It seems like everybody coming out of design school (and more!) are looking to be UX/UI designers.
The good news is that right now, UX designers are clearly in high demand.
However, not all UX designers are equal.
The point here is that even though all our peers might be getting flashy UX design jobs right now, it’s not the only thing out there for us creatives.
If what you’re doing is uncommon enough and delivers enough value to somebody, you’ll get their attention (at least for a short while).
Playing a game of comparison can easily send you down a path of insecurity, doubt, and self-loathing.
Your goal isn’t to “be better than” Brian because he isn’t good at managing his own projects and being on time.
Your goal is to be the best product manager you can be given your circumstances, and then help those around you who need it.
You’re either focusing on yourself, or you’re comparing yourself to others.