Is there a “perfect product manager resume?” Not really. But there are ways to make your resume a lot better. And it comes from thinking like a product manager.
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All The Responsibility, None Of The Authority
All The Responsibility Podcast
Kristy Olinger – Communication Guru I met Kristy Olinger a few months ago, introduced by our mutual friend Greg Prickril (a guest on the podcast last year). We immediately hit it off and I knew she’d be a great guest for the podcast. In her day job Kristy is a product manager for credit card
“How Can I Make A Name For Myself As A Junior Product Manager?” This episode arose from a question I got in a recent Clubhouse session: Q: How can I make a name for myself as a new junior product manager? I have an earlier episode on this (#72 – “Proven Ways Deliver Value Fast
Carlos Gonzalez de Villaumbrosia solved his own problem with Product School In our interview, Carlos Gonzalez de Villaumbrosia recounts what led him to create Product School back in 2014. It started as a one-many enterprise, and a first class of eight people. His goal? Helping others learn the product management skills and mindset he’d had
This episode is a little trip down memory lane for me, as I recount two very influential articles about software engineering I read in the 2000s. But their influence extended far beyond software engineering, to product management and understanding how products can be successful. Links Rub-a-Dub-Dub, by Joel Spolsky The Guerilla Guide To Interviewing, by
The end of the year always prompts thoughts and reflections on what went down, what was worth celebrating, and where tweaks or even overhauls are needed.
Psychological safety is essential for excellent team performance. In this episode, how product managers can contribute to their teams’ psychological safety.
This episode addresses a fundamental concern for everyone – how to be better. How to achieve more. How to be more effective. my guidance is to focus on playing to your strengths, unleashing your aptitudes, and mitigating – not improving – your weaknesses.
As product managers, we intuitively understand Deming’s 95/5 rule on behalf of our users. But we seldom turn the lens back on ourselves.
About Your Host
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.)