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Rocketship.fm

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Rank #97 in Management category

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Management
Entrepreneurship
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Essential listening for entrepreneurs, product managers and anyone working in tech today. We break down the concepts you need to know, from Product Management to Growth, Sales to Funding, we'll bring you stories that will inspire and insights that will change the way you think about product and business.Rocketship.fm, produced in partnership with Product Collective, inspires hundreds of thousands of entrepreneurs, developers, marketers, product people, and designers each month. Join us as we dive into everything from product management to growth, culture to sales and everything in between. Rocketship.fm has been featured in Forbes, Huffington Post, Inc, Entrepreneur and many more business publications as a top business podcast year after year.

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Essential listening for entrepreneurs, product managers and anyone working in tech today. We break down the concepts you need to know, from Product Management to Growth, Sales to Funding, we'll bring you stories that will inspire and insights that will change the way you think about product and business.Rocketship.fm, produced in partnership with Product Collective, inspires hundreds of thousands of entrepreneurs, developers, marketers, product people, and designers each month. Join us as we dive into everything from product management to growth, culture to sales and everything in between. Rocketship.fm has been featured in Forbes, Huffington Post, Inc, Entrepreneur and many more business publications as a top business podcast year after year.

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244 Ratings
Average Ratings
235
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My frist review of a podcast

By Joan Schultz - Apr 06 2019
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I laugh along with your show. Your chemistry is so comforting. Its nice to hear how happy you are.

Great show with fantastic hosts

By Fred Cordova - Apr 06 2019
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Really intelligent shows they cover thought provoking and fun conversations

iTunes Ratings

244 Ratings
Average Ratings
235
2
2
2
3

My frist review of a podcast

By Joan Schultz - Apr 06 2019
Read more
I laugh along with your show. Your chemistry is so comforting. Its nice to hear how happy you are.

Great show with fantastic hosts

By Fred Cordova - Apr 06 2019
Read more
Really intelligent shows they cover thought provoking and fun conversations

The Best Episodes of:

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Essential listening for entrepreneurs, product managers and anyone working in tech today. We break down the concepts you need to know, from Product Management to Growth, Sales to Funding, we'll bring you stories that will inspire and insights that will change the way you think about product and business.Rocketship.fm, produced in partnership with Product Collective, inspires hundreds of thousands of entrepreneurs, developers, marketers, product people, and designers each month. Join us as we dive into everything from product management to growth, culture to sales and everything in between. Rocketship.fm has been featured in Forbes, Huffington Post, Inc, Entrepreneur and many more business publications as a top business podcast year after year.

Rank #1: Productivity: Why are we obsessed with productivity? (Ep 1)

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“How will we all keep busy when we only have to work 15 hours a week?” That was the question that actually worried the economist John Maynard Keynes when he wrote his short essay “Economic Possibilities for Our Grandchildren” in 1930. 

Over the next century, he predicted, the economy would become so productive that people would barely need to work at all. So what happened? Why are we so obsessed with productivity today?

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Jan 05 2017

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Rank #2: Achieve big, ambitious goals with OKRs (Data Ep 4)

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In this episode we take a deep dive into OKRs (Objectives and Key Results) and why you should consider setting them up at your company. We learn how to use OKRs to achieve large, ambitious company goals, while keeping everyone on track at the team and ind

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Jul 20 2016

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Rank #3: How to Build a Sales Team from the Ground Up

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Tony Cappaert, co-founder of Contactually, talks with us about how they methodically grew their sales team and refined their sales process over the past few years. From getting more qualified leads and learning how to close more deals, to focusing on long

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Feb 12 2015

35mins

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Rank #4: Interview: Michael Jamin on How to Structure Your Story

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Michael Jamin, long-time Hollywood screenwriter for shows such as Beavis and Butthead, King of the Hill, and most currently, Maron, talks with us about what a story really is. He walks us through key structural elements that you can use to help tell your

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Dec 15 2015

44mins

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Rank #5: The Art of the Pitch (Sales Ep 3)

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In part three of our sales series we dive deep into the techniques that separate good sales pitches from great ones. We walk through the traits of great sales people, from how they handle objections to how they stay resilient. We even run through an actua

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Jun 01 2016

33mins

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Rank #6: The Strange Origin of Growth Hacking (Growth Ep 1)

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In the first episode of our Growth series we dive into the history of Growth and Growth Hacking with clips from Sean Ellis (who coined the phrase) and Andrew Chen (who wrote one of the seminal articles on the topic). We'll break down the term Growth Hack

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Nov 14 2016

21mins

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Rank #7: Building a killer product team: How great managers lead their team to success

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One of the most import roles as a product owner is building the right product team. In part two of this two-part mini-series, we take a look at what high performing product managers and product leaders are doing inside of their organizations to manage and lead a high-performing product team.

In this episode, we dive into the strategies that managers use to lead their teams successfully. It's not easy and we're not all Steve Jobs (although most of us think we are from time to time) so what do high performing managers from Facebook and Box do?  That's the question we answer in this episode. 

Featuring Alison Go, PM at Facebook, Austin Bales, Director of Product Design at Facebook, Sam Goertler PM at Kickstarter, Ty Ahmad-Taylor, VP of Product Marketing at Facebook, Jeetu Patel, Chief Product Officer & Chief Strategy Officer at Box, & Sebastian Speier, Director of Design at Nike.

