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Interviews with world-class product leaders and growth experts to uncover concrete, actionable, and tactical advice to help you build, launch, and grow your own product.

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    How to discover your superpowers, own your story, and unlock personal growth | Donna Lichaw (author of The Leader’s Journey)

    How to discover your superpowers, own your story, and unlock personal growth | Donna Lichaw (author of The Leader’s Journey)

    Donna Lichaw is an internationally sought-after executive coach, keynote speaker, and best-selling author. She helps visionary founders, CEOs, and executive teams level up their leadership and scale their impact while staying true to their mission, purpose, and themselves. Donna works with leaders at companies like Google, Disney, Twitter, Microsoft, Mailchimp, and Adobe, as well as a plethora of mission-driven startups and nonprofits. In our conversation, we discuss:
    • How our personal narratives influence our success and failure
    • Why identifying your superpowers (and kryptonite) is so important, and how to do it
    • The value of doubling down on your strengths rather than trying to fix weaknesses
    • How to acknowledge and reframe feelings of impostor syndrome
    • The Double Diamond framework for personal growth and goal-setting
    • The power of visualization and how it can fuel motivation and creativity

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    Find the full transcript at: https://www.lennyspodcast.com/how-to-discover-your-superpowers-own-your-story-and-unlock-personal-growth-donna-lichaw-author/

    Where to find Donna Lichaw:
    • LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dlichaw/
    • Website: https://www.donnalichaw.com/

    Where to find Lenny:
    • Newsletter: https://www.lennysnewsletter.com
    • X: https://twitter.com/lennysan
    • LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lennyrachitsky/

    In this episode, we cover:
    (00:00) Donna’s background
    (04:25) Donna’s origin story and transition to coaching
    (08:38) The power of storytelling in leadership
    (11:36) Becoming the hero of your own story
    (14:49) Changing your story
    (21:19) Understanding and shifting others’ stories
    (25:41) Imposter syndrome
    (31:28) Exploring different types of kryptonite
    (36:41) Identifying and leveraging strengths
    (43:53) Identifying superpowers
    (56:39) Running experiments
    (01:01:52) Using product frameworks for personal growth
    (01:12:41) Identifying subconscious goals
    (01:15:27) Envisioning impact
    (01:16:44) Lightning round

    Referenced:
    • The Leader’s Journey: Transforming Your Leadership to Achieve the Extraordinary: https://www.amazon.com/Leaders-Journey-Transforming-Leadership-Extraordinary/dp/1959029134
    • Effective Leadership Is Transformational, by Ken Blanchard: https://www.chieflearningofficer.com/2019/06/13/effective-leadership-is-transformational/
    • Ken Blanchard’s website: https://www.blanchard.com/
    • How to write a kickass README: https://dev.to/scottydocs/how-to-write-a-kickass-readme-5af9
    • This Week #5: Overcoming impostor syndrome, introducing growth to an org, and how to partner with your Data Scientist: https://www.lennysnewsletter.com/p/this-week-overcoming-impostor-syndrome
    • Community Wisdom: Dealing with impostor syndrome as a PM: https://www.lennysnewsletter.com/p/community-wisdom-dealing-with-impostor
    • Stuart Smalley: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stuart_Smalley
    • Kryptonite: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kryptonite
    • How Dyslexic Thinking Gives Entrepreneurs a Competitive Edge: https://www.forbes.com/sites/alisoncoleman/2023/05/16/how-dyslexic-thinking-gives-entrepreneurs-a-competitive-edge/
    • Characterizing Creative Thinking and Creative Achievements in Relation to Symptoms of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorder: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9283685/
    • Robert Iger: https://thewaltdisneycompany.com/leaders/robert-a-iger/
    • CliftonStrengths test: https://www.gallup.com/cliftonstrengths/en/252137/home.aspx
    • VIA Character Strengths: https://www.viacharacter.org/
    • How to fire people with grace, work through fear, and nurture innovation | Matt Mochary (CEO coach): https://www.lennyspodcast.com/how-to-fire-people-with-grace-work-through-fear-and-nurture-innovation-matt-mochary-ceo-coach/
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    • 1 hr 27 min
    How Netflix builds a culture of excellence | Elizabeth Stone (CTO)

