While I was recently interviewing, I got a lot of questions about my analytical skills.
Soft skills are often overlooked, but they’re essential for good product managers. Here’s why.Read More
Product Popcorn is a blog for tech product managers. Read about product management basics, career advice for product managers, simple PM how-to's, and product management ideas.
Looking to learn new skills in 2018? There are a billion online classes, but I've done the hard work for you, I've pored through (and taken) a plethora of online classes and compiled this list of the best ones.
Here is the ultimate list of free and low-cost resources to learn essential product management skills.Read More
If you're a product manager, you negotiate every day, even if you don't notice. I'm always trying to beef up my negotiation skills, so I read Chris Voss's new book Never Split the Difference.
Here are the main takeaways on how to negotiate for PMs.Read More
Will an MBA help you to either break into product management, or further your career as a product manager?
I interview two product managers - one who does not have his MBA, and one who does have her MBA. Read their advice an opinions on getting an MBA to further your career in product.
Were you certain who was going to win the presidential election last year?
Just like you're certain Feature X is more desired by your customers than Feature Y?
What do we really know? Or are we just falling prey to The Majority Illusion?Read More
A zealous product manager endeavors to fix everything.
For me, being a product manager doesn't stop on the weekends. When I'm out and about doing everyday things, I am still thinking about end-to-end user experience, and why things were built the way they were.
I also think about the way things are going to be in the (near) future. And how we can make everything better.
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