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?

Well, one way to think about that is “the minimum effective dose” – what is the minimum effective dose of product management?

And what are some other “minimums” that we can think about in relation to product management that can help us be more effective, more successful, and create more value faster?


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