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Jake and Jonathan

Jake Knapp & Jonathan Courtney

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Jake and Jonathan
Jake and Jonathan

Jake and Jonathan

Jake Knapp & Jonathan Courtney

22
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46
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Jake and Jonathan (formally Product Breakfast Club) is a behind the scenes look at how some of the best companies in the world design their products. Jake Knapp, NY Times best-selling author of "Sprint", has helped companies like Slack, Nest and 23andMe build successful products. Jonathan Courtney, co-founder of AJ&Smart, has worked with companies like RedBull, eBay and the United Nations, to help them build better products faster. In this new, exciting podcast, the two of them have teamed up to discuss things like product design, innovation and productivity.

Latest Episodes

96: Superhuman VS Gmail - Design Review

Welcome to the first episode of JAKE AND JONATHAN! The change in name symbolizes a change in focus since most episode didnâ€t include much product talk, and were just about whatever Jake and Jonathan wanted to talk about that week. And so, now that Jake and Jonathan donâ€t need to feel any pressure to talk about products, in this episode they decide to talk about…products! And email. Keyboard shortcuts. Design podcasts. And some books & movies. So itâ€s business as usual! 😠Show notes: https://productbreakfastclub.simplecast.com/

49 MIN4 days ago
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96: Superhuman VS Gmail - Design Review

95: This is the Final Episode of PBC

It's been a fun ride! But all good things come to an end. Kind of. Jake and Jonathan have some important announcements to make in this episode. Tune in to know what they are! Show notes: https://productbreakfastclub.simplecast.com/

32 MIN1 weeks ago
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95: This is the Final Episode of PBC

94: Jason Fried gives us AMAZING Product Advice! (PBC REWIND)

(Rewind Episode) Jake and Jonathan interview a designer they both idolize: Jason Fried, co-founder of Basecamp. They go deep on Jason's tweet on the idea of testing products internally vs launching early and relying on gut. Show notes: https://productbreakfastclub.simplecast.com

62 MIN2 weeks ago
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94: Jason Fried gives us AMAZING Product Advice! (PBC REWIND)

93: A New Book We Love!

BOOKS! Well, just the one book, really. Jake and Jonathan talk about an underrated, under-the-radar book that you should read. Jonathan gives a book-related lifehack that will save you money. Which will help you take Jonathan's advice to buy ALL THE BOOKS YOU CAN EVEN IF IT MAKES YOU BROKE. Jonathan tells you how to get out of a creative rut. Then Jake and Jonathan wrap it up by talking about how they view this podcast and what they would like it to be. Was this the last episode..?! Show notes: https://productbreakfastclub.simplecast.com

59 MIN3 weeks ago
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93: A New Book We Love!

92: This is Definitely Still a Product Podcast

Strap in for another glorious ramblefest! Jake and Jonathan read some iTunes reviews MAYBE INCLUDING YOURS! Jonathan is bored. Again! Jake's Qi is acting up. Then Jake and Jonathan indulge in some self-love by reviewing one of their own previous episodes. Jonathan talks about CEOing. Jake was on the moon and tells a space story. Finally, travel sucks, even if they pay you a million dollars to do it. Show notes: https://productbreakfastclub.simplecast.com

50 MINAUG 19
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92: This is Definitely Still a Product Podcast

91: BEST OF PBC - Silicon Valleyâ€s Top Leadership Coach: KIM SCOTT

This week's episode is a rebroadcast of Jonathan's interview with his favorite author Kim Scott, Founder of Candor Inc. & CEO coach for some of Silicon Valley's biggest companies. She was on the faculty of Apple University and was a leader for Google AdSense, YouTube and the Double Click team. Her other achievements include managing a pediatric clinic in war-torn Kosovo and building a diamond cutting company in Russia - Basically not many people can say they have her experiences in life, so listening to all this condensed into 30+ minutes should definitely put a smile on your face. It did ours! She's here to show off her book Radical Candor, which just so happens to be the best book on management and leadership that we've every read! You'll have yourself saying 'how did i not know this'!!! Enjoy.

