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.
If anyone's interested, Collective (fintech startup) has remote openings for a lead / mid-weight product designers, a graphic designer.
I personally do not work there, but would be happy to pass any books along!
I know my client needs an Accounting Manager. I know this because they’re startup med device company that has their books in complete shambles. The current accounting team isn’t very strong. How do I let the client know that I would be interested in joining them? They’re not actively recruiting for any position but I know they’d benefit from it. Serious responses only :)
How to ask a startup to share their books with you. Being courted for Manager of S&O role, but don't want to be walking into a sinking ship.
Which books would you recommend for in house counsel about strategy, management, and leadership?
Asking as product counsel for tech startup.
Any suggestions (or books or articles) around taking startups from smaller (50-100) to the 300-500 range? Would love to read more about challenges that usually come up at this stage and how people navigate them. I just joined a series C and want to be prepared to navigate things.
Anyone else a bit of a sucker for start up books? What's your favourites?
Mine (so far!) are The Lean Startup, The Art of the Start 2.0, and Start with Why.
Looking for full stack developer to join my early startup. We are a small team but hoping to grow a lot this year. Must love books and geeky stuff
I’m looking for some new things to read or listen to — doesn’t need to be ad-related. Books, podcasts, whaddya got?
I’m not really into fiction, but open to anything. Last books I enjoyed were Junior and Moonwalking with Einstein, last podcast I binged was Startup (Gimlet).
Considering an exit to a startup that just completed a solid series B. They’re willing to provide competitive comp package and surprised how large the base is for a startup. Has me concerned about being on the high end and being the first person that comes to mind when it’s time to pinch a few pennies or clean up the books ahead of future rounds/IPO. Valid concern or am I overthinking it?
Can anyone recommend good books or articles on startup org charts and hiring? Think we’ve hit early signs of product/market fit, but not sure who to hire next, in what order, and how the org should evolve over next few years.
Can anyone pls recommend a resource to learn Agile / scrum in the shortest way possible? Books or online class? Just joined a startup and want to brush up on my skills. Thanks!
What do people recommend for start-up relevant marketing resources/books/personalities/podcasts?
I have a lot of enterprise marketing experience, but making a jump to a startup and want to get up to speed as quickly as possible.
Can anyone recommend any business books for - new in house counsel? I feel like I am totally lost when it come to the business side of the company I work for. I work for a software startup if that helps. Thanks!
This may be or seem like a very generalized question but how did some of you all start? Where do you start? I’m curious about learning about the process of creating a startup, but honestly want to learn more…really looking for recourses, good books and stories!! TIA!!
startup Gig Alert: I am looking for a brand designer to join our startup team at Lifelines (truly a startup and we’re not in stores yet). We’re a product company set for revolutionizing how people approach sensorial wellness and I’m looking for someone with holistic experience in branding / art direction with a clear, bold visual style. Around 5 years of experience preferred. But work and personality trump years in experience. Always remote+unlimited PTO. Send me books / portfolios.
Can I open a sole proprietorship doing the books/taxes for my buddy's startup while working at the big four?
What’s the top/most recent books you’ve read on growth hacking and scaling an early stage startup?
Are there any good books to read from a start up perspective? I’ve reading the lean start up but would like some other recommendations
Has anyone cracked dating in London without resorting to apps? Moved here from abroad and (Corona notwithstanding) it feels so difficult to meet people here, especially with the unpredictability of consulting hours
Position: Lead - Materials Planner
Required Experience: 8+ years in Supply Chain related functions
SAP MM exposure
Let me know if interested
is it a good idea to quit within 3 weeks of joining ? I am getting another offer with a higher title. What could be the long term repurcussions ?
What’s the most bro-ey neighborhood in Philly?
Is MJZ a union shop?
I want to know that do we still have to buyout our notice period even if the process is getting ramp up? I connected with HR and she asked me to connect with supervisor. My supervisor is not allowing for early release even if the process will not be there. Will I be on bench after process gone till my last working day per notice period?
Any good practice tests for the UX Designer certification? I took it and had trouble with some of the questions. I'm looking for any good resources for studying for it. Thanks!
