Product-Led Alliance | Product-Led Growth https://www.productledalliance.com Product-Led Alliance is a collective of passionate Product-Led leaders committed to sharing Product-Led growth success stories, experiences & challenges. en Product-Led Alliance | Product-Led Growth Copyright 2024 Fri, 19 Apr 2024 16:25:34 +0000 Product-Led Alliance | Product-Led Growth Product-Led Alliance is a collective of passionate Product-Led leaders committed to sharing Product-Led growth success stories, experiences & challenges. Product Marketing Alliance richard@productmarketingalliance.com clean Product ops: Providing value during the great redundancy https://www.productledalliance.com/product-ops-chronicles-ep-4/ Mon, 25 Mar 2024 16:15:20 +0000 66016ff3e244db00019025f8 Come explore how product management and operations roles are changing amid a gradual job market recovery, offering optimism to those seeking new opportunities.  In the latest episode, Graham Reed, Antonia Landi, and guest host May Wong delve into the profound effects of layoffs and navigate the uncertain terrain of finding new employment amidst mental health strains and financial burdens. 

‎Product Ops Chronicles: Product ops: Providing value during the great redundancy on Apple Podcasts
‎Show Product Ops Chronicles, Ep Product ops: Providing value during the great redundancy - 25 Mar 2024

Come explore how product management and operations roles are changing amid a gradual job market recovery, offering optimism to those seeking new opportunities. 

Our hosts illuminate the indispensable value of product operations during organizational change, emphasizing its role in supporting employee well-being, retention, and career advancement. 

What’s cooking in episode 4?

  • Impact of layoffs and challenges faced by those laid off, such as finding new employment, mental health issues, and financial pressure
  • Uncertainty around the future of product management and product operations roles
  • Gradual recovery in the job market and optimism for those seeking new roles
  • The value and importance of product operations during times of organizational change and restructuring 
  • The value proposition of product operations in supporting employee retention, well-being, and career development 
  • The need for product operations to navigate and adapt to the unique challenges of each organization, rather than relying on a one-size-fits-all framework or playbook.

Listen now!

Embark on a journey of product ops enlightenment by subscribing now. Grab your favorite beverage, and let's dive deep into the captivating world of product ops. Because in the Product Ops Chronicles, we don't just talk products; we make them legendary. 🚀✨

There's more where that came from! Catch the previous episodes, out now.

Listen now

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Come explore how product management and operations roles are changing amid a gradual job market recovery, offering optimism to those seeking new opportunities.  In the latest episode, Graham Reed, Antonia Landi, and guest host May Wong delve into the profound effects of layoffs and navigate the uncertain terrain of finding new employment amidst mental health strains and financial burdens. 

‎Product Ops Chronicles: Product ops: Providing value during the great redundancy on Apple Podcasts
‎Show Product Ops Chronicles, Ep Product ops: Providing value during the great redundancy - 25 Mar 2024

Come explore how product management and operations roles are changing amid a gradual job market recovery, offering optimism to those seeking new opportunities. 

Our hosts illuminate the indispensable value of product operations during organizational change, emphasizing its role in supporting employee well-being, retention, and career advancement. 

What’s cooking in episode 4?

  • Impact of layoffs and challenges faced by those laid off, such as finding new employment, mental health issues, and financial pressure
  • Uncertainty around the future of product management and product operations roles
  • Gradual recovery in the job market and optimism for those seeking new roles
  • The value and importance of product operations during times of organizational change and restructuring 
  • The value proposition of product operations in supporting employee retention, well-being, and career development 
  • The need for product operations to navigate and adapt to the unique challenges of each organization, rather than relying on a one-size-fits-all framework or playbook.

Listen now!

Embark on a journey of product ops enlightenment by subscribing now. Grab your favorite beverage, and let's dive deep into the captivating world of product ops. Because in the Product Ops Chronicles, we don't just talk products; we make them legendary. 🚀✨

There's more where that came from! Catch the previous episodes, out now.

Listen now

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50th episode celebration: Advancing your career, with Shelley Perry https://www.productledalliance.com/advancing-your-career-with-shelley-perry/ Wed, 21 Feb 2024 16:05:41 +0000 65c101643d060f0001e1fb1f Join Tiama Hanson-Drury, our fantastic host, as she hits her milestone 50th interview with Shelley Perry, Board Director, Operator turned Investor and SaaS ScaleUp Expert.  We’ve just hit 50, and we’re ready to celebrate!

By 50, we don’t mean 50 years old. We’ve hit 50 episodes covering all things product. 

We’ve interviewed the best and brightest in the industry, getting their personal stories and incredible career journeys. From the start of their product paths, their successes, and all the lessons they’ve learned along the way, we’ve got podcasts from every walk of life. The one thing they all have in common is a love of product.

Listen below for the big 5-0!

‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙: Advancing your career, with Shelley Perry on Apple Podcasts
‎Show For the Love of Product 💙🎙, Ep Advancing your career, with Shelley Perry - 21 Feb 2024

Join Tiama Hanson-Drury, our fantastic host, as she hits her milestone 50th interview with Shelley Perry, Board Director, Operator turned Investor and SaaS ScaleUp Expert. 

What’s in store for you?

Shelley talks about all things network and scaling. It's not just what you know but who you know and how you can leverage those relationships for your product. Take it from her: your network can become an essential part of your professional toolkit. And it's not just about getting jobs; it's about sharing expertise, learning from others, and contributing to a broader community to find the right leaders for your company.

Shelley shares the secrets of building genuine relationships over time and how that can help scale your product. Engaging in communities, sharing valuable content, and participating in discussions are all powerful ways to expand your circle. Learn to be an active part of conversations in your industry. Shelley teaches you how to Invest in your people so they’ll invest back in you.

(Link)

Key talking points

  • The importance of networking throughout one's career for advancement and support. 
  • How to chart your career path, get feedback, and transition to new roles. 
  • Finding the right product leader for your company's stage of growth. 
  • The unique challenges of growing a startup into a successful scaleup. 

A little about the guest

Shelley attended the University of Denver and is now an investor, board director, and advisor specializing in helping SaaS companies accelerate growth during the scale-up stage. She has deep operator experience from her past roles as a software operator, CPO, and CEO and loves to share her expertise to help others in their product journey.

Want more?

There are 49 more episodes of goodness to listen to. It’s time to make a cup of tea, cozy into a blanket, and listen away. Or maybe you’re more of a podcast-on-the-go type of person. Hit that play button as you start your drive to work or get on that running path. 

Wherever you are, our podcast is ready for you.

Be sure to catch more episodes of For the Love of Product!

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Join Tiama Hanson-Drury, our fantastic host, as she hits her milestone 50th interview with Shelley Perry, Board Director, Operator turned Investor and SaaS ScaleUp Expert.  We’ve just hit 50, and we’re ready to celebrate!

By 50, we don’t mean 50 years old. We’ve hit 50 episodes covering all things product. 

We’ve interviewed the best and brightest in the industry, getting their personal stories and incredible career journeys. From the start of their product paths, their successes, and all the lessons they’ve learned along the way, we’ve got podcasts from every walk of life. The one thing they all have in common is a love of product.

Listen below for the big 5-0!

‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙: Advancing your career, with Shelley Perry on Apple Podcasts
‎Show For the Love of Product 💙🎙, Ep Advancing your career, with Shelley Perry - 21 Feb 2024

Join Tiama Hanson-Drury, our fantastic host, as she hits her milestone 50th interview with Shelley Perry, Board Director, Operator turned Investor and SaaS ScaleUp Expert. 

What’s in store for you?

