I’m always hesitant to give career advice. While I’m proud of my career so far, I’ve had a few lucky breaks and help from some very smart people. This makes it hard to feel qualified to guide others myself.
However I’ve recently been reflecting on my journey and where I’ve made some good decisions. I’ve also made lots of mistakes, and where there are mistakes there are lessons. There aren’t many posts that cover this topic for product people, so I thought I’d write a few of them down. The following is by no means product-specific, but my experiences were formed in that context.(more…)