Workplace Confessions with Ben Parr of Octane ai: "Two layoffs in a global pandemic" & "Priced just right"
One layoff is tough, two are even harder to bounce back from. So how do you get back out into the workforce after two layoffs during a global pandemic? How do you price your product just perfect for a market? We discuss these two problems with Ben Parr, the journalist, author, venture capitalist, and entrepreneur.
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Product Journeys: Earth Class Mail & Flikshop UPDATES!
Season 9 of Rocketship.fm featured a lot of great stories, however, two stood out to us and we wanted to put together a follow up to find out what has happened since we first aired. Earth Class Mail, the early 2000’s startup that was featured on it’s own reality TV show, staring Ron Weiner which has now been twice sold, has now found a new home and clear direction. We hear from Casey Shaeffe...
Product Failures: MoviePass
The stock was tanking, and the company kept hemorrhaging cash. Investors sued. Some users even filed a suit. It was a losing battle from the start but what really went wrong at the beloved startup MoviePass. Today we tell the story of MoviePass's rise and ultimate fall on the season finale of Rocketship.fm's Product Failures.
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400 Episodes 😱
Right before we kick off Season 8 of Rocketship, we wanted to go back and look at some of our favorite episodes of the past 6 years. From relationships to product love, the history of the baseball cap to the first ever e-commerce website on the internet today we have something for in this episode.
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Sprint Week: Day 4 "User Testing"
In our final episode of our Sprint Week Series we listen in as Michael Smart and the AJ&Smart team test their prototype with real users. Over the past week, they have ideated, lightening demoed, sketched and prototyped their way to this point in the project journey for Kevin Rose's Zero App. But, after all of this work, what will real users think? Find out on today's episode.
Building the right product team
One of the most import roles as a product owner is building the right product team. In part two of this two-part mini-series, we take a look at what high performing product managers and product leaders are doing inside of their organizations to manage and lead a high-performing product team. In this episode, we dive into the strategies that managers use to lead their teams successfully....
Continuous Product Discovery
Teresa Torres helps digital product teams adopt continuous product discovery practices including a regular cadence of customer interviews, rapid prototyping, and assumption testing. She emphasizes strong critical thinking a strong connection between what the teams are learning in their research activities with the product decisions that they are making.
Mike Belsito interviews her toda...
Productivity: Meetings Suck
In our final episode of this productivity series we take a deep dive into how to prepare for and run better meetings, and some tricks to make sure that what was discussed at the meeting, actually gets done.
We'll hear from Mamie Kanfer Stewart of Meeteor, Charlie O'Donnell of Brooklyn Bridge Ventures, Cameron Herold the author of Meetings Suck and Brian Scudamore of 1-800-GOT-JUNK.
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