Shelley talks about all things network and scaling. It's not just what you know but who you know and how you can leverage those relationships for your product. Take it from her: your network can become an essential part of your professional toolkit. And it's not just about getting jobs; it's about sharing expertise, learning from others, and contributing to a broader community to find the right leaders for your company.

Shelley shares the secrets of building genuine relationships over time and how that can help scale your product. Engaging in communities, sharing valuable content, and participating in discussions are all powerful ways to expand your circle. Learn to be an active part of conversations in your industry. Shelley teaches you how to Invest in your people so they’ll invest back in you.

(Link)

Key talking points

  • The importance of networking throughout one's career for advancement and support. 
  • How to chart your career path, get feedback, and transition to new roles. 
  • Finding the right product leader for your company's stage of growth. 
  • The unique challenges of growing a startup into a successful scaleup. 

A little about the guest

Shelley attended the University of Denver and is now an investor, board director, and advisor specializing in helping SaaS companies accelerate growth during the scale-up stage. She has deep operator experience from her past roles as a software operator, CPO, and CEO and loves to share her expertise to help others in their product journey.

Want more?

There are 49 more episodes of goodness to listen to. It’s time to make a cup of tea, cozy into a blanket, and listen away. Or maybe you’re more of a podcast-on-the-go type of person. Hit that play button as you start your drive to work or get on that running path. 

Wherever you are, our podcast is ready for you.

Be sure to catch more episodes of For the Love of Product!

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Product ops: Thinking outside the product box https://www.productledalliance.com/product-ops-chronicles-ep-3/ Fri, 16 Feb 2024 11:31:23 +0000 65ca0ae0856f0e0001ab9e64 Buckle up for an exhilarating dive into the heart of product operations with episode 3 of Product Ops Chronicles – the podcast that's more than just conversation; it's your gateway to understanding the intricacies of product strategy, operations, and beyond.  Buckle up for an exhilarating dive into the heart of product operations with episode 3 of Product Ops Chronicles – the podcast that's more than just conversation; it's your gateway to understanding the intricacies of product strategy, operations, and beyond. 

‎Product Ops Chronicles: Product ops: Thinking outside the product box on Apple Podcasts
‎Show Product Ops Chronicles, Ep Product ops: Thinking outside the product box - 15 Feb 2024

In this latest episode, we're uncovering pivotal themes that not only define the discipline but also shape the course of your product organization's journey. From unraveling the best communication approaches to leadership styles – our hosts are here to guide you every step of the way.

What's brewing in episode 3?

  • Role of product operations in supporting product function: Framing product operations as a function supporting the entire product function.
  • Iterative approach and change management: Discussing the importance of an iterative approach and effective change management.
  • Continuous feedback loops: Emphasizing maintaining a feedback loop to gather input from teams.
  • Transparency and understanding of internal processes: Acknowledging the importance of opening up internal processes for transparency.
  • Building empathy between teams: Encouraging empathy between teams for better collaboration.
  • Transparency in communication: Discussing the need for transparent communication within and between departments.

Listen now!

Embark on a journey of product ops enlightenment by subscribing now. Grab your favorite beverage, and let's dive deep into the captivating world of product ops. Because in the Product Ops Chronicles, we don't just talk products; we make them legendary. 🚀✨


There's more where that came from! Catch the previous episodes, out now.

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Buckle up for an exhilarating dive into the heart of product operations with episode 3 of Product Ops Chronicles – the podcast that's more than just conversation; it's your gateway to understanding the intricacies of product strategy, operations, and beyond.  Buckle up for an exhilarating dive into the heart of product operations with episode 3 of Product Ops Chronicles – the podcast that's more than just conversation; it's your gateway to understanding the intricacies of product strategy, operations, and beyond. 

‎Product Ops Chronicles: Product ops: Thinking outside the product box on Apple Podcasts
‎Show Product Ops Chronicles, Ep Product ops: Thinking outside the product box - 15 Feb 2024

In this latest episode, we're uncovering pivotal themes that not only define the discipline but also shape the course of your product organization's journey. From unraveling the best communication approaches to leadership styles – our hosts are here to guide you every step of the way.

What's brewing in episode 3?

  • Role of product operations in supporting product function: Framing product operations as a function supporting the entire product function.
  • Iterative approach and change management: Discussing the importance of an iterative approach and effective change management.
  • Continuous feedback loops: Emphasizing maintaining a feedback loop to gather input from teams.
  • Transparency and understanding of internal processes: Acknowledging the importance of opening up internal processes for transparency.
  • Building empathy between teams: Encouraging empathy between teams for better collaboration.
  • Transparency in communication: Discussing the need for transparent communication within and between departments.

Listen now!

Embark on a journey of product ops enlightenment by subscribing now. Grab your favorite beverage, and let's dive deep into the captivating world of product ops. Because in the Product Ops Chronicles, we don't just talk products; we make them legendary. 🚀✨


There's more where that came from! Catch the previous episodes, out now.

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Product ops: Leadership partner or product assistant? https://www.productledalliance.com/product-ops-chronicles-ep-2/ Thu, 21 Dec 2023 17:40:30 +0000 657c85d89a52740001b7fe13 Buckle up for the next installment into the heart of product operations with Product Ops Chronicles – the podcast that's not just a casual chat but your rendezvous with the inner workings of product strategy, operations, and everything in between. 

Buckle up for the next installment into the heart of product operations with Product Ops Chronicles – the podcast that's not just a casual chat but your rendezvous with the inner workings of product strategy, operations, and everything in between. 

In the latest episode, we're unraveling themes that not only shape the discipline but also influence the trajectory of your product organization. From the holistic approach that positions product ops as the strategic ally to leadership, all the way to the nitty-gritty details of navigating a startup-to-scale-up transition – our hosts have got your back.

‎Product Ops Chronicles: Product ops: Leadership partner or product assistant? on Apple Podcasts
‎Show Product Ops Chronicles, Ep Product ops: Leadership partner or product assistant? - 21 Dec 2023

What's brewing in the latest episode?

🌐 Holistic approach to product operations: Ever wondered how product ops can play the ultimate wingman to your product organization? We're dissecting the holistic role of product ops – from aligning with business needs to the nitty-gritty of tactical work for those immediate product team cravings.

🌍 Industry-agnostic nature: Explore the diverse landscapes of product ops! We're breaking down the industry barriers, focusing on how product ops becomes your strategic compass, guiding decisions without being bogged down by industry nuances.

🗣️Facilitation and communication skills: Product ops as the orchestra conductor of product leadership! We're talking about the critical role of facilitation and communication skills – injecting that strategic thinking into everyday activities and ensuring everyone's jamming to the same beat.

⚖️ Accountability and autonomy: Is your organization ready for a friendly nudge? Unpack the concept of product ops as the "accountability buddy," the mirror to organizational actions. Balancing autonomy and accountability? We've got the insights.

🚀 Startup to scale-up: Buckle up for a ride through startup vibes transitioning to scale-up glory. We're discussing the challenges, the dynamics, and the mindset shift needed for a smooth ride in implementing product ops.

 🔄 The two-way support street: It's not a one-way street! Delve into the reciprocity of support – not just how product ops supports product leadership but also the support product ops professionals crave. A podcast where support is a two-way avenue.

🌐 Beyond product teams: Unveil the hidden gems! Discover the untapped value that product ops brings to teams beyond product development. From sales to customer success, learn how product ops makes the intricate dance of product development visible to the entire organization.

Listen now!

Ready to embark on a journey of product ops enlightenment?

Subscribe now, grab your favorite beverage, and let's deep dive into the fascinating world of product ops. Because in the Product Ops Chronicles, we don't just talk products; we make them legendary. 🚀✨

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Buckle up for the next installment into the heart of product operations with Product Ops Chronicles – the podcast that's not just a casual chat but your rendezvous with the inner workings of product strategy, operations, and everything in between. 

