Strategic Career Management for Product Managers I’ve known Greg Prickril for several years. He has been coaching and training PMs for many years, after a long career as a PM with IBM and SAP. He gradually started noticing that product managers, on the whole, were not putting as much attention into their careers – their Read More
Getting the Job
“Always Problems” The genesis of episode’s topic came up in many conversations I’ve had with experienced product managers. Most product management job listings want you to have direct experience with the product you’ll be managing, or at least experience in the space. On the other hand, most experienced product managers think domain experience is the Read More
In our earlier episode about how to answer the “product teardown” question in a product manager job interview, we promised a real life example. Here it is!
In this pair of episodes, we focus on that very common and somewhat feared question that occurs in many product management interviews: What’s a product you like and how would you improve it? I think we can all agree that in an interview context, the interviewer does not really care what products you like. This Read More
How Much Is That Product Manager In The Window? In this episode we revisit a topic from last season – the business value of product management. How much is your time worth? How much should your PM work this year contribute to revenue next year? Does it make a difference if you’re managing enterprise software Read More