48 episodes

Build from the HYPERGROWTH Network gives you the inside track on all things product and product management. Host Maggie Crowley, former Olympian turned Harvard MBA turned Director of Product Management at Drift, sits down with the best of the best across product management, design and engineering to bring you lessons from product greats at Atlassian, Pluralsight, VMWare and more.

Build With Maggie Crowley Drift

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Build from the HYPERGROWTH Network gives you the inside track on all things product and product management. Host Maggie Crowley, former Olympian turned Harvard MBA turned Director of Product Management at Drift, sits down with the best of the best across product management, design and engineering to bring you lessons from product greats at Atlassian, Pluralsight, VMWare and more.

    How To React To A Changing Market With Drift's Craig Daniel

    How To React To A Changing Market With Drift's Craig Daniel

    Goals – how to set them, how to use them, why they matter – have been a theme on the Build podcast. But what happens when those carefully laid plans are upended by a global pandemic? Maggie caught Craig Daniel, VP of Product at Drift, between Zoom calls to get his perspective on how PMs should think about reacting to the current global environment. Like this episode? Be sure to leave a ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ review and share the pod with your friends! You can connect with Maggie on Twitter @maggiecrowley @HYPERGROWTH_Pod

    • 21 min
    Unpopular Opinions With Looker's Nick Caldwell

    Unpopular Opinions With Looker's Nick Caldwell

    If you work in software long enough, you're bound to develop some pretty strong opinions on how teams should, and shouldn't, work. In this episode, Maggie talks with Nick Caldwell, CPO at Looker and now GM at Google, about some "unpopular opinions" they've each heard and what truths and lessons there are behind those opinions. From work-life balance, to feature requests, to authoritarian leadership styles, nothing is off limits in this discussion. Like this episode? Be sure to leave a ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ review and share the pod with your friends! You can connect with Maggie on Twitter @maggiecrowley @HYPERGROWTH_Pod

    • 28 min
    How To Set (And Hit) Goals With Elias Torres (Drift's Co-Founder & CTO)

    How To Set (And Hit) Goals With Elias Torres (Drift's Co-Founder & CTO)

    After learning from others about how they set goals, Maggie wanted to dig into how we not only set but make sure that we hit our goals at Drift. Maggie finally gets Elias Torres, co-founder and CTO of Drift, on the show to go through the four parts to the system: goals, milestones, visibility, and motions. They cover how focusing on visibility builds trust, creates autonomy, and fosters better discussions amongst a team. Like this episode? Be sure to leave a ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ review and share the pod with your friends. You can connect with Maggie on Twitter @maggiecrowley @HYPERGROWTH_Pod

    • 33 min
    The OKR Episode (With WorkBoard's Deidre Paknad)

    The OKR Episode (With WorkBoard's Deidre Paknad)

    Maggie is on a mission to learn how to set better goals. So on this episode of Build, she sits down with the expert in driving alignment across teams – Deidre Paknad. Deidre is the co-founder and CEO of WorkBoard (whose OKR software and expertise helps businesses like Cisco, Microsoft, Zuora, and Workday). Deidre and Maggie talk about why OKRs matter, how to use them, and how to get the doubters on board. Like this episode? Be sure to leave a ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ review and share the pod with your friends. You can connect with Maggie on Twitter @maggiecrowley @HYPERGROWTH_Pod and checkout Workboard at https://www.workboard.com/

    • 26 min
    What Do Engineers Do After Storytime? Tracer Bullets With Drift's Freedom Dumlao

    What Do Engineers Do After Storytime? Tracer Bullets With Drift's Freedom Dumlao

    Product teams start with a one pager, then they storytime, then they get into the organize phase. But what do the engineers do while the designer is designing? A technical proof of concept that we call the tracer bullet. Freedom Dumlao, Chief Architect at Drift, joins Maggie to talk through how engineers contribute to discovery at Drift. Like this episode? Be sure to leave a ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ review and share the pod with your friends. You can connect with Maggie on Twitter @maggiecrowley @HYPERGROWTH_Pod

    • 27 min
    Kickoff: How To Go From Discovery To Delivery In 15 Minutes Or Less (With Drift's Trevor Rundell)

    Kickoff: How To Go From Discovery To Delivery In 15 Minutes Or Less (With Drift's Trevor Rundell)

    So you've talked to customers, you've prototyped, you've figured out what will solve for your customer's problem. What's next? Kickoff. In this episode Maggie and Trevor Rundell (Director of Engineering at Drift) explain how to go from discovery to actually building by kicking off the work. Like this episode? Be sure to leave a ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ review and share the pod with your friends. You can connect with Maggie on Twitter @maggiecrowley @HYPERGROWTH_Pod

    • 15 min

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