Product Management mental models for everyone

Oct 11, 2018 | Newsletter

Engineering Impact is a weekly newsletter that highlights trends in engineering leadership, productivity, culture, and scaling development teams. 

This week features posts on: Product Leadership, Effectiveness, Management, and Craft.

 

PRODUCT LEADERSHIP

Product Management mental models for everyone

Brandon Chu, GM Platform with Shopify, with a post for everyone that works on products (not just PMs). Try out the mental models to help you improve at: Where to invest, Designing & Scoping, and Shipping & Iterating.

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EFFECTIVENESS

Why to get things done when you don’t feel like it

Even if you love your job, you don’t always feel like doing it every day. Kate Matsudaira provides five strategies for pushing through.

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MANAGEMENT

Dynamic reteaming: The art & wisdom of changing teams

Heidi Helfand, Director of Engineering Excellence at Procore Technologies, talks about successfully growing, splitting, merging, seeding, and adding people to teams, along with antipatterns of what not to do.

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CRAFT

Everybody’s crazy: Why management is hard (and what to do about it)

Joe Dunn, Tech Leadership Coach at Cloudbreak, compiles insights from a library of leadership classics and offers a better model of management.

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Ben Thompson

Ben Thompson

Ben Thompson is a co-founder at GitPrime where he leads design and customer experience. He is a Y Combinator alumni, with a background in product design, branding, and UX design. Follow @thebent on Twitter.

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