Here are the essays I have written:
“How to Define Your Product Strategy” (a 12-part series on Medium)
"How To Run a Quarterly Product Strategy Meeting" (50K views on Medium)
Branding for Builders (30K views and 7,000 "claps" on Medium)
“What We Can Learn From Netflix’s Failed Community Strategy” on Medium (4K claps)
"Leaders Lead" on Medium
“How to Give a Great Product Talk” for “Mind the Product”
"Netflix's Customer Obsession" on Medium
"Bad Presentations Gone Good" on Medium
Here are "Product Decoded" podcasts, co-hosted by me, Dan Olsen, and Ha Nguyen.
Ep: 1 — Deb Liu, VP of Marketplace at Facebook
Ep. 2 — Chris Abad, VP of Product & Design at UserTesting
Ep. 3 — Todd Yellin, VP Product at Netflix
Ep. 4 — Aaron Levie, Founder & CEO at Box
Ep. 5 — Michael Sippey, Head of Product at Medium
Ep. 6 — Amanda Richardson, Chief Data & Strategy Officer at HotelTonight
I am interviewed in these two podcasts:
Click here to hear Eric Boduch of Pendo interview me for “Product Love.”
Click here to listen to Suzanne Abate of “100 PMs” interview me about “Career Hacking.”
Click here to watch a new YouTube video podcast. Mitch Seguin, CPO of TribalScale interviews me.
Click here to listen to a new “Unlearn” podcast by host, Barry O’Reilly.
Click here to listen to a “Customer Obsession” podcast from ProductSchool (audio from my talk).
For young startups, lots of great YCombinator advice in one place: YC's Essential Startup Advice
This is a helpful article describing differences between Mission, Vision, and Strategy: WTF is Strategy?
Hamilton Helmer’s book, “The 7 Powers,” details 7 hard-to-copy attributes of an emerging startup. (I think there are 8!)
This article includes most of Jeff Bezos’ best advice in one article: “What I Learned From Jeff Bezos After Reading Every Single Amazon Shareholder Letter.”
The video below has two very helpful segments: enterprise sales for startups in the first half, followed by guidance on forming your startup pitch:
Jason Kilar, below, was at both Amazon and Hulu and talks about culture as a means to enable scaling:
Ben Thompson (of Stratechery) talks about the difference between platforms and aggregators:
Todd Yellin (VP Product at Netflix) at Adobe’s 99U in NYC: “Create a Culture of Iconoclasts”
Below, Patty McCord, former Chief People Person at Netflix, talks about culture:
Navin Iyengar discusses “Consumer Science” at Netflix, with some relatively recent A/B test results from Netflix non-member testing, below: