Love this. Every conference should do this.
Really great dive into a PM’s head. PMs have to give bad news a lot, and pieces like this reiterate that we’re all on the same team.
One thing I’ve never been a fan of is that everything seemingly needs to go through the PM. They’re judge, juror and executioner when it comes to what makes it on the product roadmap, which…
That sounds like the cause is likely one of two things:
As the first hire into this role, how important was it that you wrote the manifesto, effectively writing your own job description?
It’s a complex, visionary role, and the fact that you defined it before doing it seems significant.
I see your point, but this is absolutely not true https://www.epa.gov/ghgemissions/global-greenhouse-gas-emissions-data
And here is a published study from the source you cited, Oxford University, that corroborates the 25% number by the EPA http://m.pnas.org/content/113/15/4146.abstract