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Building High Performing Product Teams by fmr Discovery SVP

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Product Management Event at #ProductCon Seattle on Building High Performing Product Teams by Leslie Grandy, former SVP of Digital Products at Discovery.

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Building High Performing Product Teams by fmr Discovery SVP

  1. 1. www.productschool.com Building High Performing Product Teams by fmr Discovery SVP
  2. 2. Join 35,000+Product Managers on Free Resources Discover great job opportunities Job Portal prdct.school/PSJobPortalprdct.school/events-slack
  3. 3. C O U R S E S Product Management Learn the skills you need to land a Product Manager job
  4. 4. C O U R S E S Coding for Managers Build a website and gain the technical knowledge to lead software engineers
  5. 5. C O U R S E S Data Analytics for Managers Learn the skills to understand web analytics, SQL and machine learning concepts
  6. 6. C O U R S E S Learn how to acquire more users and convert them into clients Digital Marketing for Managers
  7. 7. C O U R S E S UX Design for Managers Gain a deeper understanding of your users and deliver an exceptional end- to-end experience
  8. 8. C O U R S E S For experienced Product Managers looking to gain strategic skills needed for top leadership roles Product Leadership
  9. 9. C O U R S E S Corporate Training Level up your team’s Product Management skills
  10. 10. Leslie Grandy T O N I G H T ’ S S P E A K E R
  11. 11. JUNE 25, 2019 BUILDING HIGH PERFORMING PRODUCT TEAMS LESLIE GRANDY CHIEF PRODUCT OFFICER, LEAFLY
  12. 12. HIGH PERFORMANCE IS NOT ABOUT HARMONY... ...IT’S ABOUT RESPECT 12
  13. 13. TALENT ISN’T EVERYTHING 13
  14. 14. ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE REFLECTS THE STYLE OF A LEADER EVERY LEADER CASTS A SHADOW 14
  15. 15. UNDERSTANDING AND MANAGING EMOTIONS GREATLY INCREASES CHANCES OF SUCCESS. 15
  16. 16. FORMING YOUR TEAM MUST START WITH CLEAR, ACTIONABLE VALUES AND A HIRING PROCESS THAT SUPPORTS THEM 16
  17. 17. WHAT DO YOU STAND FOR? ✓ Team Values/Tenets ✓ Personal responsibilities ✓ Ethics and standards ✓ Character & culture 17
  18. 18. STORMING REQUIRES: ✔ TOLERATING CONFLICTS ✔ ENCOURAGING NEGOTIATION ✔ DIFFICULT CONVERSATIONS 18
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  20. 20. 20 EXITING STORMING PHASE REQUIRES NEW TEAM SKILLS... …AND CAN CAUSE SOME ATTRITION
  21. 21. 21 NORMING BRINGS CONSENSUS AND TEAM SPIRIT
  22. 22. 22 FACING NEW CHALLENGES COULD CAUSE THE TEAM TO LAPSE BACK INTO STORMING BEHAVIORS
  23. 23. We are all for you being a disruptor. We’d just rather you didn’t disrupt us. 23
  24. 24. 24 PERFORMING REQUIRES TRUST, CONSTRUCTIVE COMMUNICATION AND EMBRACING DIVERSITY
  25. 25. THANK YOU
  26. 26. www.productschool.com Part-time Product Management, Coding, Data Analytics, Digital Marketing, UX Design, Product Leadership courses and Corporate Training

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