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AMA: ezCater Director of Product Management, Ojus Padston on Growth Product Management

January 5 @ 10:00AM PST
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EzCater Director of Product Management, Ojus Padston on Growth Product Management
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Ojus Padston
Ojus Padston
Vanta Staff Product ManagerJanuary 5
The skill sets for growth and non-growth PMs are about 85% overlapped. The key differentiator is analytical sense. While all PMs need to ensure the team is focused on driving customer and business impact, growth PMs always have a direct tie to driving business KPIs. This requires a more advanced ......Read More
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Ojus Padston
Ojus Padston
Vanta Staff Product ManagerJanuary 5
The key mistake new PMs make is focusing on delivering over impact.  It is inevitable that PMs hit a point where the backlog runs dry. The instinct in this moment is to panic to get something ready for dev, push forward the first idea that jumps to mind. The problem is this reduces the level o......Read More
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Ojus Padston
Ojus Padston
Vanta Staff Product ManagerJanuary 5
Focus Area > Problem > Hypothesis First, the focus area for the team must be defined. This starts by mapping out the possible areas the team could focus. My recommendation is to assess the opportunity size using the product of "What's the business value if [x] area was improved?" times "What's......Read More
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Ojus Padston
Vanta Staff Product ManagerJanuary 5
These 3 principles are presented in rank order, because each one only matters if the ones above it are following 1. Empowerment - Everyone on the team feels ownership, understanding the problem space and context to really make an impact. Without empowerment, the team will inevitably be ......Read More
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