How To Succeed In Product Management | Jeffrey Shulman, Red Russak & Soumeya Benghanem
How To Succeed In Product Management | Jeffrey Shulman, Red Russak & Soumeya Benghanem
Jeff Shulman, Red Russak & Soumeya Benghanem
94: Building High-Performing Teams and The Power of Culture
58 minutes Posted Aug 9, 2023 at 4:00 am.
Building a product team
Who’s involved in building a product team?
Scaling the hardware and software teams
Understanding the existing culture while building a team in another location
Onboarding process
Getting the willing people to onboard first
Ideal ratio of PMs to other roles on a product team
Changing people and rivalry in product
Bridging the gap in the culture between two organizations
Challenges coming up with the rubric for hiring
Building a team towards social purpose
Accepting what’s happening at the moment
Final Thoughts
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In this episode of the How to Succeed in Product Management Podcast, marketing professor Jeff Shulman welcomes Leslie Grandy (Modwell) and Eric Loh (The Product Management Center at UW) as they discuss building a high-performing team and the power of culture. Building a product team and understanding the culture are crucial for a PM because they directly impact the success of a product. A well-structured team ensures diverse skills and perspectives, enabling efficient execution and innovation. Moreover, a deep understanding of the organizational culture helps the PM navigate communication, decision-making processes, and stakeholder expectations, leading to smoother collaboration and more effective product development
Disclaimer: All opinions of the speakers are their own.
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