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John Zeratsky

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Sprints, Breaks & Async Work Done Well – John Zeratsky

Freedom Matters

What if we didn't just treat work as a series of sprints, but our whole life? What if we applied the same process of reflection that we do at the end of our projects, to our whole life? In this episode, we welcome John Zeratsky, a co-founder and general partner at Character, where he supports technology startups with capital and sprints. He is the bestselling author of Sprint, Make Time, and former design partner at GV. Previously, John was a design leader for YouTube, Google Ads, and FeedBurner, which was acquired by Google in 2007. In this episode we discuss: how the principles of 'Sprint' are applicable across life other steps to 'Make Time' his views on the future of work - and of asynchronous work done well For more from John: John Zeratsky https://johnzeratsky.com/ For more on Sprint: The Sprint Bookhttps://www.thesprintbook.com/ For more on Make Time: Make Time https://maketime.blog/ Host and Producer: Georgie Powell https://www.sentientdigitalconsulting.com/ Music: Toccare https://spoti.fi/3bN4eqO


26 Aug 2021

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Sprint: How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days by Jake Knapp, John Zeratsky, Braden Kowitz

Bookey App 30 mins Book Summaries Knowledge Notes and More

Today we will unlock the book Sprint. This book is about a trial method used by Google Venture or GV. The technique deploys repeated substitutions to drill down to determine the essential offer of new products or services in the GV company portfolio.


21 Aug 2021

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Make Time. Jake Knapp y John Zeratsky


¿Tus días están llenos de obligaciones, pasas el día apagando fuegos y casi nunca encuentras tiempo para las cosas que son importantes para ti? ¿Te gustaría trabajar y vivir con mayor intención?Ese es el tema principal del programa de esta semana, donde aprenderás cómo enfocarte en lo que importa cada día a mano del libro Make Time de Jake Knapp y John Zeratsky.Valoración Jeroen: ⭑⭑⭑⭑½Valoración Quique: ⭑⭑⭑⭑¼Notas de programa(Las notas del programa están disponibles en https://kenso.es/episodio/161-resena-make-time)Escuela de veranoDurante los meses de julio y agosto organizamos la escuela de verano de KENSO. En estos ocho episodios del podcast nos vamos a centrar en reseñar ocho libros fundamentales dentro de la efectividad personal.Hemos grabado estas reseñas como beneficio para los miembros de KENSO Círculo y ahora te abrimos el acceso a algunas de ellas y dedicamos cada uno de estos episodios a una fundación, ONG o proyecto donde nos sentimos comprometidos.Este episodio se lo dedicamos a la Fundación ONCE Perro Guía.Índice de la reseña(00:00) Bienvenid@ a la Escuela de verano y la Fundación ONCE Perro Guía(02:51) El libro de esta semana(09:48) Cómo funciona Make Time(12:30) Prioridad(21:38) Láser(35:32) Energía(47:36) Reflexión(51:34) Estilo y valoración(56:16) El siguiente libro(59:24) ¡Nos escuchamos muy pronto!Recursos mencionadosEpisodio dedicado a: Fundación ONCE Perro GuíaLibro: Make Time: Cómo enfocarte en lo que importa cada día de Jake Knapp y John ZeratskyVídeo: Mejora tu productividad y tu vida con el método científicoEpisodio 35: Descubre tu cronotipo y mejora tu energía y descansoEpisodio 92: Una dieta que no cojea con Aitor SánchezLibro: Cómo ganar amigos e influir sobre las personas de Dale CarnegieReseña: Cómo ganar amigos e influir sobre las personas de Dale Carnegie (para miembros de KENSO Círculo)Descarga: El mapa mental del libroLa página web de KENSOSuscríbete al boletín electrónico de KENSOÚnete a la comunidadPara más aprendizajes productivos: suscríbete a nuestro canal de YouTubeÚnete a KENSO | CírculoKENSO | Círculo es el club para personas centradas en mejorar su efectividad y vivir más felices.Un club a tu alcance porque a partir de 4,99€ al mes tendrás acceso prioritario a los episodios del podcast, recibirás cada mes un episodio especial donde haremos una reseña sobre un libro de efectividad, disfrutarás de descuentos en los servicios de KENSO y de nuestra eterna gratitud por ayudarnos a mejorar.Esta semana queremos dar las gracias a «personas» por su apoyo a nuestro proyecto.Más información & InscripciónComparte tus sugerencias¿Qué te gustaría escuchar en futuros episodios del podcast?Déjanos tus sugerencias de personas a entrevistar o temas a tratar en los comentarios de las notas del programa.

1hr 1min

5 Aug 2021

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Make Time - Jake knapp & John Zeratsky

Zen Stoics

This rationale how to utilise the time effectively in the nagging response and attention in social media modern life.

1hr 10mins

11 Jul 2021

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How to focus on what matters: John Zeratsky x 'Rapt'

2 Pages with MBS

Much like Dug the dog from the Pixar movie ‘Up,’ we all have our version of a squirrel that distracts us. In fact, there’s an entire industry in Silicon Valley that profits off of creating ‘squirrels’ to catch our attention. In the face of that, how do we find the time and focus to do the things that really matter? John Zeratsky, a former design leader at Youtube and Google Ads, is the author of two books aimed at helping people make time for and focus on the things that actually matter in life. Get‌ ‌book‌ ‌links‌ ‌and‌ ‌resources‌ ‌at‌ https://www.mbs.works/2-pages-podcast/John reads two pages from ‘Rapt: Attention and the Focused Life’ by Winifred Gallagher. [reading starts at 08:03]Hear us talk about:How to decide if something is worth your attention. [15:09] | 'Your happiness and sense of purpose are filtered through the impact you have on other people.' [20:17] | 'Almost everything in life contains its own inherent value and reward.' [22:43] | The true meaning of contentment. [23:30] | How to remain content in the face of failures. [25:41]  | How to seek out the right partners and team members. [29:47] | The ‘Sprint process’ in John’s book. [31:57]


8 Jul 2021

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Startup Ideas that Attract VC Funding (ft. John Zeratsky, Author & Investor)

Exploring Product

Ryan and Robert chat with John Zeratsky, Author of Sprint Book & Make Time. John is a designer, investor, and author on a mission to help people make time for work that matters.Learn what founders need to do first in order to attract venture capital, signals that John looks for when looking to invest in startup ideas, and more. John also discusses his approach to design sprints, early-phase discovery, market planning, and tips for product validation. Since 2017, John has worked with Netflix, Associated Bank, IDEO, Caterpillar, King Wood & Mallesons, Google, Schneider Electric, Airbnb, and many more. He has presented at conferences including Google I/O, The Code Conference, and INDUSTRY.Most recently in 2020, John began to invest in startups as an angel and advisor.Show NotesContinue the conversation on Twitter -@ExploringPrdct@rdkhatch@candidrobert@jazer


27 May 2021

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Bella's Books: Make Time by Jake Knapp and John Zeratsky

Hello World, the Future is Female

Have you ever felt like you don't have enough time in your day to accomplish ALL of the things on your to-do list? Make Time suggests the best strategies and tips on how you can optimize your day in order to make time for the things that matter to you. As I discuss and review Make Time, I also share my  favorite techniques on how I am able to optimize my days. 


28 Feb 2021

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John Zeratsky (Wisconsin alum; author of Make Time & Sprint) [S1E3]

Six Beers Podcast

John Zeratsky is an entrepreneur and University of Wisconsin alum. After graduating with degrees in Journalism and SOHE, he started at Feedburner, a tech startup in Chicago. Two years later, Feedburner was acquired by Google, and John suddenly found himself working on design at Google. Later, he would help redesign Youtube before starting a role at Google Ventures. With Jake Knapp, he is the author of two bestselling books, Make Time, and Sprint. 

1hr 8mins

11 Feb 2021

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Episode 115: Make Time with John Zeratsky

The Living Experiment: Rethink Your Choices. Reclaim Your Life.

This week on The Living Experiment we bring you an episode that has been a very long time coming — a special guest episode with New York Times bestselling author John Zeratsky. John is the co-author — with Jake Knapp —  of two terrific books, Sprint (a popular business title from 2016) and Make Time: How to Focus On What Matters Every Day, which came out in the fall of 2018. In this episode, recorded in the fall of 2019, John and Pilar talk about both titles, and about the themes connecting them. From the value of creating clear mental space for our most pressing priorities to the importance of respecting the limits of our time and attention, John makes a case for doing our lives differently than we're doing them now so we don’t get overwhelmed and start feeling like our lives are passing us by. Get full show notes and resources at http://livingexperiment.com/make-time/

1hr 2mins

18 Jan 2021

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storytelling with data: #34 a conversation with John Zeratsky

storytelling with data podcast

With days defined by distraction, how can we solve big problems and make time for what matters? Cole talks with technology designer and author of Sprint and Make Time, John Zeratsky, about the power of focus for getting things done. John details the design sprint process perfected at Google Ventures—detailing the value of “working alone, together” to generate better ideas, the benefits of prototyping and testing with real customers, particularly when the stakes are high, and much more. He also shares patterns uncovered from successful sprints that can be applied to everyday work. Tune in to learn why we shouldn’t rely on willpower to focus, how to create barriers to distraction, and the satisfaction you can reap by proactively designing your day. MENTIONED LINKS: Follow John: @jazer | johnzeratsky.com Book: Sprint: How to Solve Big Problems & Test New Ideas in Just Five Days Book: Make Time: How to Focus on What Matters Every Day Online course: The Official Sprint Bootcamp (discount code SWD20)


24 Sep 2020