Category Archives: Personal Kanban

Scrumfamily – So Long, Farewell

I chose the final lines of my previous goal calendar post very carefully. When I wrote that my intention for 2016 is to do fewer things and do them well, it was also a subtle segue to this announcement. This is my … Continue reading

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Reflection – Our Agile Family Seven Years In

I’ve been feeling a bit nostalgic about this agile family journey of ours. It all started in 2008 when I first thought to use Scrum to organize our family life. Since then, we’ve certainly come a long way. Early on, we switched … Continue reading

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October – The Homestretch

When I sat down to plan my calendar board at the end of October, I knew that time had caught up with me on a couple of fronts, and that I had to adapt accordingly. For starters, I only had two … Continue reading

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April – Getting My Priorities Straight (Q1)

If this were a business, I’d be in some serious trouble for only posting first quarter results 6 months after the fact. Fortunately, this is not a business. Still. Better late than never only goes so far, and I am … Continue reading

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March – Closing Doors and Opening Windows

Personal Kanban Calendar Lesson #3 I have officially given up on posting the retrospectives from my 2015 kanban goal calendar board experiment punctually every month.  I mean, it’s July, and I’m only getting around to polishing up and publishing the March retrospective. What’s up … Continue reading

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February – Expanding Projects and Unexpected Shifts

Personal Kanban Calendar Lesson #2 This is the second (very belated!) “retrospective” post on my 2015 kanban calendar goal board experiment. If you haven’t read the original post, I suggest you do that now, before reading further. A quick reminder that each month’s post is supposed to lag … Continue reading

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January: Way, Way too much WIP

Personal Kanban Calendar Lesson #1 This is the first “retrospective” post on my 2015 kanban calendar goal board, something I’m trying this year to make sure that I achieve specific life goals by breaking them down into smaller, discrete actions and tasks every month … Continue reading

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