Top 10 Most Inspiring Product Management Quotes
By Arijit Banerjee
Quotes from successful people serve as an inspiration. Sometimes, they can become the words that we live by, motivating us to give our 100%. In product management, there are a number of such people who continue to inspire new and budding product managers every day.
Given below are product management quotes divided under 5 important qualities that a Product Manager is required to have:
“Be stubborn on vision, but flexible on details”
Jeff Bezos is a technology and retail entrepreneur, best known as the founder, chairman and CEO of Amazon.com – The largest online shopping retailer in the world.
“If you don’t invest in the future and don’t plan for the future, there won’t be one”
Sir George William Buckley, a British businessman, is the former chairman, president and chief executive of 3M, one of the most innovative industrial companies in the world.
B.Great User Experience
“Make every detail perfect and limit the number of details to perfect.”
Jack Dorsey is an American Computer programmer and internet entrepreneur. He is the co-founder and CEO of Twitter and the founder and CEO of Square, a mobile payments company.
“Only move forward with creating a product that will be ‘above the bar’.”
Brian Lawley is the CEO and founder of the 280 Group, a Product Management and Product Marketing company that provides services like training, certification, consultation, and books and templates.
C. Ability to Prioritize
“People think focus means saying yes to the thing you’ve got to focus on. But that’s not what it means at all. It means saying no to the hundred other good ideas.”
Steve Jobs was an American entrepreneur, businessman, inventor and industrial designer. He was the co-founder, chairman and CEO of Apple Inc., CEO and majority stakeholder of Pixar, a member of the Board of Directors of Walt Disney and founder, chairman and CEO of NeXT.
“If you are not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you’ve launched too late.”
Reid Garrett Hoffman is an American internet entrepreneur, venture capitalist and author. Hoffman was the co-founder and executive chairman of LinkedIn, a business-oriented social network used primarily for professional networking.
“The only way to win is to learn faster than everyone else”
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Eric Ries is an American entrepreneur, blogger and author of The Lean Startup, a book on the lean startup movement.
“My biggest regrets are the moments that I let a lack of data override my intuition on what’s best for our customers.”
Andrew D. Mason is an American businessman and entrepreneur. He is the founder and former CEO of Groupon, a Chicago-based website offering discounts on local businesses to users.
“A great product manager has the brain of an engineer, the heart of a designer, and the speech of a diplomat.”
Deep Nishar is a product strategist, investor and entrepreneur. He was formerly the Senior VP of Products and User Experience of LinkedIn and MD of SoftBank Group International.
“The most important thing in communication, is hearing what isn’t said”
Peter F Drucker was an Austrian-born American management consultant, educator, and author, whose writings contributed to the philosophical and practical foundations of the modern business corporation.
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