Digital products power our lives, but they wouldn’t exist without the expertise and passion of real people. George Brooks and Dan Linhart co-host People of Product, an innovation podcast that brings together industry experts to share insights around product & teams. Using stories and learnings from their time running a digital product agency, they explore how tech continues to transform the world around us.
76: How to Become “Forever Employable” (ft. Jeff Gothelf)
Corporate loyalty is dead! Now is the time to make your stake in the ground and build a foundation of experience and work that will carry you through any future career you wish to pursue. In this episode, Jeff Gothelf unpacks the ideas from his newest book, “Forever Employable” and explains how to reverse the flow of opportunity so that employers are chasing YOU.
75: Tasting New Things
The greatest entrepreneurs, innovators, & product people are the ones who are seeking to try more things. Continuously gathering experiences or trying a hand at new skills is what gives you perspective & allows you to move forward. In this episode, Dan & George discuss the life-long pursuit of “tasting new things” and how it will impact the work you’re doing today.
74: Developing the Skill of Curiosity ft. Diana Kander
Diana Kander is a well-known professional entrepreneur who coaches corporate teams to practice and measure innovation. She’s showing the business world how to challenge certainty in order to foster curiosity. In this episode, Diana sits down with George and delivers tactical advice for how to overcome fear and passivity to grow more curious in your personal and professional life.
73: What Radical Feedback Looks Like in Practice
Most would agree that an environment with candid, kind, & consistent feedback is ideal. But how do you get there as an organization? In this episode, Dan and George describe what it takes from leadership to promote a safe and healthy space for feedback. Plus, practical tips for how to give and receive feedback better.
72: Embracing a Culture of Radical Feedback
Feedback is tough. Both from the giving and receiving end. However, when done in an appropriate & actionable way across an organization, something magic happens! Feedback becomes easier and extreme growth takes place. Listen as Dan & George make the case for fostering an environment of radical feedback.
71: Designing Organization Charts that Give Purpose & Structure
Let’s talk about everyone’s favorite business artifact: org charts! It’s simple documentation that provides the necessary structure for support. But there are many benefits to org charts beyond just that. In this episode, George & Dan explain the unique structure of the matrix management model plus how org charts enable companies to retain and enhance culture, scale profitably, and deliver great work.
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Highly under rated, podcast on leading in the digital world.
Dan and George are leading the way for digital entrepreneurs. And the proof is right here - honest, genuine, inventive thinkers in a short form, digestible podcast.
This podcast is a the ideal space for brand new, associate, and senior level developers, designers and product folks. Covers anything from EQ to IQ.
Start at Ep.1 and listen how it builds into great over arching leadership methods.
Very helpful content for those of us in the UI/UX Design and Product Dev community. Highly recommend! Love these guys, thanks for sharing your knowledge!
Changed the way I work
I didn't expect this to be one of my favorite podcasts, but it is. Interesting, authentic, and funny. Dan and George share theories about learning, leadership, personal development, and organizational culture based on their experiences leading a digital product agency, Crema. A mix of discussions and interviews with their team and thought leaders who have influenced them, this podcast has changed the way I work and approach projects, both personally and professionally. It's not just for people in the digital product world -- it appeals to anyone interested in personal development and leadership. Everyone with a job who is tired of things being done "because that's they way we've always done it" will appreciate their forward-thinking insights.