    How Netflix builds a culture of excellence | Elizabeth Stone (CTO)

    Elizabeth Stone is the chief technology officer of Netflix. She previously served as vice president of product data science and engineering, and as vice president of data and insights, at Netflix. Before Netflix, Elizabeth was vice president of science at Lyft, chief operating officer at Nuna, a trader at Merrill Lynch, and an economist at Analysis Group. In our conversation, we discuss:
    • Elizabeth’s advice for career advancement
    • Netflix’s unique high-performance culture
    • How, and why, Netflix maintains a high bar for excellence
    • Intentional leadership practices
    • How to foster an “open door” culture within your team
    • The Keeper Test and how it contributes to maintaining a high bar for excellence
    • The power of transparent communication
    • Much more

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    Find the full transcript at: https://www.lennyspodcast.com/how-netflix-builds-a-culture-of-excellence-elizabeth-stone-cto/

    Where to find Elizabeth Stone:
    • LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/elizabeth-stone-608a754/

    Where to find Lenny:
    • Newsletter: https://www.lennysnewsletter.com
    • X: https://twitter.com/lennysan
    • LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lennyrachitsky/

    In this episode, we cover:
    (00:00) Elizabeth’s background
    (04:36) Life as CTO vs. VP of Data
    (05:57) The role of economists in tech companies
    (08:32) Using economics to understand incentives
    (10:07) Success and career growth
    (20:15) Setting expectations
    (25:02) Advice for how to avoid burnout
    (27:44) Netflix culture: high talent density
    (30:31) Netflix culture: candor and directness
    (31:45) The Keeper Test
    (39:01) Maintaining a high bar for excellence
    (43:54) Netflix culture: freedom and responsibility
    (46:18) Unconventional processes at Netflix
    (47:55) Examples of candor
    (51:44) Data and insights team structure
    (01:00:12) Staying close to teams
    (01:02:31) Advice on being present
    (01:07:40) Lightning round

    Referenced:
    • What to Know About the Netflix Cup, Today’s First-Ever Live Sports Event: https://www.netflix.com/tudum/articles/netflix-cup-live-event-date-news
    • Ann Miura Ko interview | The Tim Ferriss Show (Podcast): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2GO0Ks_VGg
    • Netflix culture: https://jobs.netflix.com/culture
    • No Rules Rules: Netflix and the Culture of Reinvention: https://www.amazon.com/No-Rules-Netflix-Culture-Reinvention/dp/1984877860
    • Reed Hastings on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reedhastings/
    • Netflix’s “Keeper Test” and Why You Need It | Lorne Rubis: https://www.highlights.lornerubis.com/2015/08/the-netflix-keeper-test-and-the-courage-to-take-it/
    • The Hunger Games: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Hunger_Games
    • Nan Yu on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/thenanyu/
    • Work Life Philosophy: https://jobs.netflix.com/work-life-philosophy
    • The Scoop: Netflix’s historic introduction of levels for software engineers: https://blog.pragmaticengineer.com/netflix-levels/
    • Chaos Monkey: https://www.techtarget.com/whatis/definition/Chaos-Monkey
    • Ali Rauh on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ali-rauh/
    • Keith Henwood on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/keith-henwood/
    • Jeff Bezos’ Morning Routine of Puttering Around—How It Works: https://medium.com/illumination/jeff-bezos-morning-routine-of-puttering-around-how-it-works-9d73f359ac8d
    • What I Talk About When I Talk About Running: A Memoir: https://www.amazon.com/What-Talk-About-When-Running/dp/0307389839
    • A Fine Balance: https://www.amazon.com/Fine-Balance-Rohinton-Mistry/dp/140003065X
    • Triangle of Sadness on Hulu: https://www.hulu.com/movie/triangle-of-sadness-f60937bd-45f4-469a-938f-db95026953a1
    • Beef on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81447461
    • Fellow pour-over coffee set: https://fellowproducts.com/

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Building a world-class sales org | Jason Lemkin (SaaStr)

    Building a world-class sales org | Jason Lemkin (SaaStr)

