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Episode 152  |  35:59 min

David Flinner, co-founder of Levels: enterprise to startup

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Episode 152  |  35:59 min  |  11.19.2021

David Flinner, co-founder of Levels: enterprise to startup

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This is a podcast episode titled, David Flinner, co-founder of Levels: enterprise to startup. The summary for this episode is:
Takeaway 1 | 00:03 MIN
Why don't you start this off by giving us a little overview of your background?
Takeaway 2 | 00:03 MIN
Talk to me about being a product manager at Google, what was it like?
Takeaway 3 | 00:02 MIN
What's your engineering background?
Takeaway 4 | 00:09 MIN
What aspects of product would you replicate from Google to Levels?
Takeaway 5 | 00:01 MIN
What else would you live behind?
Takeaway 6 | 00:01 MIN
Let's talk about building product organizations. How many PMs? How many engineers?
Takeaway 7 | 00:04 MIN
What's your advice on early stage startups as they're building out product?
Takeaway 8 | 00:08 MIN
What's the thought about hiring another product manager or two right?
Takeaway 9 | 00:11 MIN
When you start to build more of a traditional product management organization, what's the thought process to scale in this way?
Takeaway 10 | 00:06 MIN
What are your product prinicples?
Takeaway 11 | 00:09 MIN
What advice would you give to a product leader that is at that early stage in defining what the product principles should be for their company?
Takeaway 12 | 00:01 MIN
Tell me more about Levels.
Takeaway 13 | 00:02 MIN
What was the passion that drove you to start the company?
Takeaway 14 | 00:04 MIN
Talk to me about the product challenges you have. What are the big product challenges at Levels?
Takeaway 15 | 00:06 MIN
Talk to me about the written word, the asynchronous culture, your lack of meetings, and how that works at the company.
Takeaway 16 | 00:01 MIN
What's your favorite product?
Takeaway 17 | 00:01 MIN
Three words to describe yourself.