Category: Product Management Tips
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Is your popularity killing you? As a product manager, a great deal of your value resides in your customer, market and product knowledge, and so people should be seeking you out. But if you find yourself fielding a lot of time-consuming and repetitive information requests,… Continue reading
From what we’ve seen, Product Managers are avid readers. So here are the top 10 “must read” Harvard Business Review articles, and all of them applicable to product management. They include classics from Clayton Christensen, Michael Porter, Peter Druker, Kaplan & Norton, and Theodore Levitt. If… Continue reading
If you’re in charge of hiring Product Managers in your organization, here’s a problem that you’ve puzzled over before or you’ll have again soon: do you hire experienced product managers and teach them your business, or do you hire subject matter experts (SMEs) and teach… Continue reading
With an economy that’s shifting toward expansion, many of us will have opportunities to propose new business cases in the coming months. If you’re working on one now, or will be soon, be sure to avoid these common mistakes that can cause your business case to… Continue reading
A colleague recently voiced frustration that their divisional strategy is far from clear, yet they are accountable for following it and delivering results against it. Does this problem sound familiar? Here are a few good ways to cope: 1. Look for “breadcrumb trails” – Find a… Continue reading
I recently had the honor of participating on a panel for Woods Creek Consulting’s Sales Executive Peer Group. The topic of discussion: Building a Lengendary Relationship with Product Management. There were several good points brought up in the conversation (more in future posts), but here’s… Continue reading