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Are You A Ping Pong Product         Manager         Imran Ladiwala
There are 2 kinds of players• The Cool Ones-   • The What the Heck                     Ones!-
There are 2 kinds of players• The Cool Ones-   • Who like to play it cool,                   • Spinning the ball,         ...
There are 2 kinds of players• The What the Heck                      • Fast paced,  Ones!-                      • Believe ...
What kind of a Product Manager           are you?           The Cool One                 OR         What the Heck One?
The Cool One Product Manager              • The Safe & Cool one,              • Will never take the risk,              • T...
The What the Heck! Product Manager                 • The fast paced,                 • The risk taker,                 • T...
Why you should be the latter one?• Cause if in a ping pong game the game is slow,   – no one enjoys it,        • the audie...
But what about the Other Side?• This also has its dry side of the story,• But who cares,  If you’re the guy with common se...
Me?  •   I am available on:  •   Email: imran.ladiwala@gmail.com  •   Facebook:      http://www.facebook.com/imran.ladi   ...
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Product Manager - Are you a ping pong product manager

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The Product Manager.
Are you a ping pong product manager.
This is a presentation giving you a concept of the 2 types of product managers.
If you have feedback or you do not agree to my point, please share it with me on http://www.theproductanager.in

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Product Manager - Are you a ping pong product manager

  1. 1. Are You A Ping Pong Product Manager Imran Ladiwala
  2. 2. There are 2 kinds of players• The Cool Ones- • The What the Heck Ones!-
  3. 3. There are 2 kinds of players• The Cool Ones- • Who like to play it cool, • Spinning the ball, tossing it from 1 end of the table to the other. • Waiting for the opponent do the mistake.
  4. 4. There are 2 kinds of players• The What the Heck • Fast paced, Ones!- • Believe in smashing the ball and beating the player out right. • Making mistakes themselves or winning the point.
  5. 5. What kind of a Product Manager are you? The Cool One OR What the Heck One?
  6. 6. The Cool One Product Manager • The Safe & Cool one, • Will never take the risk, • The pressure, • Or the burden to go the extra mile.
  7. 7. The What the Heck! Product Manager • The fast paced, • The risk taker, • The guy who gives timelines without a buffer & • Has the confidence that the product would get delivered.
  8. 8. Why you should be the latter one?• Cause if in a ping pong game the game is slow, – no one enjoys it, • the audience, • the opponent • nor the player himself. – This kind of game-play is good for practice.• But if you’re the latter one, – there is excitement, – pressure, – sleepless nights, – lunch-less afternoons• but finally Delivery & a winning point.
  9. 9. But what about the Other Side?• This also has its dry side of the story,• But who cares, If you’re the guy with common sense, you’d make your choice & win your point.
  10. 10. Me? • I am available on: • Email: imran.ladiwala@gmail.com • Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/imran.ladi wala • Blog: http://www.theproductmanager.in • Let me know your thoughts

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