Feb 28, 2017
Episode 26: “You're Not Thinking Big Enough” with Nacho Andrade, ADP Innovation Center
By: Suzanne Abate @suzanneabate
It's becoming less of a secret that great products are valuable solutions to existing problems.
But, is it possible that we've solved all the "easy" problems - now that we outsource our grocery shopping, lawn mowing and lifts to the airport from our phones from the couch?
Is the future solving complex problems or, in the least, "easy" problems complicated by scale?
This notion is at the heart of today's episode, recorded in the heart of old Pasadena where payroll giant ADP has 300 employees (of its mere 60,000 company-wide) embracing Product Thinking inside its Innovation Center.
Our guest is Principal Product Manager Nacho Andrade, a career "startup guy" as equally unexpected to be found inside an enterprise organization as one might expect ADP to be known for innovation. And yet...
Also in this episode:
- "Your ideas suck" and how to get over it
- How to lead by influence
- The essential PM skill you can learn in couples' therapy
Listen to the full conversation below.
Please note that all views expressed by the individuals in this episode are their own and do not reflect those of ADP or other companies referenced.
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