10 Memes About Setting Priorities That Hit a Bit Too Hard

10 Memes About Setting Priorities that Hit a Bit Too Hard

Prioritizing is both an art and a science. We usually blabber a lot about the science part of it. Time to let art speak, too. 

Here are 10 priority memes every Product Manager will relate to (which is sad in some cases, but oh well):

“Let’s do what they did”

AKA Product Manager’s Biggest Nightmare. We all know how reactive feature planning ends up. Too bad the stakeholders don’t.

Distracted CEO meme can't hurt us, it isn't real
Distracted CEO meme can't hurt us, it isn't real

Customer is always right… right?

We’re not telling you to deprioritize customer feedback.

Magic Conch is, though.

Please print this out and hang it in meeting rooms
Please print this out and hang it in meeting rooms

It got lost in the backlog 🤷

Okay, but let’s be real for a sec. Working alongside the sales team on prioritizing features can fill in some knowledge gaps you have about the product. Add the KANO model to it to fire up (hehe) the product growth.

We do love our sales insights
We do love our sales insights

When time blocking blocks your will to live

Managing your time and priorities as a PM isn’t a soft skill. It’s a life skill. We’ve cooked up some tips to help you do it. Spoiler alert: some even help prevent your calendar from looking like a busy airport schedule.

One word: block (your calendar)
One word: block (your calendar)

You’ll deal with it never later

Ahh, the end of the backlog. The blissful space to store all random ideas other teams have. In case you need to clean up your backlog before putting another “cool” idea there, we’ve got a tutorial for you.

Where feature requests go to die
Where feature requests go to die

“Let’s do what they did” vol. 2

“Let’s throw all bad ideas out the window” went a bit too far in this meme. We don’t recommend following such practices. However, we do recommend implementing a strong workflow for addressing customer feedback in product development.

How about a UI refresh, anyone?
How about a UI refresh, anyone?

Just go with the flow

Psst… You don’t need to ask. You can calculate it.

Will it soothe you that no matter what you prioritize, someone from the C-level will question how you prioritized?
Will it soothe you that no matter what you prioritize, someone from the C-level will question how you prioritized?

Customers? Who needs them?

The meme gods have spoken – you need a strong tool to organize your product management. And you need it fast.

How about steering left with Fibery instead?
How about steering left with Fibery instead?

The audacity…

The self-confidence level of the management with no knowledge about your product:

The limit does not exist.

![meme-9.png](/api/files/687fd641-b342-4317-964e-5fe1310f15ea#align=%3Aalignment%2Fblock-center&width=1184&height=1176 ""I know what our users want, and they will love this feature, trust me"")

“That was so fetch.”

Priorities done right 💅

Because reading yet another impossibly long and sophisticated subreddit is totally in our top 3 prios
Because reading yet another impossibly long and sophisticated subreddit is totally in our top 3 prios

Psst... Wanna try Fibery? 👀

Infinitely flexible work & knowledge hub.