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6 December 2017

Startup Funding, the Agile Way

Being more agile as a startup founder means funding iteratively and trying alternatives without making irreversible commitments.

Don’t Change Too Much!

When everything you do is an experiment, there is nothing that looks familiar to others.

Individuals and Interactions Thanks to Processes and Tools

Humans are toolmakers. Tools are, among some other things, what sets us apart from other animals.

Consultants, Certificates and Conferences: Let’s Try Something Else

Few people are incentivized to speed up change, continuous learning is rarely validated, and the feedback cycles between authors and user...

Fake Agile

Many attempts at achieving business agility are misguided and fake. But I consider the glass half full, not half empty. Fake Agile is a s...

“I Want It Now!” (No, You Can’t)

It’s not possible to start at the end. Every successful large project begins with a successful small project. What we want is real ...

Frameworks Are the Past; Platforms Are the Future

Frameworks don’t work. No pile of boxes, circles, and lines on a PowerPoint slide has ever triggered a change in me. If you really want...

My Next Seven Years (Depend on You)

I dedicated most of my life to Big Projects that lasted six to seven years each. Now I started another Big Project, called Agility Scales...

I Am Looking for Co-investors

My brain is bigger than my budget. And thus, I’m looking for co-investors.

I Suck

I do a good amount of bragging, marketing, and self-promotion. But I suck at many things.

A Few More Words

I am having difficulty describing my new startup in a few sentences. Despite countless iterations, the perfect 30-second pitch or one-sli...

Taxi to Funkhaus

Stop trying to put all knowledge in your head. Your brain is a terrible storage medium for information. Put it where it belongs: in the s...

I Never Suffer from Jet Lag

People are wired differently, and I am fortunate to have a body that quickly adapts to time zones. However, I use a simple method to ease...

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Startup Funding, the Agile Way

Being more agile as a startup founder means funding iteratively and trying alternatives without making irreversible commitments.

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Don’t Change Too Much!

When everything you do is an experiment, there is nothing that looks familiar to others.

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Individuals and Interactions Thanks to Processes and Tools

Humans are toolmakers. Tools are, among some other things, what sets us apart from other animals.

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Consultants, Certificates and Conferences: Let’s Try Something Else

Few people are incentivized to speed up change, continuous learning is rarely validated, and the feedback cycles between authors and user... Read more

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Many attempts at achieving business agility are misguided and fake. But I consider the glass half full, not half empty. Fake Agile is a s... Read more

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It’s not possible to start at the end. Every successful large project begins with a successful small project. What we want is real ... Read more

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