49 minutes | Jul 13, 2021

Find Minimum Scope to Get Signal with Whitney Knowlton

Tune in to listen to Whitney Knowlton, Product Manager at Dropbox.com, share the stories behind some of her best product wisdom & career tips for new and aspiring/pivoting product managers.Whitney's product wisdom & career tips discussed in this episodeContract roles are excellent ways to get a sense of what the real day-to-day is likeDon't always look for the right company, look for the right managerIf you want it bad enough, go learn itWhen doing all the things, stop and ask, what's the problem you are trying to solve, just because it's on a backlog does not mean it should beWhat are the signals you need to look for to know you are solving the right problemWhat is the minimum scope possible to get signalLearn enough so you know what to do next if you were not on the right trackDon't get out of practice of engaging with your customersFind the link between your success metric in the business and what success means for the customer in using your product.Anchor everything back to the end customer needsFind something meaningful in what you do every dayDone listening? Great, do this next...Tell me how you heard about the podcast with a short 2-minute surveyThen, GO TO https://coffeewithproduct.com AND SUBSCRIBE for complete transcripts of every episode as well as even more curated product content that will help you get started and get ahead in your product career#productmanagement #breakintoproduct #pivottoproduct #productmanagementcareeradvice
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