Tag Archives: postaweek2012

Bloggiesta Finish Line! Whew! How Did It Go?

April 2, 2012


Writing, reading, learning, commenting, optimizing, tweet-chatting and providing support.  That pretty much sums up a productive Bloggiesta weeekend.   If you want more details on the background to the event, check out my excited post from when this weekend was announced.  In short, it was a lot of work and a lot of fun! The […]

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Bloggiesta Mini-Challenge: Promoting Your Blog On Facebook

March 28, 2012


Bloggiesta's mascot, Pedro

Welcome to the Bloggiesta Mini-Challenge on promoting your blog on Facebook.  With nearly 800 million users, it is the largest social network, making it an excellent platform to let the world know about your blog.  This mini-challenge will guide you through some easy and (mostly) free ways to do that.

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Visual Project Planning With The Scrum-ban-plan Board

March 11, 2012


Visual Project Board Example

When you start to plan a project where do you start?  Do you open MS Project and start entering tasks?  Do you start building a backlog and apply your favorite Agile planning techniques?  As I mentioned in my Best Scrum-ban-plan Board post, I have been using that board a lot for high level project planning […]

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Everyday Leadership

February 26, 2012


I’m in the process of writing two large articles: one for this blog and one for an online magazine.  Since my last blog post was a wild success, I thought I would follow it up with something more low-key.  Plus, it gives me more time to work on the other two articles 🙂 As my […]

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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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Hiring From A Manager’s Perspective: More Tips To Get An Interview

February 5, 2012


As my project is gearing up to go into Production, we are starting to review a lot of applications.  Considering how many resume and job search resources are available online, it is both funny and frustrating to see how many potentially promising candidates sabotage their chances of getting an interview.  Even with the competition for […]

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