If you really want to advance your career, regardless of how good you are in your individual area of expertise, there are 3 things you need to know: yourself, your team and your business. You can be be best software engineer, the best product manager, or the best security expert, but if you want to advance yourself you will need to develop your knowledge of yourself, your team and your business. Without these three things, your career will stall.
Let’s start by knowing yourself. Now we’ll spend some time talking about the concepts of knowing your team and your business in future sessions. Today I’d like to focus on knowing yourself and why it is important.