Buckle up for the next installment into the heart of product operations with Product Ops Chronicles – the podcast that's not just a casual chat but your rendezvous with the inner workings of product strategy, operations, and everything in between. 

In the latest episode, we're unraveling themes that not only shape the discipline but also influence the trajectory of your product organization. From the holistic approach that positions product ops as the strategic ally to leadership, all the way to the nitty-gritty details of navigating a startup-to-scale-up transition – our hosts have got your back.

‎Product Ops Chronicles: Product ops: Leadership partner or product assistant? on Apple Podcasts
‎Show Product Ops Chronicles, Ep Product ops: Leadership partner or product assistant? - 21 Dec 2023

What's brewing in the latest episode?

🌐 Holistic approach to product operations: Ever wondered how product ops can play the ultimate wingman to your product organization? We're dissecting the holistic role of product ops – from aligning with business needs to the nitty-gritty of tactical work for those immediate product team cravings.

🌍 Industry-agnostic nature: Explore the diverse landscapes of product ops! We're breaking down the industry barriers, focusing on how product ops becomes your strategic compass, guiding decisions without being bogged down by industry nuances.

🗣️Facilitation and communication skills: Product ops as the orchestra conductor of product leadership! We're talking about the critical role of facilitation and communication skills – injecting that strategic thinking into everyday activities and ensuring everyone's jamming to the same beat.

⚖️ Accountability and autonomy: Is your organization ready for a friendly nudge? Unpack the concept of product ops as the "accountability buddy," the mirror to organizational actions. Balancing autonomy and accountability? We've got the insights.

🚀 Startup to scale-up: Buckle up for a ride through startup vibes transitioning to scale-up glory. We're discussing the challenges, the dynamics, and the mindset shift needed for a smooth ride in implementing product ops.

 🔄 The two-way support street: It's not a one-way street! Delve into the reciprocity of support – not just how product ops supports product leadership but also the support product ops professionals crave. A podcast where support is a two-way avenue.

🌐 Beyond product teams: Unveil the hidden gems! Discover the untapped value that product ops brings to teams beyond product development. From sales to customer success, learn how product ops makes the intricate dance of product development visible to the entire organization.

Listen now!

Ready to embark on a journey of product ops enlightenment?

Subscribe now, grab your favorite beverage, and let's deep dive into the fascinating world of product ops. Because in the Product Ops Chronicles, we don't just talk products; we make them legendary. 🚀✨

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Product leadership and personal growth, with Ninika Nanda https://www.productledalliance.com/product-leadership-and-personal-growth-with-ninika-nanda/ Fri, 15 Dec 2023 12:32:25 +0000 657c31309a52740001b7fd60 In this episode, we’re joined by Ninika Nanda, a visionary leader with an impressive track record. Over the past two decades, she has seamlessly navigated product and engineering roles, showcasing a deep understanding of both domains. We’re joined by Ninika Nanda, a visionary leader with an impressive track record. Dig into her story to see how Ninika embraced entrepreneurship, serving as a founder and contributing to the inception of impactful ventures.

Listen in to learn how she spanned various sectors, including banking, financial services, and retail e-commerce, all of which have made her a better product leader. This episode is for anyone looking to enhance their product leadership.

‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙 on Apple Podcasts
‎Business · 2023

Key talking points

  • Product leadership focus: Explore the passion and practice of product leadership, unraveling the head and heart behind product-led growth.
  • Cultural integration and diversity: Insights into Ninika’s journey, relocating to the UK, fostering a rich understanding of inclusivity, diversity, and cultural integration.
  • Seeking fulfillment: Ninika's professional journey is marked by a search for fulfillment, where she recognized her passion for solving customer and business problems, leading her to transition from engineering to product roles.
  • Mentorship and community building: Understand dedication to mentorship and community building, emphasizing knowledge-sharing and fostering growth within the product field.
  • Engaging with industry leaders: Learn how to create meaningful discussions with seasoned CTOs, heads of product, visionary founders, and investors, providing valuable insights and stories. 
  • Women in leadership roles in product: Ninika speaks on her presence as a woman leader in the product space, highlighting the significance of her perspective on women-related leadership.
  • Embracing change and challenges: Ninika emphasizes the importance of being open to change, welcoming challenges, and not being afraid of failure. Her willingness to experiment and face the unknown has played a crucial role in shaping her career and life.

A little about the guest

Ninika initially started as an engineer and later transitioned to product roles due to a quest for fulfillment and a desire to solve customer and business problems. Following her MBA, Ninika transitioned to a fulfilling role as a business analyst, focusing on building business case strategies and commercializing products. She developed leadership skills, led small and large teams, and gained confidence in utilizing her leadership. 

Ninika faced another turning point when she joined her husband in the UK. This involved leaving a senior position and a fantastic team to adapt to a new culture and environment. The move brought a mixture of excitement and nervousness, highlighting the challenges of relocating and experiencing a new culture. 

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation?

It’s easy – just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it has a range of channels for you to take full advantage of, from upcoming events and recommended readings to job opportunities and tool suggestions. 

You can also be part of the podcast! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: r.madro@productledalliance.com. 

Be sure to catch more episodes of For the Love of Product!

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In this episode, we’re joined by Ninika Nanda, a visionary leader with an impressive track record. Over the past two decades, she has seamlessly navigated product and engineering roles, showcasing a deep understanding of both domains. We’re joined by Ninika Nanda, a visionary leader with an impressive track record. Dig into her story to see how Ninika embraced entrepreneurship, serving as a founder and contributing to the inception of impactful ventures.

Listen in to learn how she spanned various sectors, including banking, financial services, and retail e-commerce, all of which have made her a better product leader. This episode is for anyone looking to enhance their product leadership.

‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙 on Apple Podcasts
‎Business · 2023

Key talking points

  • Product leadership focus: Explore the passion and practice of product leadership, unraveling the head and heart behind product-led growth.
  • Cultural integration and diversity: Insights into Ninika’s journey, relocating to the UK, fostering a rich understanding of inclusivity, diversity, and cultural integration.
  • Seeking fulfillment: Ninika's professional journey is marked by a search for fulfillment, where she recognized her passion for solving customer and business problems, leading her to transition from engineering to product roles.
  • Mentorship and community building: Understand dedication to mentorship and community building, emphasizing knowledge-sharing and fostering growth within the product field.
  • Engaging with industry leaders: Learn how to create meaningful discussions with seasoned CTOs, heads of product, visionary founders, and investors, providing valuable insights and stories. 
  • Women in leadership roles in product: Ninika speaks on her presence as a woman leader in the product space, highlighting the significance of her perspective on women-related leadership.
  • Embracing change and challenges: Ninika emphasizes the importance of being open to change, welcoming challenges, and not being afraid of failure. Her willingness to experiment and face the unknown has played a crucial role in shaping her career and life.

A little about the guest

Ninika initially started as an engineer and later transitioned to product roles due to a quest for fulfillment and a desire to solve customer and business problems. Following her MBA, Ninika transitioned to a fulfilling role as a business analyst, focusing on building business case strategies and commercializing products. She developed leadership skills, led small and large teams, and gained confidence in utilizing her leadership. 

Ninika faced another turning point when she joined her husband in the UK. This involved leaving a senior position and a fantastic team to adapt to a new culture and environment. The move brought a mixture of excitement and nervousness, highlighting the challenges of relocating and experiencing a new culture. 

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation?

It’s easy – just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it has a range of channels for you to take full advantage of, from upcoming events and recommended readings to job opportunities and tool suggestions. 

You can also be part of the podcast! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: r.madro@productledalliance.com. 

