A podcast that shows you how to use jobs-to-be-done (JTBD) innovation methods. This podcast is created by thrv.com for product, marketing, and sales teams that want to learn how to use the JTBD methods to build, market, and sell products that will win in your market. We use the world's leading companies as our example competitors to show you how to use JTBD methods to beat even the most successful competitors in your markets. You can listen on YouTube on our JTBD Channel as well: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEKeVWAeyQeMPzq9HfbUa5w
How Would You Beat Amazon?
In this podcast, we look at how you could use Jobs-to-be-Done innovation methods to beat a fierce competitor like Amazon. Amazon is a true business behemoth. They dominate in their markets, and they have transformed industries with their power. So how would you beat Amazon?
How Would You Beat Apple?
In this episode, we look at how you could beat Apple using Jobs-to-be-Done innovation methods. Apple is the most successful company in the history of business. As Fortune reported in December of 2015, Phil Schiller, Apple's long-time Senior Vice President of Product Marketing has said that Jobs-to-be-Done is the Grand Unified Theory of Apple. What does this mean and how can product teams learn from Apple's success to build great products that customer's will love?
How Would You Beat Retailers? Featuring Matt Bjornson from Target
In this episode, we have a special guest: Matt Bjornson, who was Director of Product Mangement at Target from 2016-2020. Matt is an expert at implementing JTBD methods at large companies. He had tremendous success using JTBD to grow Target's Registry product. In this episode, we discuss how to use JTBD with Matt and why JTBD is very useful in extremely competitive markets.
How Would You Beat Home Depot?
In this episode, we look at a few different elements of Jobs Theory using Home Depot. How would you beat a huge retailer like Home Depot? What job are they being hired by customers to do? Would product strategy would you use to beat Home Depot? Is there even a market opportunity to compete?
How Would You Beat Comcast?
In this episode, we look at a few different elements of Jobs Theory using Comcast. How would you beat a cable and media monopoly like Comcast? They have built-in advantages that seem insurmountable. Can Jobs-to-be-Done methods help you beat Comcast?
How Would You Beat Trumpism?
With the events of January 6th, 2021, we thought we would do a different type of episode and ask "How Would You Beat Trumpism" using Jobs-to-be-Done Innovation? Is this even possible? And importantly, beyond canceling donations to politicians who supported insurrection, what is the role of companies in defeating Trumpism? Can innovation theory help us understand the causes of Trumpism? Can JTBD help find a solution to Trumpism and the belief in lies?