My personal acronym for the skills that make product managers succesfull is H.A.C.K. H for Humility. There are two particularly important benefits of humility. First, ...Read More
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What do you see as the most important hard/soft skills to be a successful product management professional?
Let's take a look at common milestones of a product management career, and which skills you need the most on each level. This not an exhaustive list, but you can see t...Read More
How do you measure your own success in your role and how much have those performance indicators evolved as you grew within your role?
As a general manager, I own specific business goals and outcomes that I need to achieve, and am responsible for on an organization level. Those goals are very specific...Read More
What pointed recommendations do you have on gaining influence as a new member of an organization or as a junior product management team member?
Your ability to create value quickly will depend on how quickly you can identify the problems and gaps in ways your organization operates today, and demonstrate progre...Read More
A common pitfall that slows teams down is inability to make good decisions quickly, especially if these decisions involve many stakeholders. One of the best-kept team ...Read More
Best product management candidates craft compelling, concise and inspirational narratives when they interview. They demonstrate clarity of thinking, knowing both the f...Read More
"Assume I don't know anything. Teach me something in the next two minutes about a topic you are passionate about - can be anything". This questions helps me understand...Read More
3 most common pitfalls I see are: Not simple enough Not investing into understanding broader context (outside of one's product area) Wrong words-to-numbers ratio Lack...Read More
Communicate on topics that matter to the executives through the comms channels that scale. For example, you can write your thoughts (but remember to bring specifics/nu...Read More
How do you ensure alignment when you have two senior executive stakeholders who disagree with each other on the proposed strategy and you are stuck in the middle?
To resolve this situation, you need to: Establish who is the decision maker (it can't be two people) Summarize conflicting points of view and communicate the process ...Read More
Credentials & Highlights
Head of Product, Enterprise Agility at Atlassian
Product Management AMA Contributor
Knows About Building a Product Management Team, Marketplace Product Management, Building 0-1 Prod...more