Episode 13: 🙅🏻♀️ How to Say No as a Product Manager
Struggle to say no to commitments coming your way? This episode is for you!
🍻 Join us for happy hour in your sweatpants! In this episode, Era and Ajay are here to provide a non-filtered perspective on saying no as a product manager. We provide a framework that you can use, and role play an example close to what you can expect in real life on the job!
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✍🏾 Show Notes
00:35 Episode overview
01:51 What's That Drink?!
02:23 Drinking game: drink on the word "listening"
03:00 Our sponsor: US!
03:38 Why you should learn how to say NO
07:05 Our framework for saying no: LAPATO
08:22 LA: Listening Actively
10:11 P: Pitch
13:22 ATO: Articulate the Tradeoff
16:00 Role Play: Applying LAPATO in a real life example
24:26 Cool Product Thing: Amazon Pre-Filled Grocery Carts
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