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10 Leadership Qualities of Successful Product Managers

Similarly, Roman Pichler lists the traits he thinks are important for a great product leader. What’s interesting about his perspective is that these traits are often diametrically opposed, e.g., collaborative and decision making, strategic and tactical, data-informed and intuitive. This underscores that to be a great product leader, you must be able to test your natural instincts and put yourself in uncomfortable situations.