What Software Tools do Product Managers Need to Learn?

How technical do I have to be to become a Product Manager? This is one of the most common questions I get from young professionals interested in a career in Product. It’s also one of the biggest factors that prevents individuals (particularly women) from even trying to apply for certain roles. I understand this hesitation completely because nobody wants to be put in a position where they land the job but then have no idea how to do it.

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Resources for Researching a Pivot to Product Management

I’ve collected a number of free resources that can give you a basic understanding of the role, as a starting point. This is enough information for you to make a decision on whether you want to continue to pursue Product Management.

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FREE: Product Launch Writing Prompts

We’re at the half-point of the year, and if you’re a product manager, chances are that you’re in the grips of planning for your Q3 and Q4 launches. And if you’re building a product from the ground up, then you’ve probably got a ton of decisions to make! Everyone has their personal preferences for how to brainstorm. Some folks like to whiteboard, others like to use programs like Miro or Productboard, but for me personally, nothing beats the written word.

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