Category: Leadership

November 21, 2017

Data can be manipulated, plus many of your ‘product’ or ‘growth’ metrics are lagging indicators of ‘built trust.’  Ryan Walsh explains why it’s important to add the following simple question to every design and product decision: Are we building or breaking trust?

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November 15, 2017

Gaurav Hardikar provides practical tips on how product managers can help create a sustainable environment for a well-functioning team. Creating an all-inclusive work culture can lead to faster velocity, seamless communication between team members, and overall happiness within the team.

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November 8, 2017

Product leadership guru Rich Mironov discusses why established companies and startups alike need to have a single point of leadership within the product organization.

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November 1, 2017

Gaurav Hardikar discusses how product managers can improve their EQ and decision-making skills. In this post, you’ll see why it’s important for product managers to have emotional intelligence and how it can help empower each member on the team to feel comfortable in making decisions.

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October 30, 2017

Today, my guest David Fradin shares his thoughts on what makes a successful, innovative product leader. You’ll also get introduced to David’s mnemonic “S.P.I.C.E S.” and learn the six keys to building insanely great products.

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September 4, 2017

On this podcast, you’ll hear CEO and Founder of Get Storied, Michael Margolis, explain his story and how he got into his role as a Narrative Strategist and what keeps his passion for storytelling alive. You’ll also hear great advice on why online comes first when it comes to your personal story and brand, and why storytelling is more crucial than ever in our age of disruption and innovation.

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August 21, 2017

Virta Health founding CEO, former co-founder of Trulia, and world-class athlete Sami Inkinen reveals the 5 principles that can disrupt healthcare and end diabetes. Sami offers practical wisdom from a remarkable life and career.

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July 18, 2017

Master the art of prototyping by learning to apply six core principles honed by Oculus Design Engineering Head Caitlin Kalinowski. Turbocharge your product’s development and focus your team on the right things at the right time.

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April 5, 2017

This podcast compiles the best moments of interviews I conducted with 5 product gurus- including their views on what makes a great product, what makes a great product manager and more.

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January 31, 2017

Jeff Gothelf talks about the shift in mindset needed to scaled your business. He also discusses why leaders need to rethink the way that tech businesses are managed so they can innovate and drive their companies forward.

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December 16, 2016

SaaS industry captain Bruce Cleveland discusses what it takes to get real traction. He was the first venture investor in Marketo, a founding executive at Siebel Systems, and an early product leader at Oracle. His framework, the Traction Gap, features key metrics and tactics startups can use to successfully navigate this key phase in a company’s lifecycle.

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November 21, 2016

Guillermo Trotti Space Architect, Architect, Designer, Educator, Explorer. He is the president of Trotti& Associates, Inc., an architectural and industrial design firm working on Space and Earth projects. Mr. Trotti is a pioneer in Space Architecture, working with NASA on advanced space human missions. He has designed numerous buildings and products utilizing space technology, and advanced materials. Mr. Trotti has taught architecture at the University of Houston, and industrial design at the Rohde Island School of Design for over 25 years, he continues to lecture at US, and international universities.

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November 9, 2016

Code for America product lead Alan Williams shares the great work he and his team are doing with Code for America, a non-profit organization dedicated to bring government into the 21st century government. He discusses mobile-first government programs like food stamps. If you’re intrigued and would like to get involved, this will get you over the edge.

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October 25, 2016

Companies invest billions of dollars in designing new products every year, but more than 70% of those products fail to monetize effectively. What a waste! “It doesn’t have to be this way. And it needs to stop,” says pricing guru Madhavan Ramanujam.

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October 4, 2016

Leading Teams & Products That Count is an invitation-only event for product leaders. Some of the most accomplished executives in product, design and technology come together to collaborate, learn, and be inspired. Applicants are C-level executives from leading companies including Amazon, Mercedes-Benz, Hilton, Slack, Yelp, Asana, Facebook, Netflix and more.

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August 23, 2016

As a serial entrepreneur, investor and ex-Monster exec, Anne Dwane discusses the current revolution in corporate learning and the future of work. “There is no such thing as one size fits all,” she argues. “Work and education are both ready for disruption.” She shares her insight on making learning more accessible, affordable and effective than ever before.

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February 23, 2016

Most companies struggle trying to balance the conflicting demands of sustaining an existing business and taking on a disruptive challenge.  Join Silicon Valley icon Geoff Moore, author of Crossing the Chasm (over 1 million copies sold) as he shares case examples from his new book, Zone to Win: Organizing to Compete in an Age of Disruption.

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February 2, 2016

We so identify with our mobile products that we expect from them what we wish for ourselves: an attractive body, a meaningful life, and increasing competence and ability. This 3-min video gives the highlights of the Mobile Formula, the 3 rules behind successful mobile products.

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January 26, 2016

Netflix ex-Product VP Gib Biddle talks about how he and his team grew Netflix from Good to Great. Gib ran product at Netflix between 2006 and 2010, a crucial time in Netflix’s history. The insights he shared were very transferable and he shared both successes and failure.

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January 26, 2016

NYT bestselling author and leadership guru Sydney Finkelstein talks about “superbosses,” the exceptional leaders that are able to attract, retain and groom the best talent, how they go about it, and how you too can become a superboss.

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