The Ingredients Found in Every Successful Product

Every great product started with an awesome idea and people who were skilled and motivated enough to see it through. There are ideas and products everywhere, but only a handful survive or thrive in the market. Some of them are just lucky. However, a great deal of those survivors are there because they combined many or all of the ingredients for a successful product.

4 Types of Tools Product Managers Use Every Day

The most successful product managers are organized and focused. If you have an organized mind you can communicate more clearly, and being a great communicator is the key to success as a product manager. Here are all the types of tools that most product managers have in their tool belt and suggestions for apps and websites for each type of tool.

How to Talk to Customers and Users

One of the most important parts of being a PM happens outside of the office. Product Managers will often hear the phrase, “Get out of the building.” This means to step outside of the office and spends time with your customers and listen to what they need, how they manage their day-to-day and understand their problems so you can build products that solve them.

5 Qualities of Great Product Managers

There are many important qualities of a good Product Manager. But what makes a product manager great? Someone who is a powerful motivator and can lead a team to build awesome products. Here are five of the many qualities that are important to making things happen and inspiring others. 

How to Work with Developers

The success of a product depends on how well you work with your development team. Especially since these are the guys that turn your ideas and designs into actual products and features. Even though they need to be more technically skilled than the PM, they still rely heavily on the Product manager to get their job done. This relationship is built on trust, communication, and clarity and it needs to thrive. Here are some points to help:

Expertise Without Experience: 3 Ways to Manage an Established Team as a New Product Manager

Product Management is tricky.  Even seasoned PMs have to be mindful of the balance between people, processes, and products.  Joining an established team as a new PM has added complexity - not only do you have to fulfill your role, but you’re also stepping into a position to guide a team with far more experience

The 2016 list of online & offline resources to become a product manager

It is hard to become a product manager. Due to the fact that product management is a multifaceted role, it is in no ways a specialization career. We wanted to create a comprehensive list of resources where aspiring product managers could go and find the solution that fits their needs. So here it is, in no particular order.

Product management skills: Scrum

A product manager is a multifaceted professional who is known within and organization as the one who can get stuff done. Product managers need to be able to set goals, prioritize, organize, be agile, and be resourceful to reach those goals. In this post, we’ll discuss one of the trending methodologies to develop products: scrum.

Product management skills: A/B Testing

A/B testing can help a product manager to improve results as top of the funnel as click through rate or bounce rate, to lower funnel outcomes such as revenues. In this post, we’ll discuss one of the most versatile tools in a product manager’s utility belt.

Storytelling for product managers

Simon Sinek's "Golden Circle" approach to telling better stories, applied to a product manager's job.

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