PM News #12: Linda Zhang

  
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hey! Anthony here. This is my full interview with Linda Zhang. From 2018 to 2020, Linda was a Product Manager at Faire. She recently turned down a $375k offer from Instagram to launch her own product education company, Product Lessons.

We talked about a lot, including:

  • 💸 Rejecting a $375k offer from Instagram.

  • 😄 Going from PM → Entrepreneur

  • 🛠 Advice for early career PMs

  • 🔥 And lots more!

Here’s Linda Zhang:

🎬 Full Interview

Here’s the full video of the 58 min interview along with the transcript (link)

✂️ Snippets

Can’t watch the full thing right now? Here are a few short snippets from the interview. Hope you enjoy:

Clip #1

🌟 Advice for early career PMs (2m 48s) (link)

Clip #2

🌟 3 mistakes she’s learned from, such as managing expectations of managers and peers (5m 26s) (link)

Clip #3

🌟 Most important things she’s learned about product/growth from Faire and since starting Product Lessons (5m 16s) (link)

Clip #4

🧠 Linda talks about the opportunity cost and how to communicate the tradeoffs involved between various efforts (2m 18s) (link).

🎧 Audio

Want the audio? Just hit that play button at the top of this post.


You can find Linda on Twitter & Product Lessons


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