A Curious PM: finest reads this week
Walt Disney, Airbnb....
It’s common knowledge that "Curiosity is the most essential trait of a successful PM". So, here is our weekly dose of the "best reads" for the PM in you.
Product Management — play it like Walt Disney
Started as a cartoonist, Walt Disney, built products that still stand tall. Amandine Durr dives deep into his thinking and draws parallel with a strong Product person.
How to frame (or reframe) problems
Don't take feedback at it’s at face value - Something Henry Ford conveyed with his famous faster horses quote. Therefore, we reframe the problem, but what about our biases? Shaw Li explores the biases we have and how to overcome them.
Airbnb’s Growth Strategy: How to Make $3.4B in ARR & IPO During a Pandemic
For more than a decade, Airbnb has been building never found trust among strangers. It replicated the same during Pandemic. Molly Stovold shares deep insights into Airbnb’s successful growth strategy during Covid times.
Stop asking for UI design feedback, do this instead
Getting early feedback on designs is always good. But isn’t the feedback we receive is mostly vague with high-level inputs. Elizabeth Alli and Designerup, in this beautiful article, put down a strategy for more relevant feedback collection.
Book Summary: To Sell is Human
One of the most important skill in the world is sales and a lot of content is available on the topic. But this book goes deep into concepts and set a framework for success in today's world. This article, though doesn't do the justice to book, still provides an excellent overview of the same.
Product of the Week: FigJam