Tag Archives: personal kanban

Is Your Project in Limbo?

What happens when we start a project and it is honestly overtaken by events? We start a project in good faith and then, because context changes, we have to set it aside. It’s work-in-progress, so what do we do? The … Continue reading

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Sharing Your Story

Everywhere we look we’re discovering people around the world – from all ages and all walks of life –  are tailoring their Personal Kanbans to some very specific needs, and in some very unique ways. Are you one of those … Continue reading

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Killing Email Interruptions: Personal Kanban using LeanKit, Gmail, and Zapier

Quick intro from Jim Benson: We’ve asked Chris Hefley from Leankit to write a series of posts showing how to integrate tools many of us use everyday with our Personal Kanban. These are fairly technical posts, but also very powerful … 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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Clean Up The DONE Column

You have my word that after this post, there will be no more memegenerator pictures.. How do you know when to clean up your DONE column? When it is full. I mentioned in our first post in this series that … Continue reading

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Dominant and Secondary Projects

At Modus we now have a posted, dominant project at all times. We post it as a large sticky on the wall. This is the banner saying “If you pull something and have any choice whatsoever, pull it from this … Continue reading

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Categorizing Your Backlog

Your backlog is hope. Your backlog is pain.   Your backlog holds all the projects, tasks, demands, desires, and expectations you have and the world has for you. The problem is, today’s apparent emergencies are tomorrow’s waste-of-my-time. If we are … Continue reading

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Are You Just Doing Things?

I’ll bet you have a lot of things to do.  Of course you do. We all do. A Personal Kanban anti-pattern that I’m seeing is that people are filling their kanbans with things to do and then…doing them. They are … 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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Completing Projects and Building Confidence with Kidzban

When I first started using Personal Kanban the one thing that excited me immediately was how much I wanted to use it with my daughter and at home with my family. And so my journey began.  At the time my … Continue reading

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