Category Archives: Agile Kick Start

If someone is working on something leave them alone – A source of Agile performance improvement.

Once a person reaches a state of flow with a task (fully focused and owrking optimially) once they are interupted it typically takes Twenty three minutes for them to get back in to the task and 30 mins to get back … Continue reading

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Parkinson’s Law and Agile

One of the greatest threats to performance is a simple element of human nature most often referred to Parkinsons Law. “Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion” there is much more to this law, in order for the … Continue reading

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Gregory’s iPhone Contract

Ms | Janell Burley Hofmann, your a genius -i think this is a great and in many ways its an example of what leader , scrum master and managers should have with their teams.  I like to call them Working Agreements, its written in a simple … Continue reading

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Creative White Board Paint

Oh how much I wish every room I worked in was painted with this stuff.   Creative White Board Paint | IdeaPaint.

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Scrum Metrics from Rapid Scrum

For those of you who use Scrum this is just delightful, however its is not hard to take the approach he is using beyond just scrum o monitor real progress on real product no matter what model your using.  For example you could use some of these techniques to … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Begin Designing Your Life in 2013

To me this advice belongs and any design effort, there seems to be a constant pursuit of the absolute and everyone seems to be trying to find some sort of mathematical perfection. Seeking perfection or the absolute all the time seems to me to destroy the space needed for innovation. Once in stone evolution … Continue reading

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Margaret Thatcher Quotes

People ask me what is my role as a coach, what is my role as a scrum master, your role is to ensure every member of your team feels ” Supremely Satisfied” every single day,  so what does that mean, Margret Thatcher sums it … Continue reading

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