A while back, I was engaged in the development of a new software solution in my day job. In one of the first days of development, a colleague created a wiki page, the purpose of which was to discover the best method for the design of one of the essential parts of a new solution. […]
Leadership: is it possible to do it in humane way?
Recently, I watched the movie Whiplash starring JK Simmons, the winner of this year Academy Award for best supporting actor. I was absolutely shocked by the way that the fiercely demanding conservatory music teacher motivated his students. His goal was absolutely clear: to get more and more from them. I have begun to wonder: is […]
How to perform a good agile retrospective
One of the pillars of today’s businesses is change. Small startups struggle to find a stable customer niche; large companies want to deliver things faster. The business environment is also changing, and we are trying hard to keep moving forward. But because of the hectic pace of the business world, very often we fail to […]
How to Actually Stick to Your Goals This Time
New Years Resolutions, or in other words, a promise that you make to yourself to start doing something good or stop doing something bad on the first day of the year, is not a new custom. The ancient Babylonians made promises to their gods at the start of each year that they would return borrowed objects […]
4 steps to aligning your actions with your goals
In our previous article we offered you some advice that can help us to keep our motivation on a high level, which is, in a nutshell: Prioritization of our goals and deciding which objectives will bring us the greatest value, Keeping our tasks small and constantly tracking our progress, Small but persistent changes will bring us, significant, long-term results, Always ask ourselves why […]
What are the best tools that you can use to keep yourself motivated?
We all have a list of tasks (personal or work related) that we need to finish, but we often postpone them to give us a little more time and avoid the work that we really should be doing. For example, I remember when I was a student, and the final exam date was approaching quickly, and there was no […]