reeves. Start by establishing a clear vision, map out a strategy, and execute a series of tactical moves.

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Dear Strategy: 059 Strategy for Startups and Small Businesses

Dear Strategy

Dear Strategy: “Do startups or small businesses really have the time to develop formal strategies like you talk about on the show? Put more simply, a formal strategy is one that is written out. Refresh your strategy. Dear Strategy: Episode 059. ###.

Defining Brand Strategy and How to Develop One

UX Studio

Creating and maintaining a brand strategy can turn into a never-ending struggle, but it can also provide a great deal of fun. In this post we created a guide on the steps to take in developing your brand strategy. But first, let’s define brand strategy! Brand strategy defined.

8 steps to craft a winning sales strategy, according to industry leaders

Inside Intercom

Developing a sales strategy is one of the core activities every business will have to undertake. A well defined sales strategy is your path to meaningful, sustainable growth. They share their winning sales strategies and the lessons they’ve learned scaling sales.

Demystifying Product Management’s Role in Pricing Strategy


When there’s no traditional cost of goods sold (COGS) to recoup, the pricing strategy for a SaaS product can go in a lot of different directions. Or do you position your product as a premium good, with a high enough price tag to return a tidy profit on every sale? Let’s dive into this complex conundrum, while taking a product management lens to the pricing strategy problem. Demystifying Product Management’s Role in Pricing Strategy. Product Management Product Strateg

Why your growth depends on taking risks with your hiring strategy

Inside Intercom

There’s a key turning point for your hiring strategy in a rapidly scaling team or organization. Hiring strategy for early stage startups. Scaling up your hiring strategy. We’re in a position now where we can hire people who have potential and match our values, but who need a nurturing environment. Comfortable giving constructive feedback to leadership. Customer Support Startups customer support hiring hiring risks hiring strategy scaling

Dear Strategy: 089 Embracing The Future While Respecting The Past

Dear Strategy

Dear Strategy: “How do I turn a disruptive threat into an opportunity – with a focus on turning the mindset of the company around from arrogance and defensiveness to embracing and taking action?”. . Dear Strategy: Episode 089. ###.

Dear Strategy: 048 When New Leaders Disrupt Existing Strategies

Dear Strategy

Dear Strategy: “Is there a best practice for when a new leader or CEO comes in with a new corporate strategy? Whenever I go into a company to do strategy training (or any type of training for that matter) I always ask, at some point, what the corporate strategy is. Because if there’s any group that should know what their corporate strategy is, it’s the people who are responsible for tying their product strategies back to it. .

Great Leaders Know When to Unlearn the Past

Mind the Product

This month’s Mind the Product Leadership meetup in London was treated to a talk by business advisor and entrepreneur Barry O’Reilly. Any change needs to happen within the leadership team in order to be adopted by the rest of the organisation.

5 Product Management Hacks for Product Leaders

Mind the Product

As a product leader, you are the product manager for a leadership team, and the tricks you learned in product teams remain valuable, they just need a little tweak. It’s the foundation of our product strategy.

Dear Strategy: 062 Taking Strategic Risks

Dear Strategy

Dear Strategy: “How do you convince management teams to take a risk instead of staying with a strategy they are comfortable with?”. . That is – I have sat in the chair of a product manager who had to present strategies to executive leadership teams, and I have also been an executive leader on the receiving end of those same strategies. Dear Strategy: Episode 062. ###. The post Dear Strategy: 062 Taking Strategic Risks appeared first on Dear Strategy.

The Key Strategies to Build an Effective Product Community, According to InVision.


When looking for the model for building an effective community you don’t need to look much further than InVision , a digital product design platform that puts an emphasis on community through efforts like the Design Leadership Forum and DesignBetter.Co.

Win the “Customer Value” Relay Race and Dominate Your Market

Proficientz – Product Management University

There are seven legs in the race for market leadership. Strategy roles exist for one reason: To align every part of your organization with the most lucrative markets and the business goals of customers in those markets. The marketing and sales enablement function has three goals: Create a corporate résumé (positioning) that communicates your strategic value to the market in the customers’ vocabulary.

Product Takeoff

Product Takeoff

To achieve that level of confidence and to build products in that space we as product managers have to focus on a few key principals before we plan on getting the next thing in the marketplace.The four major principals we generally go by are Vision, Strategy, Team and Rapid learning.

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Product Consequences and a Product Code of Ethics?

Mironov Consulting

IoT garage door openers might stick in the “open position”; AI-based smoke alarms could make mistakes; cloud backup of consumer medical records might be lost.

Creating a “Customer Value” Culture, Powered by Product Management & Product Marketing

Proficientz – Product Management University

The answers are your core value propositions that drive marketing, sales, pricing, competitive positioning, etc. The answers to this question are the priorities for your portfolio strategy and product plans. They understand what it takes to make those customers successful from the top of the organization down, and they have the strength and leadership skills to put the company on their back and drive the value culture across all disciplines.

Creating Good Roadmaps: 6 Practical Steps for Product Leaders

Mind the Product

Without thoughtful leadership around them, it may not be in product manager’s gift to achieve a “good” roadmap. This is because product leadership is genuinely hard and quite distinct from the job of product manager – something that is often misunderstood.

How to build, manage and scale a sales team – 12 strategies from the experts

Inside Intercom

This is not to say that bottom-up adoption is bad strategy; quite the opposite. If you can raise a ton of capital, it’s one strategy for winning and crushing the competition.

A Roadmap Doesn’t Have to Lead to Broken Promises

Mind the Product

Sam publishes a four-quarter roadmap: he updates it monthly, summarizes the reasons for changes in an email, and holds a quarterly Q&A for the whole company on how the roadmap is evolving and how it supports the company strategy. Gain Valuable Feedback Without Overpromising.

Product Requirements: Using a Written or Visual Framework

Mind the Product

Personally, I get positive results from detailed written requirements. There’s a lot of variation in how companies document product requirements.

Sept 21-23: “Hiring a Head of Product” (Boston)

Mironov Consulting

product strategy. For those of us who’ve stepped into the Head of Product role a dozen times or more, these are clear indications that senior product leadership is missing.

How do you Introduce Product Management Into a Business?

Mind the Product

In my current role, I was tasked with taking over product strategy from two technical company founders who, by their own admission, were operating on ‘gut’ decisions. Being openly and widely critical won’t engender positivity about your role.