26 problems with being a product manager

And it’s not moaning, it’s just reality

  1. There are too many ideas to keep track of, but you’re expected to keep them all safe for when you need them
  2. There aren’t enough good ideas to hit the goal you need to hit, only ideas for things that won’t affect the KPI you need to affect
  3. There isn’t enough time in the current…




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

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