30 episodes

Make Things That Matter is a biweekly show exploring impactful products and the cultures that create them.

Make Things That Matter Andrew Skotzko

    • Management
    • 4.9 • 33 Ratings

Make Things That Matter is a biweekly show exploring impactful products and the cultures that create them.

    #30 Natalie Nagele: Building a people-first company at Wildbit

    #30 Natalie Nagele: Building a people-first company at Wildbit

    Natalie Nagele is the cofounder and CEO of Wildbit. Wildbit is a bootstrapped, independent, people-first software company that is celebrating a special milestone: 20 years in business! Now entering their "third act," Wildbit is starting to expand its focus to new arenas, starting off with the new job board called People-First Jobs.

    • 59 min
    #29: One year of the podcast! And a new show name.

    #29: One year of the podcast! And a new show name.

    Wow, it's been a year of the podcast! So much has happened. Acknowledging the anniversary ep — which happens to be on election day in the USA — and announcing an upcoming name change for the show.

    • 6 min
    #28 Rob Walling: Build a great business and let that be enough

    #28 Rob Walling: Build a great business and let that be enough

    Do you want to build a small giant startup? Where do you begin, and what and when is enough? Learn the reasons and mindsets needed to build non-venture track startups. In this episode, Andrew Skotzko talks with Rob Walling, serial entrepreneur and investor. Currently, Rob runs TinySeed, the first startup accelerator for SaaS bootstrappers and MicroConf, a conference and community for non-venture track company founders.

    • 58 min
    #27 Hope Gurion: What nobody told you about being a product leader

    #27 Hope Gurion: What nobody told you about being a product leader

    Hope Gurion coaches product leaders and teams seeking to grow through customer-centric, evidence-based strategies. She's led almost 50 products teams in her career, in both consumer and B2B companies. This conversation will help you shorten your learning curve and be a more effective product leader.

    • 58 min
    #26 David Dylan Thomas: Understand cognitive bias to create positive impact in your work

    #26 David Dylan Thomas: Understand cognitive bias to create positive impact in your work

    This is a conversation about the power we each have to affect the world around us. David Dylan Thomas's work will help you see how we're all unavoidably biased, and more importantly, what we can each do about it. No matter *what* it is you do, understanding cognitive bias will help you do it better for everyone that it affects.

    • 59 min
    #25 Karl Kuhnert: How to find strength in vulnerability and live your values as a leader

    #25 Karl Kuhnert: How to find strength in vulnerability and live your values as a leader

    Ever struggle with vulnerability as a leader? Me too. Karl Kuhnert will help you think about how to find the genius and strength in vulnerability, the levels of development that you’ll go through as a leader, and how you can show up and live out your values.

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
33 Ratings

33 Ratings

Dianne PM ,

Great show!

If you are interested in Product Management, personal growth, positive leadership or positive tech, you really need to give this a listen! Andrew asks insightful questions and his relaxed conversational style makes for an entertaining hour.

OmoSango ,

Great Show!

Wonderful selection of guest and super stimulating conversations. So much food for thought. I’ll definitely be listening for the long haul!

GlobalLifeEnhance ,

Cuts to the chase

These are stories that dive deep, thus providing real substance to feed from. The stories from these leaders often go under the radar, but can feed the fabric of the business, entrepreneur and corporate worlds! Sit back ... take a listen ... and enjoy.

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