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Even though 2020 is now (thankfully!) behind us, there is a lot that we as Product Managers can learn from a year that changed so much, challenged so many of our beliefs, changed our ways of working, and reshaped our organizations.

The Best Pandemic-Era Blog Posts from Product Managers

1. What 2020 Has Taught the Product World


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As I’m writing this, it’s the beginning of 2021. There were certainly a lot of ups and downs last year to stay the least. Many things changed dramatically around the world.


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As I’m writing this, it’s almost the end of 2020. There were certainly a lot of ups and downs this year to stay the least. A LOT of things changed around the world.


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As I’m writing this, it’s almost the end of 2020. There were certainly a lot of ups and downs this year to stay the least. A LOT of things changed around the world.


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As I’m writing this, it’s almost the end of 2020. There were certainly a lot of ups and downs this year to stay the least. A LOT of things changed around the world.


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It’s been a long year, to say the least. But the holidays are close and everyone’s favorite shopping holiday, Black Friday, is even closer!

Please note: I’ll continue to update this post as I find new deals, not all companies have promoted their offers yet! Check back each day for updates.

Things for Product Managers

  1. Apple Watch Series 3 ($119 — Starts 11/25) or Series 6 ($229Starts 11/25): If you don’t have a smartwatch yet, you have no remaining excuses with offers like these!
  2. Airpods Pro ($169Starts 11/25): While you may sacrifice a little on your Zoom call fidelity, the all-day comfort and noise-canceling features of Airpods Pro are a PM’s dream. They are, without a doubt, my most used device. …


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As I’m writing this, it’s almost the end of 2020. There were certainly a lot of ups and downs this year to stay the least. A LOT of things changed around the world.


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It’s a difficult (and crowded) job market out there…

How can you possibly hope to stand out from the hundreds (sometimes thousands) of other people applying for that coveted Product Manager role? …


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A/B Testing + Product Management

Product Managers develop hypotheses on an almost daily basis. It’s a critical part of the job.

  • You can never definitively measure the impact of the change.

Because many changes often happen at the same time, including changes outside of your product features and functionality (seasonality, user mix, etc.), you cannot determine the impact of one specific change without these other variables confounding your analysis. …


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Over the past decade, the Product Management career has grown incredibly quickly and has become very, very popular.

In 2018 alone, job openings for Product Managers grew 30% (LinkedIn) and both Product Management and Product Development were among the most in-demand skills on LinkedIn.

But, it’s also becoming harder than ever for aspiring Product Managers to break in! Many Associate or Junior Product Manager roles either explicitly or implicitly require some Product experience.

“Wait…I need Product experience for a Junior Product role where I’m supposed to learn more about Product and build my Product skills!?”

Sounds a bit like a catch-22! …

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