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  • 00:40

    TEI 019: Applying the 5 Steps of Design Thinking – with Ethan Appleby

    in Business

    Global Product Management Talk is pleased to bring you episode 019 of...

    The Everyday Innovator with host Chad McAllister, PhD.

    The podcast is all about helping people involved in developing and managing products become more successful, grow their careers, and STANDOUT from their peers.

    Our Guest: Ethan Appleby is a Design Thinking practitioner and coach. He used Design Thinking to create the last company he founded, Vango, which makes it easy for anyone to select and purchase original art.

    In the interview he shares the 5 steps of Design Thinking.

    Empathy: learning about the audience you are designing for. Be curious instead of leading the conversation to a conclusion you already formed.
    Definition: constructing a point of view organized by needs and insights, based on your results from step 1.
    Ideation: a group brainstorming process to generate ideas using the “yes and…” technique to build upon each others’ ideas and create as many as possible in short sprints. Another tool is to ask “how might we…” focused on specific constraints. A sprint is a few minutes of individual ideation followed by sharing of ideas, then using “yes and” to build on ideas. Additional sprints are conducted on other needs and insights and to further explore specific ideas. Constrain ideation to 3 hours.
    Prototype: building a representation of one of your ideas to show others. When you build something you discover more about the problem. Keep it simple – playdough, clay, tape, etc.
    Testing: Show prototype to potential users and customers to get their feedback. The goal is to continue learning about the customers’ core problem and solutions that provide them value.

  • 00:23

    TEI 001-Weekly Discussions for Product Managers, Developers, and Innovators

    in Business

    Hi Global Product Management Talk Audience. I am pleased to welcome you to the first episode of a new podcast for product managers, developers, and innovators by my friend Chad McAllister. 

    The podcast is all about helping people involved in developing and managing products become more successful, grow their careers, and STANDOUT from their peers.

    In this first episode, Chad shared five topics to introduce the  podcast:

    1. How he became fascinated with product management, development, and innovation and why he teaches the topics now as an innovation management professor and product management trainer

    2. Why he is conducting valuable interviews, including how he started interviewing during a 1-year RV trip

    3. Highlights of some innovation lessons from past interviews

    4. What to expect in the upcoming weekly interviews with professionals that can help product managers, developers, and innovators

    5. A free gift for listening

    About the Host, Chad McAllister, PhD
    I was a boy who loved to take apart things to see what was inside – what made something work. Not too much of a stretch that I found a love for electrical engineering during college. After graduating, I worked with teams in In small, large, and global companies, including four start-ups, developing products. Sometimes the products made customers into raving fans and sometimes it was left to me to pick up the pieces and figure out what went wrong. In pursuit of best practices and proven methodologies, I found great value in earning certifications from several credible professional organizations, including PMI, PDMA, and AIPMM, as well a PhD in business (focusing on requirement issues in product development). Today, with 25+ years in hands-on product development, I provide training and education.


  • 00:58

    Crisis Management & Intervention featuring Oscar Smith - Part I

    in Business

    Crisis Management, Crisis Intervention, Media Alerts, & Media Preparedness.

    Places of Worship, businesses and every organization is vulnerable to crises.

    The days of playing ostrich are gone.

    If we don’t prepare, we will incur more even more damages.

    Discover how leadership must address adequate internal and external communications. 

  • 00:34

    MINDSET MANAGEMENT MONDAY 11- Valerie J Lewis Coleman - Write About it - How-tos

    in News



    Valerie J Lewis Coleman - Write About it - How-tos

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  • 00:06

    Are Your Employees Part Of Your Management Team?

    in Business

    Take 5 minutes from your busy business day and listen to expert business advice to grow and improve your business with Howard Lewinter.

    Today's Talk Business With Howard radio show topic is - Are Your Employees Part Of Your Management Team?

    CEOs, presidents, founders, business owners across the United States trust Howard Lewinter's business advice to solve business problems, increase business profits and live entrepreneurial dreams of running a successful business with less stress.

