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The Product Coach Podcast, a production of TheProductCoach.com, is hosted by Mikal Lewis and Sam Sedlack.

Podcast episodes are produced and organized as “investigative arcs.” Each arc focuses on topics that support building great Products and Product Teams. Our first arc, “How to Build a Product Team,” Spring 2020, steps through the first step in building breakthrough products—creating the cross-discipline product team culture across product management, design, and engineering.

For questions and feedback: podcast@theproductcoach.com
We’ll respond to as many as we can in email and in future “mailbag” episodes.

Everyone needs a coach. If you need help on your Product Team transformation, contact The Product Coach at www.theproductcoach.com/contact

The Product Coach Podcast Mikal Lewis, Sam Sedlack

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The Product Coach Podcast, a production of TheProductCoach.com, is hosted by Mikal Lewis and Sam Sedlack.

Podcast episodes are produced and organized as “investigative arcs.” Each arc focuses on topics that support building great Products and Product Teams. Our first arc, “How to Build a Product Team,” Spring 2020, steps through the first step in building breakthrough products—creating the cross-discipline product team culture across product management, design, and engineering.

For questions and feedback: podcast@theproductcoach.com
We’ll respond to as many as we can in email and in future “mailbag” episodes.

Everyone needs a coach. If you need help on your Product Team transformation, contact The Product Coach at www.theproductcoach.com/contact

    E007 — Write the Outcome. Align on the Outcome.

    E007 — Write the Outcome. Align on the Outcome.

    For non-conformists, one hitter quittersFor Tyson types and Che figuresLet’s get it together, come on let’s make it A Tribe Called Quest, The Space Program Mikal and Sam discuss tools for communicating the vision, priorities, and perspective that uniquely differentiates you and recommend going with the lightest weight alignment tool that gets the job done. … Continue reading E007 — Write the Outcome. Align on the Outcome. →

    E006 — The Only Success is Team Success

    E006 — The Only Success is Team Success

    That every now and then you gotta ask yourselfDo you really wanna win or just look good losing? Phonte (Little Brother), Dreams Mikal and Sam discuss what it means when the only success is team success, why it’s important for teams not to treat deliverables (code bases, comp, specs) as a success metric, and finally why … Continue reading E006 — The Only Success is Team Success →

    E005 — Product Team Members Must Hold Themselves to an Atypically High Standard

    E005 — Product Team Members Must Hold Themselves to an Atypically High Standard

    One thing that’s phenomenal was the day I decidedTo hold myself accountable for my behavior Royce da 5’9″, Hero Mikal and Sam discuss that the trust in the product team, corresponds with an accountability for team members to hold themselves to an atypically high standard. Series: How do you build a ‘Product Team?’ Episode 5/13 … Continue reading E005 — Product Team Members Must Hold Themselves to an Atypically High Standard →

    E004 — The Product Team has Skin in the Game (Job Risk) Regarding Product Outcomes

    E004 — The Product Team has Skin in the Game (Job Risk) Regarding Product Outcomes

    Find your direction through introspectionAnd for my people out there I got a questionCan we be the sole controllers of our fate?Now who’s gonna take the weight? Gang Starr (Guru), Who’s Gonna Take the Weight? Mikal and Sam discuss who is on the ‘product team’ and the difference between “product risk” and what it means … Continue reading E004 — The Product Team has Skin in the Game (Job Risk) Regarding Product Outcomes →

    E003 — The First Building Blocks to Great Products

    E003 — The First Building Blocks to Great Products

    But you can’t break the mold in by holding your breath Cee-Lo, Die Tryin Mikal and Sam discuss why empowered and accountable Product Teams are the first building blocks to great products. Series: How do you build a ‘Product Team?’ Episode 3/13 Each episode of The Product Coach podcast answers to build a larger thematic … Continue reading E003 — The First Building Blocks to Great Products →

    E002 — ‘Product Teams’ Pursue the Law of Increasing Returns

    E002 — ‘Product Teams’ Pursue the Law of Increasing Returns

    The name is well kept, and the rep just gets bigga Gang Starr, The Rep Grows Bigga Mikal and Sam explore what product teams should aspire to, why a lot of what we think is great Product Teams are actually Optimization Teams, and the law of increasing returns. Series: How do you build a ‘Product … Continue reading E002 — ‘Product Teams’ Pursue the Law of Increasing Returns →

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