Tune in to listen to Ramki Vaidanathan,  Digital Principal Product Manager at Starbucks, share the stories behind some of his best product wisdom & career tips for new and aspiring/pivoting product managers.

Ramki's product wisdom & career tips discussed in this episode

  1. Your fundamental objective is to drive clarity from ambiguity, really get at the heart of the why
  2. Getting to the right problem is half the solution
  3. Why? 3 reasons; solve for a customer pain, solve for a business pain point, or initiative from a compliance/legal perspective
  4. If you make a mistake; own up to it, learn from it, get better at it
  5. You're only as great as your team and it truly takes a village to build an awesome product
  6. Assimilate the best of your team into the product thinking
  7. Iterate, iterate, iterate because progress eats perfection for lunch
  8. Learn to be comfortable with incomplete information, but use data to make directional decisions
  9. I don't know what I really don't know, let's figure it out together

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