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Melissa Floyd

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Measuring Product Managers Performance

Unlike sales and marketing, who are responsible for very clear, measurable, deliverables (new/retained customers and leads respectively), product managers can’t be measured this way.

The outcome of good product management work is not contained in the product department but rather manifested in the performance of many other departments.

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Measuring the performance of product managers is a real challenge for a number of reasons. When planning the product managers’ goals, this challenge can translate into taking the wrong direction altogether. Here is a new way to look at product management goals, and make them a useful tool for both you and your team.

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Product Discovery

We typically define product discovery in contrast with product delivery. Product discovery is used to describe the work done to make decisions about what to build, while product delivery is the work done to build, ship, and maintain a production quality product.

Good product discovery includes the customer throughout the decision-making process. through: customer interviews, usability tests, A/B tests, demand tests, customer journey mapping, experience mapping, story mapping, OKRs, opportunity solution trees, ethnographic studies, customer visits, and so on.

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Every team that launches any sort of style guide runs into this problem, and it can be jarring how quickly it rears its head. While no style guide can or should remain static and immovable, it’s important to give your team tools to have rational discussions about when to break away from the style guide, when to change it, and when to change their designs to better align with the guide.

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The logic of skin in the game implies you need to pick a surgeon who looks the least like what you would expect from a surgeon. The phrase is often mistaken for one-sided incentives: the promise of a bonus will make someone work harder for you. Skin in the game –As a filter –Is the central pillar for the organic functioning of systems, whether humans or natural. 

The author, Nassim Nicholas Taleb, shares some valuable insights about his bestselling book.

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