Alexis and Adrienne are former PMs (Facebook, Tesla, and Google) who share their insights working at top companies in Silicon Valley and share their best practices. Subscribe to get insight into the thought-processes of these great practitioners as they launched products in the …
The common rhetoric is that product managers should act as the glue between engineering, design, and sales. This mindset was a trap. When I first start…
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In my first months as a PM, I* was more of a “prioritization machine” than a PM. Not in a good way. Engineers would ask me to help prioritize their pro…
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Strategic thinking is powerful -- it can often enable you to play chess when everyone else is playing checkers. Take Tesla’s Master Plan for example, “…
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One of my friends can instantly take a problem that at first appears intractable, like “How would you drive down the cost of Tesla’s autopilot system t…
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Most people switch jobs every few years, but as an ex-Facebook RPM, I* switched teams every six months. I saw a lot of different teams quickly early in…
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Having worked on several high-stakes product launches with complex moving pieces, I wanted to share several things I’ve learned from my experience on m…
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When I first joined Tesla as a product manager, I remember making a competitive analysis chart to understand the competitive landscape. This is a commo…
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