After my most recent Product School #AskMeAnything session on Slack, I realized how many aspiring Product Managers are convinced they need to obtain an MBA from a business school to break into the field. While I understand the value some see in getting the Masters degree, I disagree with this notion.
Building and shipping the turd is not going to be your career-defining moment. Most likely, it won’t be something you’ll speak proudly of at your next interview as the best product you’ve ever worked on, however, there is a lot to learn from this experience.
Product managers are given a vision, a team, goals, and tools to build and launch great products that, hopefully, will solve problems for customers. Product leaders set the vision, define the direction, influence and inspire others, align and lead teams, and create value that results in transformational change To join the latter group, master the following tactics.