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Organization, Communication, and Superpowers: Top 10 Posts of 2014

December 29, 2014

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With the rush that was 2014 coming to a close, it’s time for the Top 10 year-end review. Even with unpredictable posting, Sockets and Lightbulbs continued to grow in 2014, with 81% more views and 35% more followers. Thank you so much! Reading, liking, commenting and sharing my posts mean a lot and boost my motivation to […]

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Learning Kanban Fundamentals: Kanban Racing Challenge

November 12, 2014


Racing remote control car around an obstacle course

“The Kanban Racing Challenge is an immersive workshop where you learn the basic practices of a Kanban team by building an obstacle course for radio-controlled cars.” Really? Build an obstacle course, race a remote-controlled car and practice Kanban in a half-day workshop? Sign me up! This was the first time Nate Oster ran the Kanban Racing […]

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How To Use Kanban To Get Organized At Home

January 26, 2014


Home office Kanban corkboard

In January many of us resolve to get more organized at home and try to bring some more sanity to our busy lives. Last year, a designer on my team gave me the ultimate compliment: she and her boyfriend were using my Scrum-ban-plan board at home.  She has become such an enthusiast of using the […]

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The Best Scrum-ban-plan Board Ever!

February 19, 2012


Example Scrum Board

Four years ago, I needed to design a Scrum board to use with my teams.  Teams moved around a lot, so I wanted something I could enlarge and laminate so we could easily roll up the scrum boards and move them.  We also didn’t have to depend on having white boards or cork boards in […]

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My Agile Journey…

February 14, 2011


This weekend marked the 10th anniversary of the creation of the Agile Manifesto. Part of 10 Years Agile was to reflect on the progress of Agile over the years and the conversations on Twitter have been fascinating.  I thought it was a good time to reflect on my own journey with Agile. I first heard […]

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