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Finding Ideas: for Teams

I’m pretty happy with the variety and quality of team-related actionable ideas on our Mind Settlers platform — if you don’t have our adventure app (Android), here are some of my favorites for you to consider.Team FormationSetting up new teams is well c…

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Trying Something New: Continuous Funding

Photo by Bailey Mahon on UnsplashI’m going to try something new.Again.Our Agility Scales team is preparing for another funding round. We made good progress since the start of the last round one year ago. But we haven’t found Product/Market Fit yet, and…

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Agile Improvement Cycles at Work

Photo by Aaron Burden on UnsplashSo much of what we do at work is re-inventing the wheel.Think about it: how often do you really face an obstacle that no one’s faced before? How often do you really have an outcome to produce that no one’s ever delivere…

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Casual Friday — Seriously?

Casual Friday — Seriously?Photo by Gregory Hayes on UnsplashI recently had dinner with someone who worked at one of the world’s largest advisory firms. He told me that his company, like many others, was transforming too. He said that they were now tryi…

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Peer-to-Peer Coaching

My partner has a personal fitness coach. This coach gives him challenges, such as, “Do this exercise ten times”, “Do that exercise twenty times”, and “Now do five laps around the park”. And it works. He follows all instructions and enjoys making progre…

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Most Advice from Experts Sucks

Photo by Mubariz Mehdizadeh on UnsplashMany experts don’t offer guidance with step-by-step instructions; they offer only one option, which is their preferred practice, and they don’t motivate people toward habit-forming.Last month, I went to my private…

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