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We've compiled some of our Product Management Community's best podcasts to share with you.  

1. Masters of Scale Podcast: Our podcast review of Reid Hoffman’s podcast

"The best Start-Up advice from Silicon Valley and beyond. Iconic CEOs - from Nike to Netflix, Starbucks to Slack - share the stories and strategies that helped them grow from startups into global brands."

Reid Hoffman's delivery is friendly and amusing and the subject matter varies from entrepreneurship, leadership, raising funds, strategy and management.

The array of guests is impressive and listening to their journey (for want of a less-cliched term) is inspiring.

It is not a Product-specific podcast, but a great listen and a podcast that will leave you feeling uplifted and motivated.

2. A16Z Podcast by Andreessen Horowitz: Our podcast review

“The a16z Podcast discusses tech and culture trends, news, and the future – especially as ‘software eats the world’.”

This podcast is created by a venture capital firm, Andreessen Horowitz (aka “a16z”), and its multiple episodes a week feature means that there will be something current and of interest to you. Some of the episodes are very short and digestible so perfect for any commute or over breakfast.

The immediate nature of this podcast lends itself well to discussing topical issues and how they affect us day-to-day. Real-time insights make for a great podcast for product managers and non-product managers alike.

3. Barry’s O’Reilly’s ‘Unlearn’: Our podcast review

“The way to think differently is to act differently and get comfortable with being uncomfortable. For business leaders, entrepreneurs, managers and anyone who wants to improve how they work and live: Welcome to the Unlearn Podcast. Host Barry O’Reilly, author of Unlearn and Lean Enterprise seeks to synthesize the superpowers of extraordinary individuals into actionable strategies you can use—to Think BIG, start small and learn fast, and find your edge with excellence.”

The most recent episode of this product podcast covers business ideas, the product cycle, Rapid Experimentation, the question of whether you stick with your vision or cut your losses and discusses the start-up leadership mindset etc.

Interesting and relevant discussions for Product Managers make this Product Management Podcast one not to be missed!

4. The Product Experience: Our product management podcast review

The Product Experience features conversations with the product people of the world, focusing on real insights of how to improve your product practice.

Featuring real-life experiences and practical Product Management practice advice, this podcast allows listeners to hear from a number of guests from the Mind The Product network, who speak at ProductTank meetups globally.

You can get a weekly product podcast fix from this, which is published every Wednesday.

5. How I Built This: The product podcast review

“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.”

Guy Raz is the host, co-creator, and editorial director of three NPR programs, including two of its most popular ones: TED Radio Hour and How I Built This.

With guests including Steve Madden, Kevin Systrom & Mike Krieger Of Instagram, Alex Blumberg of This American Life, this podcast delves into the lives of the creators behind some of the biggest names and most successful businesses around.

Ranging from just 15 minutes to over an hour, this podcast provides variety, both in terms of accessibility, as well as featured guests.

6. This is Product Management by Mike Fishbein: Our Podcast Review

Hosted by Mike Fishbein, The Product Management podcast attracts over 20,000 weekly listeners who learn from product management industry experts.

This Product Management Podcast is a great resource for practitioners, and the structure of the website means that you can hone in on your area of interest to find the most relevant episodes for you. 

Speakers from WeWork, Harvard Business School, McKinsey and Company, Deloitte etc. explain their processes, career paths and experiences in Product Management.

7. The Product Coach Podcast: Ross Webb

"The Product Coach Podcast is your go-to resource for learning and growing as a Product Leader. If you're looking to be as successful as a Product Leader that you can be then you've come to the right place."

This monthly podcast sees Product Coach, Ross Webb, review the best Product Management resources, speak to Product Leaders and Product Consultants and offer advice and practical tips on everything Product-related.  

The latest episode is on product prioritisation and Ross interviews CPO and Co-Founder of AirFocus, a tool for Product Leaders, looking at his experiences and the ideology behind the tool.

If you have any Product Podcast recommendations that you feel should be included, please feel free to comment below to get it listed!

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