The Fractional CPO earn 40% more

Hey there๐Ÿ™‚

Todayโ€™sย edition is all about helping with your product career journey. From starting a product career to consulting.

๐Ÿค‘Key takeaways on how to earn 40% more as Product Leader

โ–ถ๏ธYouTube video with a framework to jumpstart your product career

Thanks for opening this email today, hope you find it useful

Shane Drumm, newsletter editor

Have a colleague in your life who obsesses about outcomes, delivering features, business books, product jargon, ways of working? Fire this off to them. Forwarded from a friend? Sign-up for free.

WEEKLY TOP PICKS

๐Ÿ‘ป Ontario, Canada, is moving to get rid of โ€œghost jobsโ€ โ€” bogus postings for roles that wonโ€™t get filled.

2min quick note from The Hustle

๐ŸฆHow To Prepare For And Ace Your First PM Interview: The Basics

6mins blog post from theproductmanager.com

๐Ÿค“ How to Become an AI Product Manager Without Experience. This guide shows you how to prepare for a career in AI product management.

20min Deep Dive Guide from Product HQ

๐Ÿ’ธHow to Maximize Your Career Potential: The problem is that there isnโ€™t one guidebook or set of rules for how to grow in your profession.

30min podcast episodes Get Hired

GOLDEN OLDIE

๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ16.5 Reasons Product Managers Seek New Jobs in 2024

2min LinkedIn post from Dean Peters

COOL TOOLS

๐Ÿ“‹ List of 2,500 product management practice interview questions. Brought to you by Product Management Exercises

๐Ÿ™…โ€โ™‚๏ธ AI resume builder and copilot interviewer which generates guidance in real-time for interviewees like an intelligent teleprompter in real-time. Brought to you by finalroundai.comย 

WORTHY DEEP DIVE

Fractional Product Leadership: Your Step-By-Step Guide

Jason Knight did a guest post Product Growth where he writes about how to become a fractional CPO from 20 interviews.

Key Notes:

Fractional = Consultant on retainer

Charge 40-50% more per day vs employee

Continuous learning journey with context switching

Drive change in ways that full-time employees cannot.

It’s a life of perpetual entrepreneurship of selling & product

Mostly scale ups moving from founder-led but canโ€™t afford fulltime CPO

Suited For: Product leaders

73min Deep Dive newsletter post by Aakash Gupta and Jason Knight on Product Growth

SOME INTERESTING DATA

Fractional CTO and COO are both listed on exploding topics which does support the idea that this is a new area worth exploring.

A framework for PM skill development

On Lennyโ€™s podcast he spoke to Vikrama Dhiman with a bunch of golden nuggets. Listen out for Vikramaโ€™s 3 Wโ€™s framework for PM career growth.

1 hour interview podcast on Lennys Podcast

NEWSLETTER RETRO

If you want to support The Pivot Newsletter, please consider forwarding this to a friend. If someone you know forwarded this to you, you can sign up here.

P.S. โžœย free Agile Project Management spreadsheet bundle.

Leave a Comment