Top Product Management Podcasts

Podcasts are a great way to gain new knowledge on a long commute or while you’re doing tasks around the house that don’t require your full attention. The good news (and bad news) is there is a wealth of podcasts about product management to pick...

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Product Management Collaboration

Too much collaboration? What’s that mean? You certainly want collaboration, but you want collaboration done in the right way in the right amount, as these tips describe. The right amount of collaboration helps you deliver a great product. Too much collaboration helps you spiral into...

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Communicating within the organization

While product managers may not be the CEO of the product, you may be the switchboard operator of the product. You frequently take on the responsibility of making sure the right people get the right information about your product at the right time and get...

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Working with Executives

When you work with managers and executives, you want to share a steady stream of the right information rather than a firehose of all that's possible. Keeping that balance right is the difference between quenching the executive's thirst and drenching them needlessly. What you should know...

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Working with Engineers

You may be tempted to think that working effectively with engineers is all about backlogs and user stories and being able to read code. Those things are helpful, but it’s also extremely important to build credibility, trust, and empathy with your engineers. It turns out...

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Working with UX Designers

As a product manager you constantly need to balance desirability, feasibility, and viability. Your team helps you maintain that balance. The UX designers on your team focus on desirability, which is great if you don’t have a UX background. But when your background is UX...

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Agile development and the product manager

Agile development helps teams speed up their product development activities. That’s great unless they don’t have the proper guidance to make sure they are quickly building the right things. That’s where product managers come into the picture. Here are some ideas on how you can...

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Should You Sell Future Features or Sell What You Have?

You need to let people know about your product. Should you stick to only talking about the features the product currently has? Should you wax poetically about your vision of the features that your product will have soon? Should you under-promise and over-deliver? The proper...

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Sharing Your Roadmap With Customers

To share or not to share (your roadmap with customers), that is the question. On one hand, you want to keep your customers informed and excited about what you’ve got planned for your product. On the other hand, you don’t want to run the risk...

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Product People Attending Sales Calls

You want to talk to potential customers so you can get a better understanding of their needs and gain intelligence to influence your decisions moving forward. Sales calls offer a great opportunity to talk to potential customers. Except that your search for information that helps...

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