Shreyas Doshi+ Your Authors @shreyas early PM & first PM lead @stripe. formerly a PM lead @twitter @google @yahoo. I share offbeat ideas here—useful for some, useless for many, not for everyone ❤️ Jul. 18, 2020 1 min read + Your Authors

The PM Leadership Job—in 1 tweet

The role:
Make successful products via others & build self-managing teams

Key responsibilities:
Strategy+Vision
Product Editing
Meta-Execution
PM Coaching

Should spike on:
Empathy
Listening
Influence
Product Sense
Critical & Strategic Thinking

See 👇🏾 for further reading and answers to the FAQs I've seen thus far

Meta-Execution is about setting up the goals, plans, frameworks & cross-org contracts that allow your PMs to execute better.

Key aspects of Meta-Execution:
Goal-setting
Prioritization
Decision-making & facilitation
Cross-org navigation
Progress tracking
Status communication⬆️

What is Product Editing?

I've adapted it from @rabois's general framing on Editing:
 https://firstround.com/review/Keith-Rabois-on-the-role-of-a-COO-how-to-hire-and-why-transparency-matters/ 

Check out this thread for more on Product Editing for PM leaders:

For a PM Career Skills Map up to the CPO level, check out this thread:

For a comprehensive view of how to prepare & position oneself for a PM leadership role and an overview of the PM leadership role, check out this mega-thread (rope?):

For even more material on Product Leadership (and Product Management in general), check out this recent meta-thread:

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