The Product Science Podcast

By Holly Hester-Reilly

The Product Science Podcast is for startup founders and product leaders building high-growth products, teams, and companies. Listen in on real conversations with the people who have tried it and aren’t afraid to share the lessons they’ve learned (and the mistakes they’ve made) along the way.

  1. 1.
    Season 3 Highlights: The Product Science Success Path
    39:36
  2. 2.
    The Heather Samarin Hypothesis: Customer-Driven Organizations Develop Products People Actually Want
    39:37
  3. 3.
    The Lisa Mo Wagner Hypothesis: Build a Diverse Team to Better Build for a Diverse Audience
    38:42
  4. 4.
    The Nacho Bassino Hypothesis: Success at Scale Starts with Setting the Right Product Direction
    43:03
  5. 5.
    The Petra Wille Hypothesis: True Product Leaders Focus on the Development of Strong Product People
    46:35
  6. 6.
    The Mark Donnigan Hypothesis: Successful Marketers Know the Journeys of Their Product's Buyer and Beneficiary
    51:52
  7. 7.
    The Marty Cagan Hypothesis: Extraordinary Products Are Built by Empowered Product Teams
    35:56
  8. 8.
    Revisiting The Marty Cagan Hypothesis: Surviving Success in High-Growth Startups Requires Great Product Leadership
    49:07
  1. 9.
    The Parul Goel Hypothesis: Product Managers Should Prioritize Being Credible Rather Than Impressive
    36:40
  2. 10.
    The Brent Tworetzky Hypothesis: Savvy COOs Can Use a Product Lens to Effectively Drive Company Operations
    49:26
  3. 11.
    The Beth Toland Hypothesis: Impactful UX Research Teams Don’t Just Report Information, They Engage in Conversation
    49:01
  4. 12.
    The Dave Chan Hypothesis: We Are All Designers
    38:00
  5. 13.
    The Marc Abraham Hypothesis: Skilled Product Managers Leverage Tension to Make the Product Stronger
    45:02
  6. 14.
    The Rajesh Nerlikar Hypothesis: Vision-Led Product Teams Are Focused on Customer Outcomes
    45:03
  7. 15.
    The Carlos González de Villaumbrosia Hypothesis: Continuing to Learn Is the Best Way to Move Forward in Your Career
    40:12
  8. 16.
    The Robbie Kellman Baxter Hypothesis: The Best Membership-Oriented Businesses Focus on the Long Term
    44:59
  9. 17.
    The Paul Gebel Hypothesis: Products Succeed or Fail Based on the Trust They Build
    38:25
  10. 18.
    The Tricia Maia Hypothesis: Always Explain the Why Behind Actions If You Want Your Team to Thrive
    41:19
  11. 19.
    The Susan Lindner Hypothesis: The Most Powerful Person in the Room Is the Storyteller
    36:04
  12. 20.
    The Adam Thomas Hypothesis: If You Do Research Well It Never Feels Like a Waste of Time
    41:50
  13. 21.
    The Amy Jo Kim Hypothesis: Drive Deep Product Engagement by Optimizing the Core Loop with Game Thinking
    42:12
  14. 22.
    The Nate Andorsky Hypothesis: Understanding Human Behavior Will Improve Your Product Decisions
    39:33
  15. 23.
    The Randy Silver Hypothesis: When the World Changes You Need to Reassess Your Assumptions
    37:36
  16. 24.
    Season 2 Highlights: The Product Science Method in Practice
    35:20
  17. 25.
    The Jim Morris Hypothesis: Product Teams Do Best When They Build Just Enough to Learn
    1:01:40
  18. 26.
    The Allison Cassing Hypothesis: When You Follow Your Interests, Your Work Will Be More Enjoyable
    57:56
  19. 27.
    The Audrey Crane Hypothesis: If You Don't Hire Enough Designers, You Don't Get No Design, You Get Bad Design
    43:26
  20. 28.
    The Mary Wharmby Hypothesis: Transformation in Large Organizations Starts with Creating a Common Language of Innovation
    53:35
  21. 29.
    The Matt Wallaert Hypothesis: Great Product Teams Use Behavioral Science to Build Products That Create Change
    54:13
  22. 30.
    The Heather Browning Hypothesis: Great Product Design Can Make Healthy Behaviors Easier
    41:08
  23. 31.
    The Dan Melinger Hypothesis: Product-Led Growth Leaders Align Companies and Teams on the Fundamentals
    48:23
  24. 32.
    The Joe Lalley Hypothesis: Successful Product Leaders Transfer the Excitement Around a Problem from the Team to the Stakeholders
    46:27
  25. 33.
    The David Bland Hypothesis: Assumption Mapping Before Testing Business Ideas Facilitates Better Product Decisions
    51:13
  26. 34.
    The Dan Mason Hypothesis: Great Product Leaders Focus on Moving the Ball Forward
    45:51
  27. 35.
    The Ben Foster Hypothesis: High-Growth Product Leaders Set a Clear Vision and Push Authority Down to the Teams
    48:21
  28. 36.
    The Susan Goebel Hypothesis: Bringing Structure to Startup Chaos Helps Teams Develop Breakthrough Growth
    52:07
  29. 37.
    The John Cutler Hypothesis: Great Product Leaders Foster an Environment Where the Best Decisions Can Happen
    56:35
  30. 38.
    The Babur Habib Hypothesis: Rapid Iterations Drive the Slow Growth That Overcomes Inertia
    49:01
  31. 39.
    The Kate Rutter Hypothesis: Things Can Seem Simple and Still Be Very Hard
    1:10:47
  32. 40.
    The Jeff Gothelf Hypothesis: Driving Business Agility Requires Humility, Curiosity, and Psychological Safety
    47:53
  33. 41.
    The Connie Kwan Hypothesis: Great Product Managers Influence with Storytelling
    40:34
  34. 42.
    The Thor Ernstsson Hypothesis: Great Companies Make Decisions by Evidence Instead of Job Titles
    53:22
  35. 43.
    The Janna Bastow Hypothesis: True Product Companies Step Back, Focus, Measure, and Iterate
    54:26
  36. 44.
    The 2nd Nir Eyal Hypothesis: When We Understand our Triggers and Plan Our Time, We Can Become Indistractible
    1:02:09
  37. 45.
    The Tim O'Reilly Hypothesis: Build a Market by Building an Ecosystem
    56:38
  38. 46.
    Season 1 Highlights: The Product Science Principles in Practice
    24:25
  39. 47.
    The Nir Eyal Hypothesis: Products That Create Desirable Habits Win the Long Game
    57:13
  40. 48.
    The Hope Gurion Hypothesis: Fearless Product Leaders Build Alignment Around Clear Goals and Evidence-Based Decisions
    47:13
  41. 49.
    The Josh Seiden Hypothesis: Driving Outcomes Over Output Requires Understanding Customer Behavior
    47:28
  42. 50.
    The Chris Butler Hypothesis: Adversarial Product Management Gets to the Core of What Really Matters Using Contrarian Thinking
    56:10

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