Over the past few years, I’ve noticed an increasing interest in the discipline of product management. I regularly field inquiries from recent college grads and from experienced professionals looking for advice on how to either start a career in product management or transition from their current career in engineering, marketing, or sales into a product management role.

The common theme among these inquiries is a desire to understand what product managers really do and where to go to learn about product management best practices.

Up until fairly recently, there were very few (if any) formal resources to educate oneself in…


This week we wrap up our 2-part series exploring how to fully appreciate coffee. We dive into the process that takes the coffee fruit all the way to a carefully toasted bean ready to brew.

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On this episode we begin a 2-part series all about coffee. We dive into the history of coffee, it’s global varieties, and the difference between specialty and commodity coffees.

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This week we speak with master gardener, Carmen Johnston, of Carmen Johnston Gardens to learn all about starting a home garden. We learn about the benefits of gardening and get tips for how to make starting a garden easier so we can enjoy fresh vegetables all year round.

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On this episode we talk about the mental, physical and emotional benefits of listening to music. We explore how music can help you concentrate, improve your mood and even make you fitter.

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On this episode we interview Andrew Grant-Thomas, co-founder of EmbraceRace — an organization that supports parents to raise children who are brave, informed and thoughtful about race. Andrew shares his experience in founding his organization and what it means to be an advocate for racial equity in the United States today.

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With all the extra time we are spending in our homes lately, many of us are considering adopting a pet as a companion. In this 2-part series we discuss ways to adequately prepare for adopting a new pet so that you and your new companion have the best experience together.

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With all the extra time we are spending in our homes lately, many of us are considering adopting a pet as a companion. In this 2-part series we discuss ways to adequately prepare for adopting a new pet so that you and your new companion have the best experience together.

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Big changes start with small steps and establishing small habits. In this episode we cover a book by noted behavioral science researcher, BJ Fogg, called Tiny Habits. This is a book that Ian was particularly impressed with and has been wanting to discuss on the show for a while. In this episode, we discuss the Tiny Habits concept and its practical methodology for creating new habits and breaking old ones.

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In this episode we discuss the importance of taking recovery days to protect our mental health during stressful times. We compare notes on what our ideal recovery days would be like and hopefully provide inspiration for your next recovery day.

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Darren G. Austin

Product guy in tech. Always curious. Co-host of @TheBetterShow. 🎙️ Once upon a time, I helped start mobile initiatives @Amazon & @Expedia.

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