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62 Startup episodes

88

Attending Events is Product Management

Mike Belsito, Co-Founder of Product Collective and Organizer of the Industry conference, shares how product managers can find great conferences and how to make the most of networking opportunities at events.

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87

Yin and Yang is Product Management

John Vars, Chief Product Officer at Varo Money and former Chief Product Officer of TaskRabbit, shares the opposing factors product managers need to weigh when it comes to data-driven decision-making, stakeholder management, and prioritization.

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86

Learning to Bootstrap is Product Management

Owen Adams, SVP of Product at The Muse, shares how product managers can transition from large companies to startups, how to operate with resource constraints, and what large companies can learn from startups.

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85

Jobs to Be Done is Product Management

Karen Dillon, Contributing Editor of Harvard Business Review and co-author of Competing Against Luck, dissects the most common problems with corporate innovation efforts and shares how understanding customers' job to be done can help product teams make better decisions.

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83

Chaos is Product Management

Brian Donohue, Product Manager at Intercom, explains how to balance process with chaos and how to continue shipping to learn from customers as a company grows.

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82

Intuition is Product Management

Paul Yokota, Director of Product at Animoto, discusses the role of intuition in product management, how to balance data with vision, and how to communicate decisions to key stakeholders.

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81

Team Intelligence is Product Management

Kevin Steigerwald, Chief Product Officer at Notion, shares how to translate customer data into decisions and how to build consensus amongst key stakeholders.

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80

Empathy is Product Management

Jon Stross, Co-Founder of Greenhouse, shares why developing empathy is more powerful than having domain expertise, why product managers should do customer support, and how he validated demand for Greenhouse.

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77

API Integration is Product Management

Mike Knoop, Chief Product Officer of Zapier, shares how API integrations can make a product more valuable to users and how product teams can develop empathy for customers.

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76

Venture Capital is Product Management

Kevin Lee, VC Associate at FundersClub and Founder of Product Manager HQ, discusses how product management varies between companies, the importance of finding the right role, and what technologies and markets he’s excited about right now.

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75

Creatively Saying No is Product Management

Erin Essex, Creative Director of Webonise, shares how to say ‘no’ without being confrontational and how to educate your team on when and how to do the same.

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74

Strategic Storytelling is Product Management

Andy Raskin, a strategic messaging consultant, shares the five key components of an effective story and the secrets to getting buy-in for a big decision.

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