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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 black 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…

Product Management Case Study: How to get an interview in less than 24 hours

Getting a first-round interview for your dream product management job IS possible. Learn what it takes in my new blog post that features a success story for my client, Claire, who's the Director of Product Management at a start-up. Less…

The Skills You Need to Be a Successful Product Manager

Being a good product manager requires a diverse range of skills, abilities, and know-how. Whether you’re new to the role or looking to refine your skills, here are three factors that contribute to being a successful product manager. The three…

How product managers can say no and not lose their job

Saying "no" is one of a product manager's most challenging responsibilities. And it's something all product managers should be saying a lot. Here's a typical situation for product managers: You fire up Slack and see a DM waiting for you…

5 Product Manager Tips to Have Your Best Day Ever

Product managers are the unsung heroes of product creation. They're responsible for product strategy, product marketing, product development, and more. Improve your product manager skills every day with these simple tips, and within just a couple of weeks, your teammates…

How to Confidently Set Product Manager Goals for the New Year

Get ready for a fantastic 2022 with my quick goal setting and year-end retrospective exercise designed specifically for product managers looking to grow their careers. Setting goals and planning for the future is crucial for any product manager's career. But…