Building Your Product Career

Forget a Mentor, Find a Sponsor

Everything you need to know about who sponsors are, why they matter for your career advancement, and how to find them. By: Susan Davis-Ali, Ph.D., Founder and President, Leadhership1® For the second time in just over two years, I was reading an e-mail about my...

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Introvert-Friendly Networking Strategies for PMs

By: Chelsea Harrison, VP of Parachute at KidKare by MinuteMenu Let me start by being very honest: I have always hated networking. I have no problem running meetings, presenting to a room full of people, or even striking up a conversation in the kitchen with a passing...

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Overcoming Loneliness as a Product Manager

By: Jamie Martin, Executive Coach for Women on the Rise Each morning, you wake up, go to work, and talk to people. Developers, marketing, sales, and clients… the list goes on!  But at the end of the day, you feel this emptiness in your heart. A hollowness that...

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The Vital Role of CPO: Key Duties and Responsibilities

By: Women In Product Although the job expectations of any role may differ by company size, culture, and industry, there are commonalities within a Chief Product Officer role that remain true.  In our Path to CPO series, we interviewed a variety of experienced...

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Key Differences Between a VP of Product and CPO

By: Women In Product Our Women In Product community members often mention that the path to promotion in Product Management still needs to be clarified, especially when working toward executive leadership. To help you explore high-level roles, we’ll discuss the...

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Ace Your Big Interview: Tips from a Seasoned PM

By: Danielle Langone, Fractional Product Leader After 9 years in product management across several big companies (including Apple), I have spent hours (and hours) interviewing on both sides of the table. Some interviews were great, while others … well, let’s call them...

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Motherhood and Career: Tips for Making Your Next Move

By: Jessica Dominiczak, Chief Product Officer at The Mom Project Career paths are seldom linear, and where you imagined you’d be when you started out is rarely where you end up. This can be especially true for moms, who must often navigate various twists and turns...

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Securing a CPO Role with Help from Executive Recruiters

By: Chris Johnson, Co-Founder & Managing Partner at Artisanal Talent There are many types of search firms out there that range in size, industry, and specificity of roles (i.e., generalist, specialist, domain-specific, etc.) My firm and I focus on market-leading...

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