Jake and Jonathan (formally Product Breakfast Club) is a behind the scenes look at how some of the best companies in the world design their products. Jake Knapp, NY Times best-selling author of "Sprint", has helped companies like Slack, Nest and 23andMe build successful products. Jonathan Courtney, co-founder of AJ&Smart, has worked with companies like RedBull, eBay and the United Nations, to help them build better products faster. In this new, exciting podcast, the two of them have teamed up to discuss things like product design, innovation and productivity.
200: This is the Final Episode (really)
Jonathan is back for a final episode. 💦 Season 1 comes to a close. ⛵️ Hot new consoles. 🎮Secret new course..?! 👀
Inside LEGO with design leader Tara Wike - Episode Rewind!
Jonathan is still away on vacation for another week and Jake forgot to record a show, so today it's time for a rewind episode of one our favourite interviews, with one of our favourite companies. Jakes interviews Tara Wike, Senior Design Manager at LEGO, the wooden toys company, and manages LEGO Ideas. Jakes asks Tara about her move to Denmark. Learning Danish. æ ø å. Eating a hot dog & drinking chocolate milk. Applying for jobs. Odd jobs. Designing minifigs. And some sage advice at the end!
147: Dangling String VERSUS Ditch Witch
Jake’s moving to an Island. 🏝 Digging ditch witches. 🧙♀️ Why don’t schools teach you how to cook? 👨🍳1000 reviews of Sprint! 🔥A $100,000 logo..?! 🤑
146: Boy Meets Frog
Language pet peeves. 🇺🇸 Why Jake is not a great business partner for John. 📈 How Jake REALLY feels about the Design Sprint Masterclass. 😱 Miro vs Mural vs Google Slides. 🥊 Jake take about a new business idea 💡
145: Designing a Brand New Business Model: CashDrop CEO Ruben Flores-Martinez
John interviews Ruben Flores-Martinez, CEO of CashDrop. 💸 They talk about innovating on business models. 💡 Creating a mission-driven startup. 🧐 Enabling the next wave of eCommerce. 🛍 And the hidden power of LinkedIn. 🧳
144: Boatloads of Trucks Full of Money
Are books really effective in changing behavior and habits? 🐒 What would Jake change about Make Time? 🤔 Should books be evergreen? ☘️What if books weren’t written to be page-turners? 😴 Podcasts are boring. 😩The cash trucks of Malcolm Gladwell. 💰 Podcast ads. 🎙
🏒 🏒 🏒 🏒 🏒 / 🏒 🏒 🏒 🏒 🏒
If you have a bad case of FOMO: Don’t listen with full hands. You may need to Google a Book, Podcast, or Website recommendation at any minute.
You have been warned. Bye.
You’ve just found the sweet spot - Keep Jonathan out
I’ve just listened to the last episode (144) which Jake interviews Sarah Cooper and I think you should keep Jonathan out, as this is the BEST episode so far - by miles and miles of distance. (😂 It’s a joke, more or less)
Got so much out of it
Great show. You guys are awesome. I am not a ux designer or designer at all, but I take so much out of the show.