Product management is a challenging role, no matter what industry you work in. But with great challenges come great opportunities, and most product managers thrive on taking on new tasks and solving difficult problems.
To understand specific hurdles people working in product face, we surveyed 500 product managers and asked them to weigh in on their biggest challenges.
The three most common challenges include:
- I have too many responsibilities.
- I don't have enough time in my day.
- My team is too small.
While 18 common challenges may seem like a lot, each one is valid, and we can definitely empathize. However, none of the challenges in the list are unsolvable!
Rather than simply responding to the top challenges, we want to share tips on how to approach them all. There is no challenge too big or too small to address, so here are our tips to face all 18 head-on.