Be sure to catch more episodes of For the Love of Product!

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Product ops: The (not so) new kid on the block https://www.productledalliance.com/product-ops-chronicles-episode-1/ Wed, 15 Nov 2023 15:51:58 +0000 65536b770ba83e00016c0327 Ever wondered if product ops is the fresh-faced superhero of the product world or just a clever rebranding stunt? Join our hosts Graham Reed, Antonia Lanid, and Chris Compston as they dive into the world of product operations, serving up a podcast that's as insightful as it is entertaining. Welcome to the Product Operations Chronicles, PLA’s newest podcast – and your go-to spot for untangling the mysteries of product operations! 

Ever wondered if product ops is the fresh-faced superhero of the product world or just a clever rebranding stunt? Join our hosts Graham Reed, Antonia Lanid, and Chris Compston as they dive into the world of product operations, serving up a podcast that's as insightful as it is entertaining.

‎Product Ops Chronicles on Apple Podcasts
‎Business · 2023

What's on the menu, you ask?

🌐 Exploring the product ops universe: Is it a new role or just a rebranded concept? Our hosts dissect this topic, bringing you the inside scoop on what makes product ops tick.

💪 Empowering product teams: Discover the pivotal role of product ops in unleashing the full potential of your product teams. Spoiler alert: it's not just about pushing buttons!

📣 Communicating value: Clear communication is the secret sauce. Learn why articulating the value of product ops is a game-changer for organizations looking to level up their product game.

🤝 Navigating the blurred lines: Get ready for a rollercoaster as we explore the overlapping realms of product operations, product consulting, and product coaching. Unraveling the mysteries, one episode at a time!

🌐 Bridging silos and fostering collaboration: Product ops as the ultimate bridge-builder! Learn how it breaks down silos and fosters collaboration between teams, ensuring everyone's on the same page.

Does the world need product ops?: A million-dollar question! Tune in as our hosts debate the necessity of product ops and whether it's the missing piece in your organizational puzzle.

📈 Tailoring product ops to you: One size doesn't fit all. Explore the varying needs for product ops based on an organization's goals, size, capabilities, and focus. It's like a custom-fit suit for your product strategy!

Listen now!

Ready to embark on a journey of product ops enlightenment?

Subscribe now, grab your favorite beverage, and let's deep dive into the fascinating world of product ops. Because in the Product Ops Chronicles, we don't just talk products; we make them legendary. 🚀✨

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Ever wondered if product ops is the fresh-faced superhero of the product world or just a clever rebranding stunt? Join our hosts Graham Reed, Antonia Lanid, and Chris Compston as they dive into the world of product operations, serving up a podcast that's as insightful as it is entertaining. Welcome to the Product Operations Chronicles, PLA’s newest podcast – and your go-to spot for untangling the mysteries of product operations! 

Ever wondered if product ops is the fresh-faced superhero of the product world or just a clever rebranding stunt? Join our hosts Graham Reed, Antonia Lanid, and Chris Compston as they dive into the world of product operations, serving up a podcast that's as insightful as it is entertaining.

‎Product Ops Chronicles on Apple Podcasts
‎Business · 2023

What's on the menu, you ask?

🌐 Exploring the product ops universe: Is it a new role or just a rebranded concept? Our hosts dissect this topic, bringing you the inside scoop on what makes product ops tick.

💪 Empowering product teams: Discover the pivotal role of product ops in unleashing the full potential of your product teams. Spoiler alert: it's not just about pushing buttons!

📣 Communicating value: Clear communication is the secret sauce. Learn why articulating the value of product ops is a game-changer for organizations looking to level up their product game.

🤝 Navigating the blurred lines: Get ready for a rollercoaster as we explore the overlapping realms of product operations, product consulting, and product coaching. Unraveling the mysteries, one episode at a time!

🌐 Bridging silos and fostering collaboration: Product ops as the ultimate bridge-builder! Learn how it breaks down silos and fosters collaboration between teams, ensuring everyone's on the same page.

Does the world need product ops?: A million-dollar question! Tune in as our hosts debate the necessity of product ops and whether it's the missing piece in your organizational puzzle.

📈 Tailoring product ops to you: One size doesn't fit all. Explore the varying needs for product ops based on an organization's goals, size, capabilities, and focus. It's like a custom-fit suit for your product strategy!

Listen now!

Ready to embark on a journey of product ops enlightenment?

Subscribe now, grab your favorite beverage, and let's deep dive into the fascinating world of product ops. Because in the Product Ops Chronicles, we don't just talk products; we make them legendary. 🚀✨

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Navigating the product manager rollercoaster, with Arvind Dutta https://www.productledalliance.com/navigating-the-product-manager-rollercoaster-with-arvind-dutta/ Thu, 28 Sep 2023 14:39:37 +0000 6512eabd4d306e0001828bc8 Arvind explores the evolving impact of AI, the need to customize frameworks, and the critical role of storytelling in product management, underlining its power to convey concepts effectively. In this episode, we’re joined by Arvind Dutta as he reflects on his multifaceted career in product management, emphasizing the customer-centric nature of the role. Listen to how he faces the challenges of fostering collaboration within teams and shares the vital role Microsoft Teams played during the pandemic. Arvind also discusses the product manager's unique position as an influencer and the emotional pendulum experienced in the role, advising a balanced perspective. 

Arvind explores the evolving impact of AI, the need to customize frameworks, and the critical role of storytelling in product management, underlining its power to convey concepts effectively. This insightful podcast sheds light on the dynamic and emotional aspects of the product management profession while offering valuable insights for navigating its complexities.

‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙: Navigating the product manager rollercoaster, with Arvind Dutta on Apple Podcasts
‎Show For the Love of Product 💙🎙, Ep Navigating the product manager rollercoaster, with Arvind Dutta - 28 Sept 2023

Key talking points

  • Arvind’s enticing career journey
  • Challenges of collaboration
  • Impact of Microsoft Teams during the pandemic
  • Emotional pendulum in product management
  • The role of AI in product 
  • Customization of frameworks
  • Importance of storytelling

A little about the guest

Meet Arvind Dutta, a seasoned professional with over 15 years of experience in leadership roles across product management teams, product marketing, business strategy, and other critical areas within the tech industry. Currently, Arvind holds the position of leading global strategy for Microsoft Teams, integrations, media portfolio, and the developer segment. 

Before taking on this role, Arvind directed the global strategy for Dynamics 365 cloud migration and served as a Senior Product Manager for software and services at Fluke Corporation, as well as a Senior Product Manager for Growth at Corning Incorporated. 

Arvind boasts an MBA from Pennsylvania State University and a master's degree in Industrial Design from the National Institute of Design. Notably, he is actively involved in mentoring early-career product managers and marketers, sharing his wealth of knowledge and expertise to foster the growth of emerging talent in the field.

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It’s easy – just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it has a range of channels for you to take full advantage of, from upcoming events and recommended readings to job opportunities and tool suggestions. 

You can also be part of the podcast! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: r.madro@productledalliance.com. 

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Arvind explores the evolving impact of AI, the need to customize frameworks, and the critical role of storytelling in product management, underlining its power to convey concepts effectively. In this episode, we’re joined by Arvind Dutta as he reflects on his multifaceted career in product management, emphasizing the customer-centric nature of the role. Listen to how he faces the challenges of fostering collaboration within teams and shares the vital role Microsoft Teams played during the pandemic. Arvind also discusses the product manager's unique position as an influencer and the emotional pendulum experienced in the role, advising a balanced perspective. 

Arvind explores the evolving impact of AI, the need to customize frameworks, and the critical role of storytelling in product management, underlining its power to convey concepts effectively. This insightful podcast sheds light on the dynamic and emotional aspects of the product management profession while offering valuable insights for navigating its complexities.

‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙: Navigating the product manager rollercoaster, with Arvind Dutta on Apple Podcasts
‎Show For the Love of Product 💙🎙, Ep Navigating the product manager rollercoaster, with Arvind Dutta - 28 Sept 2023

Key talking points

  • Arvind’s enticing career journey
  • Challenges of collaboration
  • Impact of Microsoft Teams during the pandemic
  • Emotional pendulum in product management
  • The role of AI in product 
  • Customization of frameworks
  • Importance of storytelling

A little about the guest

Meet Arvind Dutta, a seasoned professional with over 15 years of experience in leadership roles across product management teams, product marketing, business strategy, and other critical areas within the tech industry. Currently, Arvind holds the position of leading global strategy for Microsoft Teams, integrations, media portfolio, and the developer segment. 

Before taking on this role, Arvind directed the global strategy for Dynamics 365 cloud migration and served as a Senior Product Manager for software and services at Fluke Corporation, as well as a Senior Product Manager for Growth at Corning Incorporated. 

Arvind boasts an MBA from Pennsylvania State University and a master's degree in Industrial Design from the National Institute of Design. Notably, he is actively involved in mentoring early-career product managers and marketers, sharing his wealth of knowledge and expertise to foster the growth of emerging talent in the field.

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation?

It’s easy – just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it has a range of channels for you to take full advantage of, from upcoming events and recommended readings to job opportunities and tool suggestions. 

You can also be part of the podcast! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: r.madro@productledalliance.com. 

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How your own experiences can shape your product, with Liam Young https://www.productledalliance.com/how-your-own-experiences-can-shape-your-product-with-liam-young/ Thu, 10 Aug 2023 15:20:39 +0000 64d4f0fe3cca650001843195 In this episode, we’re joined by Liam Young, founder of Harper, a technology startup that helps retailers deliver in-store experiences to their online customers. In this episode, we’re joined by Liam Young, founder of Harper, a technology startup that helps retailers deliver in-store experiences to their online customers. Listen as Liam explores the origin of his company and the hurdles he faced during COVID-19, a tiring time for any business.

But there’s triumph despite the challenges, and Liam expands on how he pivoted from a marketplace to adding value to merchandisers and retailers as a B2B2C company during the pandemic.

‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙 on Apple Podcasts
‎Business · 2023

Key talking points

  • Liam’s career background 
  • How he effectively sold his product to merchants
  • What’s next for Harper from a growth perspective
  • His plans for expanding Harper to additional markets
  • What advice he’d give to people looking to get investments in their company
  • Harper’s target personas and how they influence product decisions

A little about the guest

Liam has a background in mechanical engineering, having studied in Manchester. After a terrible customer experience, he was inspired to start his company, named for its ubiquitous branding to fit all types of consumers. 

His company has raised over 3 million in funding from many high-profile investors, including former CEOs, from ao.com to Jimmy Choo, the technology director of LVMH and Farfetch. He’s also onboarded big retail and luxury brands from Selfridges, Salvatore Ferragamo, and more. 

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You can be part of the pod! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: adam@productledalliance.com.

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In this episode, we’re joined by Liam Young, founder of Harper, a technology startup that helps retailers deliver in-store experiences to their online customers. In this episode, we’re joined by Liam Young, founder of Harper, a technology startup that helps retailers deliver in-store experiences to their online customers. Listen as Liam explores the origin of his company and the hurdles he faced during COVID-19, a tiring time for any business.

But there’s triumph despite the challenges, and Liam expands on how he pivoted from a marketplace to adding value to merchandisers and retailers as a B2B2C company during the pandemic.

‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙 on Apple Podcasts
‎Business · 2023

Key talking points

  • Liam’s career background 
  • How he effectively sold his product to merchants
  • What’s next for Harper from a growth perspective
  • His plans for expanding Harper to additional markets
  • What advice he’d give to people looking to get investments in their company
  • Harper’s target personas and how they influence product decisions

A little about the guest

Liam has a background in mechanical engineering, having studied in Manchester. After a terrible customer experience, he was inspired to start his company, named for its ubiquitous branding to fit all types of consumers. 

His company has raised over 3 million in funding from many high-profile investors, including former CEOs, from ao.com to Jimmy Choo, the technology director of LVMH and Farfetch. He’s also onboarded big retail and luxury brands from Selfridges, Salvatore Ferragamo, and more. 

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation?

It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it has a range of channels for you to take full advantage of, from upcoming events and recommended reading to job opportunities and recommended tools.

You can be part of the pod! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: adam@productledalliance.com.

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The biggest lessons learned after working at Meta for 17 years, with Naomi Gleit https://www.productledalliance.com/the-biggest-lessons-learned-after-working-at-meta-for-17-years-with-naomi-gleit/ Thu, 15 Jun 2023 15:09:55 +0000 64679dc08e497800017bc92e In this episode, we’re joined by Naomi Geit, Head of Product at Meta. Naomi is responsible for leading several teams across all the different Meta apps. Join her as she dives into the highs and lows of working at Meta for nearly two decades, including the company’s evolution. In this episode, we’re joined by Naomi Geit, Head of Product at Meta. Naomi is responsible for leading several teams across all the different Meta apps. Join her as she dives into the highs and lows of working at Meta for nearly two decades, including the company’s evolution.

Listen as she discusses what it’s like to work on foundational products, Meta’s entry into mobile, and where her interest in joining Facebook and Meta began.


‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙: The biggest lessons learned after working at Meta for 17 years, with Naomi Gleit on Apple Podcasts
‎Show For the Love of Product 💙🎙, Ep The biggest lessons learned after working at Meta for 17 years, with Naomi Gleit - 15 Jun 2023

Key talking points

  • Working on foundational products across the different Meta apps.
  • The high and low points of working at Meta over the last 17 years.
  • The importance of prioritizing and categorizing user feedback when launching new features.
  • How Naomi progressed into a product management role at Meta and how she added value to the company as a non-technical PM.
  • Key skills you need to be a great product leader.

A little about the guest

After graduating from Standford University with a science, technology, and society degree, Naomi began working for Meta 17 years ago. Over time, she has seen Meta’s products grow from just one to many, including Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, and WhatsApp. She has helped build systems around growth, safety and security, social impact tools, and monetization services by centralizing solutions instead of starting them from scratch each time.

Get involved

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You can be part of the pod! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: adam@productledalliance.com.

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In this episode, we’re joined by Naomi Geit, Head of Product at Meta. Naomi is responsible for leading several teams across all the different Meta apps. Join her as she dives into the highs and lows of working at Meta for nearly two decades, including the company’s evolution. In this episode, we’re joined by Naomi Geit, Head of Product at Meta. Naomi is responsible for leading several teams across all the different Meta apps. Join her as she dives into the highs and lows of working at Meta for nearly two decades, including the company’s evolution.

Listen as she discusses what it’s like to work on foundational products, Meta’s entry into mobile, and where her interest in joining Facebook and Meta began.


‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙: The biggest lessons learned after working at Meta for 17 years, with Naomi Gleit on Apple Podcasts
‎Show For the Love of Product 💙🎙, Ep The biggest lessons learned after working at Meta for 17 years, with Naomi Gleit - 15 Jun 2023

Key talking points

  • Working on foundational products across the different Meta apps.
  • The high and low points of working at Meta over the last 17 years.
  • The importance of prioritizing and categorizing user feedback when launching new features.
  • How Naomi progressed into a product management role at Meta and how she added value to the company as a non-technical PM.
  • Key skills you need to be a great product leader.

