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Need a cumulative flow diagram for trello? Here´s a plugin: http://trello-cfd.azurewebsites.net/Diagrams Found: http://scrumandkanban.co.uk/cfd-plugin-for-trello/

Creating fancy quotes with the WordSwag App for iOS I am searching for a way to store and share information in an effective, efficient and fancy way. Today I found this app so I´m now doing a little experiment with WordSwag, Instagram and Twitter (using IFTTT). „Word Swag – Cool fonts & typography generator“ von… Read Article →

Wow need to try Butler for Trello. Looks very interesting! http://blog.trello.com/artificial-intelligence-democratizing-personal-assistant

Track your progress with the goal setting App Raise the Bar Raise the Bar I like goodreads reading challenge a lot. I can set my goal such as read 52 books in 2016. The it will show me my progress in percent. Simple but very effective. I wanted to track my other goals in the same… Read Article →

Recently I’ve been asked why I have so many bookmarks in my book 🙂 Here’s why … #1 The “Doing” Bookmark This is the traditional bookmark telling you where you stopped reading. #2 The “ToDo” Bookmark This is the motivational – goal setting – bookmark. It marks the end of the current chapter or the… Read Article →

I am not a big fan of the wordpress app for iPad and somehow I can not manage to connect other editors. Well, I’m now trying something new: posting via Google Keep. It is maybe not perfect but still something that could be handy on the go 🙂 More: https://keep.google.com/

A nice website that helps to plan a sprint retrospective: https://plans-for-retrospectives.com

A morning routine for forming effective habits to start your day out of the book The Miracle Morning (TMM) by Hal Elrod S – Silence A – Affirmations V – Visualization E – Exercise R – Reading S – Scribe More: Miracle Morning TMM (The Miracle Morning) Site Hal Elrods Website

Again another morning routine 🙂 This time it is an idea of Claire Diaz-Ortiz. It reminds me somehow about Hal Elrods SAVERS. P = Pray (pause, peace) R = Read E = Express S = Schedule E = Exercise N = Nourish T = Track More: PRESENT @clairediazortiz.com

Testing Targetprocess as self hosted alternative for Trello It is summer what means I have more “slack”-time available to test out new things. For this weekend my calendar says “Big Summer Planning”. So I thought before I start out to do this I will prepare a new environment to test a new tool: Targetprocess! I really… Read Article →

  Check these cool tools for Gmail, Google Calendar and more! Make life easy 🙂 Checker Plus Chrome Extentions As I use Gmail and the Google Calendar all day long (work & private life) in chrome browser these tools are really useful. Cool features Sit in the browser with other extentions and are therefore visible all… Read Article →

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 →

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