Tag: Communication

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Three Reasons Why People Buy Your Product

November Event Review: “Three Reasons Why People Buy Your Product (and Why They Should Guide Everything You Do)” with Jamie Barnett, High Technology Leader, Adjunct Lecturer, and Pot-Stirrer. By Steven Xiao Persuading people to sacrifice their time, money, self-esteem or the like for another item is by no means easy, yet this is a burden…
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Comfortable Networking Techniques That Will Make Your Career

June Event Review: “Comfortable Networking Techniques That Will Make Your Career” with Theresa Lina Stevens, founder and president, Lina Group Inc. By Geoff Anderson The June SVPMA monthly event was about 75 minutes of an engaging presentation and discussion on the topic of networking, something that is essential to helping you grow throughout your career,…
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Making Your Professional Reputation Shine

April 2017 WorkshopMaking Your Professional Reputation ShineJamie Barnett, Chief Marketing Officer at NetskopeResources:Amy Cuddy’s TED Talk on body languageDeborah Gruenfeld’s talk#Workshop #Communication #Tools #Leadership #Thought_Leadership #Startups #Entrepreneurship #Marketing #Org #Strategy #Growth

Owning and Expanding Your Executive Presence

April Event Review: “Owning and Expanding Your Executive Presence” with JD Schramm, Ed.D., Class of 1978 Lecturer, Organizational Behavior, Stanford Graduate School of Business By Vinesh Thakur How do we identify a leader?  Why would we spend time and money just to hear him/her talk?  What is it that makes them different?  In the April…
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Storytelling for Maximum Influence: How to Tell Great Stories that Will Enroll Stakeholders in Your Product Vision

March Event Review: “Storytelling for Maximum Influence: How to Tell Great Stories That Will Enroll Stakeholders in Your Product Vision” with Dan Kimble, CEO of Resonance Executive Coaching By Geoff Anderson The session began with an exercise: first turn to your neighbor and articulate something you are passionate about (it could be anything).  The second step…
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Advocacy Marketing and its Value to Product Management

February Event Review: “Advocacy Marketing and its Value to Product Management” with Dan Lindblom, Board of Directors at Customer Stories By Vinesh Thakur We live in a commodity driven business world that is run by social media.  Every purchase on Amazon is dictated by customer reviews and star ratings associated with every profile.  This business…
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Meeting Archives 2016

Meeting Archives 2016 Please click on the link below to see the meetings for that year. 2020 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 December Minimum…
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Workshop: Managing the People Side of Product Management

October 2016 WorkshopManaging the People Side of Product ManagementMary Winby, PhD, Partner at Ewins and Winby(no event review)

Presenting for Impact: Skills to Increase Influence and to Get Results

October Event Review: “Presenting for Impact: Skills to Increase Influence and to get Results” with Mayla Clark, Stanford Leadership Academy Coach, Principal at Executive Speaking Skills By Geoff Anderson There are three key takeaways from this session: Presence – how you deliver the presentation Organization – how to create impactful presentations, and not fill with fluff Thinking…
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How Well Do You Know Your Customer?

September Event Review: “How Well Do You Know Your Customer?” with Laura Klein, Author, Principal of Users Know By Dan Galatin Laura Klein gave an informative and entertaining presentation at the September 7th meeting of the SVPMA, focusing on a useful framework for understanding users and their needs: the User Map.  Laura started by asking…
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