A little about the guest

After graduating from Standford University with a science, technology, and society degree, Naomi began working for Meta 17 years ago. Over time, she has seen Meta’s products grow from just one to many, including Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, and WhatsApp. She has helped build systems around growth, safety and security, social impact tools, and monetization services by centralizing solutions instead of starting them from scratch each time.

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation?

It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it has a range of channels for you to take full advantage of, from upcoming events and recommended reading to job opportunities and recommended tools.

You can be part of the pod! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: adam@productledalliance.com.

Be sure to catch more episodes of For the Love of Product!


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Creating products that make a positive impact, with Radhika Dutt https://www.productledalliance.com/creating-products-that-make-a-positive-impact-with-radhika-dutt/ Mon, 17 Apr 2023 14:27:00 +0000 6426cd027d348d003dcda9ce In this episode, we’re joined by Radhika Dutt, author of Radical Product Thinking: The New Mindset for Innovating Smarter. An entrepreneur and product leader, Radhika has participated in four acquisitions, two of which she founded. In this episode, we’re joined by Radhika Dutt, author of Radical Product Thinking: The New Mindset for Innovating Smarter. An entrepreneur and product leader, Radhika has participated in four acquisitions, two of which she founded. She also advises organizations, from high-tech startups to government agencies, on building radical products that create fundamental change.


‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙: Creating products that make a positive impact with Radhika Dutt on Apple Podcasts
‎Show For the Love of Product 💙🎙, Ep Creating products that make a positive impact with Radhika Dutt - 12 Apr 2023

Key Talking Points

  • How to create products that change the game, without unintended consequences.
  • Step-by-step processes to avoid product disease.
  • How you can focus on the who, what, when, why, and how of product design.
  • How to prioritize long-term vs short-term needs.
  • Why inclusive visions can solve pain points in a holistic way.

A little about the guest

Radhika is currently an advisor on product thinking to the Monetary Authority of Singapore, the country’s central bank and financial regulator. She also serves on the board of the Association of Product Professionals and the independent publisher Berrett Koehler.

Radhika has also built products in a wide range of industries, including broadcast media, entertainment, telecom, advertising, tech, government, consumer apps, robotics, and even wine. A graduate of MIT with an SB and M.Eng in Electrical Engineering, Radhika speaks nine languages and is currently learning her tenth.

Get involved

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It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it has a range of channels for you to take full advantage of, from upcoming events and recommended reading to job opportunities and recommended tools.

You can be part of the pod! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: adam@productledalliance.com.

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In this episode, we’re joined by Radhika Dutt, author of Radical Product Thinking: The New Mindset for Innovating Smarter. An entrepreneur and product leader, Radhika has participated in four acquisitions, two of which she founded. In this episode, we’re joined by Radhika Dutt, author of Radical Product Thinking: The New Mindset for Innovating Smarter. An entrepreneur and product leader, Radhika has participated in four acquisitions, two of which she founded. She also advises organizations, from high-tech startups to government agencies, on building radical products that create fundamental change.


‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙: Creating products that make a positive impact with Radhika Dutt on Apple Podcasts
‎Show For the Love of Product 💙🎙, Ep Creating products that make a positive impact with Radhika Dutt - 12 Apr 2023

Key Talking Points

  • How to create products that change the game, without unintended consequences.
  • Step-by-step processes to avoid product disease.
  • How you can focus on the who, what, when, why, and how of product design.
  • How to prioritize long-term vs short-term needs.
  • Why inclusive visions can solve pain points in a holistic way.

A little about the guest

Radhika is currently an advisor on product thinking to the Monetary Authority of Singapore, the country’s central bank and financial regulator. She also serves on the board of the Association of Product Professionals and the independent publisher Berrett Koehler.

Radhika has also built products in a wide range of industries, including broadcast media, entertainment, telecom, advertising, tech, government, consumer apps, robotics, and even wine. A graduate of MIT with an SB and M.Eng in Electrical Engineering, Radhika speaks nine languages and is currently learning her tenth.

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation?

It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it has a range of channels for you to take full advantage of, from upcoming events and recommended reading to job opportunities and recommended tools.

You can be part of the pod! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: adam@productledalliance.com.

Be sure to catch more episodes of For the Love of Product!

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The way we traditionally view careers, success, and what it means to step outside that box, with Elena Verna https://www.productledalliance.com/the-way-we-traditionally-view-careers-success-and-what-it-means-to-step-outside-that-box-with-elena-verna/ Wed, 29 Mar 2023 15:07:48 +0000 641b24323a744c003d233ff8 Growth hobbyist Elena Verna takes a deep dive into going down a less conventional career path in product growth. Catch her wisdom on the unique ways success can be measured and how you can become an effective worker with big impact. In this episode, growth hobbyist Elena Verna takes a deep dive into going down a less conventional career path in product growth. Catch her wisdom on the unique ways success can be measured and how you can become an effective worker with big impact.

Between working at Amplitude, advising and contract positions, Elena covers the freelance world of product growth and how to align yourself with companies that fit your values.


‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙: Podcast - PLA - For the Love of Product - Elena Verna on Apple Podcasts
‎Show For the Love of Product 💙🎙, Ep Podcast - PLA - For the Love of Product - Elena Verna - 29 Mar 2023


Key talking points include:

  • The highs and lows of job interviewing in the product world
  • Finding a company that works for both you and them
  • Choosing a familiar role versus what is best for you
  • What it takes to be a successful product leader and what does that success even mean
  • How your unconventional career is a valuable service in product-led growth

A little about the guest

Elena Verna is a growth hobbyist, Amplitude PLG expert in residence, and consultant with years under her belt working for various companies as an intern growth executive. She’s worked for Miro, Survey Monkey, Clockwise, and Crisp, among others. She focuses her skills on how to drive growth in b2b businesses and learning about the best frameworks and patterns for product success.

She emphasizes monetizing her hobby of product growth in the best possible way to enable learning while creating happiness for herself. When she isn’t helping companies navigate the product growth market, you can find her active on LinkedIn, posting about hot off-the-press topics and patterns she sees in the product growth world.

Get involved

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You can be part of the pod! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: adam@productledalliance.com.

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Growth hobbyist Elena Verna takes a deep dive into going down a less conventional career path in product growth. Catch her wisdom on the unique ways success can be measured and how you can become an effective worker with big impact. In this episode, growth hobbyist Elena Verna takes a deep dive into going down a less conventional career path in product growth. Catch her wisdom on the unique ways success can be measured and how you can become an effective worker with big impact.

Between working at Amplitude, advising and contract positions, Elena covers the freelance world of product growth and how to align yourself with companies that fit your values.


‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙: Podcast - PLA - For the Love of Product - Elena Verna on Apple Podcasts
‎Show For the Love of Product 💙🎙, Ep Podcast - PLA - For the Love of Product - Elena Verna - 29 Mar 2023


Key talking points include:

  • The highs and lows of job interviewing in the product world
  • Finding a company that works for both you and them
  • Choosing a familiar role versus what is best for you
  • What it takes to be a successful product leader and what does that success even mean
  • How your unconventional career is a valuable service in product-led growth

A little about the guest

Elena Verna is a growth hobbyist, Amplitude PLG expert in residence, and consultant with years under her belt working for various companies as an intern growth executive. She’s worked for Miro, Survey Monkey, Clockwise, and Crisp, among others. She focuses her skills on how to drive growth in b2b businesses and learning about the best frameworks and patterns for product success.

She emphasizes monetizing her hobby of product growth in the best possible way to enable learning while creating happiness for herself. When she isn’t helping companies navigate the product growth market, you can find her active on LinkedIn, posting about hot off-the-press topics and patterns she sees in the product growth world.

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation?

It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it has a range of channels for you to take full advantage of, from upcoming events and recommended reading, to job opportunities, and recommended tools.

