Category: Personal growth

November 15, 2017

We’re so excited to invite you to this year’s holiday party! One Kings Lane Product VP Andrea Chesleigh will moderate this expert panel including Jackie Bavaro, Head of PM at Asana and author of Cracking the PM Interview, Chris Maliwat, fmr Chief Product Officer at Warby Parker, Renee Signore, Talent at Greylock Partners; and Brian Rosenblat, VP of Product at Goodreads. Grab your ugliest sweater and join the best holiday party of the year.

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November 7, 2017

On today’s episode, my guest Selina Tobaccowala discusses her newest startup Gixo and how she plans to help consumers lead healthier lives. You’ll hear Selina compare and contrast her experiences with Evite, the company she co-founded; SurveyMonkey, the company she helped grow and scale to 200 million users; and Gixo, her current-day startup that she co-founded with Al Lieb.

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October 3, 2017

Gaurav Hardikar discusses how product managers battle perceptions and provides practical tips on involving each team member in an outcome-based team while setting clear guidelines and goals to work against.

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October 2, 2017

On today’s podcast, you’ll hear Dorie Clark discuss her books, what keeps her committed to helping people get their ideas heard, and how she uses the 3-word exercise to start the branding process, and much, much more.

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August 28, 2017

Founder and CEO of Product School, Carlos González de Villaumbrosia, talks about his insights into what makes a great product manager in this episode and gives advice to companies who are looking to hire for their first product role and beyond.

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June 27, 2017

Software is hard. Getting the product right is challenging enough, and unless you’re working alone, you’re contending with people and process in a daily struggle to get things done.

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June 12, 2017

Founder and CEO at WorkFusion, Max Yankelevich, talks about his desire to build products people use. Max provides his thoughts on the AI revolution and its future.

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April 20, 2017

TransferWise head of globalization Jessica Chen Riolfi, challenges our preconceptions about growth and international expansion and shares practical case studies and lessons learned.

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March 6, 2017

On this episode, former FBI High Stakes Negotiator Chris Voss shares the nine effective principles to become more persuasive in both your professional and personal life. He discusses how to gain a competitive edge by using counterintuitive strategies and tactics including emotional intelligence.

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February 21, 2017

How do you go from building products to running a marketplace that creates thousands of jobs and is valued at over $1Bn? Upwork CEO Stephane Kasriel shares what he learned along the way, from product manager at Paypal, to SVP of product and then CEO at Upwork.

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January 25, 2017

Fmr Google and Apple exec Kim Scott talks about how to give feedback effectively and solicit input from others in a way that doesn’t make you seem like a jerk. Kim is an advisor to tech CEOs including Dropbox and is the co-founder of Candor, a consultancy, and the author of “Radical Candor: Be a Kickass Boss without Losing your Humanity”.

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January 16, 2017

Thought leader Sally Thornton discusses how to create ownership of your career while finding work/life balance. She discusses how to create your ideal career through a system and framework that motivates you. She also discusses how to create a human-centered work culture that benefits individuals and the companies they work for.

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September 19, 2016

Silicon Valley Product Management veteran Rich Mironov discusses his experience in the product manager role and shares some tips to be successful and move up the ladder in your career. He discusses critical aspects of the job such as cross functional communication and the role of incentives.

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August 31, 2016

How do you hack your product management career? Netflix fmr-Product VP Gib Biddle describes the skills required to grow into an exceptional product leader, ways to experiment with career approaches and extend your career through your own personal board of directors. As usual, Gib is full of war stories– both good and bad — that will help you start, grow or accelerate your career as a product leader.

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July 1, 2016

Is there something, in some way, that is not working for you and your business? Mark Levy is an expert in consulting for positioning and branding. He does not change the core of your business; but rather, Mark helps you better articulate your work, get out of your default thinking, and help you come up with a Big Sexy Idea.

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June 28, 2016

How do you exemplify the values of your company and talk about turning points of your products and services, so that others can connect to what you say? Marie Perruchet, Founder and Director of One Perfect Pitch and former journalist, gives us insight in communicating true, authentic experiences that come from the heart to engage any audience. 

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June 6, 2016

Productivity guru and ex-tech exec Pierre Khawand argues that we should schedule our day in 15-min increments in order to feel productive and fullfilled. He shares ways that we can minimize distractions and keep thoughts and emotions under control with nothing more than a notebook and a timer. Can it be that easy? Listen in and find out.

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March 2, 2016

Bestselling author of Reinventing You, Dorie Clark shares advice and best practices on how to stand out, including identifying what makes you unique, what to build a personal brand on, how to increase the reach of your brand using blogging and social media.

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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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December 8, 2015

In a world that keeps changing faster, knowledge becomes obsolete quickly and big institutions like Harvard struggle to keep up. How do you go about providing cutting edge education? Udemy CPO Rob Wong shares best practices to build an on-demand marketplace for knowledge.

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