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The Secrets of Product Management Podcast by Nils Davis
37 minutes | 13 days ago
87: Sabrina Braham On Amplifying Your Potential With Clifton Strengths
In this episode, my good friend Sabrina Braham shares her insights on Clifton Strengths and amplifying your potential by applying strengths and other positive psychology ideas like the growth mindset. Sabrina is a celebrated executive coach and consultant, specializing in leadership excellence and business growth, with many years of experience coaching Fortune 500 executives and Read More
24 minutes | a month ago
86: Data-driven Product Management
What does data-driven product management really mean? In episode 83 of this podcast my guest Noa Ganot reminded us that the term “data-driven product management” originally meant you weren’t prioritizing what to build simply based your own opinions, out of your own head, or the opinions of your colleagues. You would use “data” – such Read More
31 minutes | a month ago
85: Storytelling Questions & Answers
In this episode, answers to a few questions I get often when I’m presenting or training product managers on storytelling. A great story is about a problem worth solving, a difficult and challenging path to a solution that only you can navigate, followed by a meaningful transformation when the problem is solved. Very simple to Read More
16 minutes | 2 months ago
84: Strengths, Skills, and Workarounds
This episode of The Secrets of Product Management is about strengths and weaknesses, and especially how to use mental models and other tools to augment your weaknesses. Rebranding the podcast This is the first episode of the rebranded podcast. I’m changing the name from All The Responsibility to “The Secrets of Product Management” so it’s Read More
24 minutes | 2 months ago
64: (Updated) Go-To-Market For Yourself: Getting Your Next Product Management Job
Your storytelling power is not only a differentiator, it’s a risk reducer In this episode I’m talking about this challenge – roughly and simplistically let’s call it “getting your next product manager job” – from a few different angles. Your stories of what you actually did – although still somewhat subject to wariness on the Read More
48 minutes | 2 months ago
83: Noa Ganot on Product Leadership and Being Data-Driven
In this episode Noa Ganot tells us about what being "data-driven" really should mean, plus how product leaders can be more effective. And why product leadership is so difficult even for experienced managers.
29 minutes | 2 months ago
82: The Perfect Product Manager Resume
Is there a “perfect product manager resume?” Not really. But there are ways to make your resume a lot better. And it comes from thinking like a product manager.
36 minutes | 3 months ago
81: Kristy Olinger on Communication, Radical Transparency, and A Growth Mindset
Kristy Olinger – Communication Guru I met Kristy Olinger a few months ago, introduced by our mutual friend Greg Prickril (a guest on the podcast last year). We immediately hit it off and I knew she’d be a great guest for the podcast. In her day job Kristy is a product manager for credit card Read More
29 minutes | 3 months ago
80: How To Make A Name For Yourself As A Junior Product Manager
“How Can I Make A Name For Myself As A Junior Product Manager?” This episode arose from a question I got in a recent Clubhouse session: Q: How can I make a name for myself as a new junior product manager? I have an earlier episode on this (#72 – “Proven Ways Deliver Value Fast Read More
35 minutes | 3 months ago
79: Carlos Gonzalez de Villaumbrosia Solved His Own Problem
Carlos Gonzalez de Villaumbrosia solved his own problem with Product School In our interview, Carlos Gonzalez de Villaumbrosia recounts what led him to create Product School back in 2014. It started as a one-many enterprise, and a first class of eight people. His goal? Helping others learn the product management skills and mindset he’d had Read More
26 minutes | 4 months ago
78: Done And Gets Things Smart
This episode is a little trip down memory lane for me, as I recount two very influential articles about software engineering I read in the 2000s. But their influence extended far beyond software engineering, to product management and understanding how products can be successful. Links Rub-a-Dub-Dub, by Joel Spolsky The Guerilla Guide To Interviewing, by Read More
25 minutes | 5 months ago
77: 2020 Retrospective – What Went Well, What Could Have Been Better
The end of the year always prompts thoughts and reflections on what went down, what was worth celebrating, and where tweaks or even overhauls are needed.
24 minutes | 5 months ago
76: How Product Managers Can Build Psychological Safety In Their Teams
Psychological safety is essential for excellent team performance. In this episode, how product managers can contribute to their teams' psychological safety.
18 minutes | 6 months ago
75: How To Be Better – Strengths and Aptitudes
This episode addresses a fundamental concern for everyone - how to be better. How to achieve more. How to be more effective. my guidance is to focus on playing to your strengths, unleashing your aptitudes, and mitigating - not improving - your weaknesses.
27 minutes | 7 months ago
Deming’s 95-5 Rule And The Limits of Individual Excellence
As product managers, we intuitively understand Deming's 95/5 rule on behalf of our users. But we seldom turn the lens back on ourselves.
13 minutes | 7 months ago
73: 3 Surprising Secrets For Confidence When Presenting
How to have more confidence when presenting This episode arose out of a conversation I had a while back with a young product manager. She was struggling with preparing a presentation, and not just with the content, but with how to present it effectively. She’d gotten some feedback that she needed to show more self-confidence. Read More
18 minutes | 8 months ago
72: Proven Ways To Deliver Value Fast In Your New Product Management Job
The secret techniques to deliver value fast What should you do when you first get started on a new product management job, or with a new product that you don’t know that much about? how can you start delivering value right away? “The first 90 days” There are tons of guides out there on “your first Read More
30 minutes | 8 months ago
71: More Proven Secrets For Brilliant Storytelling
Authentic and brilliant storytelling - about of your product, your customers, and yourself - can be one of the most important tool in your toolbox for success. In this episode we delve into more of the stories you need to be able to tell, how to structure them. And I expose some negative patterns in storytelling you should avoid, as well.
30 minutes | 8 months ago
70 – The Secrets Behind a Remarkable Go-To-Market Strategy
Do you have a product that some customers love, but you haven't achieved a repeatable sales model? Then chances are you need to fix your go-to-market strategy - how you market and sell you product.
23 minutes | 9 months ago
69: Unconventional Advice on Product Roadmaps
n this episode, a few of the uncomfortable - and often unmentioned - truths about product roadmaps. Predicting the future; different stakeholders have different needs; and what is the purpose of the roadmap anyway?
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