Technical interview is done in Amadeus labs, when I can expect selection or rejection mail from amadeus.Amadeus
I’m in Georgia, and in the process of settling a claim. The liability insurance rendered the full policy limits of 25k, a release has not been signed yet, the coverage is 25/50can I still send a loss of consortium demand for the non-injured spouse ?
How much does a Compliance Assurance Director /Compliance Audit Director make in a large bank in New York City?
I’m doing a simple IF lookup, if A = B, if true Yes, if false No. it works correctly for 90% of the table but there are a few it shows as false. When I did a simple does Cell A = Cell B to see if any issue, it shows as true. Why is my lookup acting funky?
Any trail runners here? Trying to psych myself up for a 55k run with 2800 m elevation gain. Would love your tips! I’m not fussed on the distance, but this is definitely my most elevation gain/loss.
Anyone ever purchased a property with a history of subsidence (sinkhole/foundation) incidents (even if resolved)? Was it difficult to find reasonable insurance? Is this a huge red flag or can it be okay?
When we joined PwC we got mouse,plant and some accessories so should be return it while leaving the company?
Is Bosch offering wfh for new joinees or they have to report immediately to office (hybrid)
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Was getting yelled at by senior manager via Zoom for going over budget.
Didn’t respond, just dropped from the call Intentionally, due to the tone/ aggression shown.
Gave him 3 minutes to calm down and rejoined the zoom call.
He settled down and adjusted his tone.
Do you guys think I need to report to HR this behavior or just let it go? I’m a professional not a child to berate.
What are your Sunday night routines to prep for Monday morning fly day? Hot tea usually helps me, but I find myself super anxious for the week and unable to sleep almost every Sunday night.
Would you accept a title loss to move from T2 to MBB? Really good impression from practice and partners, however would bump from Manager to Senior Consultant level.
Up for promo ~12 months post joining, with initial hit in comp being mitigated with signing bonus. Would be a bump as soon as promo goes through.
However would mean ~1yoe seniority loss (although quite early in career)
Sony - Senior manager, strategy and innovation, home entertainment (sits within their studios) - $140k base, 15% bonus. Would you consider taking it? I'm one year post-MBA, senior consultant
During my PTO, my SM called me and asked me to start plugging myself in and he mentioned that I don't want to be left behind. He asked me to set up a call during my PTO to "catch up" with the rest of the team. I cannot wait to get out of this company as this is kinda touching my bottom line.
Looking to open an investment account, 401k is with Vanguard through work, is opening an account with Vanguard easiest?
For those who have taken CGFM, level of effort for passing grade? I’m a CPA, and I’ve mostly heard the exams are not nearly as difficult as CPA exams. But others saying that CGFM 2 is particularly tricky... were the AGA practice tests representative?
What’s the interview process as a PL at BCG?
My sister has a case interview for risk at EY. Does anyone know / can tell me about how that works? Have only done it for ACN and I know that’s different
Superfoods selection in Westin is impressive...
When you find out your peers are compensated more even though your rating and utilization is higher :(
Is booze allen Hamilton (bah) having any layoffs. Friend joined Bah last year Nov and was on prj till March.been on bench since then and now scared that layoff can happen anytime. Since they are new to bah don't have much network and don't know if others are let go. Any insight will be useful
Any other Deloitte folks get screwed in their year end rating because of low utilization since there were so few projects to be had earlier this year? Manager openly said it was "beyond my control".
Is it a bad idea to take a vacation in Costa Rica with a 6 years old? Concerned about the 3 hour drive from the airport to the rain forest/volcano area
EY - Notice Period when fired on PIP ; when EY fires you while you are in PIP, do you get your two or three weeks notice period?
Poll Question: which consultant would you rather staff or hire and why?
A. Consultant who has worked with the same client for two straight years, above target utilization.
B. Consultant who has worked with 8 different clients over two years, above target utilization.
Hello folks. Got called for a interview for manager role at EY and want to understand the paternity benefits since we are expecting a little one. From what day of joining are we eligible for the benefits and is their any dependency on any other factors like spouse’s maternity and can I take them all at once ? Thanks in advance.
EY Deloitte Accenture
Guys do you get to pay back a sign-on bonus if the reason for separation is not from the employee (e.g. severance)
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I liked The $100 Startup
Buy your own island: the ultimate guide to breaking free and making your dreams reality
Mark eckos new book is pretty cool