Dan Olsen - Build the Right Thing for the Right People


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Dan Olsen is a product management trainer, consultant, and author. At Olsen Solutions, he works with CEOs and product leaders to build strong product teams. His clients include Google, Facebook, Amazon, Uber, Box, and Walmart. Dan is the author of the bestseller The Lean Product Playbook. Prior to consulting, Dan was a product leader at Intuit and several startups. Dan lives in Silicon Valley, where he founded the monthly Lean Product Meetup which has over 10,000 members. https://productized.medium.com/productized-podcast-with-dan-olsen-9862f0989608 👉 Show Notes [02:20] Covid’s impact on Dan Olsen’s work and routine. [03:20] Countries where Dan sees most Product Culture Growth [04:25] Who should read “the lean product playbook” today? Who is the book addressing today? [08:40] Dan’s thoughts on the emergence of No Code. [09:24] How to Build the Right Think for the Right People [11:30] The beginning of Dan’s career, in the defense industry, designing nuclear submarines, the Virginia class submarine. [17:24] How does product management in large firms like Google and Apple, differ from product management in other environments, and should the philosophy be the same? [21:26] Tips for people that want to get into product. [24:43] The Lean UX meetup in Silicon Valley organized by Dan Olsen [28:50] Q&A: Using Product Management Tools to Design Great Customer Experience [34:53] Q&A: Changing the mindset on the importance of PMs. How do we convince them to kind of give this opportunity to get more people to falling into the role earlier on, and not just when there’s already chaos? [40:30] Values design brings to the product and users' experience. [41:45] Q&A: Breaking into Product Management Roles: Product Manager vs Product Owner [45:00] Best interface to merge startups [41:45] Breaking into Product Management Roles: Europe vs the US ⚡ENJOY 30% DISCOUNT ⚡https://bit.ly/3fiOIVU

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