I used to think that the Beatles' song was about a girl who had a Chicken to Ride. And she don't care.
Quality doesn’t change over time. Quantity does. If you see someone peak, it’s because their productivity changed.
A product manager that’s still running someone else’s roadmap a year in is effectively a project manager. A product manager that throws the roadmap away on day 1 in favour of their new vision is very likely a liability.
When you ask your customers to tell you what’s important, give them a blank sheet. Don’t ask them to react to a list. Having a real conversation allows you to ask follow-up questions like “but if you had to choose, wo…