Category Archives for "Secret Product Manager Manual"


Announcing The Secret Product Manager Handbook

I’m excited to announce The Secret Product Manager Handbook is available! When I started in product management, there were no classes, books, or online resources for product managers. I always wanted the “secret handbook” – so I wrote it. The Secret Product Manager Handbook is all the things I wish someone had told me. I wrote Read More

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2 Should You Be A Product Manager?

Product management is a hot, hot profession right now. It’s one of the most important roles in a product company, especially in high tech. But is it right for you? If you’re wondering about this, or want to scope yourself against a basic set of guidelines for product managers, this post is for you. What Read More

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What Does A Product Manager Do?

When someone asks you in the future “What does a product manager do?,” instead of saying “he or she is the CEO of the product,” you can say they: Find a market problem (and validate it) Create a solution to the problem Take it to market Wait a sec! That seems simple, almost like something Read More

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