Maybe if you approach product requirements in the following way, you can really bring the entire product team together (in the “cool” agile way). Give it a shot – your mileage may vary.
A few general leadership tips for you, based on my experiences from the field
Reflecting on my “why” of starting various businesses
Most other founders and CEOs might tell you that they grew up with this grand vision of changing the world in this way or that.
I didn’t. That wasn’t my “why”.
The first business I started wasn’t even a business (according to my definition anyway). All I was did back in 2010 was to resell professional services… and get paid for it. That’s it.
Back then, my “why” was just to have an additional stream of income.
You yourself are why your services business is worth nothing
A 100% services business is only worth guaranteed contracts and the residual $ Value of the contracts… plus some additional value for the pipeline/forecasted business…
Spend time on marketing and innovation to increase your profits
The less you work to deliver the same results, the more you keep in your pocket, the more time (money ) you have to market, the more time (money) you have to innovate.