Cultivating Curiosity: Why product leaders need to drive a culture of continuous curiousness with Amanda Ralph

In this latest episode of The Product Edge, Jade Bennett sits down with Amanda Ralph, the Principal Product Manager at PaperCut Software, the global leader in print management solutions. 

Amanda has worked with some of Australia’s leading companies including

Qantas, NAB, KPMG and AustralianSupera and co-founded Product Women which now has over 6000 members. Amanda has been recognised as one of the leading Women in Product and this year as one of 25 Global Women Product leaders to follow, by ProductBoard.  

Amanda believes that cultivating curiosity is essential for product folk to achieve success and shared this Walt Disney quote with us. 

“We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and trying new things, because we are curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.”

Today, Jade and Amanda discuss what it takes to cultivate curiosity under product folk.

In this episode, you’ll discover: 

  • The importance of cultivating curiosity for product folk.
  • What does curiosity look like?
  •  How to foster a culture of curiosity.
  •  The tools and guidance rails product leaders can provide their teams to explore.
  • How to assess curiosity during the hiring process? 

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About your host, Jade Bennett

Having spent over 15 years helping Product leaders build high-performing teams across Asia Pacific and the UK, Jade understands how diverse and broad the Product Management sector is. Not only is she your host, but also the founder and owner of boutique talent agency, Middleton Executive, specialising in the recruitment of Product professionals across APAC, and is a self-professed Product Management geek.