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All The Responsibility, None Of The Authority

The product management podcast for everyone trying to create value in the world with new products - product managers, product marketers, innovators of all sorts.

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

86: Data-driven product management

86: Data-driven Product Management

What does data-driven product management really mean? In episode 83 of this podcast my guest Noa Ganot reminded us that the term “data-driven product management” originally meant you weren’t prioritizing what to build simply based your own opinions, out of your own head, or the opinions of your colleagues. You would use “data” – such

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85: Storytelling Questions & Answers

85: Storytelling Questions & Answers

In this episode, answers to a few questions I get often when I’m presenting or training product managers on storytelling. A great story is about a problem worth solving, a difficult and challenging path to a solution that only you can navigate, followed by a meaningful transformation when the problem is solved. Very simple to

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84: Strengths, Skills, and Workarounds

84: Strengths, Skills, and Workarounds

This episode of The Secrets of Product Management is about strengths and weaknesses, and especially how to use mental models and other tools to augment your weaknesses. Rebranding the podcast This is the first episode of the rebranded podcast. I’m changing the name from All The Responsibility to “The Secrets of Product Management” so it’s

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79: Carlos Gonzalez de Villaumbrosia Solved His Own Problem

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

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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.)