85 / Product Management Is Business Management

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Steven Haines
Business Acumen Institute

Vision and strategy and building a delightful experience are all necessary pieces of the product manager playbook. But Steven Haines says it’s not enough. Product leaders need business acumen, the oxygen that keeps your product alive. As founder of Sequent Learning Networks and the Business Acumen Institute, Steven has trained countless leaders in the fields …

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Steven Haines
Business Acumen Institute

84 / Diversity Boosts Capacity To Build Customer Value

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Megan Murphy
Hotjar

The role of product leader isn’t just about numbers and KPIs. It’s really about assembling teams of human beings and setting the stage for them to boost their capacity to build customer value. In this episode, Sean and Paul catch up with Megan Murphy, VP of Product at Hotjar. “What got us to now won’t …

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Megan Murphy
Hotjar

83 / Design’s True Purpose: Answer The How

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John Zeratsky
Character

What is the role of design in startups? And what characteristics do the great designers share? In this episode of the Product Momentum Podcast, John Zeratsky joins host Paul Gebel to explain – interestingly, using David McCullough’s The Wright Brothers biography as a backdrop. The book “provided this interesting illustration of the difference between craft …

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John Zeratsky
Character

82 / Threat Modeling for Product Managers

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Chris Romeo
Security Journey

As product managers, we’re taught to prioritize customer needs above all else. If that’s correct, where does threat modeling land in our list of priorities? After all, if we can’t provide a secure solution, our users will go elsewhere. Chris Romeo, CEO and co-founder of Security Journey, suggests we “shift left” to get these concepts …

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Chris Romeo
Security Journey

81 / Why Gamification Drives Human Behavior

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Yu-kai Chou
The Octalysis Group

Gamification mechanics work because they motivate user audiences to participate, engage, and act. Yu-kai Chou, a gamification pioneer who began work in this space nearly 20 years ago, explains why the application of game technique is so much more than points, badges, and leaderboards. Gamification extracts all the fundamental components in games and applying them …

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Yu-kai Chou
The Octalysis Group

80 / Lessons in Fearless Product Leadership

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Ronke Majekodunmi
PayPal

In this episode of the Product Momentum Podcast, Sean and Paul welcome Ronke Majekodunmi, Senior Product Manager at PayPal, for an inside look at product leadership. Especially during tumultuous times, it’s the leader’s job to acknowledge the context that the team is working in and to support them both personally and professionally. This can be …

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Ronke Majekodunmi
PayPal

79 / Create Outcomes That Change Human Behavior

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Josh Seiden
Seiden Consulting

Josh Seiden broke into product development from the designer’s perspective, crafting beautiful things he could be very proud of. Sometimes they worked; sometimes they didn’t. “That deafening silence  that comes when no users engage with your product is just a terrible feeling,” he says. So what we’re always trying to do is generate the maximum …

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Josh Seiden
Seiden Consulting

78 / Psychological Safety Inspires Innovation

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Dr. Timothy Clark
LeaderFactor

Psychological safety is the great enabler, says Dr. Timothy Clark, founder and CEO of LeaderFactor. In this episode of the Product Momentum Podcast, Tim joins Sean to give us a behind-the-scenes look at his 4 Stages of Psychological Safety and explain why it’s the foundation of all high-performing teams. Product leaders are vital to building …

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Dr. Timothy Clark
LeaderFactor

77 / Building Human Solutions for Human Problems

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Tatyana Mamut
Pendo

We product leaders work to solve problems that are fundamentally human, explains Tatyana Mamut, Senior VP of New Products at Pendo. By the people. With the people. For the people. Applying a human-centered mindset is key to creating value for our customers. An anthropologist by training, Tatyana brings her unique perspective to how product people …

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Tatyana Mamut
Pendo

76 / JTBD and the Benefits of Self-Disruption

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Jay Haynes
thrv.com

Jay Haynes, founder and CEO of thrv.com, guests on this episode of the Product Momentum Podcast. He and Paul discuss market disruption and the role Jobs-To-Be-Done plays in assessing the risks and optimizing the benefits. Jay learned all about the phenomenon of disruption from the late Clay Christensen; it’s what happens when market leaders become …

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Jay Haynes
thrv.com

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