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Observing Human Behavior To Create Value

Tyrome “Ty” Smith, has spent over 25 years consulting and leading executives and their teams by helping them understand human and organizational dynamics. Currently, he is a senior consultant to the Department of Defense (DoD),…

Practicing Genuine Empathy To Understand Customer Needs

Sandeep Mylavarapu is a mechanical engineer and a human-centered design practitioner. He’s spent more than a decade at the proving grounds, developing various construction and mining machines for Caterpillar Inc. As a Lean Innovation specialist,…

Approaching Life With a Lean Startup Mindset

Ben Hafele is a senior faculty member at Lean Startup Co, where he leads training, coaching, and consulting engagements with startups, large corporations, and government agencies. Ben is an experienced Lean Startup practitioner, program manager,…

Category: Webinars

Analysis Paralysis And Other Innovation Blockers

Fernish’s founders Lucas Dickey and Michael Barlow have prime backgrounds in product management, engineering, design, sales, and finance. Their collective resumes include time in the trenches at Amazon and J.P. Morgan. When it came to…

Building A Startup For Long-Term Success

Learn the key to a successful digital transformation, Eric’s most common advice for founders, and tips for jump-starting innovation in legacy environments in this lively podcast featuring Eric Ries and Alton McDowell, Co-head of Technology…

How Parenthood Sparked a Business

We recently hosted a conversation between Blueland co-founder and CEO Sarah Paiji Yoo and our newest moderator Chris Guest. They discuss how becoming a mom led Sarah to create a company that is reimagining how…

3 Mental Models To Reduce Uncertainty and Increase Winning

We had a conversation with Chris Cochella, serial entrepreneur and founder of Brackitz, an award-winning children’s STEM education building system. He shared with us three mental models intended to reduce uncertainty in highly uncertain environments. Lean Startup methods are intended to reduce uncertainty…

The Realities Facing Female Founders

We recently hosted the second episode of a six-part podcast series we’re doing with Silicon Valley Bank. In episode two, Lean Startup Co. Chief of Staff CJ Legare spoke with Claire Lee, Head of Early…