Category: 100 Things I’ve Learned

‘Show the thing’ sessions encourage a culture of openness, of sharing information. They create opportunities for peers to learn from each other, thus multiplying the value of the thing created or learned that someone shows.

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Product managers often struggle to keep on top of their product roadmap. I recently gave this talk at Landing Festival Berlin to explain where people often get lost and show you how to make your product roadmaps more meaningful, user-centric and measurable.

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What does it mean to be a good product manager in 2018? It’s not just about being agile and creating products users need – we need to be more human.

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I. Will. Get. A. Desk. Today.

“Agile” is a term that has been abused by organisations to such an extent that its original meaning is all but forgotten. Here’s a reminder of what it should mean.

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A real-life case study for measuring the performance of a team of product managers, with examples to download

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In addition to the ‘soft’ skills I discussed in the last post, a good product manager also needs ‘hard’ skills (product management techniques). Read on for my list of the 16 most important technical skills a product manager needs.

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I’m often asked what skills a product manager needs. In my view at least, a good product manager needs both ‘soft’ skills (emotional intelligence) and ‘hard’ skills (product management techniques). Read on for my list of the 12 soft skills every product manager needs.

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The more closely we examined the problem, the more complicated it became. When this happens to you, it can feel overwhelming. Don’t quit your research too soon.

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For a glitzy song contest, Eurovision has a lot to answer for.

There is a product management angle to this post. Eventually.

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If bureaucracy and organisational inertia frustrate you, read on.

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