Skip to main content
Product Leadership

Product Leadership

By Ryan Tauss
A humble product focused podcast sharing stories about teams, process, strategy, and all things BTS product development.
Where to listen
Apple Podcasts Logo

Apple Podcasts

Castbox Logo


Google Podcasts Logo

Google Podcasts

Overcast Logo


Pocket Casts Logo

Pocket Casts

PodBean Logo


RadioPublic Logo


Spotify Logo


Working remotely
We are in unprecedented times. I share a bit about how our team is adjusting to being fully remote. I also share in detail the tools we use and how we use them to not only be productive, but be more human as well. I hope you enjoy. Stay safe out there.
March 26, 2020
Listen to your team
Don’t let going through the motions drown out the voices of those on your team.
November 07, 2019
What is the standard skill set of a product designer?
Join us in this podcast as I try to download a session I was part of to help a college decide on curriculum on a course that will launch new designers into the workforce.
September 25, 2019
Personal struggles and how to get work done
Emotion alert! I get real in this episode. Sharing from my recent personal struggles about my role and where I bring value. I wrap up sharing the nuances of our teams approach to work.
September 13, 2019
Your current process is limiting you
Early morning chats about my experience using a new tool and how jumping out of my normal workflow open me up to improve what I thought was already working.
July 19, 2019
Designers don’t need to code.
I share from my experiences of being on boarded into the engineering space of my product team. Maybe giving new insights to the debate of designers needing to know how to code.
July 10, 2019
Investing in your team’s culture
I invited my team over to my house for a cookout and realized spending time outside the office could be more important the time spent in the office.
July 02, 2019
Candor with your colleagues.
Let’s be intentional with the way we engage with our teammates. I share my thoughts and challenges in this episode.
June 18, 2019
Break routines, scale yourself, and be thankful.
Back from vacation. Talking benefits of breaking routines. Evaluating how to scale your process so you can pause from your work. And setting context for being thankful.
May 23, 2019
The Dev and Design partnership
The partnership between development and design teams in key and important for building products that are centered around the user.
May 14, 2019
Getting back at it.
It's been a hot minute since the last broadcast. I give a quick update and cast vision about what to expect in this restart.
May 11, 2019
#25 Tuesday Thoughts
Keeping it low key and talking design process.
March 27, 2018
#24 Pre-Mortem’s
Discuss walking through a pre-Mortem with the team.
March 21, 2018
#23 I’m Back
Back and ready to dive in.
March 14, 2018
#22 Now Product Leadership
Times are a changing. Church UX has always been a podcast around product development. In order to keep the conversation going and broaden the range of topic Church UX will be known as Product Leadership Podcast. We hope to broaden the conversation and bring guest to the show. So stay tuned.
February 21, 2018
#21 Design Tools & Figma
With so many tools available for UI design, how do you know which one is the right fit? I give my 2cents on the topic, and why I am switching to Figma.
January 20, 2018
#20 Internships
My team welcomes 8 new teammates as we launch our first ever Digerati Internships. Andrew Callander is Interactive\u2019s first UX Design intern. Love to hear your thoughts and questions about Internships. Call in to the station by visiting
January 17, 2018
#19 Emotional Intelligence
Wrapping up the end of the week with some early morning thoughts as well as giving a behind the scenes look at my personal development. Hope you enjoy!
January 13, 2018
#17 Design & Business
A quick rant to kick off 2018
January 05, 2018
#17 Relationship Is Currency
Brief outlet of thoughts about relationship being the currency we trade with in UX.
December 22, 2017
#16 Writing A UX Plan
In the episode I try to unpack the value of writing a UX plan at the beginning of the design process to help define and give clarity of what is being built. Check out the link to the video by visiting my Twitter:
December 21, 2017
#15 Development
Unpacking the latest scrum retrospective as well as giving a personal download of how I am developing. Sharing books and tolls that you can use in your own development.
December 13, 2017
#14 Design Driven Innovation
Unpacking an article found on about how design-driven innovation will surpass technology in 2018. As always, jump into the conversation at by hitting the call in button. Love to hear from you!
December 05, 2017
#13 scrum and team diversity
Bring an update on the teams first sprint retrospective. Finishing up this episode with the benefits of hiring with diversity in mind.
November 28, 2017
#12 The Next 500 Years
Just got back from a week long vacation in Denver, Co. sharing some new thoughts and predicting where I think tech will be in the future. Hoping this sparks others to think differently about how you approach user experiences and push things forward.
November 27, 2017
#11 Church is not a building
Sharing some thoughts on how the church could be using technology to grow new markets and reach more people. Jump into the conversation at
November 21, 2017
#10 Be a positive disruption
Sharing a quick recap of an awesome conversation between teammates this afternoon. Huge insights to how the church should be proactive.
November 16, 2017
#9 Scrum - Getting Work Done
Catching up on Open Source Challenge Week. Be sure to check out the project by visiting Also, a quick recap of how are team is using scrum to get work done.
November 16, 2017
#8 Design Systems
Recapping the day, talking about Design systems.
November 14, 2017
#7 End of Day thoughts
Closing thoughts on the week and day. Have a great weekend.
November 10, 2017
#6 Morning Rant - Leadership
Wanted to share some thoughts about how I was feeling. Thoughts around design and how we can lead an organization by doing the little things.
November 10, 2017
#5 OSCW Day 2
Listen as the team discusses the hub design and layout for
November 09, 2017
#4 Open Source Challenge Week
Teams are unifying around launching projects for Get a behind the scenes look at the launch of Open Source Challenge Week where all Digerati teams spend the next week focused on prepping projects to be open sourced.
November 08, 2017
#3 “D” essentials
Covering process in this podcast. A brief overview of scrum and the \u201cD\u2019s\u201d of development.
November 07, 2017
#2 Content
Covering content in this episode. I hope you find it valuable. If you have a question, please ask! I would love to answer.
November 06, 2017
#1 The Beginning
Ep. 1: We want to hear from you!
November 03, 2017