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Episode 13: πŸ™…πŸ»β€β™€οΈ How to Say No as a Product Manager

Struggle to say no to commitments coming your way? This episode is for you!

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Product Happy Hour
Ajay Waghray
Era Johal
🧐 New to product management? Considering becoming a PM? Miss happy hour in our new remote/hybrid work world? Join us for Product Happy Hour πŸ»πŸŽ™, where you can do happy hour in your sweatpants! πŸŽ‰ Drink with your favorite product people, Ajay Waghray and Era Johal, while learning more about building great products. Support this podcast at producthappyhour.com
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🍻 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

00:00 Intro

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

28:57 Outro


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