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Myth: You need to have management experience to become a director Oct 31, 2021

Let's talk about myths that cause product managers to lose steam, end up in the wrong job, get paid a terrible salary, or end up with a job title lower than what they deserve.

Let’s dive into the myth that you need to have people management experience to become a Director. Yes, landing that...

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Myth: You need to apply to hundreds of jobs! Oct 31, 2021

Let's talk about myths that cause product managers to lose steam, end up in the wrong job, get paid a terrible salary, or end up with a job title lower than what they deserve.

Let's dive into the myth of the only way to level up in the world of product is to apply to hundreds of jobs.

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Lead the Pack Sep 01, 2021

I love the quote..."If you throw yourself to the wolves, return leading the pack." It's often ourselves who do the most harm to our hearts and spirits.  As product managers, we spend time beating ourselves up if we have a challenging meeting with senior leadership or receive some...

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Treat Your Career As A Product Sep 01, 2021

For those of us in the world of product management, we love to iterate, talk to customers, build strategies, and think about amazing products.  The challenge is we forget all of our product principles when it comes to our career.

Let’s walk through how you can use basic product...

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Are You Trying To Level Up With Your Hair on Fire Sep 01, 2021

Overcommitment is sprinting into the future with your hair on fire.  The problem is we, as product managers are responsible for releases, the vision, customer issues, questions, etc etc.

Every day, we must say yes to almost everything.  

So we need to learn some tools.  It is...

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3-Ways To Overcome Burnout for Product Managers Sep 01, 2021

One of the biggest challenges I'm seeing across the board in the world of product management.  Work-life balance.  So my question to you is...is your work bleeding into the rest of your life?

You are up early on standups with India or China.  You are answering messages from the...

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Product Managers...to Grow...Reflect Sep 01, 2021

Inspired Product Leadership for the Overwhelmed and Overworked

To become an amazing product. leader, you cannot just spend your time firefighting. You must engage in self-reflection to learn and grow.

To land an amazing job or get out of a toxic situation, you must first reflect.  Reflect to...

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Imposter Syndrome Sep 01, 2021

You are meeting with senior leaders about the product roadmap. One of them asks you a question you cannot answer. You freeze. You start to panic. Your response is flustered and a bit incoherent.

One of the key things that hold us back from moving into product leadership is imposter syndrome.

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Questions to Ask Yourself to Level-Up into Leadership Sep 01, 2021

Happy 2021. What do you truly want this year with your career? For many, they want to get that promotion into leadership that they know they deserve. I challenge you to take it one step further. To level up into leadership AND love what you do again. 

Moving into leadership in a workplace...

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I'll be happy when Sep 01, 2021

You’ve been lied to. You’ve been told happiness happens “when” you do or have something out there.  I”ll be happy WHEN something happens.

You set goals to go after something out there. Things like I’ll be happy when I…

  • Become a Chief Product...
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