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Managing and Developing Product Managers – The Black Box of Product Management

The mental model for managing PMs<p>What is a good mental model for managing PMs? Let’s start with describing what makes them tick.<p>Who are PMs?<p>Being a …

Why you should stop using product roadmaps and try GIST Planning

Over the years I created my fair share of product strategies, roadmaps and project gantts. I don’t do them anymore. I found a better alternative …

Project Management

This Facebook Exec’s Secret To Keeping Her 400-Person Team Focused

Product VP Fidji Simo has found weekly check-ins for setting her own intentions can radiate outward, keeping everyone chasing the same goal.<p>Fidji Simo polled her team at Facebook about her top skill as a manager, and there was quick and enthusiastic consensus: Simo has the uncanny ability to juggle …

Product Management

11 Ways I Visualize Product Development Work

…sharing some drawings and notes from a whiteboard training today.<p>Excuse spelling… its been a long day in the trenches!<p>The topic was <b>useful artifacts</b> …

Product Management

12 books that every PM and leader should read

Those of you who know me well know that I like to read a lot. Below I have compiled a list of 12 books that stood out to me over the years as …

Booklist For Timeless Wisdom

Though I’m always keeping up with contemporary reading, there are certain books that I’ve returned to again and again. Whether they’re books on …

Experience Design in the Machine Learning Era

Notes for designers and data scientists who create together systems that learn from human behaviors<p>1. Introduction<p>Traditionally the experience of a …

10 incredible Quotes to guide your life.

You can learn something from these. Trust me.<p>I’m a collector of quotes. I love it when I can find a phrase, a sentence, a particular grouping of …

Jurassic Park

Home | Startup Graveyard

<b>Welcome to Startup Graveyard</b><p>This site is a resource for entrepreneurs to avoid making the same mistakes as failed startups. We hope that this project …

Mental Models: The Best Way to Make Intelligent Decisions (113 Models Explained)

How do you think the most rational people in the world operate their minds? How do they make better decisions?<p>They do it by mentally filing away a …

11 Essential Laws of Product Development

This curated column is authored by Sean Johnson, Partner, FounderThe post 11 Essential Laws of Product Development appeared first on iamwire.

Product Management

The Art of Writing One-Sentence Product Descriptions

<i>A look back at early interviews with Facebook and Uber CEOs illustrates an ingenious way to communicate hard-to-describe products.</i><p>As a founder, I …

Product Management

A comprehensive list of product management courses (updated January 2018)

Product management is a discipline that thrives on curiosity — questions continually present themselves because there are so many unknowns. You can …

Product Management

Jeff Bezos on the biggest enemy: 'Irrelevance. Followed by excruciating, painful decline'

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos knows a thing or two about building a successful business. Several analysts have predicted that Amazon will be the world’s …

Product Management

Forget the MBA. Here’s the fastest way to become a product manager

Many people in their mid careers think about getting an MBA as a stepping stone to become a product manager. That’s not needed — there are faster and …

Every Man Should Read These Life-Changing Books

Don’t take life learning and personal growth for granted. Some of these books are guaranteed to expand your mind, provoke your thoughts, and even …

Motivation

The 2 Mental Shifts Highly Successful People Make

<b>“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”</b>— Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner<p>There are two …

Five Models for Making Sense of Complex Systems

<i>My new</i> <i>book on visual thinking</i> <i>is out!</i> http://amzn.to/2fvrETG<p>In one of the classes I teach at CCA, students were confused by mental models, conceptual …

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Strategic Communication: How to Develop Strategic Messaging and Positioning

Read my latest: <b>THOUGHT LEADERSHIP: The Ultimate Thought Leadership: How To Write an Industry ‘How-to’ Book: Process, Tips, Hacks, and Resources</b><p><b>The</b> …

Innovation Is Management

Every entrepreneur wants to be Steve Jobs. But the Steve Jobs they want to be is the Steve Jobs on stage presenting the new iPhone at an Apple event. Not many entrepreneurs want to learn how to be Steve Jobs the day-to-day innovation grind. Innovators in large companies are not any different. I …

Innovation

50 Things I’ve Learned About Product Management

The Sunday, can’t sleep, had coffee after 2PM edition…<p>You are wrong more often than you are right. The trick is getting a couple shots at solving the …

Product Management

How to Get Startup Ideas

<b>Want to start a startup?</b> Get funded by Y Combinator.<p>November 2012<p>The way to get startup ideas is not to try to think of startup ideas. It's to look …

Startups

How Amazon Web Services (AWS) Achieved an $11.5B Run Rate by Working Backwards

In 2006, after Amazon Web Services (AWS) helped pioneer what we now call the cloud, product development changed forever. What once took millions of …

The Product Manager vs. The Strategist

How the people behind the roles that shape your world think.<p><b>Your life is curated.</b><p>The coffee you’re drinking, the videos you’re streaming, and that …

The Bipolar Nature of Product Management

The best product managers are bipolar in many ways. I don’t mean to say that they have a mental illness or bipolar disorder. What I mean is that the …

Product Management

Applying Leverage as a Product Manager

I get every new PM I manage to read (or re-read) High Output Management by Andy Grove within the first month of joining my team. It’s a timeless, no …

I love Product Management

Last week, I was asked by a student how I became a Product Manager and what was the right training to become one.Tricky question. Because, as pointed …

A hitchhiker’s guide to product management

<b>Design</b><p>Design is one of those things that many people say is important, but not many people truly invest the time in. It is much more than just making …

Product Management