https://twitter.com/lennysan/status/1250870043216232448If you’re starting as a Product Manager at a company that’s never had one before, then you should find this Twitter thread super useful. Lenny Rachitsky, former Growth PM @ Airbnb posted a request for advice for first PMs at a company and received lots of interesting replies. Check it out, absorb the insights and bookmark it.
• Internalize the CEO's vision before developing your own— colinjam.es (@colinjamesb) April 16, 2020
• Get specific guardrails around your responsibilities, as you're likely taking them from someone else
• Spend your first month talking to everyone on the team. Find out what they know about customers, the market etc