All The Responsibility Podcast

The podcast for product managers, product marketers, innovators and everyone trying to create value in the world with new products. 


Primarily presented by Nils Davis, author of The Secret Product Manager Handbook.

All The Responsibility Podcast

The podcast for product managers, product marketers, innovators and everyone trying to create value in the world with new products. 


Primarily presented by Nils Davis, author of The Secret Product Manager Handbook.

Soft skills for product managers

Soft Skills For Product Managers

What are the most important soft skills for product managers? I think most of us intuitively understand that soft skills are important for product managers. But, given that, let’s drill down a bit.

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Greg Prickril on Managing Your Product Management Career Like A Product

Greg Prickril has been coaching and training PMs for many years. ​He started noticing that product managers, on the whole, were not putting as much attention into their careers – their professional development – as they could be. And that simply applying product management skills and techniques could make a big difference for PMs’ career outcomes.

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The Minimum Effective Dose of Product Management

The Minimum Effective Dose of Product Management

There’s so much we could do as product managers – but we don’t have time to do it all. So you have to know where to apply your leverage, how to prioritize your time investment. You’ve heard of the 80/20 rule – what is the 20% you must do to get 80% of the value?

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A blurry car side mirror, looking backwards, with the words "Retrospectives Should Be A No-Brainer" laid on top

Retrospectives Should Be A No-Brainer

Retrospectives are a great, cheap tool your team can use to rapidly improve their effectiveness. Here’s how to do them, how to sell your organization on them, and, as an example, a retrospective of this podcast’s 2019.

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About ​Your Host

​Nils Davis

​Your host, and author of The Secret Product Manager Handbook

When I started in product management, there were no resources for learning product management.

To help new product managers avoid that struggle, for years I’ve been providing that “secret” information on my Secret Product Manager Handbook website, this podcast, and my YouTube channel.

(You can get a lot of my best material in the Kindle or paperback version of The Secret Product Manager Handbook - a real book! It’s crammed full of all the things I wish someone had told me when I started.)


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