- Good Group Product Manager / Dead Group Product Manager
Ben & David cover: • GPM vs. Sr. PM role • Appropriate Level of Paranoia • Setting clear objectives and giving clear feedback • Defining a good PM job • Working with executives • Fitting in with the organization
- Crossing the Canyon: Product Manager to Product Leader
Fareed & Casey cover: 1. What got you here, won't get you there 2. The Product Management Path 3. Depth in one type of product work → Breadth across multiple types 4. Being good at your job → Training others to be good at theirs 5. Solving with the resources you have → Solving by allocating resources & influencing others 6. Gaining more individual scope → Creating more scope for the org
- Group Product Manager VS Director of Product — Roles and Responsibilities
The core differentiator between a Group Product Manager and Director of Product is that a GPM is both an individual contributor and also the head of product for a given product area, managing a few individual contributor PMs. Directors of product are responsible for leading the product organization for a larger product vertical, managing a larger team of PMs and setting strategy for the organization.