In today’s episode of the Product Momentum Podcast, Carlos Gonzalez de Villaumbrosia, the Founder and CEO of Product School, shares his inspiration for Product School and its role in shaping the next generation of product leaders. Carlos has an unending passion for helping others succeed in the product space, and his enthusiasm is contagious!
The most successful and inspiring product leaders are all very curious and interesting people, but it can sometimes be difficult to find time in our busy lives for learning and self-improvement. Carlos shares strategies to make lifelong learning a reality.
“We are all creating the future together,” he says. Working towards product-oriented goals throughout your organization can eliminate silos and drive better customer outcomes. Likewise, sharing your insights and learnings with others can fuel long-term success in the industry.
Listen to hear more about:
- Democratizing access to education in product management and more generally
- Finding mentors, no matter what stage of your career you are in
- Product managers as generalists and the importance of product-specific, on-the-ground experience if you are transitioning from a more specialized role
- The future of product management now that the profession has gained traction and clarity
Carlos’s Recommended Reading
The Product Book: How to Become a Great Product Manager by Carlos Gonzalez de Villaumbrosia and Josh Anon
Connect: Building Exceptional Relationships with Family, Friends, and Colleagues by David Bradford and Carole Robin
Carlos Gonzalez de Villaumbrosia is the Founder and CEO of Product School, the global leader in product management training with a community of over one million product professionals. Product School instructors are real-world Product Leaders working at top companies including Google, Facebook, Netflix, Airbnb, PayPal, Uber, and Amazon.