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The Disproportionate Impact of Coaching on Startup Survival

It is a known fact that startups which are accompanied or coached, view their chances of success as being much higher compared to those that are not. In fact, 83.9% of accompanied startups assess their chances of survival as strong, especially during the current uncertain climate. The right mentoring and coaching support facilitates a startup’s transformation and enables roadmap planning and execution, without straying from the ultimate vision and goal. If your chances of survival increase thanks to the right coaching support, where and how do you get the help you’re looking for? MAIN: De...

Leadership in Product, Connect and Explore Workshop Series.

Career Development Program Details: Whether you are a Founder or part of the Product, Engineering or leadership team, you need actionable strategies and impactful techniques that drive results today. We already knew we could deliver expert guidance via a series of on-site workshops. We’ve quietly been delivering remote programs to organizations. Our virtual workshop series provides actionable strategies, tools, processes, and skills product leaders need to create innovations, adapt to market shifts, and anticipate what’s next. Targeted to startups, scale-ups or SMB organizationsIt takes pl...

Any company + product manager ≠ a product company.

The day-to-day role of a product manager is constantly changing and becoming more strategic. Many product managers are still trying to escape the trap of getting projects handed to them by the C-Suite and being told to simply ‘build something’ or ‘make it better.’ This isn’t exactly much to go on. Where’s the vision? Where’s the communication? Where’s the direction? Roadmapping is one of the keys to gaining product focus. It’s shocking to see that 57% of product managers say they don’t spend enough time on roadmapping and goal-setting. Without objectives, and the proper planning and researc...

Meet Bain Public: Built for the Greater Hygiene

Montreal is rife with burgeoning startups and midsized tech firms. Within these organizations exist hundreds, perhaps thousands of dedicated product managers. But the product manager is often mistaken for the "project manager." The difference is subtle but significant. One fosters an "IT mindset," while the other fosters a "Product mindset." Paul Ortchanian recognized this inconsistency, and it sparked the creation of what is now known as Bain Public: a company dedicated to helping local companies make smart product decisions through an organizing principle for allocation of resources: the ...

How to Visualize Your Business Through a Service Blueprint in 5 Easy Steps

The Service Blueprint is a key component of Bain Public's product management process. We use it to help understand the context products operate within. The best way to create a great overarching product strategy is to grow and evolve this document. It helps capture a product's unique activities or the complex combination of actions. It enables companies we work with to deliver on the customer value proposition. "A Service Blueprint is a compelling document that invites engagement by others." It’s a process for simplifying complex systems that exist between business strategy, customer exper...