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Leveraging the advantages of Kanban and Gamification. Combining Trello & Habitica! I´ve already introduced Habitica and Trello in former posts. Today I want to share how I combine those tools and how I use the Today-List in Habitica. Habitica´s ToDo-List Habitica is cool for planning my day but it doesn´t provide features for planning projects or more… Read Article →

Gamify your ToDo List You need a little bit motivation to get your tasks done? Try to make a game of it! Habitica might be the right tool for you 🙂 I really love Trello. Still I also tried various tools for daily tasks and habits. There are indeed cool habit forming tools out there… Read Article →

    Portable Reading Light Eventually after grappling with other very unsatisfying products I have now found “my” tool! Thank you moleskine! 🙂 … I really don´t know why it took me – a devoted moleskine fan – so long to turn to your product in that specific case ^^ 5 Stars Highly recommended! Moleskine… Read Article →

A Game for Learning Scrumban Principles The guys from Scrumban [R]Evolution made a game / simulation / training tool  … I tried it and it is indeed fun if you want to get the key points! You can also take that tool as an opportunity to (collectively?) reflect on how you proceed work! … Well yes: I… Read Article →

Learning Agile principles through play The Ball Runner game originated from the #play14 unconference in London in September 2015. I was toying with the idea of a game around work in progress (WIP), which can be incredibly stressful for teams, and for individuals on these teams. – See more at: https://www.scrumalliance.org/community/articles/2016/may/ball-runner-an-agile-game#sthash.NLW2b8DW.dpuf Source: Ball Runner: An Agile… Read Article →

Nice little article on willpower & gamification although it is not really answering the question “how”. Still worth reading: You only have a certain amount of willpower to use, and the more you force yourself to use it during the day, the less you’ll have available. By the time you would have theoretically gotten to… Read Article →

Great book! Short & tells you exactly what you need to know 🙂 5 Stars @Amazon: Agile Estimation Practices – Demystifying Story Points (English Edition) eBook: John Donovan: Amazon.de: Kindle Store

It´s Roses 40th birthday but she isn´t looking that happy, right? majorsystem illustrations Liked that posting? Help others to find it by sharing!

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Make every day the best day of your life by starting your day with Hal Elrods SAVERs. The Book A cool book about morning routines and habits. The key idea is to start every morning with 6 habits called the SAVERs: S – Silence A – Affirmations V – Visualization E – Exercise R – Reading… Read Article →

Drawing on iPad with Autodesk SketchBook I loved to use Adobe Ideas for creating illustrations on my iPad. Unfortunately  the app has been replaced by Adobe Draw and is not working on my device anymore 🙁 Even worse: I can´t use Adobe Draw! This app is working technically … but it´s not working for me:… Read Article →

Two entertaining stories on how to embrace change ;-D Who Moved My Cheese? An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life by Spencer Johnson   I Moved Your Cheese For Those Who Refuse to Live as Mice in Someone Else’s Maze by Deepak Malhotra     Liked that posting? Help others… Read Article →

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