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.

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!

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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.

Product Manager as CEO

Lead on Purpose

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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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.

How cloud is changing product management

Lead on Purpose

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Six Ways to be a Super Productive Remote Worker

Chart Your Course

A […] The post Six Ways to be a Super Productive Remote Worker appeared first on Chart Your Course International. Culture Employee Engagement Employee Satisfaction Surveys Human Resource Management Work Life balance Workplace culture Workplace Productivity Workplace Culture

Attention Management: How to Create Success and Gain Productivity Every Day

Kevin Eikenberry

Productivity. But for the most part, creating productivity is something we would like to be better at. The post Attention Management: How to Create Success and Gain Productivity Every Day appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

Key Strategies For Increasing Productivity

Strategy Driven

Productivity is an area that has a direct impact on the success of a business, but it is also an area that can fluctuate drastically. Encouraging remote working can also have a positive impact on productivity.

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.

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.

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.

Be More Productive With These Office Tips

Strategy Driven

If you have been sure going creating a productive office space recently it is important for you to try and make some key changes for efficient working. Today we are going to take a look at some of the ways you can make a change to your office space this year and be more productive.

5 Big Rules For Productive Conference Calls

Let's Grow Leaders

In fact, it’s that kind of thinking that leaves many managers moving from call to call with little time to connect with their team. Let’s be as productive as possible so we can all have some time back.” A little extra planning can save hours of lost time and 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?

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.

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

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.

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

5 reasons product managers need to embrace mobile marketing

Lead on Purpose

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

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.

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.

Launching winning products and services

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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

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.

10 Steps To Accelerate Meetings And Drive Productivity

Tanveer Naseer

It is estimated that 15% to 28% of every manager’s workweek is spent in meetings. A leader with accelerated speed and pace greatly increases the likelihood of a productive meeting. Leader manages the process Every meeting has two things happening simultaneously.

Managing Irrational Colleagues

Lead Change Blog

For instance, consider the case of Mike, a new product development team lead in a rapidly-growing tech start-up. He set an ambitious goal for a product launch, and as more and more bugs kept creeping up, he refused to move the date. People tried to talk to him, but he hunkered down and kept insisting that the product would launch on time and work well. The post Managing Irrational Colleagues appeared first on Lead Change.

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.

How do you develop product leadership?

Lead on Purpose

One of the most challenging aspects of any product organization is knowing what products to build or services to provide. There are so many ‘voices’ and distractions vying for your attention that make it difficult to know where you should … Continue reading → Leadership Market-driven Product Management customer visits market sensing proactive processes win/loss

3 Fundamental Secrets for Mastering Time Management

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5 Tools To Help You Manage Remote Teams More Effectively

Tanveer Naseer

When your remote staff, managers and other in-house personnel are working well together, they can help you hit your campaign targets and business expansion plans. The right tools help you enhance communication systems, management processes and collaboration methods of your on-site.

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5 Tips to Improve Productivity in the Workplace

Strategy Driven

You may think it’s difficult to improve productivity in the workplace, but that’s far from the truth. Here are our top 5 tips to increase productivity in the workplace today. Believe it or not, using the most advanced technology can help you increase employee productivity.

The 5 Choices: The Path to Extraordinary Productivity

Kevin Eikenberry

By Kory Kogon, Adam Merrill and Leena Rinne I am regularly told how productive I am. I suppose by many measures I am pretty productive. The post The 5 Choices: The Path to Extraordinary Productivity appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

The Secret to Productivity: Why Every Leaders Needs a Closed Door Policy to Reveal Greater Productivity in Every Day

Kevin Eikenberry

The post The Secret to Productivity: Why Every Leaders Needs a Closed Door Policy to Reveal Greater Productivity in Every Day appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Aren’t you supposed to have an open door policy as a leader?