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Episode 15  |  37:40 min

Diana Nolting

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Episode 15  |  37:40 min  |  08.16.2021

Diana Nolting

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This is a podcast episode titled, Diana Nolting. The summary for this episode is: <p>Some people fall into product management, but other people have to work their way into it. <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/diananolting/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">Diana Nolting</a>, VP of Product at <a href="https://www.skuvault.com/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">SkuVault</a>, joins us for this episode to share what she's learned from fighting her way into product management.</p><p>Diana began her career in journalism, giving her a unique perspective on the world of product. Throughout our conversation, she emphasizes the importance of asking good questions, getting to the "story behind the story," and building relationships with the people you're serving. She shares her tips for successful user interviews, her go-to tool in product management.</p><p>We also talk about the importance of bringing everyone together to solve problems cross-functionally. Diana shares an analogy that she uses with her team: we're all rowing together. Continuous conversations and remembering that your team is working toward a unified goal are critical for success in product.</p><p>We wrap up with advice from Diana and our co-host, Dave Mathew, for people interested in moving into product management. Dave shares why he believes asking good questions is the key skill for people in product. Diana advises people interested in product to ask questions and be willing to be wrong.</p><p>You can find more information about this podcast at&nbsp;<a href="http://sep.com/podcast" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">sep.com/podcast</a>&nbsp;and subscribe wherever you get your podcasts. Thanks for listening!</p>
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Diana Nolting
VP of Product at SkuVault
Diana is hardwired to be a curious learner with an insatiable appetite for information. She believes maintaining an ongoing conversation with the market is imperative to both company and product success. She's developed product management expertise, specifically in SaaS working to transform business operations.
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Dave Mathew
Guest Host and Software Producer at SEP
As a Software Producer at SEP, Dave architects custom software experiences that address complex problems in diverse business domains. Dave is passionate about problem solving, human-centered design, and mentoring others.
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