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21 September 2020

How to Paint the World

I’m painting our house and I’m doing it the agile way. I might call it Agile Painting, or Painting 3.0.

My Big List of Agility, Innovation, and Leadership Topics

It’s early September. A new “work season” is starting for many people, including yours truly. One promise I made to mys...

Time Grids

Yet Another New Practice: Time Grids

I work too much and I achieve too little. That was the result of a personal reflection session I did this summer while on vacation in Tus...

“Which tool is the best?” (Your brain!)

Last Wednesday, during my “Create Kanban Systems” webinar, one of the attendees asked me about the best tool for creating Kan...

Can you help me out of my crisis?

I’m in crisis mode.I can use your help. My Agility Scales startup has failed (so far) and is temporarily on hold, waiting for an opport...

Your Work Is a Vortex, Not a Merry-go-round

People sometimes ask me, “What’s your process? How do you write your books? How do you create your presentations? How do you ...

Leadership from a Canoe

In a span of just a few weeks, I made some significant changes to my businesses. I pulled the plug on one project; I doubled down my focu...

Shiftup Is Not a Framework

We should stop talking about frameworks because frameworks put limits on what is possible. Innovative organizations should not feel const...

First, Make Something Small That Works

I keep thinking of this quote: A complex system that works is invariably found to have evolved from a simple system that works. The inver...

No More Patches, Time to Pivot

Ever since I started my company Agility Scales, my vision has been pretty clear: organizational change through gamification and new techn...

Wanted: T-Skilled Marketing Wizard

My name is Jurgen Appelo. I am the author of Management 3.0, How to Change the World, #Workout, and Managing for Happiness. Next year, I ...

Wanted: T-Skilled Design Hero

My name is Jurgen Appelo. I am the author of Management 3.0, How to Change the World, #Workout, and Managing for Happiness. Next year, I ...

Patching the Business: Complete the Agile Feedback Cycle!

Now and then, stand still, look around, and wonder if you didn’t forget something. What you missed could be half of your business model...

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How to Paint the World

I’m painting our house and I’m doing it the agile way. I might call it Agile Painting, or Painting 3.0.

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I work too much and I achieve too little. That was the result of a personal reflection session I did this summer while on vacation in Tus... Read more

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