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Exclusive insights from the brightest minds in product (design, research and product management), hosted by Lewis Kang'ethe Ngugi. Learn more at www.7minproductmasterseries.com

7min Product Master Series Lewis Kang'ethe Ngugi

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Exclusive insights from the brightest minds in product (design, research and product management), hosted by Lewis Kang'ethe Ngugi. Learn more at www.7minproductmasterseries.com

    E8: Purity Waigi, Lead Product Manager 📖 Wikimedia Foundation

    E8: Purity Waigi, Lead Product Manager 📖 Wikimedia Foundation

    Our guest today is Purity Waigi 🇰🇪 who joins Lewis for the short-form interview (7mins). Listen in and enjoy!

    Guest: Purity Waigi, Lead Product Manager, Content Experiences at Wikimedia Foundation. Purity is a curious mind currently intrigued by the needs of humanity which remain constant regardless of origin and experiences. She enjoys curating knowledge and bullet journaling as a creative outlet. You can find Purity on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/puritywaigi/ and her Notion page: https://puritywaigi.notion.site/Purity-Waigi-Product-Management-99a198f924684566aa9ffb0092be1246.

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    Host:  Lewis Kang'ethe Ngugi, founder and host of 7min Product Master Series, Co-founder of PeopleWho, Senior Product Designer at Lookback, and Content Creator at Design x Us. You can find Lewis on Twitter as (@ngeshlew):  twitter.com/ngeshlew and on Linkedin at: linkedin.com/in/ngeshlew.

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    The whole entire show:
    Follow us on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/7min-product-master-series/ and Twitter at twitter.com/7minProdSeries to see the latest in episode notes. So let me know what you think!

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    Send in a voice message: https://speakpipe.com/7minProductMasterSeriesSupport this podcast: https://www.patreon.com/7minProductMasterSeriesTake the 7min Podcast Survey of Awesomeness and tell us how we’re doing: https://forms.gle/THrAepw1kWRbbBeZ8
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    Purity shared insights on these compelling questions: 
    Brief definition of product management.What's the biggest product management mistake you've ever made and what did you learn? What's one piece of "common wisdom" you disagree with and why? What’s the best product management or business advice you’ve ever received? What’s working best in your product management process right now? What's the one thing every product managers should learn? What's the one thing you learned about yourself recently that changed the way you work?Support the show

    • 6 min
    E7: Godfrey Kimani, Product Designer 📞 Safaricom PLC

    E7: Godfrey Kimani, Product Designer 📞 Safaricom PLC

    Our guest today is Godfrey Kimani 🇰🇪 who joins Lewis for the short-form interview (5mins). Listen in and enjoy!

    Guest:
    Godfrey Kimani, Product Designer at Safaricom PLC. Godfrey is a problem solver who cares about crafting products and experiences that leave a positive impact on people, the environment, and society. He's excited by the process of deriving user needs from research, creatively leveraging the power of technology to satisfy those needs, and thinking critically about the constraints and edge cases to make sure that the solution scales.

    You can find Godfrey on LinkedIn at: linkedin.com/in/godfrey-kimani/ and on Twitter as (@kimani_godfrey4): twitter.com/kimani_godfrey4.
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    Host:  Lewis Kang'ethe Ngugi, founder and host of 7min Product Master Series, Co-founder of PeopleWho, Senior Product Designer at Lookback, and Content Creator at Design x Us. You can find Lewis on Twitter as (@ngeshlew):  twitter.com/ngeshlew and on Linkedin at: linkedin.com/in/ngeshlew.

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    The whole entire show:
    Follow us on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/7min-product-master-series/ and Twitter at twitter.com/7minProdSeries to see the latest in episode notes. So let me know what you think!

