Tagged: Product Management

Transitioning to Product from a Functional Role

If you speak to five product managers about how they got their jobs, you’re likely to receive five different answers. Transitioning from a functional role such as marketing or engineering to product can seem...

Principles of Product Management [NEW BOOK]

In 2019, I decided to write a book to help new and aspiring product managers land a PM job and launch their careers. My Book, Principles of Product Management, is Now Available! Read the...

Making the Unspoken Spoken

In this excerpt from her recent book, The Team That Managed Itself, Christina Wodtke looks at how teams can deal with the office housework jobs that no one wants to take on. Within teams,...

Coaching – Strategic Context

To continue with our series on coaching, in this article I will be covering a different aspect of coaching, which has to do with ensuring the product manager has the necessary understanding of the...

Janice Fraser: Knitting at the Edge of new

Not many product people can claim to have coached staff at the White House. “It’s my most proud achievement,” says Silicon Valley veteran Janice Fraser, “It was such an honour to be invited to...

Coaching – Decisions

In the last article I discussed the importance of integrity, and how it is the basis for decision-making in an empowered product team.  In this article, I’d like to focus on how I coach...

Coaching – Integrity

Returning to our series on coaching, this article and the next are tackling two of the toughest yet most crucial aspects of successful product management. In this article I will address integrity, and in...