    Jason Lemkin created and runs SaaStr, the world’s largest community for B2B/SaaS founders, and is the managing director of SaaStr Fund, a $90 million venture capital firm specializing in early-stage enterprise investments. He is also the mastermind behind two major tech conferences each year—one in the Bay Area, drawing in over 15,000 people, and another in Europe, with a crowd of more than 3,000 SaaS executives, founders, and entrepreneurs. Before SaaStr, Jason wore many hats: CEO and co-founder of EchoSign (later bought by Adobe), vice president at Adobe Systems, co-founder and president of NanoGram Devices Corp., vice president of NeoPhotonics, and a senior director at BabyCenter. In our conversation, we discuss:
    • How far you should go without a salesperson
    • Signs it’s time to hire salespeople
    • Why you need to hire two salespeople
    • How to compensate your salespeople
    • How to interview salespeople
    • When to hire a VP of Sales
    • How to prevent their flaming out
    • How to scale your sales org
    • How to improve the relationship between your sales and product teams
    • Much more

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    Find the full transcript at: https://www.lennyspodcast.com/building-a-world-class-sales-org-jason-lemkin-saastr/

    Where to find Jason Lemkin:
    • X: https://twitter.com/jasonlk
    • LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jasonmlemkin/
    • Website: https://www.saastr.com/

    Where to find Lenny:
    • Newsletter: https://www.lennysnewsletter.com
    • X: https://twitter.com/lennysan
    • LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lennyrachitsky/

    In this episode, we cover:
    (00:00) Jason’s background
    (06:18) The importance of sales in B2B businesses
    (11:23) Signs that you should start hiring salespeople
    (14:19) Attributes to look for in early sales reps
    (19:08) Hiring a VP of Sales
    (26:43) The role of a VP of Sales
    (30:06) Interviewing salespeople
    (45:16) Determining sales compensation and quota
    (53:34) Transitioning from 100% commission to a smaller percentage
    (56:58) Indicators of a hard-to-sell product
    (59:39) Scaling the sales organization
    (01:05:26) Understanding sales roles and titles
    (01:10:02) Product involvement in sales, and vice versa
    (01:20:32) Thoughts on product teams taking on P&L responsibilities
    (01:27:23) One thing founders can do to become better at sales
    (01:31:02) The ideal trial length for a free trial sales team
    (01:39:50) Closing thoughts
    (01:41:43) Lightning round

    Referenced:
    • Marc Benioff on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marcbenioff/
    • Snowflake: https://www.snowflake.com/en/
    • Yamini Rangan on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/yaminirangan/
    • Salesforce: https://www.salesforce.com/
    • HubSpot: https://www.hubspot.com/
    • Twilio: https://www.twilio.com/
    • Cloudflare: https://www.cloudflare.com/
    • GitHub: https://github.com/
    • Columbo: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1466074/
    • What is Davos and why is it important? Your guide to the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting: https://www.euronews.com/next/2024/01/15/what-is-davos-and-why-is-it-important-your-guide-to-the-world-economic-forums-annual-meeti
    • Adobe: https://www.adobe.com/
    • Satya Nadella on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/satyanadella/
    • Glengarry Glen Ross on Prime Video: https://www.amazon.com/Glengarry-Glen-Ross-James-Foley/dp/B002NN5F7A
    • The Wolf of Wall Street on Prime Video: https://www.amazon.com/Wolf-Wall-Street-Leonardo-DiCaprio/dp/B00IIU9FQY
    • A step-by-step guide to crafting a sales pitch that wins | April Dunford (author of Obviously Awesome and Sales Pitch): https://www.lennyspodcast.com/a-step-by-step-guide-to-crafting-a-sales-pitch-that-wins-april-dunford-author-of-obviously-awesom/
    • Pipedrive: https://www.pipedrive.com/
    • Sam Blond on Linked

    • 2 hr 1 min
    Making time for what matters | Jake Knapp and John Zeratsky (authors of Sprint and Make Time, co-founders of Character Capital)

    Making time for what matters | Jake Knapp and John Zeratsky (authors of Sprint and Make Time, co-founders of Character Capital)

