6 Winning Blog Posts for Company and Product Builders — August 2017

Aha! product management blog august posts

There is a lot to juggle in the day-to-day work of building a great product. But even on the busiest days, forward-thinking company builders and product leaders are always on the lookout for opportunities for improvement.

We know this because we speak with product teams every week at Aha! — we hear incredible stories of innovation and also the challenges that come with them.

That is why in August we shared a plethora of blog posts to help you overcome the obstacles that come with building winning products. Maybe you are just looking into the idea of becoming a product manager. Maybe you are a well-seasoned veteran searching for the latest best practices.

Either way, these six blog posts should provide some inspiration for being better — in work and in life:

This One Behavior Is Stalling Your Career
Negative feedback can be uncomfortable. But progress comes when you fight for your own continuous learning and improvement. With dozens of comments on LinkedIn, this one got people thinking. Learn how you can use constructive criticism to your advantage to improve your career. Read more…

turtle feedback

So You Want to Be a Product Manager… Read This First
This was our most-viewed post on the blog for August, and it’s easy to see why. Product management is an exciting path for ambitious leaders who want to make an impact. While you do not have to follow a singular career track, there are a few qualities you really need to be a successful product manager. Read more…

so you want to be a product manager

How Sam Really Failed on a Remote Team
Remote employees require a unique set of skills in order to thrive. We have found there is one way to know if someone will soar or flop as a remote worker. And the answer might surprise you. Read more…

remote employee failure home office

Startups Are No Place for Most New Grads
“Do you think recent grads should work at really early-stage startups?” Aha! CEO Brian de Haaff recently posted this question on LinkedIn. The debate was heated — more than 325,000 people viewed and added hundreds of thoughtful responses. So, what is the verdict? Read more…

hire recent graduate at a startup

The 10 Main Components of a Business Model
When done right, a business model lays out a clear path for building something meaningful. It distills the potential for a business down to its essence. Discover what we believe to be the main components of a business model. Read more…

business model book

18 Metrics Every SaaS Product Marketing Manager Should Know
In addition to the day-to-day responsibilities of being a strong and impactful leader, success as a product marketing manager depends on your ability to be data-aware. So we shared the core metrics we think every product marketing manager should monitor. Read more…

saas product marketing metrics

What challenges are you working to overcome? Judging by the more than 250,000 readers of our blog, there are a lot of topics for us to write about.

We would love to hear your ideas in the comments below.

About Keith and Aha!

Keith is a product marketing pioneer. He is the Marketing Director at Aha! — the world’s #1 product roadmap software. Previously he blazed new trails in customer acquisition strategy at RealPage [RP], a top 10 SaaS company with more than 60 products worldwide.

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