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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!)

The First Experience 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 the challenges that…

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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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