Every business has pressing issues, but what is its strategy? Are falling sales a strategic issue? What about rising material costs? What about a new competitor? Perceptions of exactly what constitutes strategy can vary greatly, even among a single management team. A single question about strategy can produce multiple perspectives that you must resolve before […]
good PMs can navigate ambiguous expectations and can apply their skills based on the team’s needs. They know the different levers to pull depending on who they’re working with and can adapt accordingly.
I believe frameworks are not the silver bullet we hope they are, however, they do help to be structured and help to be sure you think about the major factors. Below is a collection of my top 16 Frameworks I found useful for Product Managers. 1. Story Telling Storytelling is actually the oldest […]
According to Aristotle, “We are what we repeatedly do.” More directly, we are what we say “yes” to. This applies not only to people but also to the tangible results of what e.g Product Managers say “yes” to. Every second of every work day, a Product Manager is saying “yes” to something affecting […]
Why saying No is doubly important to Product Managers. Effective product management often comes down to making the best choices possible with the limited resources we have. To be successful, a product manager will often have to say no — to ideas, to suggestions, and to requests or even urgent demands from both internal stakeholders […]
The MTP Conference in San Francisco 2018 was an awesome event. Below are the videos and takeaways from the conference MindTheProduct 2018 – Roadmaps Relaunched by C. Todd Lombardo C. Todd has been tinkering and doodling since he was four years old. Originally trained as a scientist, he’s had job titles ranging from scientist, to […]
copied from here by Jasmine Friedl True empathy is hearing and understanding in order to implement solutions to meet the actual user needs, not just our interpretation of those needs. A crucial part of product design is learning how to approach user problems with empathy. Empathy is the ability to share and understand the feelings of others. […]
Prediction: Customer experience will overtake price and product as differentiators According to Walker Info’s customer experience statistics list of 2017 , customer experience will overtake price and product as the key brand differentiator by 2020. That screams for how as Product Managers can we make sure that our products also focus on customer experience in order […]
Well the short answer is No. There is many examples where new companies in an existing market have better products, but they still don’t win. Here is a good strategy which allows you to gain market share? Strategy: When there is competition in your market (which most likely always is) go for the new customers… […]
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