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Are You A Coachable Product Leader?

It’s rare for me to find a company whose strategy is specific and actionable enough to prioritize product work. When faced with a laundry list of strategies filled with 5, 8 or 13 tactical goals, it can be very difficult to prioritize anything. While most of your roadmap initiatives support on...

Halloween Spooktacular: The Dark Side of Product Management

We’ve all been there. Your very first break into product management. In the startup world, a lot of people become product managers by default rather than design. People think that product managers operate this very critical, high-leverage function that, when executed correctly, greatly facilitate...

The Digital Platform Behind Bain Public’s SOAP™

As product managers, you’re often probably delayed by the time-consuming document assembly necessary for ‘spaced repetition’ of the roadmap strategy. As you well know, repeating your product strategy often leads to better recall later on and prevents any misalignment in the future. One of the bes...

How to Use Repetition to Flatten the Forgetting Curve

The first and paramount responsibility of a product manager is the difficult task of building a shared understanding of the product strategy through listening, influencing, and repeating. While half of your time should be spent on the creation and management of the product strategy, another porti...

10 Pictures That Will Shape Your View Of Product Management

We took some time to look at which product management illustrations  — our clients, followers and supporters  — found the most interesting. Through the startup-side deployments of our SOAP™ framework, we really enjoy bringing you constructive and a typical product management research, practical w...