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Personal Agility for executives: The missing enabler for organizational agility

Personal Agility is a simple framework to keep your private and professional life on track, while at the same time, it will help you in preparing to make your company agile.

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Wasting your time in the Scrum theatre. Part IV: Sprint Retrospecive and conclusion

The Retrospective is an easy way to kill your Scrum if servant leadership is not well understood and enacted within and outside your Scrum Teams.

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Wasting your time in the Scrum theatre. Part III: Sprint Review

Who exactly is reviewing what during a Sprint Review in Scrum?

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Wasting your time in the Scrum theatre. Part II: Daily Scrum

Make sure your Daily Scrums achieve what they should achieve, otherwise they’ll become yet another boring and brainless ceremony.

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Wasting your time in the Scrum theatre. Part I: Sprint Planning

Do you feel that Scrum has a huge meeting overhead? Don’t waste your time in the Scrum theatre! This series helps you to do the real thing instead. This time, it’s about the Sprint Planning.

Hiring: Why diversity is an ill-defined goal for your organization

Don’t follow the crazy trend of making workplace diversity a hiring goal. Provide equal opportunities instead, and enjoy the results of a talent harvest both ethical and profitable.

About the Author

Jan Farkas is the co-owner of Halkeon Agile Consulting, a specialized consulting firm focused on innovation and agility. He has spent almost two decades in a wide variety of highly innovative projects in engineering, software development and research. As an accomplished consultant, trainer and coach, he worked in corporate, startup and government environments.


Jan holds master’s degrees in physics and computer science and a doctoral degree in astrophysics. He lives with his family in Zurich, Switzerland.


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