People & Teams

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People & Teams
What's the #1 thing teams should expect from their Product Manager?
Product Mangers come in many shapes and sizes, and are all subject to varying expectations from team members as well. What matters the most to you and why?
People & Teams
Product managers, how do you work well with designers and engineers?
Many teams are built around these core roles and all need to have their seat at the table. But how do you ensure the relationship thrives? Do you take a specific approach?
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How do you keep your design team members growing?
Do you consider your company design led? Design is at the centre of every experience we create. So how do you ensure your design team has a path to improve, up-skill and deliver even more value?
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How do you get your team excited about the product?
Rallying your team around the product is not an easy task, especially when some people are skeptical about what you're building. How do you get them on board?
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When and why should teams hire their first Product Manager?
Early in a new businesses life as a founder you're often doing the product manager role yourself. And then you scale the business in other areas. So when do you hand over the reins and make your first product hire?
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How do you keep people updated with what is being worked on?
With new product decisions happening constantly, how do you keep people updated with what is being worked on? How do you find the balance between over-documenting and keeping everyone well informed?
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How to make your meetings count?
Meetings can be a waste of time. At the same time, as a PM, you do need to have them to create team plans, or communicate product decisions. How to you make the necessary meetings run efficiently?
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How to establish if someone is a good fit for your team?
Skills and experience aren't the only factors to establish if a candidate will do well as a team member. How do you check for 'team culture' matching?
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How do you conduct effective 1:1 meetings with team members?
When do you choose 1:1 meetings as opposed to team meetings? What's their role, and how do you make sure they achieve the intended result?

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