…When a feature needs to be delivered before its time.
…When a critical issue needs to be fixed before the root cause analysis is completed.
…When expectations from top are too much for your team to deliver.
…When you have to stand for the user, even if it means a loss in revenue.
…When the demand is unreasonable and the supply is full of constraints.
Hold the fort!
You need to play a protective role – for your users, your team and your product. and then deliver. and then deliver again. and again.
Your role as a Product manager is deliver a great product, in spite of constraints. well, otherwise, If you cant defend your fort, whats the point in owning one?