Steven Haines

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How To Determine Product Success When You Lack Financial Data

To effectively manage a product line, product managers and the teams they lead need financial data. However, often this data is unavailable. In fact, many product managers admit they either lack access…

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Learning Product Management From An Entrepreneur

There was an article in from Entrepreneur.com entitled “What Not to Do.” I was intrigued by it because it was about the most common mistakes that start-ups make and how to avoid them, plus a few…

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How To Optimize B2B Pricing

In the research and interviews I’ve done over the years, I’ve invariably asked the question “what’s your pricing strategy?” The answers are not pretty. You’d think that with all the focus…

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3 Attributes That Make A ‘Great’ Product Manager

What makes a GREAT Product Manager as opposed to GOOD? In Jim Collins noted book, “Good to Great,” he pointed out some of the key characteristics that separate good companies from great, highly performing…

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4 Tips For Product Managers To Be Successful Listeners

Listening Is The Key To Product Management Why Aren’t More Product Managers Good Listeners? Research shows that listening is a vital leadership skill, so why aren’t more managers good listeners? I…

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The Role of The Product Management Champion (12 Tasks They Should Own)

What Is A Product Management Champion? An executive champion serves as an advocate for a specific activity, function, or center of excellence in an organization. The role can be similar to that of a person…

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