Why hiring a product coach for your team might make all the difference

How thinking differently can help you get the most out of your team

In the last three full-time roles that I’ve had, I’ve taken on the role of the very first official product person within the organization.

With that role comes a need to not only set up the processes and expectations for managing product management within the organization but also support any people who join the product team after you.

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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

Robert Drury

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

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