H2R Product Science‘s Holly Hester-Reilly produces a Product Science Podcast which covers a range of topics around product experiments, teams and scalable organizations. She invited me to join for this episode called The Rich Mironov Hypothesis: Great Product Leadership is Both Subtle and Slow to Pay Off .  Give it a listen.

Topics we touched:

  • What makes for a good product manager, and why are good developers, tech support folks, and salespeople not necessarily a good fit? 
  • What makes the difference when product is done well, and do most CEOs know the difference?
  • How is medical and veterinary software a good example of bad software and systems design and what can we learn from them?

A few quotable bits: