As a product person, you will be exposed to data and arguments based on data on a daily, even hourly basis. It is up to you to identify what is relevant in your given context or problem.
At the same time some of the work or impact that you or your team create cannot be measured immediately or at all. It is up to you to think ahead on how you can measure it.
Most of your peers will approach you in regards to your area or product: a new feature, a small idea, a big problem, a bug, a change, a manager giving an order.
Your attitude and approach with all of them should be the same:
- Why should we build that?
- Why do you think it is important?
- What problem are we trying to solve?
You will not be able to do everything. Only what counts. So make sure it counts.