5 Tips for Product Managers: Members Content Sneak Preview

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The post 5 Tips for Product Managers: Members Content Sneak Preview appeared first on Mind the Product. Product Management Skills members roundup TipsExperts featured in our Prioritised and MTP Leader content give us new product management ideas and insights every month.

5 Tips for Saying No to Stakeholders

Roman Pichler

The post 5 Tips for Saying No to Stakeholders appeared first on Roman Pichler. Imagine that you are talking to John, a senior salesperson who’s been involved with the product for a while. John mentions the upcoming product release and says, “You really must add the enhanced reporting feature.

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Stakeholder Management Tips for Product People

Roman Pichler

The following tips will help you with this. You can find more collaborative decision-making tips in my book How to Lead in Product Management. The post Stakeholder Management Tips for Product People appeared first on Roman Pichler.

Persuasion Tips: Have A Goal

The Secret PM Handbook

This article is a follow-on to my overview article on persuasion tips for product managers.). The post Persuasion Tips: Have A Goal appeared first on The Secret Product Manager Handbook. Product Management goals persuasion tipsUnderstand and articulate what you’re trying to achieve. Every presentation or opportunity for persuasion has a goal, or possibly a few goals. Are you trying to get some executives to make a decision in your favor?

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Product Management: Guide to Thriving as a Product Manager

As more organizations move from project to product thinking, Product Managers are occupying increasingly crucial roles. Download this guide to learn tips and strategies that will help you grow into a strong Product Manager and thrive in the position.

Leadership Tip #4: Admit When You Don’t Know

Johanna Rothman

This is a part of the series of leadership tips. The post Leadership Tip #4: Admit When You Don’t Know appeared first on Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant. management MPD experiment leadership tip Modern Management Made Easy safety servant leadership

Product Management Interview Tips

The Product Bistro

So you want a product management job? How should you prepare for the interview? Especially if you are junior or looking for your first step on the product management ladder. I will share my experiences of several hops, and over 20 years of experience, on both sides of the interviewing process. Or you have been […]. general product management interview resume

Leadership Tip #3: Use No As a Complete Sentence

Johanna Rothman

This is a part of the series of leadership tips. The post Leadership Tip #3: Use No As a Complete Sentence appeared first on Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant. Have you ever noticed that other people want you to do “more” work?

Tips for PM’s?—?Covid-19 Take

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Tips for PM’s?—?Covid-19 Covid-19 Take In this article, I will share my thoughts and experiences (including tips!) Tips for PM’s?—?Covid-19 pmstories tips pm-strategies product-management covid19

Product Management Recruiting: 6 Tips to Accelerate the Process

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Here are some tips: Establish Clear Goals : Write down the three things you expect this new hire will do for the organization, whether it be solving existing problems, or adding new capabilities to the team.

5 Signs It's Time to Replace Your Homegrown Analytics

If you built your analytics in house, chances are your basic features are no longer enough for your end users. Is it time to move on to a more robust analytics solution with more advanced capabilities? Follow this free guide for tips on making the build to buy transition.

Time Management Tips – Meetings

The Product Bistro

I wish I had the secret to time management and how to control the beastly amount of tasks that build inexorably in the typical product manager’s “to-do” list. Alas, Product Management is one of those roles that collects the odds and ends of the organization, either by design (formally assigned), or by being the “buck-stops-here” […]. product management essentials

10 Product Backlog Tips

Roman Pichler

Tip #1: Complement your Product Backlog with a Product Roadmap. Tip #2: Focus your Backlog on the Next Major Release. Tip #3: Start with a Short and Sketchy Product Backlog. Tip #4. Tip #5: Say No. Tip #6: Look beyond User Stories. Tip #7: Prioritise your Backlog. Tip #8: Proactively Manage your Product Backlog. Tip #9: Get the Backlog Ready. Tip #10: Make your Product Backlog Visible and Easily Accessible.

Tips for Effective Product Strategy Reviews

Roman Pichler

The post Tips for Effective Product Strategy Reviews appeared first on Roman Pichler. Hold Regular Product Strategy Reviews. A product strategy , like any other plan, is subject to change. How changeable your strategy is, depends on your product’s life cycle stage.

Insider Tips on Running Double-Sided Marketplaces

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The post Insider Tips on Running Double-Sided Marketplaces appeared first on Mind the Product. What do you get when you have a room full of marketplace product leaders from areas as diverse as pet care, heavy machinery, content creators and consumer goods comparisons? A ProductTank!

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7 Tips for Developing an In-Application Messaging Strategy

Software vendors are always looking for new ways to convert prospects to customers; and if you're selling your software online, driving and converting shopping cart traffic is crucial to driving new revenue.

Product Discovery Tips

Roman Pichler

Bring the Right People Together. Product discovery is a team sport. You should therefore involve the right people in the discovery work and secure enough of their time. I find it helpful to form a product discovery team that consists of: Development team members: user experience (UX) designer, developer, tester; Key stakeholders , for example, people from marketing, sales, and support; A ScrumMaster or agile coach.

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Tips for Growing a Product Management Team

Roman Pichler

The post Tips for Growing a Product Management Team appeared first on Roman Pichler. Organise Around Products. In order to grow your product management team, start by reviewing your product portfolio.

Tips for Growing a Product Management Team

Roman Pichler

The post Tips for Growing a Product Management Team appeared first on Roman Pichler. Organise Around Products. In order to grow your product management team, start by reviewing your product portfolio.

