Retrospectives can lead to a 20-25% improvement in team performance. Yet most teams don’t do regular retrospectives. Why? Because 20% is boring. How to do the math to make 20% turn into 10x – and why this is such a critical skill for persuasion (not just retrospectives!).
Episodes About Persuasion
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
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 to have more confidence when presenting This episode arose out of a conversation I had a while back with a young product manager. She was struggling with preparing a presentation, and not just with the content, but with how to present it effectively. She’d gotten some feedback that she needed to show more self-confidence.
Authentic and brilliant storytelling – about of your product, your customers, and yourself – can be one of the most important tool in your toolbox for success. In this episode we delve into more of the stories you need to be able to tell, how to structure them. And I expose some negative patterns in storytelling you should avoid, as well.
Do you have a product that some customers love, but you haven’t achieved a repeatable sales model? Then chances are you need to fix your go-to-market strategy – how you market and sell you product.