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From Daunting to Done: Completing a Dissertation with Personal Kanban

I have never completed anything to date that was more complex, daunting, or onerous than completing my dissertation. From the first day of my doctoral program, I knew that the only way I could complete this monumental task was to … Continue reading

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Kanban Seder

Last week my wife and I hosted a Passover Seder. We have entertained together a number of times, but this was the first real attempt at a coordinated, sit-down meal. Most of our gatherings have been buffets, and less dependent … Continue reading

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Finding Hidden WIP

Limiting Work in Process (WIP) is not easy. Our work is largely invisible, which means it’s hard to notice. It creeps up on us. Well, heck, it’s invisible, it just walks right up – bold and unabashed. It doesn’t have … Continue reading

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Kidzban Around the Web #3

Around the web people are sharing their experiences with Kidzban.  This is the third post in the series – Kidzban Around the Web. Maritza van den Heuvel writes from her Becoming an Agile Family Blog. She has written many posts on … Continue reading

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Personal Kanban for a Well Oiled Machine

It is no small secret that you can’t do everything yourself. A machine’s gears only work well with all the parts of the machine when they are well oiled. I like to think that my family works in this way. … Continue reading

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Personal Kanban at NYC’s Agile Learning Center

The Agile Learning Center at Manhattan Free School is designed to put young people in the driver’s seat of their learning and living – giving them the same opportunity and responsibility that we have as adults – to create their … Continue reading

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Kidzban Around the Web #2

Around the web people are sharing their experiences with Kidzban.  This is the second post in the series – Kidzban Around the Web. Joseph Flahiff introduced Kanban to his daughters on a Saturday morning when they had guests arriving at 2pm, … Continue reading

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Kidzban Around the Web #1

Around the web people are sharing their experiences with Kidzban.  This is the first post of the series – Kidzban Around the Web. With families becoming busier and busier it can be overwhelming keeping up with everything we need to accomplish … Continue reading

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Kanban: A Universe of Options for Life’s Planning & Organizing Challenges #5

This is the 5th post in a guest series, Kanban: A Universe of Options for Life’s Planning & Organizing Challenges by Nadja Schnetzler. There are all kinds of kanban boards I have created and used in different situations. Here are a few images and … Continue reading

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Kanban: A Universe of Options for Life’s Planning & Organizing Challenges #4

This is the 4th post in a guest series, Kanban: A Universe of Options for Life’s Planning & Organizing Challenges by Nadja Schnetzler. Here are a few kanban boards that were created in trainings with individuals and teams: See the neat illustrations … Continue reading

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