Category: Personal growth

February 21, 2018

We are looking for a highly motivated and forward-thinking Senior Sales Manager/Director and have a direct impact on the bottom line of our organization.

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February 14, 2018

This article by Johnathan Lucky originally appeared Pragmatic Marketing’s website. Johnathan discusses why he wanted to immerse himself in the user experience and help improve the product. As things turned out, he evolved into the company’s first product manager.

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February 6, 2018

When you read articles about work, it’s often about a certain aspect of a job that will help you succeed or point out a fatal flaw in how we all work. In the product world, there is little to say about a generic wrong or right. What we can all depend on, however, is data – from our consumers. And what is showing is a shift in product management mentality as we move from depending on intuition only vs. the large breadth of data we have accessible.

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February 5, 2018

This article by Kirsten Butzow originally appeared in the Spring 2017 issue of Pragmatic Marketer magazine. Kristen explains how your job simply doesn’t come with a guarantee anymore. And that means having to manage your career in a completely different way than previous generations.

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January 5, 2018

Every week, we curate the best product news and events in collaboration with our friends at StartupDigest.

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December 19, 2017

Gaurav Hardikar explains how collaboration across teams as a product manager and at what stage the company is in influences how you build the product.

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November 15, 2017

We’re so excited to invite you to this year’s holiday party! One Kings Lane Product VP Andrea Chesleigh will moderate this expert panel including Jackie Bavaro, Head of PM at Asana and author of Cracking the PM Interview, Chris Maliwat, fmr Chief Product Officer at Warby Parker, Renee Signore, Talent at Greylock Partners; and Brian Rosenblat, VP of Product at Goodreads. Grab your ugliest sweater and join the best holiday party of the year.

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November 7, 2017

On today’s episode, my guest Selina Tobaccowala discusses her newest startup Gixo and how she plans to help consumers lead healthier lives. You’ll hear Selina compare and contrast her experiences with Evite, the company she co-founded; SurveyMonkey, the company she helped grow and scale to 200 million users; and Gixo, her current-day startup that she co-founded with Al Lieb.

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October 3, 2017

Gaurav Hardikar discusses how product managers battle perceptions and provides practical tips on involving each team member in an outcome-based team while setting clear guidelines and goals to work against.

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October 2, 2017

On today’s podcast, you’ll hear Dorie Clark discuss her books, what keeps her committed to helping people get their ideas heard, and how she uses the 3-word exercise to start the branding process, and much, much more.

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August 28, 2017

Founder and CEO of Product School, Carlos González de Villaumbrosia, talks about his insights into what makes a great product manager in this episode and gives advice to companies who are looking to hire for their first product role and beyond.

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June 27, 2017

Software is hard. Getting the product right is challenging enough, and unless you’re working alone, you’re contending with people and process in a daily struggle to get things done.

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June 12, 2017

Founder and CEO at WorkFusion, Max Yankelevich, talks about his desire to build products people use. Max provides his thoughts on the AI revolution and its future.

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April 20, 2017

TransferWise head of globalization Jessica Chen Riolfi, challenges our preconceptions about growth and international expansion and shares practical case studies and lessons learned.

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March 6, 2017

On this episode, former FBI High Stakes Negotiator Chris Voss shares the nine effective principles to become more persuasive in both your professional and personal life. He discusses how to gain a competitive edge by using counterintuitive strategies and tactics including emotional intelligence.

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February 21, 2017

How do you go from building products to running a marketplace that creates thousands of jobs and is valued at over $1Bn? Upwork CEO Stephane Kasriel shares what he learned along the way, from product manager at Paypal, to SVP of product and then CEO at Upwork.

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January 25, 2017

Fmr Google and Apple exec Kim Scott talks about how to give feedback effectively and solicit input from others in a way that doesn’t make you seem like a jerk. Kim is an advisor to tech CEOs including Dropbox and is the co-founder of Candor, a consultancy, and the author of “Radical Candor: Be a Kickass Boss without Losing your Humanity”.

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January 16, 2017

Thought leader Sally Thornton discusses how to create ownership of your career while finding work/life balance. She discusses how to create your ideal career through a system and framework that motivates you. She also discusses how to create a human-centered work culture that benefits individuals and the companies they work for.

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September 19, 2016

Silicon Valley Product Management veteran Rich Mironov discusses his experience in the product manager role and shares some tips to be successful and move up the ladder in your career. He discusses critical aspects of the job such as cross functional communication and the role of incentives.

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August 31, 2016

How do you hack your product management career? Netflix fmr-Product VP Gib Biddle describes the skills required to grow into an exceptional product leader, ways to experiment with career approaches and extend your career through your own personal board of directors. As usual, Gib is full of war stories– both good and bad — that will help you start, grow or accelerate your career as a product leader.

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