Beyond Coding Episode #134

Product Trends, Decisions and Domains with Bandan Jot Singh

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Outline

00:00:00 – Intro
00:00:20 – How to find like-minded people
00:02:36 – Creating content creates relationships
00:03:29 – Product strategy
00:05:53 – Growing responsibilities in Gojek
00:08:02 – Strategic thinking
00:10:02 – Market research vs. experimentation
00:13:38 – You're wrong 50% of the time
00:16:11 – Ideas are a commodity
00:16:38 – Product stages
00:18:32 – Early stage product, no product market fit
00:20:22 – Decision making on mature products
00:23:15 – Investing in data pipelines
00:25:27 – Optimizing for the organisation instead of yourself
00:29:01 – 10% of the Fortune 500 remain
00:31:50 – Payments and sticking to a domain
00:35:26 – Tech minded vs. market oriented product managers
00:38:29 – Domain becomes more important for product people
00:40:32 – Getting out of your comfort zone
00:41:43 – Empowering teams the right way
00:44:15 – Everyone needs to create content as a skill
00:46:28 – 3 ways of content creation and absorption you can do
00:48:16 – Why Bandan started writing
00:50:09 – People are seeking quality content
00:51:49 – A content writer's dilemma
00:54:40 – You shouldn't write that!
00:56:44 – Choosing to uphold your values
00:58:38 – Your closest circle
01:00:05 – Unique podcast experience 🙂