42 MINAUG 12
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91: BEST OF PBC - Silicon Valleyâ€s Top Leadership Coach: KIM SCOTT

90: Gandalfâ€s Hot Sales Funnel

Jake and Jonathan discuss the most important topic & figure in the design world—GANDALF—is he the Gray? Is he the White..? Does he actually have magic? Then they proceed to discuss how the Masterclass is sold and how crazy important the marketing part is. This is a must-listen for anyone who wants to launch a product! Show notes: https://productbreakfastclub.simplecast.com/

43 MINAUG 5
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90: Gandalfâ€s Hot Sales Funnel

89: Invision Hates This Podcast

Jake and Jonathan finally get the recognition they deserve by the people at InVision---with an asterisk, though! Among other stuff, Jake & Jonathan discuss toilets (again!), how hospitality skills and working in a restaurant make you a better designer, and some boooooooks! Show notes: https://productbreakfastclub.simplecast.com

39 MINJUL 29
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89: Invision Hates This Podcast

88: BEST OF PBC - Jon and Jake do New York (Rewind!)

This episode is a re-release of previous episode. Chances are you haven't heard it because it's from ages ago. And even if you did, it's a really fun one and you probably already forgot all the good stuff that was in it. So listen again. 😌 This Episode.... Yes, THIS EPISODE, is the BEST episode... So much in this episode, You'll learn lot's of things, soooo many things! Side note --- If you take something from this episode, please let us know cause we have no idea what to write about it.... ....Wizards, that's it, you learn about wizards... and Back To The Future --- Terminator --- robot AI's. A super fun show from New York! Start spreading the news.... Show notes: https://productbreakfastclub.simplecast.com

51 MINJUL 22
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88: BEST OF PBC - Jon and Jake do New York (Rewind!)

BONUSODE: From Early Google Designer to VC to Founder, with Braden Kowitz

Jake interviews Braden Kowitz, product designer and startup founder, who co-authored Sprint alongside Jake and John Zeratsky. He's also the BEST interaction designer Jake has ever worked with! 🔥They talk about design, being a founder, and advice on working with a team of any size! Show notes: https://productbreakfastclub.simplecast.com/

41 MINJUL 17
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BONUSODE: From Early Google Designer to VC to Founder, with Braden Kowitz

Latest Episodes

96: Superhuman VS Gmail - Design Review

Welcome to the first episode of JAKE AND JONATHAN! The change in name symbolizes a change in focus since most episode didnâ€t include much product talk, and were just about whatever Jake and Jonathan wanted to talk about that week. And so, now that Jake and Jonathan donâ€t need to feel any pressure to talk about products, in this episode they decide to talk about…products! And email. Keyboard shortcuts. Design podcasts. And some books & movies. So itâ€s business as usual! 😠Show notes: https://productbreakfastclub.simplecast.com/

49 MIN4 days ago
Comments
96: Superhuman VS Gmail - Design Review

95: This is the Final Episode of PBC

It's been a fun ride! But all good things come to an end. Kind of. Jake and Jonathan have some important announcements to make in this episode. Tune in to know what they are! Show notes: https://productbreakfastclub.simplecast.com/

32 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
95: This is the Final Episode of PBC

94: Jason Fried gives us AMAZING Product Advice! (PBC REWIND)

(Rewind Episode) Jake and Jonathan interview a designer they both idolize: Jason Fried, co-founder of Basecamp. They go deep on Jason's tweet on the idea of testing products internally vs launching early and relying on gut. Show notes: https://productbreakfastclub.simplecast.com

62 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
94: Jason Fried gives us AMAZING Product Advice! (PBC REWIND)

93: A New Book We Love!

