Product manager or product maker?

Lead on Purpose

When you think about the title ‘product manager’ … Continue reading → Leadership Product Management Purpose leader product builder product maker titleTitles have a way of morphing over time. In some cases, they improve and become more popular. At times, because of the acts of certain, often high-profile, individuals, titles can lose value.

Three steps toward creating market-leading products

Lead on Purpose

The goal of every company and product leader is to invent products (or services) that become recognized market leaders. Creating a new product category is icing on the cake, but also rare and extremely difficult.

Hitting the Productivity Wall

Kevin Eikenberry

Our question today is about productivity and specifically, what to do when you “hit the wall” and are personally struggling, but others think you are doing better than you really are… I’ve got four suggestions below to help you get your “productivity mojo” back!

Developing high-performance product teams

Lead on Purpose

It’s difficult (if not impossible) to quantify what it takes to develop a productive and successful product team. Every product is unique, and every company does things differently.

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Will my manager resent me? 09 4 10 // 19Spigit: 11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Existing Culture Into a Culture of Innovation This is where full lifecycle idea management technologies like Spigit add a. can ask questions about anything – the business, new product offerings, and so on.

Product Manager as CEO

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Many product managers have begun their tenure with an up-and-coming company by hearing the phrase, “We want you to be the CEO of the product.” While many have argued the validity of this statement, it is something that every product … Continue reading → Product Management Uncategorized #prodmgmt capital CEO resources success

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How cloud is changing product management

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Guest post by Mauricio Prinzlau A product manager is generally considered to be leading the product, as if the product were a business by itself. The product manager holds responsibility for various aspects related to product management, including developing roadmaps … Continue reading → Product Management Team Building cloud P&L PaaS pricing requirements SaaS security

Leadership and Product Management

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Product managers hold a unique position in the company: they depend on people from other groups, but they do not have managerial authority over those people (in most cases). Product management — at every level — is a leadership role within the organization.

4 Ways to Promote Productivity

Lead Change Blog

Below are some of the aspects that demonstrate how good leadership can promote productivity in the organization: Goals. If the management of the organization is one that employs an autocratic style of leadership, they will not involve the employees in the goal making process. A motivated employee is a very productive employee, and this inclusion is one of the ways to boost their morale. Embrace the present and always strive for better work environment and productivity.

Three Keys to Product Management Success

Lead on Purpose

As product managers you have a significant responsibility for the success of your company. With all the meetings, floods of email, and requirements to manage, the thought of spending time on areas of strategic focus can seem overwhelming. Start by focusing on three simple, yet powerful, keys to success: Know your market: Get a clear understanding of the market where your products compete, and work diligently to stay out in front of new trends and technologies.

How to create product vision

Lead on Purpose

One of the key elements of a successful product management organization is creating the vision for your products—the ‘why’ that drives their purchase and the factors that make them successful in their markets. When you nail the product vision, you’re … Continue reading → Leadership Product Management execution product vision research strategic leadership

Places for Productivity

Kevin Eikenberry

Today I’m talking about productivity and how our physical location is extremely important to our level of productivity. Check out the video below for my Productivity Checklist and start getting more done RIGHT NOW.

Stop Thinking “Productivity” — Start Thinking “Problem Solving”

Lead Change Blog

Whether you’re facing price pressure from domestic competitors, startups, powerful customers, or low-cost overseas providers, you’ve heard the mantra of “productivity” preached again and again. What typically comes to mind when your organization starts talking about increasing productivity?

Focusing on Productivity – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

And in today’s video, I am focusing on just one of those ways, specifically: More Productivity Less Place. The post Focusing on Productivity – Remarkable TV appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

The Truth About Productivity

Kevin Eikenberry

Productivity is way more than just production. And if you are serious about improving your productivity and effectiveness in any area of your life, you need to focus on one very important thing. From This Episode: Read the Five Unusual Productivity Tips blog post here.

6 Tips for Staying Productive While Your Business Grows

Chart Your Course

One of the top challenges facing business leaders today is productivity. As your business grows, it can be increasingly hard to keep tabs of the staff’s overall productivity and maximize human resources. Master Time Management.

Key elements of leadership and product management

Lead on Purpose

Most technology companies are comprised of people and teams that discover, define, design, develop and deliver products to the market. Their success depends largely on how well these teams work together to produce great products and services. The role of product manager has become increasingly important to the success of the products and the companies; it has become increasingly strategic. This situation requires product managers to be leaders.

3 Ways to Be a More Productive Leader

Let's Grow Leaders

To be more productive, embrace the secret of every time management system. You want to be a productive leader, but your to-do list has more tasks, projects, and goals than you can possibly achieve.

Five Productivity Mistakes for Entrepreneurs to Avoid

Strategy Driven

Too many entrepreneurs may be focusing too much on their hopes and dreams of success rather than maintaining daily best practices to stay productive and healthy. Here are five mistakes entrepreneurs should correct in order to help them achieve a more productive day and a healthier lifestyle.

Mastering The Product Development Process

Strategy Driven

Whatever it is that your business does, there will be some kind of product that you need to make along the way – unless you offer a service free of products of any kind, of course, which is not commonly the case.

How to Drive Productivity as a Leader

Lead Change Blog

Productivity is the lifeblood of any successful business, and optimising this is one of the omni-present tasks of leadership. With this in mind, strong and strategic leadership is crucial if you are to maintain a productive and contented workforce with a low turnover of staff.

5 Tactics For Maximizing Business Productivity

Strategy Driven

This is because whatever product or service your business outputs takes money to create. With that in mind, it’s crucial that you maximize the productivity of your company. One example of this being managed IT services. Thus ensuring maximum productivity. Disaster!

