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Sr. Leader Series: Radical Product Thinking for Women PMs

December 8, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Radical Product Thinking: Level up to build world-changing products

NOTE: Limited seating – workshop limited to 50 seats, to keep the group intimate and interactive. This is a camera-on, alerts-off event where you’ll be actively participating & contributing throughout.

Books will be shipped to the address provided to eventbrite registration; shipment occurs when ticket sales end on 11/6.

You’ll receive your copy approx 2 weeks in advance of the event so you can come prepared!

We’ve learned that the key to building successful products is to iterate quickly using Lean and Agile. But for every successful product that was built by over-relying on iteration, there’s a vast graveyard of those that have succumbed to “product diseases”. In an iteration-led organization, a product manager becomes a backlog administrator and you feel like you’re perpetually reactive to deliver requested features. As a product leader, you struggle to lift up your team to be more strategic. How can you level up to build game-changing products?

In this workshop by the author of Radical Product Thinking, you’ll learn how you can build successful products in a repeatable manner. We’ll start by diagnosing common product diseases and introducing the five elements of the RPT methodology (vision, strategy, prioritization, execution and measurement, and culture). We will deep dive into vision and prioritization – elements that you can apply right away. Be prepared to toss out everything you know about a good vision and learn how you can use a new approach to prioritization to spread your influence.

*Workshop tickets include a copy of the book!

This is a deep-dive workshop with limited seating. To make the most of our time together, you’ll arrive prepped to start to apply RPT hands-on:

  • Tickets include a copy of Radical Product Thinking.
  • You’ll want to have read the book in advance of the live workshop.
  • You’ll be read-up and ready to implement your learnings in hands-on exercises.

📝 In This Workshop, you’ll learn:

• Unlearn conventional wisdom about what makes a good vision. You’ll craft a Radical Vision Statement to help you align the team. You’ll gain practical tools to get buy-in on the vision and spread your thinking across the organization.

• Learn how to leverage your vision in everyday decision-making. You’ll gain tools to communicate with stakeholders to balance achieving the vision while dealing with the reality of business needs.

• Learn how to make prioritization discussions more productive and less contentious: discover a simple but powerful approach using a 2×2 framework to prioritize both strategic initiatives and tactical activities.

💡 Then…

APPLY immediately! You’ll be live coached and then paired with other PMs, to immediately practice what we learn. Meet other Senior-level PMs also looking to craft clearer visions, get buy-in, and drive their daily work and priorities with a vision-centered approach. Learn while growing your network of other ambitious women in product management.

📌 Meet your Expert:

Radhika Dutt is the author of Radical Product Thinking: The New Mindset for Innovating Smarter which has been translated into several languages including Chinese and Japanese. She is an entrepreneur and product leader who has participated in four acquisitions, two of which were companies that she founded. She advises organizations from high-tech startups to government agencies on building radical products that create a fundamental change.

She is currently Advisor on Product Thinking to the Monetary Authority of Singapore, Singapore’s central bank and financial regulator. She serves on the board of the Association of Product Professionals and the independent publisher, Berrett Koehler. Radhika has built products in a wide range of industries including broadcast, media and entertainment, telecom, advertising technology, government, consumer apps, robotics, and even wine. She graduated from MIT with an SB and M.Eng in Electrical Engineering, and speaks nine languages.

📌 Meet your Moderator:

Kaelin Burns has over 10 years of experience working in product and tech, with an emphasis on B2B and internal innovation. She is currently a Product Management Consultant, Speaker & Educator.

Her passion for problem-solving, enthusiasm for learning, and desire for deep collaboration has served her well while building products at startups, growth-stage, and enterprise companies. Her lightweight and holistic approach to product development is born out of a lit major’s quest for clarity in communication, a love of Extreme Programming (XP) via DevBootcamp, and the belief that the best thing about technology is that there is always so much to learn.

⏰ About Product Blenders:

The Senior Leader Edition Product Blenders cover skills and topics applicable to those leading teams and discussing nuances of the PM craft. This series offers higher level insights appropriate for those that have mastery of PM fundamentals and are experienced in the field.

This is a growth and networking forum for senior and executive PMs, typically those with experience at the director level and above.

If you hold or most recently have held these titles, this is for you!

  • Director
  • Sr. Director
  • Group Manager,
  • Sr. Group Manager
  • Head of Product
  • VP, SVP, or C-Suite

Blenders will close with a group debrief and Speaker Q&A – ask questions and share reflections from your breakout conversations. Each event covers new skills and topics – we hope to see you at more than one!

*To bring you the most valuable peer-appropriate connections and conversations, experience level may be verified on LinkedIn.

Blender tickets are not refundable. These are live networking and skill-building opportunities, and our small staff works hard to keep these high-quality hosted events.

Bought a ticket and unable to attend? 📹 The session portion of these events IS recorded; attendee breakouts and 1:1 practice rounds happen in live-time only. Replays are sent to all registrants w/ in 72 hours of the event; many replays include a resource deck with additional key takeaways and related resources.


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