Motivate Your Team

Product Managers usually aren’t in a position to declare what will be worked on and then leave the room for it to be completed. Instead, get your team to jump on board with your vision by being inspiring.

“If you want to build a ship, don’t drum people up together to collect wood, and don’t assign them tasks and work. Rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.” – Antoine de Saint Exupéry

Unfortunately I’ve learned this the hard way by missing a lot of product deadlines. The team wasn’t on board at times and only going through the motions.

It’s different when you motivate and inspire. You’ll see team members go above and beyond even improving on the work that was originally planned.