Category Archives: Performance

Why you should take notes by hand — not on a laptop

For years I have tried and failed to find ways to type my notes and get the same retention I get with writing. It seems cognitive process for typing vs writing is different,  this is what results in better retention … Continue reading

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The #1 Reason Good Habits Don’t Last — Better Humans — Medium

https://medium.com/better-humans/the-1-reason-good-habits-dont-last-89b43f00490a

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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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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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