Episode 8: 🔁 Transitioning to Product Management!
For anyone interested in making the 🔁 switch into the wonderful career path of product management.
🍻 Join us for happy hour in your sweatpants! In this week’s episode, we provide some guidance on how to transition 🔁 into product management! Era and Ajay are here to provide non-filtered advice on questions you should ask yourself to assess if PM is right for you. Also covered is common paths to moving into PM and their own stories of how they made the switch.
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✍🏾 Show Notes
6:00 How to tell if PM life is right for you
14:08 Mindsets that don’t work in PM life
19:55 How to transition into product management from school
22:28 Transition into product management from a product-adjacent role
24:17 How to transition into product management from a non-tech company
29:21 5 Skills you need to be a solid Product Manager
41:40 Key things you can do NOW to transition into product management
52:14 Cool Product Thing: Cognitive development & slow feeding dog toys 🐶
📚 Resources referenced in this episode
Tips on how to diagnose issues with your product in Episode 7
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