I sincerely believe there are better Product Owners and not-so-good Product Owners. There are some organizations (teams, companies, enterprises) which offer a better environment for product ownership, and equally there are those which are downright hostile to product ownership.
To be an effective Product Owner, one needs at least four things.
Skills and experience
There is more to being a Product Owner than simply writing user stories and prioritizing a backlog. Yes, you need to know how to work with a development team and how to work in an agile-style process. Yes, you need to ...