What’s your top 3 change management books from the last 5 years? (Trying to refresh and read up again!)
As a first time PM at a company with no PM structure, I’m finding it difficult to learn good practices and bring myself to “the next level”. Has anyone here had a similar self taught start that made the break through to become a solid senior PM? Anything will help, books, etc.
As a new product manager what books should I be reading? I’ve already read Inspired but looking or more. For context, I’ve joined a series A start up and as expected there’s a lot to do and it’s very fluid. I want to be able to help the head of product as much as possible as well as provide some structure to how we work.
What are some good books to read, materials or classes about how to be a more effective PM? And about communication management, recos are gladly accepted.
My teammate is leaving for a new opportunity soon and I will be floating by myself for a few months. Would anyone be able to provide me with any solid books that pertain to our field? I'm open to anything for creative, people manager 101, digital marketing, career motivating, etc. Trying to swim along to find my new normal and be self motivated.
I recently left public accounting to join a start up. I don’t have too many connections in this world yet, does anyone have recommendations for either articles, books or other sources of information I could use to get an understanding of the startup world and how I can make the right career choices moving forward. - *I’m on the product manager side* Thanks in advance!
Any suggestions for anger management books?
Best books to read as a product manager?
Any recommendations for good business books (preferably on general management or economics)?
Sr. CW looking for a Sr. AD / ACD partner to run a new piece of business at an ACD level. Need to have a book with at least some award pieces or just great work from some heavy hitting agencies. PM to connect further. EST time zone work hours.
Hey peeps! In your opinion what is the one book that every PM must have in his collection that will help with their career progress into being an expert?
I'm an account manager, but want to get better at helping and managing my team. So, I've started doing some of the copywriting myself so I can get a better feel for what's involved, what's needed, and how I can help others improve. I recently attended an SEO conference and then spent a weekend reading everything I can get my hands on. I've also got a reading list I'm building out. What are your favorite books and sources to become better at copywriting?
Any recommendations for great classes or books on Product Management? Also, in your opinion, what skills make a great Product Manager. Is knowing how to code required?
Books to read as a newish manager? I struggle with feeling guilty directing people to do things when they seem busy and expressing disappointment
I lead a team of women (ranging from 2-8 years into their careers) and want to advocate for their career growth with management. I’ve made the case for promotions and raises (have been pushing for this for months and keep being told “soon”—but I won’t give up), but I also want to try smaller asks and would love suggestions. Are there any books, one-off classes/trainings, virtual events, memberships, etc. that you’d recommend? Thank you!
Any freelancers in LA available? Also looking for design and AD fishes. PM me your book!
Best books about management consulting?
Helpful resources / best practices for being an effective Program Manager? Any books or published content you’d recommend on the subject? TIA 🙏🏼
In case anyone else is interested, Magic City Books is hosting Jenara Nerenberg, author of Divergent Mind, for a virtual event this Tuesday, March 2, at 7 pm CT. It's free but you have to register in advance. https://magiccitybooks.com/event/virtual-event-jenara-nerenberg/
Any insight on pay and WLB at the major boutique firms (Avascent, Renaissance, Fairmont, CSP, etc)? Might be interested in transitioning to the A&D sector. 2 years post-MBA in M&A consulting and I have ~7 years government experience prior to b-school and previously held a TS/SCI. TIA Avascent
What is the parental leave policy at your firm? Please include: (1) size of firm; (2) location of firm; (3) how many paid weeks off (from firm - not state/fed); (4) other perks, such as ramp up/down time, etc.
What are some good exit companies/roles for someone with a risk and compliance background (industry and consulting). Looking to stay (ideally) in FS, fintech, or tech
My dad works for the state and he currently has 7 months of accrued vacation and 10 months of sick time....we’re doing it wrong guys
Trying to get some data points for potential negotiations, what kind of signing bonuses is NYC BigLaw offering right now in this lateral craze to senior associates in M&A support specialist groups with typical high demand right now. Anyone's firms giving them retention bonuses to stay?
Headed back to a client site for the first time since February 2020. What do people even wear anymore?! I feel like a kid playing dress up. Help.
Do business development efforts (proposals) belong on a resume? Client info scrubbed of course.
After you’ve connected with a consultant on LinkedIn what’s the best practice for asking someone to give you a practice case? To balance respect someone’s time vs coming off as transactional. Should you first ask for coffee chat, then later a case or can you ask for a case in your first “chat”? I am prepping for MBB interviews but I know consultants work crazy hours so I don’t want to take up more time than necessary - what would you prefer? What is the best practice?
I’m a business-savvy CM seeking a strategist role at a brand ready to fully embrace the chaos that is social media. I specialize in tricking people — tricking celebrities into retweeting, *continued*
Can I apply for the same department my wife works in? Or would that be conflict of interest? She works for a big 4
Any fish familiar with Apple's OPD group? Thoughts on potential exit and expected base comp? MBA with 5 YOE, seems like it might be a step down from MBB Associate comp but tempted by tech exit and work life balance...
Anyone in Anthem’s Strategy Consulting (ASC) group that can give insight on the company, role, culture etc.
Today is my first day back at work (and first full day back in my physical office) after a few weeks off for parental leave. Needless to say, I am struggling to stay focused on anything other than wanting to go back home to my spouse and child. I know I shouldn't take an emotional temperature on day one, but it has been more difficult being back than I anticipated. Any tips for navigating the waters for the first day/week/month back?
Anyone have any advice for negotiating total compensation? Expecting to get an offer soon but don't have a competing offer to leverage so not sure where to start.
Should we assume that ANYone at the top of their sport/industry has mental health issues? We celebrate the Biles’s, Jordan’s, Belicchick’s and Brady’s. We celebrate the Musks and Jobs of the business world. But what drives that fire and ambition? The degree of relentlessness required to get to that level seems to require so trauma or imbalance to fuel, right? Even partners in our firms (not EXACTLY equating them with Michael Jordan) - is the drive to the top fueled by mental health issues?
I am just enrolling in 401k, what does it mean to max out 401k contribution? I googled and it says max contribution is 19k, so should I do 19k / my salary and contribute that %?
Lined up for Accenture situational interview. What type of questions come up? Also what are these interviews for?
What are you giving your mom for mother’s day?
Is anyone able to shed some light on the type of work done at McKinsey Digital Labs and BCG Digital Ventures? Also, insight on the culture would be great!
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