PRODUCTEA with Leah, Growth & Senior Leadership

22: Tanja Lau, Founder Product Academy, Business Angel

May 01, 2023 Leah Tharin Season 2 Episode 12
PRODUCTEA with Leah, Growth & Senior Leadership
22: Tanja Lau, Founder Product Academy, Business Angel
Show Notes

Season 2 of the ProducTea! Tanja is the founder of Product Academy, a Mom, an Angel Investor, and someone that wrestled control over her calendar through years of experience, burnout, and other incredible lifehacks.

Her family runs on OKRs and we both dive deep into how our understanding of behavior is driving everything.

Timestamps:

0:00 Tanja’s introduction
08:20 Saying no to people, being intentional about your time
10:12 Burnout
13:46 OKR planning for your family and yourself
17:50 Incentivization is the main predictor of how a company is run
19:32 Tanja’s most influential source of wisdom - Entrepreneurship
22:10 Putting people before companies and when to make the decision to leave
25:09 Unmeasured “product sense” is bullshit
31:00 Unschooling, we prepare our kids wrong for life
37:00 Leadership and strategic thinking
42:45 Being disciplined and vulnerable at the same time
45:30 Learning how to give good feedback

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