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How to transition to Product Leadership in the next 12 months
Navigating the Product Management journey mid-career can be a very frustrating and lonely experience. Many PMs get stuck in the shoes of a Sr. Product Manager longer than necessary, while only a handful of us get a lucky ticket to leadership by chance or design. I've learned this first-hand. However, while the product career might be elusive, there are proven ways of becoming a product leader - Group Product Manager or Director, given the right mindset, support, and circumstances. I hope you will walk away with techniques and tips you can start applying right away at your current company. And while the journey ahead is not easy, it is entirely possible if you're willing to roll the sleeves and apply recommendations right away.
In this chat, I want you to learn:
- What product leadership is and what it is not
- How to become intentional and strategic about your career progression
- How to identify an opportunity for leveling up using the "Three complexities framework"