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From Liberal Arts to Product Management

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Bo Ren
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A liberal arts education can be more valuable than just a coding degree for a product manager; you need both technical skills and communication skills. A liberal arts degree can provide: analysis, communication, writing, and research skills.

To become a (good) PM

  • Be curious and versatile
  • Phase 1: Gather user data on yourself - know why you want to become a PM
  • Phase 2: Identify the product and sector; make sure you are passionate about both
  • Phase 3: Determine the strengths and weaknesses of your personality
  • Phase 4: Improve yourself; acquire some familiarity with coding languages in order to be taken seriously
  • Phase 5: Get the job and ship your product
  • Cater your pitch and vision to your target company.
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