A Happy Workforce is a Productive Workforce

Strategy Driven

When employees feel they are cared about, productivity increases. What’s more, make sure all company executives and managers do the same. Talent Management business management productivity strategydriven

Improving Your Workplace Productivity In Business

Strategy Driven

It’s key that workplace productivity is at it’s very best, all the time. Any dip in productivity and the business growth and success will suffer as a result. Here’s how to improve your workplace productivity in business.

Focusing on Productivity – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

And in today’s video, I am focusing on just one of those ways, specifically: More Productivity Less Place. Leadership & Supervisory Skills Personal & Professional Development Podcast Time Management & Productivity

Everyone is a product manager

Lead on Purpose

Yes, that’s right, as I see it everyone is a product manager. I know some of you who hold the title of “Product Manager&# might cringe at the thought of me calling everyone a product manager. You have spent years learning, working and driving to become market experts, and have accumulated significant experience releasing products and solutions. So why do I assert that everyone is a product manager?

Leadership Productivity Secrets with Maura Thomas

Kevin Eikenberry

The post Leadership Productivity Secrets with Maura Thomas appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Time Management & Productivity Remarkable Leadership Podcast

5 reasons product managers need to embrace mobile marketing

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Guest post by Sophorn Chhay Mobile marketing isn’t only for the customer, it’s a viable avenue for product managers, advertisers and even sales floor assistants. If your brand needs to jump-start its product resourcing department, it’d better invest in mobile. … Continue reading → Product Management e-commerce mobile smartphones SMS

Three practices of successful product managers

Lead on Purpose

A company’s success is ultimately a roll-up of all products and services selling for a profit. In most companies product managers have a lot of products and significant responsibilities. Work with the sales team; understand how they sell your products.

On-boarding Product Managers

Lead on Purpose

A few days back Jim Holland and I had an engaging conversation about on-boarding product managers. We concluded that product leaders too often leave this important task to the HR team and miss important opportunities to strengthen relationships and build their teams. In complex roles like product management and product marketing, this does not work. Check out the full article at the On Product Management blog.

Launching winning products and services

Lead on Purpose

One of the more difficult tasks for a company is launching new products and initiatives. It’s easier to focus on designing and building products than getting them successfully into the market. Launching your new products and services is critical to … Continue reading → Leadership Product Management #prodmgmt product launch products

Product leadership

Lead on Purpose

The position of Product Manager is the single most important individual contributor role at any technology (product-focused) company. The reason I make such a bold statement is this: If the product manager succeeds, the product succeeds. If the product team succeeds, the product line(s) will make money and the company will succeed. The key to success is product leadership. Become adept at leading product vision from the ground up.

Promotional Products – Beating the “Fake News”

Strategy Driven

Allocating a proportion of your budget to custom printed products is a popular way to sidestep this growing confusion. how can a good quality product with genuine practical value create a negative impression with the person using it?

How To Create A Productive Office

Strategy Driven

Of course, you’d always rather be somewhere else than at work, but what you can do is make your working environment more appealing, more fun, and a productive place to be. Clean out your office and strip it back to basics to rebuild an attractive and productive environment.

Improving Project Productivity

Kevin Eikenberry

The post Improving Project Productivity appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Leadership & Supervisory Skills Personal & Professional Development project execution project managementThis is a big topic for a short article.

Combining Mindfulness, Value and Leading Edge Product Management

Lead on Purpose

Guest post by Barry Libert Mindfulness is all the rage in the leading management circles of the world. In fact, according to HBR, “Time Magazine recently put … Continue reading → Leadership Product Management executive leaders mediator mindfulness platform valueLeaders from major corporations like Google, Microsoft and Aetna are all beginning the practice.

Combining Mindfulness, Value and Leading Edge Product Management

Lead on Purpose

Guest post by Barry Libert Mindfulness is all the rage in the leading management circles of the world. In fact, according to HBR, “Time Magazine recently put … Continue reading → Leadership Product Management executive leaders mediator mindfulness platform valueLeaders from major corporations like Google, Microsoft and Aetna are all beginning the practice.

10 Steps to Productive Meetings

N2Growth Blog

I have consistently found the most productive people call very few meetings, and likewise they rarely attend meetings where their presence isn’t absolutely necessary. The simple truth of the matter is that most meetings are not productive – they kill productivity.

3 Ways to Pursue Productive Failure

Nathan Magnuson

Implementation is a complicated mix of communication, coordination and change management as well. Ultimately, no failure is productive unless we learn from it. The post 3 Ways to Pursue Productive Failure appeared first on Nathan Magnuson.

Encourage Employee Vacations to Increase Productivity

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Guest Post by Dave Crenshaw Do you manage a team of racers galloping at full speed in the chase for success? Often managers view time off as a […]. The post Encourage Employee Vacations to Increase Productivity appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership.

My #1 Productivity Tip (and 5 Others)

Nathan Magnuson

If you’re in a situation with more responsibility than than you know what to do with, let me share my number one productivity tip – and a few others that will help you manage the load. #1 The #1 productivity tip is to eliminate non-critical tasks altogether.

Start Here to Inspire Your Team and Double Productivity

Let's Grow Leaders

As a leader, there is one connection you can make that will do more to inspire your team and increase productivity than anything else you might say. The post Start Here to Inspire Your Team and Double Productivity appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

Diversity and Inclusion – Return on Investment, part 3: Employee Productivity Enhancement

Strategy Driven

Surveys conducted by the Gallup Organization identified an 18 percent difference in productivity between the best and worst performing companies. Diversity & Inclusion Premium business leadership business management employee productivity strategydriven