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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

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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Overcome Your Fear of Presenting (3 Steps Proven To Work)

I know people hate presenting, to the point where it is one of the top 5 most feared things and often number ONE! There is a higher number of people afraid of public speaking then afraid of heights, and…

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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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