The speaker plans to start a mock startup to reduce carbon emissions by interviewing potential customers and reaching out to relevant people on LinkedIn.
Interviewing people you know or are connected to may be easier, but reaching out to co-workers or former co-workers can provide valuable insights and potential users, and don't be afraid to look beyond personal and professional circles.
The speaker plans to start a mock startup to understand the problem of reducing carbon emissions by interviewing potential customers and reaching out to relevant people on LinkedIn.
Requesting 20-minute call to discuss interviewing potential customers; tips include building rapport, active listening, and taking notes.
The speaker introduces themselves, mentions their new project, and requests a 20-minute phone or video call to discuss interviewing potential customers over video calls, phone calls, or in-person.
When conducting an interview, it is important to build rapport with the interviewee, avoid introducing your own ideas too early, listen actively, ask open-ended follow-up questions, and take notes or record the conversation.
The speaker discusses the challenges of understanding and taking action on carbon emission reports in a conversation with a representative from Montevue Inc.
Asking specific questions and understanding user behavior is crucial for effective product development interviews, while creating better carbon emission counting software requires expertise from multiple fields.
Asking specific questions about the problem and understanding the user's behavior is crucial in conducting effective interviews for product development.
Creating a better carbon emission counting software requires expertise from various fields such as product development, software engineering, design, and product management.
Focus on understanding problems during interviews, early Gmail users wanted inbox and email on same screen, early Airbnb guests wanted phone numbers of hosts for trust, and project managers must prioritize important features.
During interviews, it's important to focus on understanding the problems rather than coming up with solutions and avoid asking confusing questions.
Early Gmail users wanted to view both the inbox and email on the same screen due to slow loading times, while early Airbnb guests wanted phone numbers of hosts to build trust, and users generally have no incentive to say no to additional features, but it's up to project managers to prioritize the most important ones.
Organize user interview notes, identify key problems, create a hypothesis for a solution, test with users, and determine if the problem is valuable by looking at existing solutions and if people are willing to pay for them.