Yasmin Kothari

Yasmin Kothari

Director of Product, Bumble

Content

Yasmin Kothari
Yasmin Kothari
Bumble Director of ProductMay 17
Customer feedback is critical to how we build, and we incorporate it at every step of the product development process. We get customer feedback from a variety of places. When building new products we proactively reach out to customers to learn about their needs and make sure we’re creating the......Read More
9824 Views
Yasmin Kothari
Yasmin Kothari
Bumble Director of ProductNovember 15
As many of us now know, aligning stakeholders in a remote working environment presents unique challenges. To foster alignment, consider the following strategies: * Agree on shared objectives - define and communicate clear project KPIs and refer back to them repeatedly * Communicate effecti......Read More
650 Views
Yasmin Kothari
Yasmin Kothari
Bumble Director of ProductNovember 15
When you decide not to prioritize a stakeholder's request in your roadmap, make sure to: * Acknowledge and empathize - Recognize their effort and express understanding; they will likely be disappointed, and your empathy will go a long way * Highlight prioritization process - Explain how de......Read More
626 Views
Yasmin Kothari
Yasmin Kothari
Bumble Director of ProductNovember 15
Junior product managers can face challenges when working with executives around: * Communication - articulating complex ideas concisely. To combat this, think through what are the key 2-3 points you want this busy executive to take away from this meeting and use visuals, data, and example......Read More
569 Views
Yasmin Kothari
Yasmin Kothari
Bumble Director of ProductMay 17
At Asana, we break down PM skills into 6 core competencies. Demonstrating growth in these competencies is critical for all PMs, including our senior folks. * Growth Mindset: Be open and curious when building, growing, and leading * Strategic: Create the best and boldest ideas with a boundaryle......Read More
558 Views
Yasmin Kothari
Yasmin Kothari
Bumble Director of ProductNovember 15
Disagreements among stakeholders typically stem from three key factors: * Differing underlying goals - Each stakeholder is optimizing for their primary goal and if these goals are conflicting, there will be a mismatch * Varying strategies on how to achieve a goal - Especially in a world wi......Read More
525 Views
Yasmin Kothari
Yasmin Kothari
Bumble Director of ProductNovember 15
This is the constant battle of product management! To work with your executive team and narrow the focus, you should: * Always align on the goals - constantly make sure everyone understands and agrees on the strategic objectives. Write them down, so it’s easy to refer back. * Make data-......Read More
423 Views
Yasmin Kothari
Yasmin Kothari
Bumble Director of ProductMay 17
When looking for a new opportunity, I ask myself four questions: * Am I excited to work on this mission? If I’m going to dedicate 40+ hours a week on solving a specific problem, I need to be sure that the solutions I’m working on are ultimately helping people and making the world a better......Read More
319 Views
Credentials & Highlights
Director of Product at Bumble
Top Product Management Mentor List
Knows About Product Management Career Path