MENTOR CORNER: KC-001 Katherine Chong Accounting to Product Management

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May 30th, 2021

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Accounting to Product Management Katherine Chong SIWIKE Podcast KC 001 Mentor Corner.

On this episode of the SIWIKE Podcast, I am joined by Katherine Chong. Katherine is a product manager who is currently embarking on a journey to find her next career path.

She speaks about:
01:11 - Being a high achiever growing up
03:15 - Over analyzing her failures
05:01 - Getting into business because it allowed her to be creative
06:22 - Bumping into a tech startup on campus
08:41 - Her internship experience as a Tax accountant
10:43 - Deciding accounting wasn't for her
13:10 - Her struggle to choose what program to study next
16:35 - Transitioning to business development
17:52 - Her position as the director of content
20:19 - Realizing she was doing PM work but didn't know
28:03 - The pandemic giving her more time to reflect
31:08 - The art of networking
32:49 - Exploring many different career paths
39:13 - Her SIWIKE
42:08 - Self-doubt holding her back

Connect with Katherine at https://www.linkedin.com/in/katherinelychong/

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