    For more business advice and business tips, follow Howard on Twitter: @HowardLewinter - or connect with Howard on LinkedIn.

  • 00:29

    Reputation Management, Part 2 - Protecting Your Online Reputation

    in Marketing

    Reputation Management, Part 2 - As a Business Owner How Do I Protect My Online Reputation and Brand? What do I do if I receive negative comments?

    In this episode we will give you 10 proven strategies that will protect your online reputation and you can use these as soon as you hear it and implement it. Listen to last week's show (http://tobtr.com/7689749) to get a good foundation and to be prepared for this week's show.

    Link for show to air on June 18, 2015 --> link: http://tobtr.com/7690351

    Call for more details and to add your name to our list of contacts to know about upcoming shows and receive other marketing and business tips: (877) 331-7383 Ext 173 or Email: Admin@ExecuSurvival.com

  • 00:13

    Mental Toughness for the Busy Legal Administrator with Dr. Jack Singer

    in Legal

    Dr. Jack Singer is a practicing clinical, sports and consulting psychologist, specializing in peak performance mastery and building permanent resiliency to stress. He has spent more than 27 years speaking for legal associations (including ALA and LMA) and Fortune 500 companies, and designing teambuilding programs for large legal practice re-TREATS. He has taught in the Psychology departments of seven universities, including an assistant professorship at the U.S. Air Force Academy.

    Dr. Jack is a renowned author of four books and more than 170 articles in legal, financial advising, medical, psychological, sales and sports periodicals. Dr. Jack’s most recent book is The Financial Advisor’s Ultimate Stress Mastery Guide.

    Contact information:

  • 01:07

    Crowd Funding; The Differences Of Service versus Product-Based Small Biz; More

    in Business

    Catherine Merritt, MUMZY's founde talks about the challenges of crowdfunding challenges, the good, the bad, the ugly of this valuable fund raising tool for small busineses. These projects can have a happy ending on both sides of the transaction.

    Chad Bronstein, Time to Hire CEO, for a feature on the inherent differences between service and product-based businesses, with advice/tips for entrepreneurs on how to get started.

  • 01:01

    Instructional Snowflakes: Differentiating Your Product Under Common Core

    in Education

    Constraints need not lead to conformity. We all learn that no two snowflakes are alike and yet the properties that dictate how liquid water crystalizes are the same for each. The Common Core are a set of standards that leave room for considerable educational creativity and even demand that students delve deeper into English Language Arts (ELA) and Math content and processes than was common prior to these standards. The tendency, however, is to view the standards as what should be taught rather than what students should learn and, even then, just the minimum of what they should learn. Our guests on this show will share how they have accommodated and possibly embraced Common Core as they create products that improve student learning and support educators in the shift to Common Core.

    Guests at the table:

    Polly Stansell, SVP Strategy & Product Development at Voyager Learning 
    Janet Pittock, VP Curriculum at Redbird Advanced Learning 
    Michael Golden, CEO at Educurious


  • 00:35

    Portfolio Mix. The Fundamentals of Risk & Money Management.

    in Finance

    Risk and money management. Besides the psychological aspect of investing, this is the other huge part investors often get wrong.

    Risk management starts with stock selection. Risky opportunities and certain types of markets and allocation are some things that must be considered in any investing strategy.

    These and other invested money management tips will be shared in this show where my Guest Expert is Sean Hyman.  Hyman is a sought-after financial analyst and contributor to many major TV news networks, and a regular guest on Debt-Free Wealth Radio.



  • 00:28

    The Benefits Of Public Relations & Reputation Management

    in Business

    Ryan McCormick is Co-Founder of NY & NC based Goldman McCormick PR (www.goldmanmccormick.com) and is an expert on reputation management. 

    Steven David Elliot is a Realtor, Sales Person, Connector and Marketing Guru. He’s also founder of the North Hills Networking Group.

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