Great reads about navigating internal politics
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My team and I review more than 1,000 articles, research studies, videos, and podcasts on a weeky basis to hand-select the ones we think you'll most enjoy. For this edition, we focused on how to collaborate with stakeholders and navigate internal politics.

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Winning over executives


Getting buy-in from the C-suite can be as simple (or difficult) as defending your idea with data about customer demand, says an article in the Harvard Business Review.

Running product analytics meetings


William Allen, Senior Director at Adobe, suggests flipping the meeting by having your team study the data in advance.


Managing upwards


Paul J encourages product managers to accept that most companies are not customer-centric and to talk to stakeholders as if customers are numbers.




Michael Bamberger, co-founder of Alpha UX, had quite a week. He talked about substantiating intuition with data, aligning stakeholders to create an environment for iteration, and using data to make decisions on This is Product Management podcast. He also recently published Putting User Insights into Context and 4 Overlooked Places to Find Valuable User Insights


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Nis Frome
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