Four Mindsets of Influential Product Managers with Author and Product Executive
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Four Mindsets of Influential Product Managers with Author and Product Executive

In this episode with Ken Sandy, you will learn:

A set of 4 fundamental, and sometimes contradictory, mindsets of Influential Product ManagersMapping the product development lifecycle (ideate, discovery, delivery, launch), with each of the 4 mindsetsHow to adopt these mindsets when working on a new Product/Problem (aka discovery) vs optimizing a feature

Ken Sandy is a 20+ years veteran in technology Product Management. Ken pioneered and teaches the first Product Management course offered in the Engineering school at UC Berkeley, which has over 400 PM alumni practicing in industry. Throughout his career, Ken consistently defined, launched and managed award-winning, innovative Web and mobile products loved by customers and used by millions of users across 60+ countries.

Previously, Ken served as VP of Product Management at leading online education companies, MasterClass and (Linkedin Learning), and is currently an executive consultant and advisor for startup and scale-up companies in the US, Europe, Asia and Australia. 

​He’s recently released “The Influential Product Manager – How to Lead and Launch Successful Technology Products” a highly practical and approachable guide to becoming more effective and navigating the challenging collaborative aspects of the product manager’s role.

Get the free cheat sheet with all actionable tips and notes from this episode in a one-page PDF at

Intro music by Peter Boros of The Nameless Citizens

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