Volunteering: How to Give Back and Grow Your Career

This article was originally a presentation talk I gave at Trade Me’s internal conference.

I strongly believe in the benefit of volunteering to grow yourself and your career.

So, I thought I’d share my lessons further by writing about it here. (I’ve modified the original content to suit this post.)

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Priority Score: A Simple Product Prioritisation Technique

Priority Score

Awhile back, I was given an objective of researching and proposing a prioritisation technique at Trade Me Jobs.

Accepting the challenge, I ended up creating Priority Score: a simple way of prioritising user stories and ideas when you have no idea where to start.

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Staying Focused on Your Small Charity Project with Lean Canvas

Staying Focused on Your Small Charity Project with Lean Canvas

I’m a huge fan of the Lean Canvas.

Lean Canvas is a simple tool that can help you to quickly structure your thoughts for a product or business concept.

I use it all the time as a Product Manager to flesh out potential product ideas. It also comes in handy when a new business idea pops into my head. But Lean Canvas isn’t just for investigating products that make money.

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Tips for Motivating the Squad That Builds Your Product

It can be challenging for Product Managers to lead and motivate their team effectively when they’re not necessarily the team’s manager. This is definitely the case for the Product Managers at Trade Me. Here are 6 tips to help boost your product team’s motivation and engagement.

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