Onboarding as a new PM: A high-level 6 week plan
Joining a fast growing, rapidly moving company as a new PM can be daunting for many — it surely was for me, when I joined Gojek as a Product Manager sometime back. I watched a zillion talks and read a gazillion books — still wasn’t easy. That said, I still found this talk and this book pretty useful — so you might want to check these out. I found the video’s application of the OODA framework very helpful and the book’s overall structure easy to adapt.
Nevertheless, I decided to write a post for all folks who take up a new PM role at a fast-paced (technology) company based on what I learned.
What this post is
This is a rough blueprint of what I would do in my next first 6 weeks in a new product role. While this is specifically for PMs, the advice here can be generalised to other roles as well with some mods.
What this post is not
This is not a detailed checklist of stuff you need...
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