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Why journalists can make great product managers

A behavioral profile of good product managers from a venture capital fund’s content machine.

Good product management and good journalism both require a specific tenacity and ability to lead without direct power. This in-depth profile from the tech product world builds a well-rounded description of who succeeds in the role and why with ideas about how to find talented product managers in unexpected places.

“The best product managers know they have thankless jobs, and they don’t mind. This is a skill unto itself. They never throw anyone else under the bus.”