Radical Product Thinking: The New Mindset for Innovating Smarter — Productized Podcast with Radhika Dutt
Recently we’ve had the great pleasure of chatting with Radhika Dutt about her new book, and we’d like to tell you about it.
Radhika Dutt is an entrepreneur and product leader who has participated in four acquisitions as a result of the products she built; two of these were companies she founded. She currently advises organizations from high-tech startups to government agencies on product thinking. She’s the author of Radical Product Thinking that just came out — the book gives readers a systematic approach for building successful products that bring about the change we want to see in the world. Radhika graduated from MIT with an SB and M.Eng in Electrical Engineering and speaks nine languages while learning her tenth.
What does it mean Radical Product Thinking?
“Radical Product Thinking means being inspired by a change you want to bring to the world and thinking about your product comprehensively as a mechanism for creating that change. We’ve designed our Radical Product Tool Kit as a clear, repeatable methodology for creating game-changing products — step by step from envisioning a change to translating your vision into daily activities to delivering a final product. RPT will also give your team a shared language that makes communication easier and helps you bring others on your journey.”
*This episode is divided into two parts: a presentation of the book by the author and a final interview guided by André Marquet.
The main topics covered:
💁 Let’s get to know Radhika better
🗨️ Presentation about “Why Radical Product Thinking”
👨🏫 Live Q&A moderated by André Marquet
📕 Curious about the book? Buy yours now!
🎧 Part 1 — Time notes:
[ 03:05 ] What inspired Radhika to write the book? Where did she get the motivation?
[ 06:48 ] Visionary who has impact in this world
[ 08:30 ] How we can create change systematically
[ 13:20 ] What are Product diseases?
[ 15:00 ] Methodology for creating world-changing products
[ 19:00 ] Vision of Lijjat — company of homemade pappadums
[ 24:30 ] Develop your strategy
[ 27:46 ] Prioritization as a balance between long-term and short-term
[ 37:30 ] Radhika is saying that: “Each of us can build vision-driven products to create the change we want to see in the world”.
🎧 Part 2— Time notes:
[ 00:44 ] Who is the book aimed at and what would she like the readers to get out of the book
[ 02:55 ] What is a vision-driven company
[ 07:00 ] Changes of vision according to fast-changing market
[ 16:00 ] Narcissus Complex
[ 17:55 ] What will be crucial for product managers to be more vision-driven
[22:40 ] How to avoid vision debt in an organization
Do you want to build visionary and game-changing products?
📙 We are excited to give you a very great opportunity! In our Productized Academy, you can find the first two chapters of useful tips and a bunch of knowledge. That is a part of Radhika Dutt’s book “Radical Product Thinking”. Join now for free 👉 https://bit.ly/3vrLNAi
Where can you buy it?
You still have the opportunity to get the book with a special Gift Bag from Productized! Just buy it here:
🎙️ The Productized Podcast is produced by Productized — a series of interviews with product innovators, successful makers, and entrepreneurs. We hope those who listen to the ideas on this show are inspired to productize.