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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

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How To Experiment With Email Like A Product Manager

I've been experimenting on people at work. As some of you may know I am an ex scientist*. I'm methodical, I like a good process but I also appreciate how to set up a good control and experiment. I LOVE experiments. I'd kill for one more day in the lab. As a Product Manager one… Continue reading How To Experiment With Email Like A Product Manager

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Starting your new job: 4 lessons in 4 weeks

You have four missions to complete in four weeks, should you wish to accept. Don't forget to report back. WEEK ONE Your mission: grab a coffee each afternoon with someone in your teamUnderstand their role, experience and any key challenges they are facingAsk how they think you can help them - if you are a… Continue reading Starting your new job: 4 lessons in 4 weeks

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4 Important Product Lessons From A Coffee House You Need To Know

I was only 14 years old when I got my first part time job at a Gloria Jeans coffee store. I remember telling my dad I wanted a job so I could save money to go to Costa Rica but I had no idea how to get one! He helped me write my résumé and… Continue reading 4 Important Product Lessons From A Coffee House You Need To Know