    Jake Knapp and John Zeratsky are the authors of best-selling books Sprint and Make Time. They have helped more than 300 teams design new products and bring them to market, including those at YouTube, Gusto, One Medical Group, and Slack. Jake and John are co-founders of the venture capital firm Character, where they support startups with capital and sprints. Previously, they were operating partners at Google Ventures and, before that, design leaders at Google, where John worked on Google Ads and YouTube and Jake helped build Gmail and co-founded Google Meet. In our conversation, we discuss:
    • “Busy bandwagon” and “infinity pools”
    • Creating one “highlight” each day
    • Their four-part framework for productivity
    • How to use the calendar to design your day
    • How creating friction can help you avoid distractions
    • Tips on creating a distraction-free phone
    • Strategies for managing email and distractions
    • The importance of reflecting on the day and making time for meaningful work
    • Design sprints

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    Find the full transcript at: https://www.lennyspodcast.com/making-time-for-what-matters-jake-knapp-and-john-zeratsky-authors-of-sprint-and-make-time-co-fou/

    Where to find Jake Knapp:
    • X: https://twitter.com/jakek
    • LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jake-knapp/
    • Website: https://jakeknapp.com/

    Where to find John Zeratsky:
    • X: https://twitter.com/jazer
    • LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/johnzeratsky/
    • Website: https://johnzeratsky.com/

    Where to find Lenny:
    • Newsletter: https://www.lennysnewsletter.com
    • X: https://twitter.com/lennysan
    • LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lennyrachitsky/

    In this episode, we cover:
    (00:00) About Jake and John
    (04:10) Recording the audiobook for Make Time
    (06:06) What people often get wrong when trying to become more productive
    (11:24) The busy bandwagon and infinity pools
    (15:22) Real talk: Jake and John’s productivity levels
    (20:10) The four-part framework for getting more done: Highlight, Laser, Energize, Reflect
    (25:15) Step 1: Highlight
    (28:08) Designing your day with a calendar
    (30:52) The Groundhog Day mentality
    (35:10) Tactical advice for implementing the highlight method
    (39:30) An example of a failed highlight
    (48:08) Step 2: Laser
    (51:12) Creating intentional friction to avoid distractions
    (57:28) Curating a distraction-free phone
    (01:07:58) Resetting expectations and slowing your inbox
    (01:14:51) Systems over willpower
    (01:18:14) Managing email distractions
    (01:18:49) Step 3: Energize
    (01:22:05) Step 4: Reflect
    (01:26:30) Introduction to Sprint

    Referenced:
    • Make Time: How to Focus on What Matters Every Day: https://www.amazon.com/Make-Time-Focus-Matters-Every/dp/0525572422
    • Sprint: How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days: https://www.amazon.com/Sprint-audiobook/dp/B019R2DQIY
    • Make Time blog: https://maketime.blog/
    • Make Time blog on X: https://twitter.com/maketimeblog
    • Character: https://www.character.vc/
    • Google Ventures: https://www.gv.com/
    • Character Labs: https://www.character.vc/labs
    • Strategies for becoming less distracted and improving focus | Nir Eyal (author of Indistractable and Hooked): https://www.lennyspodcast.com/strategies-for-becoming-less-distracted-and-improving-focus-nir-eyal-author-of-indistractable-and/
    • Groundhog Day on Prime Video: https://www.amazon.com/Groundhog-Day-Bill-Murray/dp/B000SP1SH6
    • Reclaim.ai: https://reclaim.ai/
    • Feed Blocker for LinkedIn: https://chromewebstore.google.com/detail/feed-blocker-for-linkedin/eikaafmldiioljlilngpogcepiedpenf
    • The Lord of the Rings: https://www.amazon.com/Lord-Rings-J-R-R-Tolkien/dp/0544003411
    • MagSafe charger: https://www.amazon.com/Apple-MHXH3AM-A-MagSafe-Charger/dp/B08L5

    • 1 hr 35 min
    Inside OpenAI | Logan Kilpatrick (head of developer relations)

    Inside OpenAI | Logan Kilpatrick (head of developer relations)

    Logan Kilpatrick leads developer relations at OpenAI, supporting developers building with the OpenAI API and ChatGPT. He is also on the board of directors at NumFOCUS, the nonprofit organization that supports open source projects like Jupyter, Pandas, NumPy, and more. Before OpenAI, Logan was a machine-learning engineer at Apple and advised NASA on open source policy. In our conversation, we discuss:
    • OpenAI’s fast-paced and innovative work environment
    • The value of high agency and high urgency in your employees
    • Tips for writing better ChatGPT prompts
    • How the GPT Store is doing
    • OpenAI’s planning process and decision-making criteria
    • Where OpenAI is heading in the next few years
    • Insight into OpenAI’s B2B offerings
    • Why Logan “measures in hundreds”

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    Find the transcript for this episode and all past episodes at: https://www.lennyspodcast.com/episodes/. Today’s transcript will be live by 8 a.m. PT.

