The ONE skill you need to boost your UX Design Career in 2019

Want to BOOST your UX Career? Become a more valuable designer by researching Product Strategy!

AJ&Smart's UX Research Lead, Amr, curates the BEST Product Strategy resources, as selected by the team at AJ&Smart, to help you become a better designer, and take your UX / Product understanding to the next level!.

Featuring a wealth of books, blogs, podcasts Youtube channels and more, we share the resources WE USE to level up our Product Strategy game and be better UX designers as a result!

All Resources and Links featured in the video:

Overview:

WTF is Strategy
https://hackernoon.com/wtf-is-a-strategy-bcaa3fda9a31

Books:

Blue Ocean Strategy:
https://www.amazon.com/Blue-Ocean-Strategy-Expanded-Uncontested/dp/1625274491/ref=sr_1_2?crid=3P5NENCVKYTXS&keywords=blue+ocean+strategy+book&qid=1551353788&s=gateway&sprefix=blue+ocean+st%2Caps%2C538&sr=8-2

Playing To Win:
https://www.amazon.com/Playing-Win-Strategy-Really-Works/dp/142218739X/ref=sr_1_1?crid=3LSPMDX7RDM5R&keywords=playing+to+win&qid=1551354202&s=gateway&sprefix=playing+to+wi%2Caps%2C332&sr=8-1

Good Strategy / Bad Strategy:
https://www.amazon.com/Good-Strategy-Bad-Difference-Matters/dp/0307886239/ref=sr_1_1?crid=2LI1FUQLV6YIH&keywords=good+strategy+bad+strategy+by+richard+rumelt&qid=1551354190&s=gateway&sprefix=good+strat%2Caps%2C368&sr=8-1

Twitter:

Ben Thompson:
https://twitter.com/benthompson

Steven Sinofsky:
https://twitter.com/stevesi

MG Siegler:
https://twitter.com/mgsiegler

Benedict Evans:
https://twitter.com/benedictevans

Connie Chan
https://twitter.com/conniechan

A16Z Youtube Playlists:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLM4u6XbiXf5rfNi-7eLF2gdQNx7sIWeSO

Getting Real (playlists):
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdx5Dk3EWTe2i8YDA7bfl6g/playlists

Podcasts:

Exponent
https://exponent.fm/

Product Breakfast Club:
https://www.productbreakfastclub.com/

A16Z Podcast:
https://a16z.com/podcasts/#3

NPR - How I Built This with Guy Raz:
https://www.npr.org/podcasts/510313/how-i-built-this

Blogs:

Stratechery:
https://stratechery.com/

Ben Evans:
https://www.ben-evans.com/

500ish Words (MG Siegler):
https://500ish.com/

A16z Blog:
https://a16z.com/2018/12/07/when-advertising-isnt-enough-multimodal-business-models-product-strategy/

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Product Strategy Resources (2019):
https://youtu.be/CFRN68ScfVw
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