WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE26 tips about product management from the animal kingdom
@lucyjspence
DEVELOP A THICK SKINSEEK HONEST FEEDBACK, RESPOND POSITIVELY & DON’T GET DISHEARTENED
IF YOU’RE NOT BUSY YOU’RE DOING IT WRONGBUT JUST BECAUSE YOU ARE BUSY DOESN’T MEAN YOU’RE DOING IT RIGHT
SPEED IS IMPORTANTBUT YOU NEED AGILITY AS WELL OR YOU WILL MISS YOUR TARGET
HAVE A DRINK WHEN YOU GET THE CHANCEUSE THE TIME WHEN THE PACE SLOWS TO REVIVE & REFRESH YOURSELF
DON’T GET IN THE WAY OF A RAMPAGINGELEPHANTSTEER IT FROM ITS BACK INSTEAD
BE CAPABLE IN ALL ENVIRONMENTSYOU NEED TO BE COMFORTABLE IN BUSINESS, TECH AND DESIGN
“Success is a little like wrestling a gorilla. You dont quit when youre tired. You quitwhen the gorilla is tired.” - Rober...
LOOK OUT FOR UNEXPECTED KILLERSTHINGS WILL CATCH YOU OFF GUARD – PROTECT YOURSELF IN PREPARATION
BE COLD BLOODED WHEN YOU NEED TO BEBE RUTHLESS WITH PRIORITISATION AND SAYING NO
WHEN STUCK JUST GO WITH THE FLOWJUST STARTING WILL DEVELOP YOUR THOUGHTS
ADAPT TO YOUR ENIRONMENTDONT BE AFRAID TO BE DIFFERENT IF IT SERVES A PURPOSE
LOOK AT THINGS FROM DIFFERENT ANGLESASK OPINION FROM PEOPLE THAT ARE DIFFERENT FROM YOU
KEEP ON THE LOOK OUT & WARN OTHERSHAVE A BROAD FOCUS AND LOOK TO OTHER INDUSTRIES FOR DISRUPTION
TO FIND MAGIC YOU MAY NEED TO LOOKIN UNEXPECTED PLACESDEVELOP A SET OF RELIABLE TECHNIQUES FOR THINKING ABOUT PROBLEMS
HAVE FINGERS IN LOTS OF PIESTHE MORE ASPECTS OF A BUSINESS YOU ARE FAMILIAR WITH, THE MOREEFFICIENT YOU WILL BE
PROTECT WHAT IS IMPORTANTWRITE TENETS SO YOU DONT GET LOST ALONG THE WAY
FIRST IMPRESSIONS ARE IMPORTANTYOU WILL HAVE TO SELL IDEAS AND HOW YOU DO THAT IS AS IMPORTANT ASTHE IDEA ITSELF
GUIDE THE TEAM THROUGH THE DARK TOACHIEVE THE IMPOSSIBLEYES, IT WILL FEEL LIKE YOU ARE PULLING A FAT MAN ALONG AND HE WILL...
TAKE TIME TO REACTCOMPLEX DECISIONS REQUIRE TIME – ASSESS THE COMPLEXITY OF ADECISION BEOFRE TRYING TO MAKE IT
TEAMS CAN ACHIEVE THE IMPOSSIBLEBUT EVERYONE NEEDS TO UNDERSTAND THEIR ROLE AND THE GOAL
DEAL WITH THE SPIKEY ISSUESSPEND TIME WORKING OUT THE COMPLEX PARTS AND TACKLE THEM FIRST
PICK OVER THE CARCASSESDO RETROSPECTIVES AND INCORPORATE THE LEARNINGS
BE YOUR OWN DOCTOR AND HEAL YOURSELFKEEP TRACK OF HOW YOU ARE DOING – MONITOR MOTIVATION AND STRESSLEVELS AND ADJUST YOUR ...
NOTHING IS PERFECTTHERE WILL ALWAYS BE THINGS THAT DON’T FIT. WORK WITH THEM
DONT BURN OUTBURN OUT OFTEN DAMAGES RELATIONSHIPS AND ALWAYS SLOWS YOU DOWN SOYOU MAY AS WELL SLOW DOWN BEFORE YOU BECOME ...