    Where to find Logan Kilpatrick:
    • X: https://twitter.com/OfficialLoganK
    • LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/logankilpatrick/
    • Website: https://logank.ai/

    Where to find Lenny:
    • Newsletter: https://www.lennysnewsletter.com
    • X: https://twitter.com/lennysan
    • LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lennyrachitsky/

    In this episode, we cover:
    (00:00) Logan’s background
    (03:49) The impact of recent events on OpenAI’s team and culture
    (08:20) Exciting developments in AI interfaces
    (09:52) Using OpenAI tools to make companies more efficient
    (13:04) Examples of using AI effectively
    (18:35) Prompt engineering
    (22:12) How to write better prompts
    (26:05) The launch of GPTs and the OpenAI Store
    (32:10) The importance of high agency and urgency
    (34:35) OpenAI’s ability to move fast and ship high-quality products
    (35:56) OpenAI’s planning process and decision-making criteria
    (40:22) The importance of real-time communication
    (42:33) OpenAI’s team and growth
    (44:47) Future developments at OpenAI
    (47:42) GPT-5 and building toward the future
    (50:38) OpenAI’s enterprise offering and the value of sharing custom applications
    (52:30) New updates and features from OpenAI
    (55:09) How to leverage OpenAI’s technology in products
    (58:26) Encouragement for building with AI
    (59:30) Lightning round

    Referenced:
    • OpenAI: https://openai.com/
    • Sam Altman on X: https://twitter.com/sama
    • Greg Brockman on X: https://twitter.com/gdb
    • tldraw: https://www.tldraw.com/
    • Harvey: https://www.harvey.ai/
    • Boost Your Productivity with Generative AI: https://hbr.org/2023/06/boost-your-productivity-with-generative-ai
    • Research: quantifying GitHub Copilot’s impact on developer productivity and happiness: https://github.blog/2022-09-07-research-quantifying-github-copilots-impact-on-developer-productivity-and-happiness/
    • Lesson learnt from the DPD AI Chatbot swearing blunder: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/lesson-learnt-from-dpd-ai-chatbot-swearing-blunder-kitty-sz57e/
    • Dennis Yang on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dennisyang/
    • Tim Ferriss’s blog: https://tim.blog/
    • Tyler Cowen on X: https://twitter.com/tylercowen
    • Tom Cruise on X: https://twitter.com/TomCruise
    • Canva: https://www.canva.com/
    • Zapier: https://zapier.com/
    • Siqi Chen on X: https://twitter.com/blader
    • Runway: https://runway.com/
    • Universal Primer: https://chat.openai.com/g/g-GbLbctpPz-universal-primer
    • “I didn’t expect ChatGPT to get so good” | Unconfuse Me with Bill Gates: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-Ymdc6EdKw
    • Microsoft Azure: https://azure.microsoft.com/
    • Lennybot: https://www.lennybot.com/
    • Visual Electric: https://visualelectric.com/
    • DALL-E: https://openai.com/research/dall-e
    • The One World Schoolhouse: https://www.amazon.com/One

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Lessons from Atlassian: Launching new products, getting buy-in, and staying ahead of the competition | Megan Cook (head of product, Jira)

    Lessons from Atlassian: Launching new products, getting buy-in, and staying ahead of the competition | Megan Cook (head of product, Jira)

    Megan Cook is the head of product for Atlassian’s Jira software, which is used by 75% of Fortune 500 companies, has over 125,000 customers globally, over 15 different products, and is by far the most popular project management tool in the world. Megan has been at Atlassian for just under 11 years, and before this role, she was an analyst, a developer, and an Agile coach. In our conversation, we discuss:
    • How to get buy-in for your ideas
    • The value of starting small
    • How, and why, creating space for play is so essential
    • How Jira stays ahead of endless competition
    • Atlassian’s approach to launching new product lines
    • Tactical tips for making remote work, work
    • A personal failure and the lessons learned from it

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    Find the transcript for this episode and all past episodes at: https://www.lennyspodcast.com/episodes/. Today’s transcript will be live by 8 a.m. PT.

