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The First 90 Days as a Product Manager

Creating a First 90 Days Plan for Product Managers As the Product Manager’s Survival Guide (2nd edition) is readied for launch, I thought I’d share a few tidbits that went into the research for the…

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10 Books All Product Managers Should Have On Their Desk

Product Management Books & Resources Product Managers and product leaders continually search for engaging resources to contribute to their knowledge and effectiveness. After all, who doesn’t want to…

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How to Improve Your Product Management Acumen and Excel in Your Career

Improving Your Product Management Career Whether you’re a new product manager or one with a few years of experience, you’re probably on a quest to improve your effectiveness and produce better outcomes…

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Product Manager Predictions 2019 – Cloudy with a Chance for Greatness

It’s late December and I’m on a tear with writing, teaching, and speaking around the globe. Business is booming and demand for world-class product management training is growing – and with good reason…

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How to Use The Product Management Essentials Workshop To Impact Your Career

Sequent’s Product Management Essentials Workshop I hear you’re going to attend Sequent’s Product Management Essentials Workshop. Great, we’re glad to have you! Before you go through the…

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Product Management Workshops That Mean Business

Product Management Challenges Here at Sequent Learning, we regularly speak with Product Management executives around the world about their latest challenges. Faced with increased competition and aggressive…

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5 Soft Skills That All Successful Product Managers Have Mastered

The Art of Product Management As we discussed in the blog post Yes, Product Managers are Superheroes , product management is a combination of both art and science. A big part of the “art” are soft…

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How Are Product Management and Project Management Different?

A collaborative blog co-authored by Veronica Thraen of Maven Project Management & JJ Rorie. Tech companies are often started on a big idea. While big ideas are great, they typically don’t become a…

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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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5 Key Learnings From Our Product Management Essentials Workshop To Take Back To Your Desk

As you now know, Sequent Learning Networks’ Product Management Essentials workshop is a great opportunity to learn about the product management discipline, but it is a lot of information covered…

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3 Things To Do Before Attending A Product Management Training Program

Product Management Training Programs Congratulations! You have decided that you are going to attend a product management workshop or training program to better yourself personally and professionally. That’s…

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Land Your Dream Job With A Product Management Certification

When I was first introduced to product management certification, hanging on my colleague’s wall, years ago, I remember having one question: what does a product manager actually do? On my first day on…

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Product Managers Really Are Superheroes (No Exaggeration!)

Product Management Training Experiences The first exercise we do in our product management essentials workshops is to have the participant teams (there are typically 4-5 teams grouped by tables) list…

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Waterfall or Agile? It Turns Out It Doesn’t Really Matter

Waterfall or Agile? When I started in product management in the early 2000s, my company exclusively used the “waterfall” development methodology. We were the epitome of a linear-driven organization…

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How To Optimize B2B Pricing

Developing a Product Pricing Strategy 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.…

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