Most valuable PM skill:
Most valuable PM trait:
Obviously there’s a LOT more to Product Management than just Empathy & High Agency.
And a LOT depends on the context of the company, product, team, etc.
But Empathy & High Agency are so valuable in the long run because of the leverage they create & their relative rarity.
As a product person, you can scale major heights largely on the back of Empathy & High Agency.
(assuming no major flaws elsewhere)
And if your strengths lie in other areas (e.g. analytical thinking, creativity, communication, project mgmt), that can actually be a good thing—because both Empathy & High Agency can be learned.
So add Empathy & High Agency to your repertoire & your effectiveness will skyrocket.
For more on Empathy, check out this thread:
For more on High Agency, check out this thread:
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