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    Send in a voice message: https://speakpipe.com/7minProductMasterSeriesSupport this podcast: https://www.patreon.com/7minProductMasterSeriesTake the 7min Podcast Survey of Awesomeness and tell us how we’re doing: https://forms.gle/THrAepw1kWRbbBeZ8--



    Godfrey shared insights on these compelling questions: 
    Give me a brief definition of product design.What's the biggest design mistake you've ever made and what did you learn?What's one piece of "common wisdom" you disagree with and why?What’s the best product design or business advice you’ve ever received? Why?What’s working best in your design process right now?What's the one thing every product designer should learn?What's the one thing you learned about yourself recently that changed the way you work?Support the show

    • 5 min
    E6: Dennis Gikunda, Design Lead 🏭 Wasoko

    E6: Dennis Gikunda, Design Lead 🏭 Wasoko

    Our guest today is Dennis Gikunda 🇰🇪 who joins Lewis for the short-form interview (5mins). Listen in and enjoy!

    Guest:
    Dennis Gikunda, Design Lead at Wasoko. Dennis is mainly a product designer & strategist currently focused on solving complex problems in retail, across Africa. Passionate about creating meaningful products that have a positive impact on people's lives.

    You can find Dennis on LinkedIn at: linkedin.com/in/dennis-mugambi/ and on Twitter as (@DennoMugz): twitter.com/DennoMugz.
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    Host:  Lewis Kang'ethe Ngugi, founder and host of 7min Product Master Series, Co-founder of PeopleWho, Senior Product Designer at Lookback, and Content Creator at Design x Us. You can find Lewis on Twitter as (@ngeshlew):  twitter.com/ngeshlew and on Linkedin at: linkedin.com/in/ngeshlew.

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    The whole entire show:
    Follow us on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/7min-product-master-series/ and Twitter at twitter.com/7minProdSeries to see the latest in episode notes. So let me know what you think!

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    Send in a voice message: https://speakpipe.com/7minProductMasterSeriesSupport this podcast: https://www.patreon.com/7minProductMasterSeriesTake the 7min Podcast Survey of Awesomeness and tell us how we’re doing: https://forms.gle/THrAepw1kWRbbBeZ8--



    Dennis shared insights on these compelling questions: 
    Give me a brief definition of product design.What's the biggest design mistake you've ever made and what did you learn?What's one piece of "common wisdom" you disagree with and why?What’s the best product design or business advice you’ve ever received? Why?What’s working best in your design process right now?What's the one thing every product designer should learn?What's the one thing you learned about yourself recently that changed the way you work?Support the show

    • 5 min
    E5: Andrew O’Regan, Interaction Director 💊 Novartis

    E5: Andrew O’Regan, Interaction Director 💊 Novartis

    Our guest today is Andrew O’Regan 🇮🇪 who joins Lewis for the short-form interview (5mins). Listen in and enjoy!

    Guest:
    Andrew O’Regan, Interaction Director (Interim) at Novartis. Andrew has worked in design since the mid 00s, and currently is a design leader and manager. He really believes in deep cross functional collaboration and teams built with this as a principle, but ideally he'd prefer to be growing vegetables.

    You can find Andrew on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/fantoraygun/, Twitter @fantoraygun and personal website: https://www.fantoraygun.com/.
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    Host:  Lewis Kang'ethe Ngugi, founder and host of 7min Product Master Series, Co-founder of PeopleWho, Senior Product Designer at Lookback, and Content Creator at Design x Us. You can find Lewis on Twitter as (@ngeshlew):  twitter.com/ngeshlew and on Linkedin at: linkedin.com/in/ngeshlew.

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    The whole entire show:
    Follow us on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/7min-product-master-series/ and Twitter at twitter.com/7minProdSeries to see the latest in episode notes. So let me know what you think!

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    Send in a voice message: https://speakpipe.com/7minProductMasterSeriesSupport this podcast: https://www.patreon.com/7minProductMasterSeriesTake the 7min Podcast Survey of Awesomeness and tell us how we’re doing: https://forms.gle/THrAepw1kWRbbBeZ8--


    Andrew shared insights on these compelling questions: 
    Give me a brief definition of ux design.What's the biggest design mistake you've ever made and what did you learn?What's one piece of "common wisdom" you disagree with and why?What’s the best product design or business advice you’ve ever received? Why?What’s working best in your design process right now?What's the one thing every ux designer should learn?What's the one thing you learned about yourself recently that changed the way you work?Support the show

    • 6 min
    E4: Sharon Wangari, Product Design Lead 💰 Paystack

    E4: Sharon Wangari, Product Design Lead 💰 Paystack

    Our guest today is Sharon Wangari 🇰🇪 who joins Lewis for the short-form interview (5mins). Listen in and enjoy!

