These are folks that are really good at taking something existing and making it consistently better. They love creating best version of something through attention to detail and focus. They are experts in understanding existing users.
I have unintentionally found myself in this role and quickly became disinterested and started doing a poor job. That’s
because I learned the hard way that I’m #2…
It’s important to know that if you are a PM, you identify which of these you will succeed in based on what you know of yourself and focus there.
So – when looking at PM roles or considering going into PM or changing jobs, spend some time thinking about what types of challenges excite you and aim for that.