Category: Organizations

Prioritization Beyond Algorithms

Prioritization is an essential part of product management. We want it to be a mechanical process: pick a metric, estimate ROI for the entire backlog, then do whatever scores highest. But that very rarely works in practice.

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Workplace Confessions

Podcast: Workplace Confessions

This podcast uses submissions of real-but-anonymized problems to get guest responses. One of the questions for me: How would a product manager handle C-level requests for proprietary information about a previous employer/competitor?

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Synchronized swimmers

Shoulder To Shoulder

VPs of Product and VPs of Engineering need a strong, trusting, collaborative working relationship so that their teams can succeed. What does that look like?

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Webinar: Combining Business & Product Mindsets

Christian Strunk and Alex Dapunt host the Product Bakery podcast. In this episode, I joined them to talk about how Product Leaders work with executives, as well as the topic of negotiating and managing stakeholders and incoming requests.  👉 Listen to the episode on all platforms 🎙 Podcast Minutes/Table of Content 0:28 – Intro 5:45

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Podcast: Product Leadership beyond Managing PMs

I joined Cyrus Eslamian for an episode of his Product Manager Hub podcast. We talked about challenges that product leaders face, working with other C-level executives, strategy versus process, mentoring, and building trust/empathy across departments.

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The Hungry Man Parable

Sometimes we struggle to communicate important concepts that others don’t seem to get. So we have to try different approaches. Here’s a short post on framing the “shifting priorities” problem in non-technical terms.

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