MJ Jastrebski is the CPO of Stylitics, a rapidly scaling retail technology company that helps retail websites automate styling and bundling for their consumers.
In this episode, we cover:
(00:07:20) Understanding product roles/levels, influence, and career growth.
(00:13:10) Product and process management at different levels.
(00:19:22) Leadership training emphasizes accountability among executive teams, prioritizing cross-functional exec peer relationships & alignment.
(00:28:27) The importance of buoyancy.
(00:36:17) How mindfulness and empathy are important for effective leadership.
(00:43:41) What Stylitics is doing and how it's scaling up
(00:47:12) Expanding internationally and into new verticals. Emphasis on shipping and team muscle building.
(00:55:38) Creating product families to address pain points, setting expectations, iterating with alpha, beta, and GA stages, building retailer relationships, understanding different market needs.
(01:02:08) Changing roles, building skills, and evolving identity.
(01:11:30) Creating psychological safety is crucial for innovation. It allows people to take risks without fear of judgment or failure. This enables organizations to gather more information and make better decisions.
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