The dark side of the product management role

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Abhishek Sharma is the author of this article aimed at aspiring product managers. Popularised by all Silicon Valley companies, people think Product Manager is a Mini CEO kind of role. Software Engineers, Business Analysts and even Designers are interested in this role before examining the pros and cons of it.

The article then dives straight into:

  • Responsibility without authority
  • Nobody knows what you are doing
  • Anything or everything
  • Trade-offs at every step
  • Thankless job
  • Ready for failures & criticism

As every coin has two sides, there is pros and cons of a product management role. One should and have their own reasons and interests to look for PM role instead of thinking it is highly popularised or in-demand position and jump into that. Interesting read!

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