Author: Blaz Kos

The pirate AARRR way to your true love and perfect job

Marketing and sales are extremely important parts of life, not only in business, but also in your personal life. Marketing is basically everything. You only have two options. Either you get to the top 1 % of the world by doing something, like Michael Jordan, Lady Gaga or whoever else did, and marketing happens all by itself as a side-effect of who you are and what you do, or you have to work hard on developing competences and marketing by yourself. I would bet on the latter, since it may also be the way to the top 1 %. The

The best sex of your life

You can apply the AgileLeanLife principles to almost every aspect of life. To support this argument, let’s apply the principles to one quite unexpected area of life – sex. At the end of the day, it’s one of the most important areas of life, for men as well as women. The article will probably be a bit biased towards the male perspective, but overall I promise that there will be many new ideas for both genders. If you’ve read any other article on this blog, you probably know that it’s not going to be as simple as rub her in

Success brings success and failure brings failure, but…

Let’s start with the statement that life isn’t fair. I think almost everybody would agree on that. But if life isn’t fair to everybody, then it somehow is fair to everyone? Well, not so fast, this is just a little mind game to open your mind. Now let’s try to really analyze whether or not life isn’t fair. On the micro-level (everyday life) we really could say that life is fair. We all have our struggles, we all have to face obstacles, unfulfilled desires and disappointments. The extent of the challenges we have to face is very different for each

A personal SWOT analysis

One of the tools you can use when analyzing and getting to know yourself is a so-called SWOT analysis. The SWOT analysis is a structured planning method that had been used in management for decades before agile and lean entrepreneurship was even invented. This is to say, I just want to emphasize that this blog is not only about applying agile and lean methods to personal lives, but also about applying all other business methods that prove to be valuable. It’s not like traditional tools are always outdated and the new ones are magical solutions. You just have to know

Do the opposite

Sometimes the best approach to start improving your life is doing the exact opposite from what other people are doing or what have you been doing in the past. Especially when the expectations of the society and the behavioral patterns are so extreme that nearly everyone is doing the same thing. Like every December. Sometimes the best cure is to take a totally different step from expected when the social pressure is the strongest. Here are some ideas how. Life experiment ideas Practical examples Instead of stuffing yourself, gaining weight and feeling fatigued throughout all December and half of January, do