The “science” in the science of …

Often notice that people tend to be “black and white” when talking about practices in any field, let it be management, design, development or whatever… e.g. go completely scientific and measure everything and be very structured or become completely ad-hoc and reactive. Of course it’s an option to work in a binary¬†way, but in my […]

Product management by amateur

Hints from amateur Product Manager. 2 steps needed before taking actions Understand how value is created and for whom Figure out dependencies Solve bottlenecks Discard non-value things What expert would do?

2 seconds improvements and Visualization

2 seconds improvements are very important but it’s very difficult to see the value in a long-term as such actions are focused on small and early wins. Visualization has certain power in it. it helps to see things in perspective.  Sticky notes, paper and marker comes to the rescue. Simple visualisation how doing small things […]

What if New Year in every company…

Imagine what would happen if the end of the Month would be treated as the end of the Year? What if most common end of year activities would happen monthly?¬†Would it be better place to work? What do you think would change in your team or company? Here are some of them Evaluating what was […]

Culture hacking in action: shared resource

It seems there shouldn’t be a problem. If it’s a dedicated projector for a meeting room, why should you take it and don’t bring it back? But crowd behaviour sometimes is weird and unpredictable even though everyone alone is a very sane and smart person. What did we try? – Emails explaining the situation. Did […]