Here’s how to connect with someone on LinkedIn to request informational interviews about product management.
You may be asking yourself, why bother with a cover letter? 🤷🏼♀️ Maybe you’ve heard companies don’t care. After all, most job postings include uploading a cover letter as optional. You might believe that since you’re applying online, you only need a resume. According to a recent study by ResumeLab, 83% of hiring managers whoContinue reading “6 Simple Steps To an Attention-Grabbing Cover Letter”
Many companies provide a single product management career path up the proverbial corporate ladder where the only way to get ahead is by moving up in title. But following this trajectory always make sense, even with the loftiest of product management titles on the line. Learn why here.
I’ve been thinking a lot about the importance of collaboration and how, as product managers, we are typically the glue that keeps teams together. But quite often, there is a conflict that we’re confronted with. Being able to collaborate well is one of the keys to success as a product manager. Having spent time inContinue reading “Product Manager Key to Success: Collaboration”
Saying “no” is one of the hardest things a product manager must do. And it’s something you, my dear product manager friend, should be saying a lot. James Clear, the author of the bestselling book “Atomic Habits” recently spoke about the importance of saying “no.” “When you say no, you are only saying no toContinue reading “How Product Managers Can Say No In 4 Easy Steps”
These are trying times. I’ve been a product manager for 25 years and I’ve survived several economic crises. I’ll be honest. I’m nervous about what the COVID-19 pandemic is going to do to the global economy. But I’m also a strong believer that looking for the silver lining in times like this can make aContinue reading “4 Ways To Become A Better Product Manager During A Crisis”
Many product managers feel stuck at a time when they most need to take action. “I just don’t have the time” they proclaim, rather than scheduling customer interviews that will help them decide which features to build. Or they can’t decide which features or bugs their team should work on. “I don’t have time toContinue reading “How to be a more strategic product manager”