Product Management vs Marketing: Why Great Product Managers Understand Both

"Amy, product doesn't look after marketing. Just sign things off from a product perspective." I reject this with a passion. Sure, I can sign off anything on the basis it's factually correct about my product. But should I not be concerned about whether the content is driving business and customer value? Is product management different … Continue reading Product Management vs Marketing: Why Great Product Managers Understand Both

Why Every Product Manager Needs A Strong Product Vision

Westpac up-skilled its Product Managers by giving us the opportunity to participate in a 9 week Digital Project Manager course by Academy Xi. I'm excited to say we finished the course with a highly competitive bang today! Today's session involved solving a real life Westpac business problem to tie together all the concepts we had … Continue reading Why Every Product Manager Needs A Strong Product Vision

Challenge To Overcome Your Public Speaking Fears

Overcome your public speaking fears before they get the better of you. Warren Buffett has admitted that the thought of public speaking made him physically ill. He took action to improve his communication skills by paying $100 for a Dale Carnegie class. I still remember my first speech. I was in Kindergarten (in Australia that's … Continue reading Challenge To Overcome Your Public Speaking Fears

๐Ÿš€ A New Entrant To The Australian Credit Card Market

Paypal is entering the Australian credit card market in July 2021 with their PayPal Rewards Card. My initial reaction when I saw this was what on earth are they thinking?! Upon deeper reflection I realised that surely a company like PayPal wouldn't invest in something like this if it didn't make sense. Thereโ€™s no silver … Continue reading ๐Ÿš€ A New Entrant To The Australian Credit Card Market