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Venture Capital is Product Management

Kevin Lee, VC Associate at FundersClub and Founder of Product Manager HQ, discusses how product management varies between companies, the importance of finding the right role, and what technologies and markets he’s excited about right now.

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75

Creatively Saying No is Product Management

Erin Essex, Creative Director of Webonise, shares how to say ‘no’ without being confrontational and how to educate your team on when and how to do the same.

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74

Strategic Storytelling is Product Management

Andy Raskin, a strategic messaging consultant, shares the five key components of an effective story and the secrets to getting buy-in for a big decision.

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73

Exploratory Research is Product Management

Teena Singh, Director of User Experience at ADP, shares why she interviews customers at their workplace, how to craft user stories with context and the role of domain expertise in product management.

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71

Persuasive Design is Product Management

Victor Yocco, Author and Research Director at EY-Intuitive, shares the key psychological principles that drive user adoption and how product teams can use these principles to build more persuasive products.

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70

Handling Feature Requests is Product Management

Michael Sacca, Head of partnerships at Crew, discusses the value of partnerships, how to evaluate feature requests and creative ways of saying ‘no’.

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69

Bottom Up Selling is Product Management

Ryan Burke, VP of Sales at InVision, discusses the art of bottom up selling, how continuous improvement increases customer adoption and how product teams should interface with sales teams.

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66

Getting Out of the Office is Product Management

Aarron Walter, VP of Design Education at InVision, discusses making informed design decisions based on customer feedback and scaling best practices across an organization.

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63

User Science is Product Management

Brent Tworetzky, Executive Vice President of Product at XO Group, shares his philosophy of user science, and explains how to assess customer perceptions and behavior when developing new products and features.

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62

Recruiting is Product Management

Rick Aronstein, Head of Product Recruitment at AC Lion, shares how companies can recruit the best product managers, how to assess culture fit and how product managers can find their next great opportunity.

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61

Mobile Product Design is Product Management

Alicia Dixon, Senior Product Manager at Hilton Worldwide, explains the key differences between mobile and web product management, including gaining customer insights and communicating with key stakeholders.

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60

Rallying Stakeholders is Product Management

Joe Lalley, Digital and Social Strategy Director at PwC, shares how to align stakeholders and make the case for key product decisions based on his experience building PwC’s homepage.

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55

Media Monetization and Distribution is Product Management

Dan Blumberg, Product Director for New York Times Global, shares how his team runs experiments, strategies for media monetization and new opportunities for content distribution.

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50

10% Entrepreneurship is Product Management

Patrick McGinnis, angel investor and author of The 10% Entrepreneur, shares how having a side project can help product managers and the best time management strategies for doing so.

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49

Keeping Business In Mind is Product Management

Jesus Ramirez, VP of Product at Tallwave, discusses what he believes are the most overlooked aspects of product management: design, branding, and user acquisition.

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46

Artificial Intelligence is Product Management

Dennis Mortensen, Founder of x.ai, discusses how to lead a product team building “invisible software” and how to set a strategy and roadmap towards artificial intelligence.

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42

Cross-Platform Implementation is Product Management

Karen Landry, Product Director at Mindgrub, shares the opportunities and challenges presented by consumers armed with numerous devices, and how to communicate throughout the product development process.

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41

Doing Meetings Right is Product Management

Thibaut Davoult, Product Marketer at Wisembly, shares guidelines for determining when a meeting is necessary and best practices for managing meetings before, during and after.

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36

Go-To-Market Strategy is Product Management

Marc Sirkin, CMO at SpendBoss and former Director at PWC, shares how product managers can support go-to-market strategy and his advice for unlocking collaboration between product management and marketing teams.

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35

Keeping Up With Technology is Product Management

Vivek Bedi, Head of Product at LearnVest, shares his perspective on the importance of being technical and how to stay on top of the latest consumer trends.

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