About the podcast
The path to product manager is rarely the same for each person, and the work in each role is distinct. We think it’s important to discover what makes the product experience unique through the words of real PMs—and to share this knowledge with the community. We ask leaders in the industry to share negotiation and career building techniques, insights on workplace dynamics, and tips to help people find their fit as a PM.
This podcast was started to give women product managers a voice so they can speak up and speak to each other about the reality of work as a woman or non-binary identifying product manager.
You will hear from PMs across industries, at various points in their careers and from different backgrounds. These community conversations touch on helpful resources, solutions to common difficulties, and help you become a better PM.
Elizabeth Ames, CEO of Women In Product, talks with podcast series co-collaborator and Director of Product, Rashmi Ramesh, about what inspired the creation behind #ThePathtoCPO series, the value and power of persistence, and some of the key learnings that came out of the interviews she hosted.
Shruti Sheorey interviews Marty Cagan, author of “Empowered.” Marty shares more about why coaching and hiring are such key parts of what product leaders should be doing, how product leaders can give more strategic context to their teams, and why OKRs are often failures at companies.Episode-35-Public-Transcript
Data shows that the demands of professional work put an unrealistic burden on women. We spend this episode with Sally Thornton, digging into common causes of burnout for women in the workforce and the burdens they carry. Sally urges us to be our own Behavioral Scientists and to track what sparks joy in our lives, then prioritizing this work.Episode-33-Public-Transcript
Data shows that the demands of professional work put an unrealistic burden on women. We spend this episode with Sally Thornton, digging into common causes of burnout for women in the workforce and the burdens they carry. Sally urges us to be our own Behavioral Scientists and to track what sparks joy in our lives, then prioritizing this work.WIP_Podcast_Episode19_PublicTrancscipt
This episode’s guest, Julia Nechaieva, joins host Elizabeth Ames to uncover tips to create a career in product that helps women thrive even in uncertain times. Knowing things like company size, preferred work, and manager expectations can help employees evaluate roles and guide job seekers to the best fit. Julia’s tool, PM Daisy, is a helpful resource.WIP_Podcast_Episode11_PublicTrancscipt
In this multi-guest episode, Elizabeth Ames, CEO of Women In Product, kicks off with Deb Liu, Co-Founder and Board President of Women In Product, as she shares how Women In Product started. Elizabeth then pivots the discussion to connect with community members to learn more about their member experience and their hopes for the future of the organization.
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Today we have two Women In Product community members ready to discuss Melissa Perri’s book, Escaping the Build Trap: How Effective Product Management Creates Real Value. Sparkle Joy Meadows and Marie Chaisson join and share how this book resonates in the Product work they do daily.
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Bosky Mukherjee interviews Teresa Torres, author of “Continuous Discovery Habits.” They dive into the benefits of growing outside of a leadership role, why collaboration is queen and the benefits of building faster feedback loops.
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Martina Lauchengco joins to discuss her new book, Loved: How to Rethink Marketing for Tech Products. Listen as she outlines the stages of a product marketing career and the differences between traditional marketing, product marketing, and product management.
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