    Where to find Megan Cook:
    • X: https://twitter.com/meganwcook
    • LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cookmegan

    Where to find Lenny:
    • Newsletter: https://www.lennysnewsletter.com
    • X: https://twitter.com/lennysan
    • LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lennyrachitsky/

    In this episode, we cover:
    (00:00) Megan’s background
    (03:50) Creating space for play and psychological safety on teams
    (07:36) Peer feedback groups
    (10:30) Sharing stories of failure
    (13:33) The “10 dollar” game for priorities
    (15:24) Advice on making remote work, work
    (24:16) Getting buy-in for your ideas
    (28:33) The importance of staying open-minded
    (34:05) A quick summary of how to get buy-in
    (36:45) Fighting the good fight
    (38:15) Identifying customer pain points
    (43:04) Starting small and showing success
    (46:08) Launching new product lines
    (53:35) Atlassian’s gated process for new product ideas
    (58:00) How Jira stays ahead of competitors
    (01:04:28) Learning from failure
    (01:08:30) Fight club
    (01:10:08) Lightning round

    Referenced:
    • Jira: https://www.atlassian.com/software/jira
    • Atlassian: https://www.atlassian.com/
    • Bitbucket: https://bitbucket.org/product
    • Ben Crowe on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ben-crowe-67299714/
    • Ash Barty on X: https://twitter.com/ashbarty
    • Atlassian’s blog, Work Life: https://www.atlassian.com/blog
    • Lessons learned: 1,000 days of distributed at Atlassian: https://www.atlassian.com/blog/distributed-work/distributed-work-report
    • New research: How to make time for the work that matters: https://www.atlassian.com/blog/distributed-work/calendar-redesign-experiment
    • Atlas: https://www.atlassian.com/software/atlas
    • Confluence: https://www.atlassian.com/software/confluence
    • Lenny’s swag store: https://lennyswag.com/
    • What is CSAT and how do you measure it?: https://www.qualtrics.com/experience-management/customer/what-is-csat
    • The UX research reckoning is here | Judd Antin (Airbnb, Meta): https://www.lennyspodcast.com/the-ux-research-reckoning-is-here-judd-antin-airbnb-meta/
    • Charlie Sutton on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/charliesutton/
    • Nokia 6100: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nokia_6100
    • Compass: https://www.atlassian.com/software/compass
    • Jira Product Discovery: https://www.atlassian.com/software/jira/product-discovery
    • Canva: https://www.canva.com/
    • Inspired: How to Create Tech Products Customers Love: https://www.amazon.com/INSPIRED-Create-Tech-Products-Customers/dp/1119387507
    • Scaling People: Tactics for Management and Company Building: https://www.amazon.com/Scaling-People-Tactics-Management-Building/dp/1953953212
    • Foundation on AppleTV+: https://tv.apple.com/us/show/foundation/umc.cmc.5983fipzqbicvrve6jdfep4x3
    • Foundation book series: https://www.amazon.com/Foundation-3-Book-Boxed-Set-Empire/dp/0593499573
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Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
863 Ratings

863 Ratings

Pif Platform ,

Well worth the attention

Great show, insightful, informative, helpful

ranj-sundar ,

Product mentorship in your pocket

Highly recommend for early career PMs. Lenny is incredibly thoughtful in the questions he asks and the discussions he leads. Each of the guests on the podcast has a unique perspective and immense knowledge to share. I’ve taken much of the advice on the podcast and applied it to my own career, and I’ve seen a significant difference in the way I approach work. Thanks for all you do Lenny, it is very very much appreciated.

Engineer+teacher+gardener ,

Extremely well done

Great guests from whom we can learn.
Transcripts that actually look like proper English.
Thorough resource links.
Time stamps.
What’s not to love??

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