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Jake and Jonathan

150 EpisodesProduced by Jake Knapp & Jonathan CourtneyWebsite

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, … read more


76: We were WRONG about VR

The podcast is back to normal this week. Which means there’s a whole lot of rambling and very little structure. Jonathan gives a few updates on his company (AJ&Smart) and mentions he’s looking to hire a few people. Then the boys talk VR and some book recommendations.

  1. Simplify for Gmail
  2. There new open positions at AJ&Smart
  3. Jonathan had a great time at the INDUSTRY: The Product Conference
  4. Jonathan thinks the Nintendo VR is really cute
  5. Facebook VR avatar—Wired
  6. Book: Neuromancer—William Gibson—
  7. Book: The Fifth Science—Exurb1a—
  8. Book: Trillion Dollar Coach: The Leadership Playbook of Silicon Valley’s Bill Campbell—Eric Schmidt—
  9. Book: Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!—Robert T. Kiyosaki—
  10. Book: Crucial Conversations Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High, Second Edition—Kerry Patterson—
  11. Book: Ego is the Enemy: The Fight to Master Our Greatest Opponent—Ryan Holiday—
  12. Ryan Holiday
  13. Book: Perennial Seller: The Art of Making and Marketing Work that Lasts—Ryan Holiday—
  14. Book: 11/22/63: A Novel—Stephen King—
  15. Book: The Body — Stephen King —
  16. Stand by Me—Wikipedia
  17. Book: Different Seasons: Four Novellas—Stephen King—
  18. Book: Buy Sprint! 📘🏃‍♀️
  19. Book: Buy Make Time! 📗⏰
  20. AJ&Smart + Jake Knapp Official Design Sprint Masterclass: 🥇😯
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