Today’s Product Management Pop Song: ‘The Product Manager Is A Dog’

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I was listening to a Minecraft parody of a Katy Perry song the other day, and that got me thinking about songs about product management. While I work on my own product management parody song (and, yes, I am working on one) I wanted to share a product management-related song from China, forwarded to me by zoranrilak.

Be warned: “The Product Manager Is A Dog” features a catchy melody, an odd music video, and lyrics that are comically desperate.

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Sorry, Product Managers: We Do Actually Own The Dysfunctions Of Other Teams

When we talk about the “product manager”, the emphasis always seems to be on the “product” part — which, okay, isn’t really a surprise, since we’re managing products.

However, we’re doing ourselves and our companies a disservice if that’s all we’re doing.


Kilowog explains the importance of being a hardcore product manager.
Image source: Comic Book Resources

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Interview: 7 Questions With… Carl Knibbs

Today, we have another great conversation in our continuing series of one-on-one interviews with product management professionals.

This time, we’re talking with Carl Knibbs, a London-based Product Director and co-founder of Lovemoney.com. Who happens to share my love for the British drama Being Human.


The cast of Being Human, or what the PM team looks like at the end of the day?

What’s the single biggest mistake Product Managers make on the job? And what has working for the BBC taught him? Read on…

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