Product Manager imposter syndrome and how to beat it

Just about every product manager and aspiring pm I know struggles with imposter syndrome periodically. Product managers are particularly susceptible to Imposter Syndrome. The combined personality traits of high achievement and perfectionism tend to make excellent product managers. But it’s…

Getting Things Done as a Product Manager

When you're a PM, it's easy to get sucked into the back hole of trying to do everything, trying to please everyone... only to realize that you're not doing your job very well at. Being an effective product manager is no…

How to Break into Product Management

Gandhi said, “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” It’s often used in the context of acts of service intended to foster peace, inspiration, and inclusion around the world. If you're struggling to get hired as a product…

Zoom Bingo Game for Product Managers

We’re in the final stretch of 2020 and many of you may be starting to mentally check out because the holidays are here, your kids are out of school for a couple of weeks, or you’re just done. Stick a…

Define Your Product Management Career Path

Many companies provide a single product management career path up the proverbial corporate ladder where the only way to get ahead is by moving up in title. But following this trajectory always make sense, even with the loftiest of product management titles on the line. Learn why here.

How to be a more strategic product manager

Many product managers feel stuck at a time when they most need to take action. “I just don’t have the time” they proclaim, rather than scheduling customer interviews that will help them decide which features to build. Or they can’t…

Why Products Fail and the One Thing Product Managers Can Do to Avoid It

UPDATED AT 12:15 PM PACIFIC TIME, 2/4/20 I had no idea when I wrote this article that I would wake up to the #IowaCaucusDisaster. What a shame the people who developed the app used didn't have a chance to read…

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