Retrospectives and Intraspectives for Agile Practitioners


They provide a better understanding and also help us to work sustainably over a long period. In this exercise, each retrospective participant anonymously writes sown his or her position and puts it on a slip of paper or index card. Two woodcutters were assigned to chop wood in a forest.

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Agile NXT Future Friday retrospect

Henny Portman

Friday May 10, 2019, I was one of the 40 participants of the first Agile NXT Future Day conference organized by Xebia. We experiment how to make culture change more tangible and sustainable by using the corporate culture map (A3 placemat).

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Five Steps to Rapid Recovery of Failing Projects

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Therefore, the RPM should exercise caution before calling this meeting, ensuring that everyone will agree the objectives are complete before the meeting is conducted. Sustained control is necessary. Project failure can occur for an infinite number of reasons.

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Project Management Vs. Leadership – How nTask evolved From an Early Start up to a Robust Industry Competitor


You will have sustainable allies based around mutual trust. Meanwhile, it’s the leaders’ job to oversee whether that project manager is properly exercising his rights or not. Project management often reflects tangible results that managers crave.

How To Be More Productive: 18 Top Tips To Help You (Don’t Miss The Last One!)


Find time to walk or exercise. But exercise can help you be more productive because it increases your alertness. Before you read one more article on how to be more productive, remember this: Be kind to yourself and your mistakes. You can’t expect to be more productive overnight.

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Should You Manage Your Time or Your Energy?


Schwartz and McCarthy have mapped out the following four levels of energy that every person should be mindful of: Physical Energy is mostly related to how healthy we are and is influenced by caloric intake, exercise, our general health and sleep. Breaks are found to result in higher and more sustainable performance. Everyone has some ideas on how to better manage their time and energy. However, there seems to be this common understanding that we have to choose between the two.