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170

Navigating Uncertainty is Product Management

Ryan Singer, Head of Strategy at Basecamp, shares how he manages projects with unknown requirements, eliminates blockers, and avoids unnecessary meetings.

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169

Building an Innovation Community is Product Management

Joe Kirgues, Co-Founder of gener8tor, a startup accelerator in the Midwest, shares the product management strategies that have helped his 80 portfolio companies grow, how he’s applied those strategies to scale his own company, and his approach to building an innovation community outside of Silicon Valley.

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168

Market Research is Product Management

Gregg Archibald and Leonard Murphy, Partners at Gen2 Advisors and GreenBook, share what product managers need to know about market research, how product managers and researchers can collaborate more effectively, and how technology is reshaping the field.

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167

Making Change is Product Management

Amy Radin, former Chief Innovation Officer at Citi, and Author of “The Change Maker’s Playbook,” discusses the most important skills for leading a digital transformation, and how to get cover to build great products.

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166

UX Research is Product Management

Aryel Cianflone, UX Researcher at LinkedIn, discusses the most effective research techniques and how she creates presentations that align and inspire her team.

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165

B2B2C is Product Management

Philip Charles-Pierre, CEO of Semsee, shares strategies for growing B2B2C companies, and how to build products for both business customers and consumer end users.

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164

Prioritizing Opportunities is Product Management

Charles Battle, Senior Director of Product Management at LendingTree, shares how he evaluates new opportunities, conducts business case analysis, and runs split tests on live products.

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163

Becoming Customer-Centric is Product Management

Kimberly Tzeng, Senior Product Manager at LearnVest, a subsidiary of Northwestern Mutual, shares how she shifted her team to a more collaborative and customer-centric approach to product management.

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162

Discovery Research is Product Management

Alanna Ford, Innovation Product Manager at AARP, shares how she conducts user research to discover and validate new product concepts.

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161

Making Tradeoffs is Product Management

Wayne Greene, former Senior Director of Product Management at VMware, discusses how he approaches prioritizing features, allocating resources across a portfolio of products, and communicating decisions with key stakeholders.

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160

Building Freemium Products is Product Management

Michael Pici, Director of Product, Growth at Hubspot, shares how he’s launched freemium products to drive adoption of Hubspot’s premium products, and how the company’s go-to-market strategy shifted as it expanded from a single product to a platform.

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159

User Experience Design is Product Management

Jared Spool, CEO of User Interface Engineering, shares how companies can make design a competitive advantage and two practices for creating a culture of continuous of learning.

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158

Skill Building is Product Management

Manav Mishra, VP of Product Management at Teridion, shares the two most important skills that product managers need to have and how he balances strategic thinking with execution.

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157

Hiring a Chief Product Officer is Product Management

Shelley Perry, Venture Partner at Insight Venture Partners, discusses when and how to hire a Chief Product Officer and what it takes to scale from growth stage to IPO.

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156

Critical Thinking is Product Management

Teresa Torres, Product Discovery Coach, shares how product teams can overcome cognitive biases, make better decisions, and drive meaningful outcomes.

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155

Growing Mature Products is Product Management

Janna Bastow, Co-Founder of Mind the Product and ProdPad, shares her approach to product roadmapping, backlog grooming, and running experiments.

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154

Telling Stories with Data is Product Management

Harry Stevens, Visual Journalist at Axios, shares how he tells stories with data visualizations, and his techniques for avoiding the most common mistakes that people make when interpreting data.

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153

Conversion Optimization is Product Management

Claire Vo, VP of Product at Optimizely, shares her approach to boosting conversion rates and running experiments that deliver value.

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152

Executive Coaching is Product Management

Crystal Fernando, Partner at WhatBox Partners and Former Head of Global Delivery at InterContinental Hotels Group, shares how to build high-performing teams and her approach to coaching innovation leaders.

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151

Getting Things Done is Product Management

David Allen, Author of Getting Things Done, discusses how to manage complex projects, be more productive, and stay focused on your most important work.

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