This is a frequent question I get from folks who want to move to the world of startups/product management.

List of my favourite people, blogs, newsletters and podcasts:

(People)

1/ Elad Gil. http://blog.eladgil.com/

fav: How To Win As Second Mover

2/ Jeol Spolsky. https://www.joelonsoftware.com/

fav: Strategy Letter I: Ben and Jerry’s vs. Amazon

3/ Ben Thompson. https://stratechery.com

fav: Google, Uber, and the Evolution of Transportation-as-a-Service

4/ Andrew Chen. https://andrewchen.co/

fav: The Power User Curve: The best way to understand your most engaged users

5/ Avichal Garg. https://avichal.com/

fav: Focus on building 10x teams, not on hiring 10x developers

6/ Michael Lopp. http://randsinrepose.com/

fav: Shields Down

7/ Marc Andreessen. https://pmarchive.com

fav: Part 1: Why not to do a startup

8/ Chamath. http://chamatharchive.com/

fav: Long term greedy

9/ Julie Zhuo. https://medium.com/the-year-of-the-looking-glass/

fav: 5 Hard Questions to Ask Yourself During a Conflict

10/ Benedict Evans. https://www.ben-evans.com/

fav: Tesla, software and disruption

11/ Steven Sinofsky. https://medium.learningbyshipping.com/

fav: Reaching Peak Meeting Efficiency

12/ Tomasz Tunguz. http://tomtunguz.com/

fav: Lessons Learned from 20 Years at the Leading Edge of SaaS

13/ Steve Blank. https://steveblank.com/

fav: “Speed and Tempo” — Fearless Decision Making for Startups

14/ Derek Sivers. https://sivers.org/

fav: There’s no speed limit

15/ John Saito. https://medium.com/@jsaito

fav: Making up metaphors

16/ Fred Wilson. https://avc.com/

fav: Let Your Winners Run

17/ Mark Suster. https://bothsidesofthetable.com/

fav: Want to Know How VC’s Calculate Valuation Differently from Founders?

18/ Seth Godin. https://www.sethgodin.com/

fav: The wrong bus

19/ Bill Gurley. http://abovethecrowd.com/

fav: The Dangerous Seduction of the Lifetime Value (LTV) Formula

20/ Michael Lopp. http://randsinrepose.com/about/

fav: The Rands Test

(Blogs)

1/ Signal v. Noise

fav: The curse of the last word

2/ Intercom

fav: When a cupcake becomes a wedding cake

3/ First Round

fav: Speed as a Habit

4/ GV Library

fav: GV Guide to Design Critique

5/ HBR

fav: Your Strategic Plans Probably Aren’t Strategic, or Even Plans

6/ Facebook Design

fav: Evolving the Facebook News Feed to Serve You Better

7/ Go-Jek Engineering

fav: Introducing GO-JEK’s card personalization engine: Project shuffle

8/ Netflix Tech Blog

fav: It’s All A/Bout Testing: The Netflix Experimentation Platform

9/ Slack Design

fav: Threads in Slack, a long design journey

10/ Airbnb Design

fav: Building a Visual Language

11/ YC

fav: How Do You Measure Leadership?

12/ a16z

fav: The ‘Oh, Shit!’ Moment When Growth Stops

(Newsletters)

1/ CBInsights

2/ Reforge

3/ Axios (Pro Rata and Login)

4/ Fortune Data Sheet

5/ The Ken

6/ Howard Lindzon

7/ Fortune Term Sheet

8/ Snippets by Social Capital

9/ Data Elixir

10/ Oversharing

11/ Prioritised by Mind the Product

12/ PMHQ Weekly Product Reads

(Podcasts)

1/ The Twenty Minute VC

fav: http://www.thetwentyminutevc.com/alirowghani/

2/ Origins by Notation Capital

fav: https://soundcloud.com/notation-capital/origins-episode-13-notation-capital-and-hunter-walk-homebrew

3/ The Knowledge Project

fav: https://fs.blog/2018/05/patrick-collison/

4/ Recode Decode

fav: https://www.recode.net/2016/8/29/12684872/bret-taylor-quip-salesforce-acquisition-friendfeed-twitter-facebok-failure

5/ The Tim Ferris Show

fav: https://tim.blog/2018/08/27/drew-houston/

6/ The Kevin Rose Show

fav: https://www.kevinrose.com/single-post/billmaris

(Books)

Exhaustive list on GoodReads

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