Persuasion Tips: Pre-Handle Objections

The Secret PM Handbook

(This is the third article in my Persuasion Tips series.). Because I’d practiced my demo (another key persuasion tip – practice!), The post Persuasion Tips: Pre-Handle Objections appeared first on The Secret Product Manager Handbook. Pre-handling objections” is about showing empathy for your audience. You put yourself in your audience’s shoes, figure out what they’re going to be worried about, and make sure you have answers to some of those worries.

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Testing at Every Stage of Development

Up to 80% of new products fail. The reality is harsh and the reasons why are endless. Perhaps the new product couldn’t oust a customer favorite. Maybe it looked great but was too hard to use. Or, despite being a superior product, the go-to-market strategy failed. There’s always a risk when building a new product, but you can hedge your bets by understanding exactly what your customers' expectations truly are at every step of the development process.

Persuasion Tips For Product Managers

The Secret PM Handbook

After a few well-received presentations to senior executives, a few colleagues at my new company asked me, based on the positive effect I got, “Can you give us some tips on persuasion?”. And as I reflected on all the books I’ve read, and videos I’ve watched, and the trainings I’ve taken, I realized I do have a few tips I can share. So, let’s talk about a few tips you can take some action on right away. Persuasion Tips. The first tip is to have a goal.

Sprint Planning Tips for Product Owners

Roman Pichler

The post Sprint Planning Tips for Product Owners appeared first on Roman Pichler. Come Prepared. Make sure you carry out the necessary prep work prior to the sprint planning meeting. Be clear on what you want the sprint to achieve, ensure that the product backlog is appropriately refined (or groomed) , and have its high-priority items ready.

Leadership Tip #2: Do the Right Thing, Even When it Feels Uncomfortable

Johanna Rothman

Use the leadership-tip tag here to find them.). The post Leadership Tip #2: Do the Right Thing, Even When it Feels Uncomfortable appeared first on Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant. management MPD leadership tip Modern Management Made Easy safety servant leadership

Radical Remote Tip: No Standups

Johanna Rothman

If you're a leader and you worry about how a team is progressing, reread Five Tips for Managers of Newly Dispersed Teams. The post Radical Remote Tip: No Standups appeared first on Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant.

Leading Under Uncertainty

Speaker: Greg Coticchia, CEO & Founder of ENTRA

Organizations of all types and sizes are facing common challenges of how to deal with the uncertainty in our current professional and personal lives. How can you plan when you are uncertain of what's next? On a product level, how can you be sure of delivering the ‘right’ messaging, products, solutions, and services to customers? How do you survive to fight the fight another day? In this session, we will discuss important tips for you as a Product Manager dealing with uncertainty. At the same time, we will discuss another important aspect of dealing with uncertainty, and that is building trust, especially while many of us are working remotely or in new or different settings.

10 Scaling Tips for Product People

Roman Pichler

The post 10 Scaling Tips for Product People appeared first on Roman Pichler. 1 Involve the Right People. A small group of qualified individuals who have the right skills and motivation can be more productive than many individuals who lack the necessary expertise and act out of obligation. This is true for product people and development team members alike in my experience. Therefore, make an effort to involve the right individuals.

Effective Tips For B2B Product Management

The Product Coalition

Let’s start by addressing the obvious; businesses are made up of people. Continue reading on Product Coalition ». product-management b2b sales project-management sales-development

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Five Communication Tips for Product Managers When Making Changes

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How to effectively inform the team about the changes Continue reading on Product Coalition ». product-manager product-management-skills product-management startup-lessons startup

Leadership Tip #1: Always Tell the Truth, Even When You’re Embarrassed

Johanna Rothman

Use the leadership-tip tag here to find them.). The post Leadership Tip #1: Always Tell the Truth, Even When You’re Embarrassed appeared first on Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant. management MPD leadership tip Modern Management Made Easy servant leadership

Dealing with Difficult Stakeholders: Tips for Product People

Speaker: Roman Pichler, Product Management Expert and Acclaimed Author

Leading stakeholders and development teams is notoriously challenging for product managers: They lack the power to tell the individuals what to do, but they need their support to progress the product. To make things worse, stakeholders come from different departments and often have different perspectives and interests, which leads to disagreements and conflicts. Join Roman Pichler, product management expert and acclaimed author, as he shares tips to help you more effectively deal with difficult stakeholders and techniques for constructively resolving conflict.

Six Tips for Modern Business Negotiations

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FBI Hostage Negotiation techniques applied to Stakeholder Management Continue reading on Product Coalition ». stakeholder-management product-management professional-development leadership negotiation

Practical tips when looking for a product role by Nick Charalambous

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Product Backlog Management – 10 Tips for Product Managers

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The importance of product backlog management is discussed in this article along with our top tips for backlog optimization. Product Backlog Management: 10 Tips for Optimization. To keep your product backlog manageable, it’s best to follow these simple tips: Review the backlog periodically. To help get you prepped for this, check out our essential tips on people skills for product owners.

Patrick Roelof ‘s 10 Essential tips for new Product Managers

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The post Patrick Roelof ‘s 10 Essential tips for new Product Managers appeared first on Mind the Product. Thanks to his 2019 MTP Engage Hamburg talk, we now know 10 things Patrick Roelof wishes he’d known at the start of his career.

UX and Design Tips for Better Dashboards: Product Manager Laura Klein Explains How to Improve Your Analytics

Speaker: Laura Klein, Principal at Users Know and Author of UX for Lean Startups

No one makes poorly designed products on purpose. And yet we have so many of them in our lives. That's why Laura Klein, product manager and UX designer, has a set of tips to help application teams improve their embedded dashboards and reports.