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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 portion must be devoted to repeating it. State it to team members, and say it again to the CEO. This is how the product will benefit the organization. But what happens when you stop repeating and communicating the product vision and strategy? This is where the forgetting curve can set in. The Forgetting ...

The Top 6 Roles to Describe a Product Manager

The role of a product manager could never fit into a box. It’s difficult to define. There’s no set or standard job description. So what exactly does a product manager do? And why should companies care about investing in them? The best product managers think strategically and make difficult trade-offs quickly. They use unconventional ways to spread the vision and have the ability to keep cool under pressure with tight deadlines. They prioritize conflicts and manage revenue targets, resource constraints, and market demands. You would almost think product managers have super powers if they ca...