As busy as I want to be, having these principles

Last summer during a social event at Agile 2019 in Washington D.C. I had an interesting conversation with a fellow entrepreneur about being busy. This conversation started with telling each other what we were working on and from both sides it sounded like a lot! The question that came up was: So, how busy are […]

3 things to make a giant leap towards Agility

I believe there are three things you need to do regardless of the framework, methodology or program you are embracing with your organization. If you don’t take decisions, focus on the outcome and get things done? Your transformation program, Agile Way of Working implementation, Lean initiative or whatever you do, will end up with all […]

Magic Estimation Matrix – estimating effort and value in 15 minutes!

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The best way to negotiate is with torsos angled, often at 90 degrees to one another. This avoids the face-to-face confrontational element whilst also allow looking at the other person’s face. This position enables having an open conversation. What we thought, would this approach also work with large group estimations on effort and value? But […]

Are you an entrepreneur or just minding the shop?

(U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Lance S. Cheung)

Recently, I was listening to an item on the Dutch radio on research about employment and management. It stated that companies fear a lot of people will leave their company and look for a new challenge. With the economy back on track this is nothing new. However, politicians and unions are screaming for raises! Research […]