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Just two friends working through the process of doing a thing. With the thing being trying to consolidate resources for folks jumping into a PM role in tech from outside that box. We're podcasting about the journey. Pretty meta!

Just two friends working through the process of doing a thing. With the thing being trying to consolidate resources for folks jumping into a PM role in tech from outside that box. We're podcasting about the journey. Pretty meta!
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United States

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Just two friends working through the process of doing a thing. With the thing being trying to consolidate resources for folks jumping into a PM role in tech from outside that box. We're podcasting about the journey. Pretty meta!

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 11: This is our last episode... for now!

6/21/2019
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It's the end of a season! We talk about what is considered a successful conclusion to a project, what we should focus on next, and how to avoid burnout by hyping ourselves up regarding our upcoming vacations!

Duration:00:35:39

Episode 10: Spoiler: We did the interview.

6/14/2019
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The first ever guest interview has been completed. Carlos González de Villaumbrosia, Founder and CEO of Product School joins us in sharing his behind-the-scenes struggles, experiences writing The Product Book, on how we should fulfill a problem space first and think about things like monetization later.

Duration:00:26:04

Episode 9: We've been discovered by Product School!

6/3/2019
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We're debating different episode formats: interviews, solo episodes, or purely behind-the-scenes? Thoughts?! We also talk about post-EDC festival vibes, and not having learned anything recently...

Duration:00:35:29

Episode 8: WE HAVE AN INTRO!!!

5/27/2019
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Helen is so annoying to listen to... listen to her use terms such as "metrics", "low-hanging fruit", "p0 work items". Also, should Sefunmi cancel his vacation to work on "Doing a thing"?

Duration:00:30:30

Episode 7: It's finally time to release this podcast!

5/20/2019
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Still more rambling about the podcast and what platform we need to prioritize for our listeners now that it is released. We talk more about writing articles and question if the book needs be the final goal of this project.

Duration:00:30:03

Episode 6: What category does this podcast belong to?

5/13/2019
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Cue further rambling about actual podcast set-up and scheduling. Sefunmi shares one of his anxieties. We try to figure out the difference in audience between all of these things we're doing... to no avail.

Duration:00:35:45

Episode 5: This is harder than we thought!

5/6/2019
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We continue to struggle to meet our goals but rather than being driven by deadlines, we decide to find the best ways that work for us to get things done effectively. Another plan is created to determine how to synthesize the interviews that have been done so far. Helen also shares her experience doing another thing with a friend.

Duration:00:27:10

Episode 4: Figuring out how to work together.

5/1/2019
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We fell off from our weekly meetings and now we are trying to find a consistent way to work towards our goal. We discuss the challenges we have had so far while doing this thing and talk through ways to mitigate blockers. Lastly, we discuss how to MVP this book.

Duration:00:34:16

Episode 3: An update on our interviews.

4/22/2019
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Taking the time while Sefunmi is still in Seattle to talk about the most recent interviews that have been conducted. And planning for what has to be done to publish the podcast episodes.

Duration:00:18:21

Episode 2: An unexpected visit.

4/15/2019
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Second episode is here and it's short and sentimental. A surprise visit from Sefunmi to Seattle (so many s's in these sentences), and a trip down memory lane on how we met.

Duration:00:30:17

Episode 1: What thing are we actually doing?

4/6/2019
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We're two friends trying to consolidate resources for folks making a jump into the technology product/program management space from outside the industry. And this is a podcast detailing the journey. In our first episode, we talk (or ramble) about ourselves (Helen and Sefumni) and the motivations behind this idea. And yes, it is really meta.

Duration:00:39:12