34 min

Liam Smith - Why You Should Start With a Problem Not An Idea Rebel Diaries

    • Business

Liam helps people to deliver digital products as a freelance product manager and consultant. He is also the founder of MealPro App, a white-label meal planning tool with over 5000 users at the time of writing.

What we discuss with Liam Smith


The difference between starting with a problem and starting with an ideaEstimating how long work will takeDoing lots of things quickly vs doing a few things really wellWhat intentional ignorance is and how it gets you better results The real world difference between Product Managers and Project Managers Why introducing features can make the product worse for customers Why you need to understand what the people using your product are actually trying to doWhat is Jobs to be Done TheoryHow one company wasted hundreds of thousands of pounds to try to solve a problem that didn't existLinks in this episode
Liam on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/liamseansmith/Meal Pro App: www.mealproapp.comShape Up: https://basecamp.com/shapeupIt Doesn't Have to Be Crazy at Work: https://amzn.to/3bxGoSt Keep in touch with the show
Leave us a voicemail and possibly get featured on the show: https://www.speakpipe.com/rebeldiariesvoicemailJoin the Rebel Diaries Listeners Facebook community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/rebeldiariesConnect with Scott on social media:  https://linktr.ee/scottfultonPodcast website:  https://www.rebeldiaries.netLeave us a review
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Liam helps people to deliver digital products as a freelance product manager and consultant. He is also the founder of MealPro App, a white-label meal planning tool with over 5000 users at the time of writing.

What we discuss with Liam Smith


The difference between starting with a problem and starting with an ideaEstimating how long work will takeDoing lots of things quickly vs doing a few things really wellWhat intentional ignorance is and how it gets you better results The real world difference between Product Managers and Project Managers Why introducing features can make the product worse for customers Why you need to understand what the people using your product are actually trying to doWhat is Jobs to be Done TheoryHow one company wasted hundreds of thousands of pounds to try to solve a problem that didn't existLinks in this episode
Liam on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/liamseansmith/Meal Pro App: www.mealproapp.comShape Up: https://basecamp.com/shapeupIt Doesn't Have to Be Crazy at Work: https://amzn.to/3bxGoSt Keep in touch with the show
Leave us a voicemail and possibly get featured on the show: https://www.speakpipe.com/rebeldiariesvoicemailJoin the Rebel Diaries Listeners Facebook community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/rebeldiariesConnect with Scott on social media:  https://linktr.ee/scottfultonPodcast website:  https://www.rebeldiaries.netLeave us a review
Please leave a review (written if possible) on your podcast app of choiceReview the show on Podchaser https://www.podchaser.com/rebeldiariesAdditional resources


Recorded using Riverside.fm

Support the show

34 min