Product People

Should you double down on your strengths, or learn something new?

Show Notes

This is a great chat with Samantha Geitz, a Senior Developer at Tighten, and the founder of BetaFish.

Topics in this episode: 
  • Should "business/marketing" people learn programming?
  • What's the difference between messing around and being a serious programmer?
  • Do regular programmers Google for answers?
  • Why English Majors can make great programmers.
  • If you want to learn hard things, do you need to be in a classroom?
  • Why should take a mental health day when you need it.


  • Want to speak at a tech conference? I'm doing class called "public speaking for geeks." More info here.

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Creators & Guests

Justin Jackson
⚡ Bootstrapping, podcasting, calm companies, business ethics. Co-founder of @transistorfm (podcast hosting).
Samantha Geitz
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What is Product People?

A podcast focused on great products and the people who make them