The other half are essentially winging it.
Product Managers are the pinnacle point of execution for a product’s success. If product ownership changes hands too often, every relationship stemming from that role is affected and makes the difference between winning and losing. Which is why it is imperative to get it right the first time.
“Product Managers are usually leaders in their organizations. But they typically don’t have direct line authority over others. That means they earn their authority and lead by influence.”
– Ken Norton