Christina Wodtke on Radical Focus and Living Your Goals with OKRs

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Today on Build, host Maggie Crowley sits down with Christina Wodtke, author of the legendary book Radical Focus: Achieving Your Most Important Goals with Objectives and Key Results, which Maggie describes as the best book on goal setting – ever. In the episode, Maggie and Christina, dive deep into Christina’s experience in product roles at […]
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Amplitude’s John Cutler on Why PMs Should Measure Themselves on Value Creation Not Output

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Build has a brand new dedicated feed. You can subscribe here to stay up to date when new episodes drop. Today on Build, host Maggie Crowley sits down with John Cutler, Product Evangelist at Amplitude and former Senior PM at Zendesk and Pendo. Together they discuss what Product Evangelist actually means. Plus the importance of value […]
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Julia Austin on the Making of a Great PM – Lessons from Harvard Business School, Digital Ocean, VMWare & Akamai

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 On this episode of #Build, board advisor and Senior Lecturer at Harvard Business School, Julia Austin, shares her point of view on what makes a truly great product manager. How does she know? Well years of experience spent as CTO at Digital Ocean and VP of Engineering at VMWare and Akamai. Julia also opens […]
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Product Managers: Want To Work Better With Engineers? Here’s The Secret.

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 It’s a special episode of #Build. Host Maggie Crowley is joined by members of Drift’s Product and Engineering teams. Meet Alexa Nguyen, Senior Product Manager, Trevor Rundell, Director of Engineering, and Peter Karl II, Lead, Product Efficiency. The group chats through how product and engineering can work together most efficiently. That means breaking through […]
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This Is How You Break Free From the Competition

It’s a question my co-founder David and I get asked all the time: You entered a market with thousands of competitors…how do you differentiate yourselves from this competitor, or that competitor? The answer: We don’t care about the competition, we care about our customers. We don’t see ourselves going head-to-head against all of those other […]
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