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Mar 14 2018

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Rank #8: Productivity: Meetings Suck

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In our final episode of this productivity series we take a deep dive into how to prepare for and run better meetings, and some tricks to make sure that what was discussed at the meeting, actually gets done. 

We'll hear from Mamie Kanfer Stewart of Meeteor, Charlie O'Donnell of Brooklyn Bridge Ventures, Cameron Herold the author of Meetings Suck and Brian Scudamore of 1-800-GOT-JUNK

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Feb 10 2017

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Rank #9: Building a pricing model that works (SaaS Ep 2)

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In the second episode of our SaaS series, we discuss the ever evolving topic of SaaS pricing. Now we know it happens recurring, monthly or yearly generally, but how do you determine the value of your product and what metric or features do you based your

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Oct 13 2016

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Rank #10: Productivity: Achieving Deep Work

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Deep work is the ability to focus without distraction on a cognitively demanding task. It's a skill, because of our modern times, that is becoming increasingly more difficult to achieve. Today we outline some helpful practices...

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Feb 01 2017

19mins

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Rank #11: Product People vs Product Leaders

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Today, we’re going to dive into the concept of Product Leadership, and specifically the differences between Product People and Product Leaders. We'll go over proven methods to move up inside of an organization and common pitfalls to watch out for once you've been given the opportunity.  Here to discuss with us is Rich Mironov. Rich coaches product executives, product management teams and agile development organizations.  He also parachutes into software companies as interim VP Products/CPO to address company-level product/market/engineering/revenue issues.  A seasoned tech executive and serial entrepreneur, Rich has been the “product guy” at six start-ups including as CEO and VP Product Management.  

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May 09 2019

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Rank #12: How Adobe transformed itself into a $135 billion dollar SASS company

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Adobe's transition into a SASS company wasn't easy. It took two painful years of losses to transition their entire business from one-time upfront pricing to a monthly subscription. For a publically traded company, this could have been the death of them. But long-term thinking and well-executed plan set them up for success into the foreseeable future.

This episode is also brought to you by Airtable, which is the all-in-one platform for product managers. Rocketship listeners can receive $50 in credit by signing up at Airtable.com/rocketship.

This episode is also brought to you by DigitalOcean, the cloud platform that makes it easy for startups to launch high performance modern apps and websites. Learn more about DigitalOcean and apply for Hatch at do.co/rocketship.

This episode is also brought to you by .tech, where you can secure your .tech domain name today. Rocketship listeners can receive a 90% discount on their .tech domain names by going to go.tech/rocketship and using coupon code ROCKETSHIP. 

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Jun 13 2019

21mins

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Rank #13: The Evolution of the Baseball Cap (Product Ep 1)

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In this first episode of our Product series we track the start, evolution and explosion of growth that occurred in the baseball cap industry. We look at how a few key people and decisions caused a once non-existent product to bloom into a two billion doll

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Aug 16 2016

27mins

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Rank #14: Sprint Week: Day 4 "User Testing"

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In our final episode of our Sprint Week Series we listen in as Michael Smart and the AJ&Smart team test their prototype with real users. Over the past week, they have ideated, lightening demoed, sketched and prototyped their way to this point in the project journey for Kevin Rose's Zero App. But, after all of this work, what will real users think? Find out on today's episode.

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Oct 17 2018

27mins

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Rank #15: Interview: Josh Anon of Visioneer Studios on Storytelling for Startups

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Josh Anon, Founder of Visioneer Studios, talks with us about the importance and the impact of storytelling. He takes something that often seems abstract and breaks it down into tangible elements that anyone can replicate to help better tell the story of t

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Nov 27 2014

31mins

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Rank #16: The Four Core Areas You Should Focus on When Raising

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Peter Wilkins, Managing Director of Hyde Park Angels, talks with us about how entrepreneurs determine if they really should go for a round of capital. And if they go for it, the key things they should consider across any industry - including value creatio

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Jun 23 2015

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Rank #17: Interview: Samuel Hulick of UserOnboard on User Onboarding: The Canary in the Coal Mine

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Samuel Hulick, creator of UserOnboard and author of The Elements of User Onboarding, joins us a second time to discuss the aftermath of his first book release, lessons learned, and plans for the future. He also takes us through the most common misconcepti

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Dec 30 2014

31mins

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Rank #18: Interview: Bryce Roberts of Indie.vc

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Bryce Roberts, founder of OATV and Indie.vc, talks with us about their new model for investing in seed stage companies. Rather than shooting straight for an acquisition or an IPO and focusing on securing the next found of funding, his new model encourages

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Apr 09 2016

28mins

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Rank #19: Interview: Chris McMurtry of Dart Music on Why You Should Tackle the Hardest Problems First

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Chris McMurtry, founder of Dart Music, talks with us about the problems they’re tackling in the metadata and distribution of classical music, and how the genre is growing. He shares their experience going through Nashville’s music accelerator, Project Mus

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Oct 20 2015

35mins

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Rank #20: Interview: Dave Nevogt of Hubstaff on Easy SEO Strategies for Startups

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Dave Nevogt, cofounder of Hubstaff, talked with us about their heavy focus on SEO. He shares their techniques and some easy wins to help get the most juice out of all your content.

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Mar 19 2015

30mins

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