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Imposter syndrome and Product Management

For PMs, chasing numbers and metrics becomes second nature. The absence of a method to quantify one’s competence thus becomes a cause of cognitive dissonance. Your actual abilities (competence) and your perception/awareness of these abilities (manifested via confidence) rarely display a linear correlation.

The Dunning Kruger effect (refer diagram) explains this dissonance in a very easy to…

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Sajal Chakravarty

Sajal Chakravarty

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Wannabe musician, part-time beach bum and full-time Product Manager at Klarna