Ron Yang

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What we learned from scaling a product team

Lots has been written about how Internet businesses <i>should</i> build software, from books like The Lean Start-Up, and posts from Google Ventures, but not …

5 Essential Habits of Highly Productive Product Managers

Great product managers are like many other high achievers. They seem to get more done in a month than most do in a year. When you find one you do everything you can to keep them, and you would gladly trade 10 good PMs for one that was great.<p>But their role as the CEO of their products means that …

The Only UX Reading List Ever

This reading list is for anyone who wants to learn or deepen their knowledge in the disciplines of <i>User Research, Usability, Information Architecture,</i> …

UX Design

Peter Thiel Is Wrong About Lean Startups

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Dan Kaplan helps</i> <i>startups tell their stories</i><i>. He’s done marketing for Twilio, Asana, and Salesforce, and is preparing to launch</i> <i>Dispatches From The Future</i><i>, a podcast about the future of humanity.</i><p>In his book Zero To One<i>,</i> Peter Thiel has some harsh things to say about lean startups. He …

Product Management

75 Product Management Tools Used by London Pros

As Product Managers we’re always trying new and shiny tools to help us do our jobs. So when Mind The Product kicked off its first ProductCamp in …

The Art of Product Management

Many start up Product Managers are lone wolf types. They work alone, part of a team, but the only one in that team doing what they do. Shuttling …

Be a Great Product Leader

People who know me professionally know that I’m passionate about Product Management. I truly believe that, done properly, a strong product leader …

What Does Feature Creep Look Like?

<b>Customers:</b> Which customers? These should be active, paying, accounts. By ‘active’ we usually mean 30 Day Active. Dead customers give you bad data, so …

Top Hacks from a PM Behind Two of Tech's Hottest Products

<b>Todd Jackson</b> was in a small conference room with a handful of designers, engineers and Mark Zuckerberg. The topic at hand: the <b>Facebook</b> News Feed …