When you’re a product manager, one of the first things you read is the famous Good Product Manager/Bad Product Manager post by Ben Horowitz written 19 years ago. Every PM should be able to recite it forwards and backwards. If you’re already at that point, great! Now go ahead, and read it one more time.
We’ve all been there. User requirements piling up at every turn, some useful, some well…less useful.
“I want to enter in this one thing, then have it pull in a file from here, change it to this, and email these three people, but only when it’s this thing but not that, and not EVERY time, and I want to know who is on the email, and it should pull up in Outlook, ALWAYS. Can you build it?”