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Presenting for Product Managers – Develop Your Skills for Every Situation

Like it or not, presenting and public speaking are vital skills for a product manager. You may have to beat down your imposter syndrome when you stand up and speak, but mastering these skills will ensure you can communicate confidently, present complex ideas to stakeholders, and share your vision, strategy and plans effectively with your [...] Read...

Developing Presence and Confidence: Advice on Vocals, Gesture and Movement

Advice on vocals, gesture and movement when public speaking from Olena Skyrta, co-founder of Speak2Me. Confidence and presence play a big part in presentation success but they don’t come naturally to everyone. In fact, three in four people have a fear of public speaking and, for a long time, I was one of them, I used to [...] Read More... The post...

How Influential Leadership Builds Winning Products – Oluwatobi Otokiti

An inspirational first-time talk from Tobi Otokiti asking us as product managers to consider ourselves as the product. See yourself as a product leader, not just a manager, and genuinely care for your team. Don’t be the aloof CEO of the product, but become a team player and get excited about your product – it will [...] Read More... The post How...

What Makes A Good Product Manager? by Moe Ali

In this ProductTank Toronto talk, Moe Ali – currently the CPO at Airborne – gives us some insights into the classic archetypes and characteristics of a good product manager, covering: The balance of product discovery vs delivery Some of the archetypes of product managers What practices make a good product manager Product Discovery vs Delivery A typical...

You Are the Product – Kristina Walcker-Mayer on The Product Experience

Product people have a lot of things in common: we’re curious, we like connecting the dots, we try to solve more problems than we create, we get bored easily, we’re pretty social (even if we also identify as introverts), and we enjoy looking at things at both a tactical and strategic level. Unfortunately, we’re also [...] Read More... The post You...

Dispelling the Biggest Fallacies of Product Management

Product Management has become an incredibly sought-after career path for people with all kinds of backgrounds and expertise and, while the discipline is crucial to the success of modern business, it’s still very much in a state of development. As a result of all of those factors, it’s very easy to discover myths and product [...] Read More... The...

#mtpcon but Not as You Know It – the Product Event of the Year

With COVID continuing to put paid to our plans and the voice of Ross from Friends ringing in our ears, we’ve pivoted our ever-popular San Francisco and Hamburg conferences to bring you our brand new, online product event – #mtpcon Digital. Over three days (July 13-15), you’ll hear from some truly awesome product leaders as [...] Read More... The...

Qualitative Intelligence by Mitchell Gillespie

In this ProductTank Toronto talk, Mitchell Gillespie (Director of Product Management at Wave HQ) shares some thoughts on what he calls “qualitative intelligence”. As product managers are constantly striving to understand why their customers and stakeholders behave in certain ways, they are often in dire need of high-impact qualitative understanding....

The Value of Mentoring for Product Leaders

Adam Thomas loves to mentor – he jokes that in the multiverse where there’s a million different versions of yourself, “in 40% of them, I would be a teacher”. “I just get a huge kick out of it. I love seeing people understand things, seeing the lights come on.” Adam’s career has seen him progress from [...] Read More... The post The Value of Mentoring...

Why we Fought SAFe and how we Lost, by Stephen Culligan

Stephen Culligan shares an honest and humorous tale of a ‘failed’ attempt to take on SAFe as a consultant in a large enterprise company, and the lessons that came out of the experience. Despite setting and aligning clear product, business and technical goals, employing modern product discovery techniques, and defining the North Star, the project [...]...

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