This month, we’re focusing on all things Product Leadership. Keep an eye out for events, podcasts, blogs, and more!

Before we start diving into the ins and outs of leadership in Product Management, it’s important to ask and to understand what we mean by Product Leadership. Who are the people behind it, what does it take to be considered a Product Leader and, what are the traits of all-star Product Leaders?

Join us as we find out!

Who Are Product Leaders?

We use Product Leaders to describe a lot of different people in the Product Management world. And so sometimes the phrase ‘Product Leader’…

This is the best time in history to build digital products.

I started Product School in 2014 with $0. Today, we’re announcing a $25 million investment by Leeds Illuminate, one of the best growth equity firms in education and the future of work.

It’s a huge win for our community, as we’ll be able to provide more resources to help you grow your Product Management career. We’ll also help more Fortune 500 companies accelerate their digital transformation and upskill their product teams.

The Power of Community

From day one, I started building a community of like-minded people to give away as much value…

While we’re debating the pros and cons of remote work vs office work vs hybrid work, it’s important to remember that remote-first companies have been building amazing products for years!

Last year, everyone in the tech industry was talking about the switch to remote and how companies handled the move from ergonomic office chair to kitchen table. This year, everyone is talking about the possibility of moving back to in-person meetings and a potential hybrid approach.

With all the chatter, it’s easy to forget about those who have been remote since the beginning.

These 12 pioneers of working-in-your-pyjamas build great…

Interested in learning all about Side Hustles? Check out our brand new Side Hustle Learning Path, where we guide you through our most useful content. Supercharge your skills, learn from expert PMs at your own pace, and earn a badge of completion. 👉 Get started!

A side hustle, for product managers, is a great way to build new skills, make connections, and fulfil your creative drive. For many, a side hustle is a kind of proving ground, and a way to give yourself some extra experience while hunting for your first PM role.

If that’s the case, you need to…

The health, wellness, and fitness industries had been steadily growing before the recent boom. In a time when health issues dominate newsrooms and Facebook feeds, it’s no wonder that these industries have experienced such rapid growth. For example, the global health and wellness industry reached a value of US$3.31bn in 2020. And in eCommerce, the global athleisure market is predicted to reach a value of $517.5bn by 2025 (up from $300bn in 2018).

People are craving products that will help them achieve their ideal healthy lifestyle. It could be a healthy recipe app that helps a diabetic person to manage…

Part of a product manager’s job is to identify the problems of their customers and work with a team to build solutions to those problems.

But what do tech solutions look like for LGBT+ problems?

The LGBT+ population has problems that are nebulous, societal, and institutionalized; not only are they hard to measure (a crucial part of product management), but there’s no app or feature that can single-handedly solve them.

This said, society, tech, and the LGBT+ community will continue to develop in inherently interconnected ways, and there are vast possibilities for the intentional development and integration of tech solutions…

When building digital products, we all want to feel like we’re doing it the right way. And nothing feels more satisfying than feeling like you’ve finally found the perfect framework or methodology that’ll help you do that.

Unfortunately there are so many to choose from! So it’s important to do your research and figure out which ones are worth trying.

You might have heard of the billion dollar company, Spotify. And you might even have heard of their innovative framework for organising teams and scaling products in agile. …

The secret to acing a product management interview isn’t just knowing what questions to expect. It’s getting inside your interviewer’s mind, and understanding why they’re asking you these questions, and what they want to know.

The Most Common Product Management Interview Questions

  1. What do you see as a Product Manager’s main role within product development?
  2. How do you stay user-focused?
  3. What main changes would you make to [our product]?
  4. How do you see your career developing in the next 5 years?
  5. Tell us about a time you used data to influence an important stakeholder.
  6. Tell us about a time you faced failure and how you bounced back.

There’s a whole bunch of Ms going around. MVP, MLP, MVE… It can be hard to keep up.

Today we’re taking a look at MVE — Minimum Viable Experience.

What is Minimum Viable Experience?

In a nutshell, Minimum Viable Experience (MVE) is the minimum 360 experience that your company gives a customer, and includes everything from marketing and customer support, to the product itself.

The benefits of defining and aiming to provide an MVE, is that it keeps your focus right where it should be — on your customers. …

What Is a Wireframe?

A wireframe is a 2D visualization of a digital product, ranging from very basic pencil sketches to fully interactive digital designs.

Carlos G de Villaumbrosia

CEO at Product School — Global leader in product management training

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