BRANDING IS VERY INFLUENTIALALIGN THE PRODUCT AND THE BRAND
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Welcome to the Jungle

  1. 1. WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE26 tips about product management from the animal kingdom
  2. 2. @lucyjspence
  3. 3. DEVELOP A THICK SKINSEEK HONEST FEEDBACK, RESPOND POSITIVELY & DON’T GET DISHEARTENED
  4. 4. IF YOU’RE NOT BUSY YOU’RE DOING IT WRONGBUT JUST BECAUSE YOU ARE BUSY DOESN’T MEAN YOU’RE DOING IT RIGHT
  5. 5. SPEED IS IMPORTANTBUT YOU NEED AGILITY AS WELL OR YOU WILL MISS YOUR TARGET
  6. 6. HAVE A DRINK WHEN YOU GET THE CHANCEUSE THE TIME WHEN THE PACE SLOWS TO REVIVE & REFRESH YOURSELF
  7. 7. DON’T GET IN THE WAY OF A RAMPAGINGELEPHANTSTEER IT FROM ITS BACK INSTEAD
  8. 8. BE CAPABLE IN ALL ENVIRONMENTSYOU NEED TO BE COMFORTABLE IN BUSINESS, TECH AND DESIGN
  9. 9. “Success is a little like wrestling a gorilla. You dont quit when youre tired. You quitwhen the gorilla is tired.” - Robert Strauss
  10. 10. LOOK OUT FOR UNEXPECTED KILLERSTHINGS WILL CATCH YOU OFF GUARD – PROTECT YOURSELF IN PREPARATION
  11. 11. BE COLD BLOODED WHEN YOU NEED TO BEBE RUTHLESS WITH PRIORITISATION AND SAYING NO
  12. 12. WHEN STUCK JUST GO WITH THE FLOWJUST STARTING WILL DEVELOP YOUR THOUGHTS
  13. 13. ADAPT TO YOUR ENIRONMENTDONT BE AFRAID TO BE DIFFERENT IF IT SERVES A PURPOSE
  14. 14. LOOK AT THINGS FROM DIFFERENT ANGLESASK OPINION FROM PEOPLE THAT ARE DIFFERENT FROM YOU
  15. 15. KEEP ON THE LOOK OUT & WARN OTHERSHAVE A BROAD FOCUS AND LOOK TO OTHER INDUSTRIES FOR DISRUPTION
  16. 16. TO FIND MAGIC YOU MAY NEED TO LOOKIN UNEXPECTED PLACESDEVELOP A SET OF RELIABLE TECHNIQUES FOR THINKING ABOUT PROBLEMS
  17. 17. HAVE FINGERS IN LOTS OF PIESTHE MORE ASPECTS OF A BUSINESS YOU ARE FAMILIAR WITH, THE MOREEFFICIENT YOU WILL BE
  18. 18. PROTECT WHAT IS IMPORTANTWRITE TENETS SO YOU DONT GET LOST ALONG THE WAY
  19. 19. FIRST IMPRESSIONS ARE IMPORTANTYOU WILL HAVE TO SELL IDEAS AND HOW YOU DO THAT IS AS IMPORTANT ASTHE IDEA ITSELF
  20. 20. GUIDE THE TEAM THROUGH THE DARK TOACHIEVE THE IMPOSSIBLEYES, IT WILL FEEL LIKE YOU ARE PULLING A FAT MAN ALONG AND HE WILLGET ALL THE CREDIT BUT THAT IS THE JOB
  21. 21. TAKE TIME TO REACTCOMPLEX DECISIONS REQUIRE TIME – ASSESS THE COMPLEXITY OF ADECISION BEOFRE TRYING TO MAKE IT
  22. 22. TEAMS CAN ACHIEVE THE IMPOSSIBLEBUT EVERYONE NEEDS TO UNDERSTAND THEIR ROLE AND THE GOAL
  23. 23. DEAL WITH THE SPIKEY ISSUESSPEND TIME WORKING OUT THE COMPLEX PARTS AND TACKLE THEM FIRST
  24. 24. PICK OVER THE CARCASSESDO RETROSPECTIVES AND INCORPORATE THE LEARNINGS
  25. 25. BE YOUR OWN DOCTOR AND HEAL YOURSELFKEEP TRACK OF HOW YOU ARE DOING – MONITOR MOTIVATION AND STRESSLEVELS AND ADJUST YOUR WORKLOAD ACCORDINGLY
  26. 26. NOTHING IS PERFECTTHERE WILL ALWAYS BE THINGS THAT DON’T FIT. WORK WITH THEM
  27. 27. DONT BURN OUTBURN OUT OFTEN DAMAGES RELATIONSHIPS AND ALWAYS SLOWS YOU DOWN SOYOU MAY AS WELL SLOW DOWN BEFORE YOU BECOME A NIGHTMARE TO WORK WITH
  28. 28. BRANDING IS VERY INFLUENTIALALIGN THE PRODUCT AND THE BRAND

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