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How Do You Hire the Right Product Managers?

How Do You Hire the Right Product Managers?

Fearless Product Leadership 1 February 2021

Episode Description

Are you a product leader hiring new product managers for your team?  Hiring the wrong person to your team can negatively impact you, the rest of your team and even the rest of the company.  Fortunately, there are hiring techniques that will ensure you get the right person, with the right experience, approach and mindset to accelerate the success of your product teams. In this episode, we hear from Kate Leto, author of the book, Hiring Product Managers: Using Product EQ to go beyond culture and skills, who shares how to level-up your approach to the job description, the interview, the "culture fit" assessment using the Role Canvas to get the right people on your product team.

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How Do You Say No to the CEO? | Fearless Product Leadership

How Do You Say No to the CEO? | Fearless Product Leadership

HOW DO YOU SAY NO TO THE CEO?  Are you a product leader struggling to respond to a CEO request without derailing your product roadmap?  In this episode, 6 experienced product leaders share their stories and advice on how they respond to the CEO's request while protecting resources, respecting product strategy, priorities and customer commitments.   A video version of this episode is available at Fearless Product channel on YouTube: www.youtube.com/c/FearlessProduct. Product leaders featured in this episode with links to their bio videos: Amanda Richardson, CEO, Rabbit, former VP of Product at HotelTonight, Prezi and Snagajob Ezinne Udezue, VP of Product Management, BazaarVoice   Troy Anderson, Chief Product & Technology Officer, SPINS  Lucinda Newcomb, VP Discovery & Personalization, Walmart.com   Laura Marino, SVP Product, Lever   Lauren Antonelli, Chief of Staff and former Head of Product, evite and yours truly, Hope Gurion, Fearless Product (www.fearless-product.com) Feedback is a gift!  Share what was most useful to you by leaving a review.  Have a question suggestion for a future episode?  Contact me on Linkedin, Twitter or at https://www.fearless-product.com/contact.

10 July 2019


What Most Surprises New Product Leaders? | Fearless Product Leadership

What Most Surprises New Product Leaders? | Fearless Product Leadership

WHAT MOST SURPRISES NEW PRODUCT LEADERS?  Are you a new product leader?  Perhaps you're finding yourself spending time in areas that are new and unexpected and wondering if this is normal.  In this episode 5 experienced product leaders who've led product at start-up, growth and mature companies in B2B and B2C categories share what they found most surprising when they first led product management teams.     A video version of this episode is available at Fearless Product channel on YouTube: www.youtube.com/c/FearlessProduct. Featured product leaders with links to their bio videos: Amanda Richardson, CEO at Rabbit, former VP of Product at HotelTonight, Prezi and Snagajob  Troy Anderson, Chief Product & Technology Officer, SPINS Margaret Jastrebski, former SVP Enterprise Product, ShopRunner and current Product & Strategy Advisor Al Ming, VP of Product & Design, CNBC Prasad Gune, SVP Product, Signifyd and yours truly, Hope Gurion, Fearless Product (www.fearless-product.com) Feedback is a gift!  Share what was most useful to you by leaving a review.  Have a question suggestion for a future episode?  Contact me on Linkedin, Twitter or at https://www.fearless-product.com/contact.

10 July 2019


What Are Non-Negotiables for You to Accept a Product Leader Role? | Fearless Product Leadership

What Are Non-Negotiables for You to Accept a Product Leader Role? | Fearless Product Leadership

WHAT ARE NON-NEGOTIABLES FOR YOU TO ACCEPT A NEW PRODUCT LEADER ROLE?  Are you a product leader considering making a move?  Or are you trying to hire a new product leader?   In this episode, 5 experienced product leaders share the essential factors that would motivate them to consider a new opportunity.    A video version of this episode is available at Fearless Product channel on YouTube: www.youtube.com/c/FearlessProduct. Product leaders featured in this episode with links to their bio videos: Al Ming, VP of Product & Design at CNBC Margaret Jastrebski, former SVP Enterprise Product, ShopRunner and current Product & Strategy Advisor  Lauren Antonelli, Chief of Staff and former Head of Product, Evite Brandon Anderson, VP of Product, SportsEngine   Lucinda Newcomb, VP Discovery & Personalization, Walmart.com and yours truly, Hope Gurion, Fearless Product (www.fearless-product.com) Feedback is a gift!  Share what was most useful to you by leaving a review.  Have a question suggestion for a future episode?  Contact me on Linkedin, Twitter or at https://www.fearless-product.com/contact.

10 July 2019


Does Your Product Roadmap Contain What Will Happen or What May Happen? | Fearless Product Leadership

Does Your Product Roadmap Contain What Will Happen or What May Happen? | Fearless Product Leadership

DOES YOUR PRODUCT ROADMAP CONTAIN WHAT WILL HAPPEN OR WHAT MAY HAPPEN?  Are you a new product leader?  Are you struggling with how to create and communicate your product roadmap? In this episode get actionable advice on how 5 product leaders approach creating and sharing the product roadmap with their organizations in B2B, B2C, startup, growth and mature companies.  A video version of this episode is available at Fearless Product channel on YouTube: www.youtube.com/c/FearlessProduct. Product leaders featured in this episode with links to their bio videos: Lucinda Newcomb, VP Discovery & Personalization, Walmart.com  Stefan Radulian, Head of Product Management, Brainloop, a Diligent company Lauren Antonelli, Chief of Staff and former Head of Product, Evite  Brandon Anderson, VP of Product, SportsEngine  Margaret Jastrebski, former SVP Enterprise Product, ShopRunner and current Product & Strategy Advisor  and yours truly, Hope Gurion, Fearless Product (www.fearless-product.com) Feedback is a gift!  Share what was most useful to you by leaving a review.  Have a question suggestion for a future episode?  Contact me on Linkedin, Twitter or at https://www.fearless-product.com/contact.

10 July 2019

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