Leadership & Management

Enhance your Management Skills, such as Leadership, Collaboration, Influencing without Authority, and Communication with our expert-curated articles, books, podcasts, and videos.

Collaboration

Collaborate Effectively with Engineers

Collaborate Effectively with Engineers

As product manager you serve as the interface between...
Leading cross-functional teams, or bringing the Donuts

Leading cross-functional teams, or bringing the Donuts

Read about effective leadership with Ken Norton's talk...
Build Trust within your Team

Build Trust within your Team

There is always disagreement within your team which...
Collaboration with Designers

Collaboration with Designers

"For all the engineers and PMs out there wondering how to...
7 Product Team Pitfalls you should avoid

7 Product Team Pitfalls you should avoid

Avoid falling for the common mistakes of product teams...
Five Mistakes to Avoid in Collaboration

Five Mistakes to Avoid in Collaboration

Some of the most intense emotional responses in product...
Handle office politics

Handle office politics

Sometimes office politics are unavoidable. Whether you...
Could Conflict at Work be actually a good thing? - Google Podcasts

Could Conflict at Work be actually a good thing? - Google Podcasts

Workplace drama is why so many employees dread Monday...
The Ideal PM - Engineer Ratio

The Ideal PM - Engineer Ratio

Learn from Ken Norton about the "Certain Ratio" of...
Master the Art and Skill of Persuasion

Master the Art and Skill of Persuasion

As a long-time product leader for Chrome at Google, Odean...
Spotify's Product Team Structure

Spotify's Product Team Structure

Learn how Spotifys teams collaborate in squads and how...
Introduction to OKRs

Introduction to OKRs

Committing to a goal improves team performance. More...
Stop Dancing Around Criticism and Put It to Use with These Tips from Airbnb's Head of Experience Design

Stop Dancing Around Criticism and Put It to Use with These Tips from Airbnb's Head of Experience Design

“Criticism may be based on opinion, but that’s what makes...

Leadership

How to win Friends and Influence people

How to win Friends and Influence people

As product manager you don't have any formal authority...
Make better Decisions

Make better Decisions

You mainly trust your gut when making decisions? Level up...
42 rules to lead by Google Product Manager

42 rules to lead by Google Product Manager

Learn from Jonathan Rosenberg how to be an effective...
Leading cross-functional teams, or bringing the Donuts

Leading cross-functional teams, or bringing the Donuts

Read about effective leadership with Ken Norton's talk...
Build stronger Product Teams

Build stronger Product Teams

How do you build stronger teams and get the best work out...
Spend your Manegement Time Effectively

Spend your Manegement Time Effectively

There’s a finite amount of effort you can and should put...
Inspire your Team? Start with Why!

Inspire your Team? Start with Why!

Learn from Simon Sinek how you as a leader can inspire...
Dare to Lead by Brené Brown

Dare to Lead by Brené Brown

As Brené puts it "Leadership is not about titles or the...
Leadership - The Essential Skills

Leadership - The Essential Skills

Learn about six skills that, when mastered and used in...
Influence without Authority

Influence without Authority

Anyone familiar with Product Management will recognize...
Julie Zhou's Advice for First Time Managers - Ask Essential Questions

Julie Zhou's Advice for First Time Managers - Ask Essential Questions

Julie Zhuo first started working at Facebook as an intern...
Radical Candor — The Surprising Secret to Being a Good Boss

Radical Candor — The Surprising Secret to Being a Good Boss

Giving, receiving and encouraging guidance is among the...
These Seven Emotions aren't Deadly - They're your secret Career Superpowers

These Seven Emotions aren't Deadly - They're your secret Career Superpowers

Most of us buy into a certain set of myths when it comes...
The Art of Decision Making as Product Manager

The Art of Decision Making as Product Manager

Product managers have to make many decisions every day,...
Inspire your Team to Do More

Inspire your Team to Do More

Get people to love working in the team, own the decisions...
15 Lessons learned from the CEO of Disney

15 Lessons learned from the CEO of Disney

Learn with the Ride of a Lifetime, a part autobiography...
The Hard Thing about Hard Things: Building. a Business when there are No Easy Answers

The Hard Thing about Hard Things: Building. a Business when there are No Easy Answers

Learn with this essential advice how to effectively build...
New Leadership roles in the 21st Century

New Leadership roles in the 21st Century

Today’s complex business environment calls for a new...
Leadership Requirements in a new Era

Leadership Requirements in a new Era

What are the requirements for effective Leadership? Learn...
Compassionate Management as Leadership Style

Compassionate Management as Leadership Style

This is session 19 of Technology-enabled Blitzscaling, a...
Making Difficult Decisions with the SPADE Framework

Making Difficult Decisions with the SPADE Framework

Gokul Rajaram shares a framework that he's used at Square...
Master the Art and Skill of Persuasion

Master the Art and Skill of Persuasion

As a long-time product leader for Chrome at Google, Odean...
How to react to negative Data

How to react to negative Data

Effectively approach and communicate negative product...
Lead Teams better by Listening

Lead Teams better by Listening

Talk less, listen more. Think of your team like of your...
Introduction to OKRs

Introduction to OKRs

Committing to a goal improves team performance. More...
Set and Communicate a Team Vision

Set and Communicate a Team Vision

Drive your team to collaborate on and own a common...
Care Personally and Professionally for your Team

Care Personally and Professionally for your Team

Google's manager research revealed that effective...
Learn to lead from Gibson Biddle (VP Netflix)

Learn to lead from Gibson Biddle (VP Netflix)

Strategically advance your leadership skills. Learn from...
Becoming a Product Leader

Becoming a Product Leader

The jump between being a Senior Product Manager and a...
Trillion Dollar Coach: The Leadership Playbook of Silicon Valley's Bill Campbell

Trillion Dollar Coach: The Leadership Playbook of Silicon Valley's Bill Campbell

In their 2019 book, Trillion Dollar Coach: The Leadership...