You make good points, product management is tough but very exiting field. It’s interesting to see that startups have similar issues as large corporation . Only thing here it’s usually 95% of the time team won’t listen to you, or at least at full capacity. It’s often hard to convince them when working remotely. Being honest not many of recommended approaches work, specially for managing group of creative individuals — artist, modelers. In this sense UX, Developers and data scientist are mores organized crew.