What kind of leader do you want to be?

Product management is a leadership position. You have to influence others and create conditions for them to do their best work. That’s leadership. To be an effective product manager, you need...
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A Three-Question Process for Product Team Success (Pragmatic Live Transcripts)

How do managers take what their teams have learned and turn it into something tangible? How do those team members take that knowledge and apply it to their roles? Lori Haakmeester of Cox Automotive...
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Method Implementation for Cross-Functional Teams (Pragmatic Live Transcripts)

How do you create a cohesive approach to product methodology when working with cross-functional teams? What is the value in developing a consistent language, vocabulary and framework to a...
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Stakeholder Communications

“It’s hard to make predictions, especially about the future.” Danish proverb What does “second quarter” mean to you? For most technical teams, the second quarter is when...
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 Marrying Up: Partnering With Big Companies

The competitive landscape for software companies, driven by venture-backed startups and disruptive business models and technologies, has only become fiercer in today’s economy. Small players...
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Why Your Global Colleagues Hate Meeting With You

“Let’s go around the horn and each say our piece. Yoshi-san, you first.”  The long silence that ensued was followed by an awkward apology from Yoshi to please repeat the...
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How to Build High-Functioning Teams

Managing product teams without clear guidelines or a comprehensive framework is like herding cats. Product teams are made up of people with very different roles. And product managers, developers,...
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How the Best Product Leaders Manage Without Authority

Join Pragmatic Institute instructor Kirsten Butzow and other product leaders as they share tips on how to manage up and push back when other areas of the organization demand product changes.
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What Zillow Can Teach You About Your Pricing Analytics

In a Zillow Porchlight article, Zillow describes (barely) how they calculate the value of a home and how they are trying to become more accurate.
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Attack of the CABs!

By Rob Jensen Most executive engagement programs go extremely well, deliver outstanding results, and leave host companies—and more importantly, customer advisory board (CAB) members...
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Taking Event Support from Sales Tactic to Product Strategy

Events. It’s natural to dread them. As a product manager, you may view events as largely tactical and time-consuming endeavors. Beyond that, you may loathe being stuck in a trade show booth taking on...
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Why You Should Become a Thought Leader—ASAP!

There’s no doubt about it: There is power in being a recognized industry thought leader. In the world of product management and marketing, that renown comes with increased opportunities for you...
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Leadership

What kind of leader do you want to be?

Product management is a leadership position. You have to influence others and create conditions for …
Read More

Method Implementation for Cross-Functional Teams (Pragmatic Live Transcripts)

How do you create a cohesive approach to product methodology when working with cross-functional team…
Read More

A Three-Question Process for Product Team Success (Pragmatic Live Transcripts)

How do managers take what their teams have learned and turn it into something tangible? How do those…
Read More

Stakeholder Communications

“It’s hard to make predictions, especially about the future.” Danish proverb What …
Read More

Want to Land Speaking Engagements? Here’s How

Whether you’re just getting started as a speaker, or are looking to take your speaking career …
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 Marrying Up: Partnering With Big Companies

The competitive landscape for software companies, driven by venture-backed startups and disruptive b…
Read More

Why Your Global Colleagues Hate Meeting With You

“Let’s go around the horn and each say our piece. Yoshi-san, you first.”  The…
Read More

How to Build High-Functioning Teams

Managing product teams without clear guidelines or a comprehensive framework is like herding cats. P…
Read More

How the Best Product Leaders Manage Without Authority

Join Pragmatic Institute instructor Kirsten Butzow and other product leaders as they share tips on h…
Read More
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