You can be part of the pod! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: adam@productledalliance.com.

Be sure to catch more episodes of For the Love of Product!


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Power mapping, pivoting and investing in your leadership, with Phoebe Gavin https://www.productledalliance.com/power-mapping-pivoting-and-investing-in-your-leadership-with-phoebe-gavin/ Wed, 15 Mar 2023 15:28:21 +0000 6411d3486ff535003d00399d Phoebe Gavin shares her insights on making Vox.com the best newsroom in the industry by focusing on inclusion, career development, and hiring. She also explores driving culture change through audience development, reframing your mindset with experimentation, and much more. In this episode, our guest is Phoebe Gavin, career and leadership coach. Phoebe shares her insights on making Vox.com the best newsroom in the industry by focusing on inclusion, career development, and hiring. She also explores driving culture change through audience development, reframing your mindset with experimentation, and much more.👇


‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙: Power mapping, pivoting and investing in your leadership, with Phoebe Gavin on Apple Podcasts
‎Show For the Love of Product 💙🎙, Ep Power mapping, pivoting and investing in your leadership, with Phoebe Gavin - 15 Mar 2023


Key talking points include:

  • The power of coaching and content creation in a remote leadership world.
  • Why investing in leadership skills is crucial for the success of any organization.
  • Why it’s okay to pivot and respond to your audience's needs.
  • Building a strong proof of concept and why this is so crucial.
  • Recognizing the influence of emotional states on the decision-making process.

A little about the guest

Prior to her current role, Phoebe held growth roles at various companies and currently teaches a course on digital marketing at George Washington University in her spare time. She has over a decade of media experience with a long-time practice of coaching, mentorship, and sponsorship in the newsrooms she’s supported.

As well as helping countless professionals achieve their career goals to drive better business results, Phoebe’s multidisciplinary approach combines psychology, neuroscience, design, and behavioral economics to create effective, customized engines for professional achievement and leadership excellence.

She's also the author of "The Workplace Guide to Time Management" and was featured in the Netflix documentary "Take Your Pills: Xanax" for her expertise in non-chemical anxiety management.

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation?

It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it has a range of channels for you to take full advantage of, from upcoming events and recommended reading, to job opportunities, and recommended tools.

You can be part of the pod! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: adam@productledalliance.com.

Be sure to catch more episodes of For the Love of Product!

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Phoebe Gavin shares her insights on making Vox.com the best newsroom in the industry by focusing on inclusion, career development, and hiring. She also explores driving culture change through audience development, reframing your mindset with experimentation, and much more. In this episode, our guest is Phoebe Gavin, career and leadership coach. Phoebe shares her insights on making Vox.com the best newsroom in the industry by focusing on inclusion, career development, and hiring. She also explores driving culture change through audience development, reframing your mindset with experimentation, and much more.👇


‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙: Power mapping, pivoting and investing in your leadership, with Phoebe Gavin on Apple Podcasts
‎Show For the Love of Product 💙🎙, Ep Power mapping, pivoting and investing in your leadership, with Phoebe Gavin - 15 Mar 2023


Key talking points include:

  • The power of coaching and content creation in a remote leadership world.
  • Why investing in leadership skills is crucial for the success of any organization.
  • Why it’s okay to pivot and respond to your audience's needs.
  • Building a strong proof of concept and why this is so crucial.
  • Recognizing the influence of emotional states on the decision-making process.

A little about the guest

Prior to her current role, Phoebe held growth roles at various companies and currently teaches a course on digital marketing at George Washington University in her spare time. She has over a decade of media experience with a long-time practice of coaching, mentorship, and sponsorship in the newsrooms she’s supported.

As well as helping countless professionals achieve their career goals to drive better business results, Phoebe’s multidisciplinary approach combines psychology, neuroscience, design, and behavioral economics to create effective, customized engines for professional achievement and leadership excellence.

She's also the author of "The Workplace Guide to Time Management" and was featured in the Netflix documentary "Take Your Pills: Xanax" for her expertise in non-chemical anxiety management.

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation?

It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it has a range of channels for you to take full advantage of, from upcoming events and recommended reading, to job opportunities, and recommended tools.

You can be part of the pod! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: adam@productledalliance.com.

Be sure to catch more episodes of For the Love of Product!

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Leveraging tech to power a consumer-focused approach, with Laura Marino https://www.productledalliance.com/leveraging-tech-to-power-a-consumer-focused-approach-with-laura-marino/ Wed, 01 Mar 2023 17:21:20 +0000 63f7ad70b63669004db11765 Welcome to the latest episode of "For the Love of Product!" Our guest today is Laura Marino, the Chief Product Officer at Three Accord, a revolutionary FinTech company that's changing the game when it comes to debt resolution. Welcome to the next episode of For the Love of Product! Our guest is Laura Marino, Chief Product Officer at TrueML (parent company of TrueAccord) a revolutionary FinTech company that's changing the game when it comes to debt resolution.

Join us as Laura takes us through her inspiring career in product, her passion for companies going through growth stages, empowering consumers to make key decisions on their debts, as well as her insights on entrepreneurship, and more.👇


‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙: Leveraging tech to power a consumer-focused approach, Laura Marino on Apple Podcasts
‎Show For the Love of Product 💙🎙, Ep Leveraging tech to power a consumer-focused approach, Laura Marino - 1 Mar 2023


Key talking points include:

  • Empowering consumers through digital channels and AI technology.
  • The importance of women in product leadership.
  • Why company culture is crucial during tough periods.
  • The power of combining cultures to transform a complex tech space.
  • Why alignment on goals is crucial to avoid making trade-offs between what's good for the client versus what's good for the consumer.

A little about the guest

Laura is a passionate leader with a proven track record of scaling product organizations, having led teams at SAP labs, Nuance, Microsoft, and others.

She's been recognized as one of the top 25 FinTech Product Executives of the Year in 2021 by the Financial Technology Report and the winner of the 2020 Technology Up and Comers by Oprah and Business Insider.

With two Master of Science degrees from Stanford and extensive experience as a guest speaker, Laura is also a dedicated supporter of women and diversity, serving on the board of Leading Women in Technology, a nonprofit that promotes women in leadership.

Get involved

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It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it has a range of channels for you to take full advantage of, from upcoming events and recommended reading, to job opportunities, and recommended tools.

You can be part of the pod! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: adam@productledalliance.com.

Be sure to catch more episodes of For the Love of Product!

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Welcome to the latest episode of "For the Love of Product!" Our guest today is Laura Marino, the Chief Product Officer at Three Accord, a revolutionary FinTech company that's changing the game when it comes to debt resolution. Welcome to the next episode of For the Love of Product! Our guest is Laura Marino, Chief Product Officer at TrueML (parent company of TrueAccord) a revolutionary FinTech company that's changing the game when it comes to debt resolution.

Join us as Laura takes us through her inspiring career in product, her passion for companies going through growth stages, empowering consumers to make key decisions on their debts, as well as her insights on entrepreneurship, and more.👇


‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙: Leveraging tech to power a consumer-focused approach, Laura Marino on Apple Podcasts
‎Show For the Love of Product 💙🎙, Ep Leveraging tech to power a consumer-focused approach, Laura Marino - 1 Mar 2023


Key talking points include:

  • Empowering consumers through digital channels and AI technology.
  • The importance of women in product leadership.
  • Why company culture is crucial during tough periods.
  • The power of combining cultures to transform a complex tech space.
  • Why alignment on goals is crucial to avoid making trade-offs between what's good for the client versus what's good for the consumer.

A little about the guest

Laura is a passionate leader with a proven track record of scaling product organizations, having led teams at SAP labs, Nuance, Microsoft, and others.