    Guest:
    Sharon Wangari, Product Design lead at Paystack. She is a problem solver. She's worked with cross-functions across Africa to create value within the Healthcare, Logistics Retail FinTech, spaces. You can find Sharon on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sharon-wangari-b3b47591/.
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    Host:  Lewis Kang'ethe Ngugi, founder and host of 7min Product Master Series, Co-founder of PeopleWho, Senior Product Designer at Lookback, and Content Creator at Design x Us. You can find Lewis on Twitter as (@ngeshlew):  twitter.com/ngeshlew and on Linkedin at: linkedin.com/in/ngeshlew.

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    The whole entire show:
    Follow us on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/7min-product-master-series/ and Twitter at twitter.com/7minProdSeries to see the latest in episode notes. So let me know what you think!

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    Send in a voice message: https://speakpipe.com/7minProductMasterSeriesSupport this podcast: https://www.patreon.com/7minProductMasterSeriesTake the 7min Podcast Survey of Awesomeness and tell us how we’re doing: https://forms.gle/THrAepw1kWRbbBeZ8--


    Sharon shared insights on these compelling questions: 
    Give me a brief definition of product design.What's the biggest design mistake you've ever made and what did you learn?What's one piece of "common wisdom" you disagree with and why?What’s the best product design or business advice you’ve ever received? Why?What’s working best in your design process right now?What's the one thing every product designer should learn?What's the one thing you learned about yourself recently that changed the way you work?Support the show

    • 4 min
    E3: Tessie Waithira, Mixed-Methods Researcher 🎯 Qhala

    E3: Tessie Waithira, Mixed-Methods Researcher 🎯 Qhala

    Our guest today is Tessie Waithira 🇰🇪 who joins Lewis for the short-form interview (5mins). Listen in and enjoy!

    Guest:
    Tessie Waithira, Researcher at Qhala. She's a mixed-methods researcher based in Nairobi Kenya. She studies and thinks about the social, cultural, and economic effects of technology to uncover needs, barriers, and opportunities, and how we can develop impactful solutions. Qhala is a digital consulting firm in Nairobi, Kenya. You can find Tessie on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tessiewaithira/. You can find her on Twitter at: https://twitter.com/TessieWaithira.

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    Host:  Lewis Kang'ethe Ngugi, founder and host of 7min Product Master Series, Co-founder of PeopleWho, Senior Product Designer at Lookback, and Content Creator at Design x Us. You can find Lewis on Twitter as (@ngeshlew):  twitter.com/ngeshlew and on Linkedin at: linkedin.com/in/ngeshlew.

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    The whole entire show:
    Follow us on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/7min-product-master-series/ and Twitter at twitter.com/7minProdSeries to see the latest in episode notes. So let me know what you think!

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    Send in a voice message: https://speakpipe.com/7minProductMasterSeriesSupport this podcast: https://www.patreon.com/7minProductMasterSeriesTake the 7min Podcast Survey of Awesomeness and tell us how we’re doing: https://forms.gle/THrAepw1kWRbbBeZ8--


    Tessie shared insights on these compelling questions: 
    (1) What's the biggest research mistake you've ever made and what did you learn? 
    (2) What's one piece of "common wisdom" you disagree with and why? 
    (3) What’s the best research or business advice you’ve ever received? 
    (4) What’s working best in your research process right now? 
    (5) What's the one thing every researcher should learn? 
    (6) What's the one thing you learned about yourself recently that changed the way you work?
    Support the show

    • 5 min

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Educative and informative, can’t wait for the next episode

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