Podcasts are a great way of learning new ideas and listening to how others have overcome challenges with their products and services. Podcasts are great for the commute to work! There are a number of fantastic podcasts out there for product managers with a rich back catalogue of topics and conversations to catch up on. Here’s a list to get you started!
This is Product Management
This is Product Management” interviews brilliant minds across the numerous disciplines that fuel the modern product manager. Episodes span from arts to science, tactics to strategies, confessions to professions. Take a deep dive into user experience, statistics, innovation, differentiation, design, development, metrics, and more with the latest podcast for product managers. Learn more and subscribe at thisisproductmanagement.com.
Product Popcorn - A Product Management & Technology Podcast
Join Kimberly and Adam as we crack jokes and talk topics related to product management… most of the time. This product management podcast is guaranteed to keep you AWAKE during your commute. We talk with product managers and also designers and engineers that work on product teams, and only sometimes discuss the possibility of artificial intelligence taking over the world. You can always read more at ProductPopcorn.com.
How I Built This with Guy Raz
Guy Raz dives into the stories behind some of the world’s best known companies. How I Built This weaves a narrative journey about innovators, entrepreneurs and idealists—and the movements they built.
The Product Podcast
This is your product management podcast featuring PMs from Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, Spotify, Twitter and other technology startups on breaking into product. Tune in if you’re a manager, designer, engineer or marketer who wants to learn more about product, an entrepreneur, or anyone else looking to break into tech.
Masters of Scale with Reid Hoffman
How do companies grow from zero to a gazillion? Legendary Silicon Valley investor / entrepreneur Reid Hoffman tests his theories with famous founders. Guests include Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg & Sheryl Sandberg, Netflix’s Reed Hastings, Google’s Eric Schmidt, Spanx’s Sara Blakely. With original music and hilariously honest stories, the show sounds like nothing you’ve ever heard. Masters of Scale is a WaitWhat original series in association with Stitcher.
Want a longer listen? Try a free audiobook from Audible!
Audiobooks are also a great way to absorb information, and Audible has loads of interesting PM and business books to explore.
At the moment, there is a free trial available for Audible where you can download a free book to try the service. Follow the links below to sign up and select your book:
Here are some suggestions to get your started!
- The Lean Startup Amazon UK | Amazon US
- Inspired: How to Create Tech Products Customers Love Amazon UK | Amazon US
- The Lean Product Playbook: How to Innovate with Minimum Viable Products and Rapid Customer Feedback Amazon UK | Amazon US
- Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products Amazon UK | Amazon US
If you find a great audiobook or podcast then let me know via the comments!