BOOKS! Well, just the one book, really. Jake and Jonathan talk about an underrated, under-the-radar book that you should read. Jonathan gives a book-related lifehack that will save you money. Which will help you take Jonathan's advice to buy ALL THE BOOKS YOU CAN EVEN IF IT MAKES YOU BROKE. Jonathan tells you how to get out of a creative rut. Then Jake and Jonathan wrap it up by talking about how they view this podcast and what they would like it to be. Was this the last episode..?! Show notes: https://productbreakfastclub.simplecast.com

59 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
93: A New Book We Love!

92: This is Definitely Still a Product Podcast

Strap in for another glorious ramblefest! Jake and Jonathan read some iTunes reviews MAYBE INCLUDING YOURS! Jonathan is bored. Again! Jake's Qi is acting up. Then Jake and Jonathan indulge in some self-love by reviewing one of their own previous episodes. Jonathan talks about CEOing. Jake was on the moon and tells a space story. Finally, travel sucks, even if they pay you a million dollars to do it. Show notes: https://productbreakfastclub.simplecast.com

50 MINAUG 19
Comments
92: This is Definitely Still a Product Podcast

91: BEST OF PBC - Silicon Valleyâ€s Top Leadership Coach: KIM SCOTT

This week's episode is a rebroadcast of Jonathan's interview with his favorite author Kim Scott, Founder of Candor Inc. & CEO coach for some of Silicon Valley's biggest companies. She was on the faculty of Apple University and was a leader for Google AdSense, YouTube and the Double Click team. Her other achievements include managing a pediatric clinic in war-torn Kosovo and building a diamond cutting company in Russia - Basically not many people can say they have her experiences in life, so listening to all this condensed into 30+ minutes should definitely put a smile on your face. It did ours! She's here to show off her book Radical Candor, which just so happens to be the best book on management and leadership that we've every read! You'll have yourself saying 'how did i not know this'!!! Enjoy.

42 MINAUG 12
Comments
91: BEST OF PBC - Silicon Valleyâ€s Top Leadership Coach: KIM SCOTT

90: Gandalfâ€s Hot Sales Funnel

Jake and Jonathan discuss the most important topic & figure in the design world—GANDALF—is he the Gray? Is he the White..? Does he actually have magic? Then they proceed to discuss how the Masterclass is sold and how crazy important the marketing part is. This is a must-listen for anyone who wants to launch a product! Show notes: https://productbreakfastclub.simplecast.com/

43 MINAUG 5
Comments
90: Gandalfâ€s Hot Sales Funnel

89: Invision Hates This Podcast

Jake and Jonathan finally get the recognition they deserve by the people at InVision---with an asterisk, though! Among other stuff, Jake & Jonathan discuss toilets (again!), how hospitality skills and working in a restaurant make you a better designer, and some boooooooks! Show notes: https://productbreakfastclub.simplecast.com

39 MINJUL 29
Comments
89: Invision Hates This Podcast

88: BEST OF PBC - Jon and Jake do New York (Rewind!)

This episode is a re-release of previous episode. Chances are you haven't heard it because it's from ages ago. And even if you did, it's a really fun one and you probably already forgot all the good stuff that was in it. So listen again. 😌 This Episode.... Yes, THIS EPISODE, is the BEST episode... So much in this episode, You'll learn lot's of things, soooo many things! Side note --- If you take something from this episode, please let us know cause we have no idea what to write about it.... ....Wizards, that's it, you learn about wizards... and Back To The Future --- Terminator --- robot AI's. A super fun show from New York! Start spreading the news.... Show notes: https://productbreakfastclub.simplecast.com

51 MINJUL 22
Comments
88: BEST OF PBC - Jon and Jake do New York (Rewind!)

BONUSODE: From Early Google Designer to VC to Founder, with Braden Kowitz

Jake interviews Braden Kowitz, product designer and startup founder, who co-authored Sprint alongside Jake and John Zeratsky. He's also the BEST interaction designer Jake has ever worked with! 🔥They talk about design, being a founder, and advice on working with a team of any size! Show notes: https://productbreakfastclub.simplecast.com/

41 MINJUL 17
Comments
BONUSODE: From Early Google Designer to VC to Founder, with Braden Kowitz