1. During my time as a product manager at Company X, we were tasked with launching a new product in a highly competitive market. The goal was to achieve a certain market share within the first year of launch. Initially, I was very skeptical that it was achievable given the market conditions and the competition. However, I knew that it was important to maintain a positive attitude and encourage my team to work towards achieving the goal. To do this, I started by breaking down the goal into smaller, more achievable milestones that we could work towards on a weekly and monthly basis. I also made sure to celebrate each small success along the way to keep the team motivated. In the end, we were successful in achieving our goal and even exceeded it by a small margin. 2. At Company Y, we were working on a new feature for our product that we thought was going to be a game-changer for our users. We had done extensive research and validation before setting the goal of launching the feature. However, halfway through the development process, we started to realize that the feature might not be right for our users after all. We had to pivot and change our approach. I led the team in conducting additional research and gathering more user feedback to understand what was not working. We then made the difficult decision to scrap the feature and start over with a new approach. While we did not reach our initial goal, the decision to pivot ultimately led to a better product that was more aligned with our user's needs.