Want to become a Product Manager? Do these 3 things first!

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1. Absorb Knowledge From All Directions

  • Books
  • Twitter
  • Podcasts
  • Youtube

2. Do side projects

3. Apply PM mindset and frameworks to your current job

  1. What is your ‘product’?
  2. What problems does it aim to solve?
  3. Who does it solve these problems for? Who are your users?
  4. What are the current issues of your users? How can you find these out? Research? Data? Competitor Analysis?
  5. How can you apply design thinking principles to find innovative solutions to improve your ‘product’ for your users?
  6. How can you track whether your solution worked or not? What are your metrics?
  7. Apply the easiest way to check whether it's a good solution or not. That's your MVP
  8. Congrats, you just Managed a Product ;)

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I like to write about Product, Tech, Culture, and anything else I can think about

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