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Progress & Performance (24)

The Scoreboard Index versus The Twelve Principles of Measurements

Those who’ve read my #Workout book are probably familiar with the 12 principles for metrics in the Metrics Ecosystem chapter. Last ...

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Backlogs Are Not Waste

Backlogs Are Not Waste

To some people, to-do lists and product backlogs are waste. I disagree. I see them as repositories of ideas and options.

There is ...

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How to Improve OKRs (Flow, not Sync)

After failing dramatically with my professional OKRs in the first quarter of this year (hint: I was no exception in my team), I want to t...

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How to Be More Productive: The Chunking Technique

“You’re so productive!”
“You’re so disciplined!”
“You’re so handsome!”<...

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Don’t Let the Incompetent Keep You Waiting

I don’t like it when people keep me waiting.

I reply to all emails within 24 hours. I pay my bills within two weeks, often w...

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Visualizing My Objectives

I love the concept of OKRs (Objectives & Key Results) and while experimenting with this idea at Happy Melly, I’m trying to fig...

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Three Types of Activities

Three Types of Activities

Three types of activities are keeping you busy:

Type 1: Bad

These are the things you should not be doing. They are wasting ...

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Certificates, Yes and No

It seems that the debate around certificates will never end.

Some people and organizations ask me to provide official certificates...

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Celebration Grid

My Best Diagram Ever: the Celebration Grid

At the Spark the Change conference in London, someone tweeted, “This one slide was worth the ticket price!” which was then re...

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Are You Agile When You're Going Fast

Are You Agile When You’re Going Fast?

Last year I was in a discussion with the CEO and a dozen top managers of a mobile apps developer in Shanghai, China. The company was very...

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Innovation Is Not Only in Your Code

Innovation Is Not Only in Your Code

I was invited to speak at an interesting company event in Gent two days ago, where I discussed running experiments with Exploration Days,...

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Blog Post 800

Blog Post #800

Sometimes you don’t need statistics.
Sometimes you don’t need retrospectives.
Sometimes you don’t need supe...

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