She's been recognized as one of the top 25 FinTech Product Executives of the Year in 2021 by the Financial Technology Report and the winner of the 2020 Technology Up and Comers by Oprah and Business Insider.

With two Master of Science degrees from Stanford and extensive experience as a guest speaker, Laura is also a dedicated supporter of women and diversity, serving on the board of Leading Women in Technology, a nonprofit that promotes women in leadership.

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Rapidly scaling your Agile product org, with Vaidas Adomauskas https://www.productledalliance.com/rapidly-scaling-your-agile-product-org-with-vaidas-adomauskas/ Wed, 25 Jan 2023 16:05:50 +0000 63d14c6d0321e8003d779164 We spoke to Vaidas Adomauskas who covered how to rapidly scale your product organization to reduce time to market and drive growth, why hiring previous founders as product leaders is a good idea, what it's like to have to close down a startup you really believed in, and more. In this episode, we spoke to Vaidas Adomauskas, then Chief Product Officer of Uncapped, now CPO at First Circle. He covered how to rapidly scale your product organization to reduce time to market and drive growth, why hiring previous founders as product leaders is a good idea, what it's like to have to close down a startup you really believed in, and more. 👇


‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙: Rapidly scaling your Agile product org, with Vaidas Adomauskas on Apple Podcasts
‎Show For the Love of Product 💙🎙, Ep Rapidly scaling your Agile product org, with Vaidas Adomauskas - 25 Jan 2023

Key talking points include:

  • The best practices of Agile for different-sized orgs.
  • His practical advice on embedding platform teams into product teams.
  • The key indicators of whether you’re achieving optimal results.
  • Why working in cross-functional teams is essential for customer satisfaction.
  • Critical insights on how to scale a multi-product business.👇
The Million Dollar Question: How do you Scale a Multi-Product Business?
Every small startup delivers products fast. You run fast iterations, quickly gather feedback and there’s lots of collaboration.

A little about the guest

Vaidas is passionate about solving customer problems by delivering and scaling innovative digital products. He’s done this successfully as a FinTech startup founder, CEO, CPO, CTO, advisor, and board member.

As well as bringing a wealth of experience from various product management, strategy and delivery roles, Vaidas is an expert on product leadership, scaling teams, and coaching.

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You can be part of the pod! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: adam@productledalliance.com.

Be sure to catch more episodes of For the Love of Product!

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We spoke to Vaidas Adomauskas who covered how to rapidly scale your product organization to reduce time to market and drive growth, why hiring previous founders as product leaders is a good idea, what it's like to have to close down a startup you really believed in, and more. In this episode, we spoke to Vaidas Adomauskas, then Chief Product Officer of Uncapped, now CPO at First Circle. He covered how to rapidly scale your product organization to reduce time to market and drive growth, why hiring previous founders as product leaders is a good idea, what it's like to have to close down a startup you really believed in, and more. 👇


‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙: Rapidly scaling your Agile product org, with Vaidas Adomauskas on Apple Podcasts
‎Show For the Love of Product 💙🎙, Ep Rapidly scaling your Agile product org, with Vaidas Adomauskas - 25 Jan 2023

Key talking points include:

  • The best practices of Agile for different-sized orgs.
  • His practical advice on embedding platform teams into product teams.
  • The key indicators of whether you’re achieving optimal results.
  • Why working in cross-functional teams is essential for customer satisfaction.
  • Critical insights on how to scale a multi-product business.👇
The Million Dollar Question: How do you Scale a Multi-Product Business?
Every small startup delivers products fast. You run fast iterations, quickly gather feedback and there’s lots of collaboration.

A little about the guest

Vaidas is passionate about solving customer problems by delivering and scaling innovative digital products. He’s done this successfully as a FinTech startup founder, CEO, CPO, CTO, advisor, and board member.

As well as bringing a wealth of experience from various product management, strategy and delivery roles, Vaidas is an expert on product leadership, scaling teams, and coaching.

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation?

It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it has a range of channels for you to take full advantage of, from upcoming events and recommended reading, to job opportunities, and recommended tools.

You can be part of the pod! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: adam@productledalliance.com.

Be sure to catch more episodes of For the Love of Product!

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Giving people in product their time back, with Oseyi Ikuenobe https://www.productledalliance.com/giving-people-in-product-their-time-back-with-oseyi-ikuenobe/ Mon, 02 Jan 2023 15:12:00 +0000 63a46467474e90003db49e9e We chat to Oseyi Ikuenobe, Head of Product for Orders & Checkout Experience at Square. Oseyi talks us through his journey in financial technology, his passion for opening doors for small businesses, and the power of making space to achieve bigger things. For the Love of Product is back once again, as we chat to Oseyi Ikuenobe, Head of Product for Orders & Checkout Experience at Square. Oseyi takes us through his journey in financial technology, his passion for opening doors for small businesses, and the power of making space to achieve bigger things… 👇


‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙: Giving people in product their time back, with Oseyi Ikuenobe on Apple Podcasts
‎Show For the Love of Product 💙🎙, Ep Giving people in product their time back, with Oseyi Ikuenobe - 22 Dec 2022


Key talking points include:

  • Building outside the bubble and how this impacts products.
  • Taking calculated risks to build products that will last.
  • The power of meeting with sellers and hearing their stories.
  • How a pivotal part of his career development took place in Japan.
  • The importance of succession planning in product.
  • How his Mom inspired his product leadership journey!

A little about the guest

Oseyi has over 14 years of experience in tech, including leadership roles, engineering, architecture and product. And has extensive knowledge of complex systems and data integrations across cloud and on-premise platforms.

He’s done everything from working with early-stage start-ups to define early product and growth strategies all the way to becoming Head of Product for Orders & Checkout Experience at Square. During his career, Oseyi has worked on products in a truly global sense, building products in North America, Europe, South America, Asia and Africa.

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It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it has a range of channels for you to take full advantage of; from upcoming events and recommended reading, to job opportunities, and recommended tools.

You can be part of the pod! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: adam@productledalliance.com.

Be sure to catch more episodes of For the Love of Product!

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We chat to Oseyi Ikuenobe, Head of Product for Orders & Checkout Experience at Square. Oseyi talks us through his journey in financial technology, his passion for opening doors for small businesses, and the power of making space to achieve bigger things. For the Love of Product is back once again, as we chat to Oseyi Ikuenobe, Head of Product for Orders & Checkout Experience at Square. Oseyi takes us through his journey in financial technology, his passion for opening doors for small businesses, and the power of making space to achieve bigger things… 👇


‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙: Giving people in product their time back, with Oseyi Ikuenobe on Apple Podcasts
‎Show For the Love of Product 💙🎙, Ep Giving people in product their time back, with Oseyi Ikuenobe - 22 Dec 2022


Key talking points include:

  • Building outside the bubble and how this impacts products.
  • Taking calculated risks to build products that will last.
  • The power of meeting with sellers and hearing their stories.
  • How a pivotal part of his career development took place in Japan.
  • The importance of succession planning in product.
  • How his Mom inspired his product leadership journey!

A little about the guest

Oseyi has over 14 years of experience in tech, including leadership roles, engineering, architecture and product. And has extensive knowledge of complex systems and data integrations across cloud and on-premise platforms.

He’s done everything from working with early-stage start-ups to define early product and growth strategies all the way to becoming Head of Product for Orders & Checkout Experience at Square. During his career, Oseyi has worked on products in a truly global sense, building products in North America, Europe, South America, Asia and Africa.

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation?

It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it has a range of channels for you to take full advantage of; from upcoming events and recommended reading, to job opportunities, and recommended tools.

You can be part of the pod! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: adam@productledalliance.com.

Be sure to catch more episodes of For the Love of Product!

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