Episodes

Product Founder Product Management Design UX UX User Experience

User experience, design strategy, tipping point, and success metrics ft. Jared Spool, Center Centre

Nov. 25, 2022

User experience is a huge part of ideating, building, and shipping products. Usability defines not just the value of a software but the way teams and companies are going towards the vision they want to achieve. How do you al…

Product Mindset Product Management Software Agile

Building better software, running experiments, 'agile' mindset ft. Allen Holub, Software Architect

Nov. 12, 2022

Building products is so much fun—at the same time, it’s equally exhausting and challenging with so many peers to work with, the market needs to look into, and a lot of processes to go by. While frameworks and techniques can …

Career Mindset Founder Remote Work Team

Remote work, setting team culture, the 'work forward' approach ft. Marissa Goldberg, Remote Work Prep

Oct. 19, 2022

If there’s one phrase we’ve heard over a thousand times in the last two years is — remote work. Or say hybrid work. From building and iterating on ideas by pulling out chairs, to virtually looking at each other’s faces on ti…

Product Founder Product/Market Fit Storytelling Stor Strategic Narrative

Strategic narrative, startup pitches, storytelling for founders ft. Andy Raskin, Silicon Valley storytelling mastermind

Oct. 4, 2022

Whether it’s meeting a founder friend, a potential hire, investor, customers, or even a bunch of product team leads, there’s one thing that stands out–the ‘narrative’ you want to tell, the story of what you’re building and w…

Growth Career Product Mindset

Action plans, growth mindset, high performance, and entrepreneurship ft. Lisa Kostova, CareerClimb

Sept. 27, 2022

Often as we build our products, we feel stuck and we are on the constant lookout for the next set of action plans. We seek some form of a structure to help us unblock challenges, understand the benchmark of the market we’re …

Growth Founder Side Project VCs Fundraising Side Projects

First-time founder experience, fundraising, building side projects ft. John Koelliker, Leland

Sept. 11, 2022

John Koelliker is the Co-Founder and CEO of Leland, a marketplace for ambitious people to access coaching, classes, mentorship, and community, to reach their career and educational goals. From growing in your career ladder, …

Product Mindset Founder Product Management Product/Market Fit

Product–founder–channel market fit, launching 0–1 products ft. Emily Tate, Mind the Product

Aug. 26, 2022

Launching the product you build involves massive effort—not just in terms of shipping, but also figuring out the ways in which your audience finds satisfaction with your product. Do they find value? Of course, it’s important…

Founder Side Projects Product Management Creator

Product management skills, personal productivity & founder career ft. Shyvee Shi, LinkedIn

Aug. 13, 2022

Building and shipping impactful products is definitely the enjoyable part of a product manager’s journey. It’s fun to think about what problems to work on, putting on the founder’s mindset from time to time or working with f…

Growth Career Founder VCs Side Projects Creator

Future of builders, founder skills, startup journey ft. Sonia & Blake, Kernal

Aug. 6, 2022

In today’s Foyer Feature, let’s welcome Sonia and Blake from Kernal, the community platform to connect founders, investors and startup ideas. 15,000+ members, 1,500+ startup ideas, they are doing an amazing work in helping c…

Growth Product Product Management Product/Market Fit

Product growth and scaling for founders/builders ft. Casey Winters, Eventbrite (Ex- Pinterest & GrubHub)

July 29, 2022

As soon as you put your product out in the market, the one major question that gets to you from literally everyone around is - how’s your product growing. “What’s your growth strategy?” “Does your product have network effect…

Growth Career Founder Side Projects Creator

Creator, content economy, and building your voice ft. Grace Gong, Smart Venture Podcast

July 22, 2022

How to stay consistent with the inputs especially when your interests are versatile? I loved chatting with Grace Gong on this topic, especially because she's been doing some amazing work with her podcast, sharing knowledge a…

Product Founder Product/Market Fit Storytelling Marketing

Product positioning and storytelling for founders and builders ft. April Dunford, Obviously Awesome

July 15, 2022

So your product is now launched and it's out for customers to try. You know it’s awesome, but do you know whether they know? How do you ensure your potential buyers understand the value you’re providing; do they care? Often …

Growth Product Founder Creator Community

Building community & connections from ground-up ft. Nazuk Jain, Apple & Product Career

July 5, 2022

So you’ve got a great idea and you’ve been building out your initial version of the product. With a little bit of socializing around, you see that people are starting to gain interest in what you’re building—what next? Obvio…

Career Product Mindset Founder VCs Fundraising

Building early-stage teams, company, and culture ft. Padmini Janaki, Mind and Mom

July 1, 2022

If building a startup is an arduous journey, finding the right people to grow with you is another mountain to climb. Ideas can meet product, but both of these need to meet the right team to live the vision. But how to find t…

Career Product Mindset Founder Storytelling Community

Foyer Feature: How to build a product community movement ft. Felix Lee & ADPList

June 21, 2022

#FoyerFeature—a section that completely focuses on a particular project and how the founder created an impact with it. We’ll be discussing all about their journey, the way they come up with creative ideas, and patterns they …

Product Founder Product Management Community

Discovering and validating early-stage ideas ft. Ravi Mehta, Scale

June 13, 2022

Discovering ideas is definitely an exciting phase—we wake up, walk around, and go to sleep thinking about the best ideas we can build for. But, what happens to all those ideas? Do we really have a tried and tested way to pic…

Growth Mindset Founder Creator Psychology

Self-care for founders and builders ft. Amy Young, Redefine Possibility

June 8, 2022

When was the last time you thought of working on a new project? Choosing between ideas and actually getting to work on it are two different jobs for the ones who build stuff. Often we are left confused, exhausted, and unclea…