How I Became a Product Manager


Two years ago, I had a nervous meltdown on my way to work, complete with hyperventilating and uncontrollable public sobbing on the train. My immediate reaction was guilt: why was I breaking down? I had no business being depressed or anxious. My job at Goldman Sachs was dull, but I assumed that was true for any six-year long career. I had respect and some autonomy with my role, my coworkers were...