Joe Simanton

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How any leader can become a meetings hero

<i>“At Facebook, we hang posters around our campus to inspire us – Done is Better than Perfect, Move Fast and Break Things, Fortune Favors the Bold. Two of my favorites say “Ruthless Prioritization” and “The future belongs to the few of us still willing to get our hands dirty.” Those posters influence</i> …

Time Management

This product manager shares how you can sell yourself in the job market like a great product

Early this year, I suddenly found myself hunting for jobs. After a comfortable stay of more than three years in an organization, I decided to go for …

Product Manager Skills By Seniority Level — A Deep Breakdown

Since sharing articles about <i>What A Product Manager Does</i> and <i>Interviewing Product Managers</i>, readers have asked me for more detail, specifically what …

Product Management

How to Prepare for a Customer Success Interview

Congrats! You applied for a Customer Success position and are now preparing for your first interview. Whether this is your first time interviewing …

MVP Paradox And Here’s How To Fix Your MVP Before Its Too Late!

We are huge fans of the lean startup movement. We champion it religiously to all our clients because it helps them iteratively build a product using …

Product Management

6 agile methods for backlog prioritization

On a bad day, backlog management is a bit like handing a kindergarten student a pencil, a piece of paper, and a book, and saying “I’m sure you can …

Soft skills for success–and other innovation insights for product managers Sept 8, 2017

<i>Each week I scour articles, wading through the dogs, and bringing you the best insights to help product managers and innovators be heroes.</i><p><b>Soft skills</b> …

7 Interview Questions That Cut to the Heart and Reveal Someone's True Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Organizations looking for an edge in hiring high performers with emotional intelligence should take note of a recent report called "Emotional Intelligence at Work," published by OfficeTeam, a leading staffing company.<p>The findings came from a survey they conducted with more than 600 HR managers and …

Employment

Conducting market research–and other innovation insights for product managers Aug 25, 2017

<i>Each week I scour articles, wading through the dogs, and bringing you the best insights to help product managers and innovators be heroes.</i><p><b>Tips for</b> …

Don’t Leave a Job Interview Without Asking These 3 Questions

Nailing a job interview can be a lot of pressure – you’re finally face to face with a potential employer, so of course you want to make a good and …

Your strategy is too sacred

Everyone wants to give strategy lip service and everyone believes they are strategic thinkers. In practice, however, ‘strategy’ is dead on arrival …

Product Management

Want to Be a Great CEO? Be a Great Product Manager First | Inc.com

There are many paths to becoming a CEO, some more beneficial than others. After all, getting there is important, but once you are in charge, <i>what</i> you do -- and <i>how</i> you do it -- is what matters the most.<p>One guy who knows is Gregg Johnson, the CEO of Invoca, the call intelligence company (they capture …

Product Management

These 8 Books Can Help You Finally Understand Business

Run rate? M&A? Non-voting shares?<p>If you’ve never run your own business or considered B-school, it can be tough to wrap your head around how the …

Product Management Should Be At The Core Of Every Company

At the heart of product management is the ability to discover the customers' pain and then leading the way in solving that pain in the best way …

Business Technology

My 8 Rules Of Great Products

This column is by serial entrepreneur & startup strategist MitchellThe post My 8 Rules Of Great Products appeared first on iamwire.

Product Management

Product Management Top 10 Articles for the Past Year (v.2017)

<b>For the past year</b>, we’ve ranked nearly 8,000 Product Management articles to pick the Top 10 stories (0.13% chance) that can help you advance your PM …

TIMS Software

Providing software, support and services to the industries of HME/DME providers, Industrial Gas and Welding Suppliers and Hearing Professionals.

Five Questions to Ask in an Interview That Will Reveal a Lot About the Company

You’ve heard it a zillion times: “Remember, you’re interviewing them just as much as they’re interviewing you. Ask your own (good) questions to get a …

Scaling frameworks, agile models, and your team | Zephyr

For the past two decades, the agile methodology has facilitated software delivery. Scaling agile techniques across departments is challenging. The …

Project Management

Great History Books of 2016

Books about books, class, politics, presidents and consumerism.<p>Last year I inaugurated my list of some of the best history books of the year. With the end of the year upon us, it’s time for a second go-round. Regular readers know that I love history, and that I worry we pay far too little attention …

Books

6 Brutal Truths About Productivity No One Wants to Talk About

This column is by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups<p>Humans are prolific procrastinators. People have struggled with habitual hesitation …

The Five Belts Of The Product Owner

One of the cool things that Europeans added to Judo is the belt system. Japanese are patient by nature, they either do or don't. In fact they …

Product Management

The Top Rules Of Public Speaking

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Your heartbeat is raised, your palms are clammy, you swallow hard and the words you had prepared so painstakingly just seem to spin in your head as …

Why Performance Management Is Dead And Performance Motivation Is Here To Stay [Infographic]

How’s your team performing?<p>Before you start the process of performance evaluations, take 10 minutes and discover why performance management is dead and performance motivation is here to stay.<p>As we know, performance management is the term used to refer to activities, tools, processes, and programs …

Project Management

Top-Down Management Structures Are Crumbling– How Will You Adapt?

Originally published on CEO.com<p>Not long ago, employees succeeded in the workplace by producing consistent, high-quality work as specifically directed …

The Three Qualities of People I Most Enjoy Working With

Several weeks ago, I shared the above Venn diagram in a status update. With 20k+ likes and comments on LinkedIn and over 2.2k retweets and favorites …

We took a real résumé from a mid-level employee and turned it into something fantastic

As a mid-level event manager at one of the top social media companies in the world, Heather (not her real name) says it's her job to flawlessly execute meetings so the company's clients feel important and appreciated.<p>Though she loves her job and where she works, she's targeting a promotion within …

Employment

Why Strong Product Managers Pick Fights

How many times do people "ping" you at work each day? For product managers, the answer is probably something like: "Oh, I've stopped counting." Feedback comes in from so many different channels -- internally and externally -- that those pings can start to feel like a series of jabs.<p>Of course, input …

Here's The Best Doughnut Shop In Your State

Better than cupcakes, as classic as apple pie.

Dessert