21 pieces of advice from experienced product managers

The lessons product managers have learned getting where they are today

I recently ran a series where I asked members of the product community what they’d tell their younger product self if they had the chance.

This post is a consolidation of this advice on what skills they’d advise themselves to learn, what lesson they wished they’d learned sooner, and which of the many books they should read first.




Product related roles have grown considerably over the past five years, which means an influx of people who are starting out in a new skills area. Getting Started in Product aims to support these people make the transition.

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Robert Drury

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Helping people kick start their product management career with product coaching, job application prep, and product resources at gettingstartedinproduct.com

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