Zombie life

The opposite of a successful startup is a zombie company. The opposite of the Agile and Lean Life is a Zombie Life. Zombie life is being stuck in the land of the living dead. You don’t actually live, you just exist. On the one hand, there is no death, but on the other, there is no growth or moving ahead either. It’s just a terrible drain of human energy, only waiting for life to pass by. I know it sounds horrible, but unfortunately many people are living such a zombie life. There are ten areas you have to manage in life

The key principles of the Agile and Lean Life – Have it ALL Manifesto

This blog post is the Agile and Lean Life Manifesto, setting the foundations and key principles for living the Agile and Lean life. The twelve principles introduced in the manifesto are based on best business practices like “lean manufacturing”, “lean start-up”, “agile development” and other advanced business strategies, transformed so they can be used for managing personal life. In addition to that, a few best personal development practices and my own, already tested, ideas are also included. The five most important goals of living an Agile and Lean life are to: Acquire inner assets faster (knowledge, skills, decision-making power …) Create more

Personas – Know what you want

One thing in life is sure. The more exactly, accurately and the sooner you know what you want from life, the easier your will get it. Usually the most successful people in the world are the ones who know what they want to do in life from a very young age, and have the talent to really do it. The best programmers, athletes, businessmen and so on, they all know that they were born to excel at exactly one thing. Knowing what you want in life allows you to focus on that thing only. If you are lucky and the environment supports

When asking people for advice

Advice as past decision justification There is one really important thing you should know when asking people for advice. In most cases, people will give you advice that justifies their past decisions or reflects their personal experience. Practical example Let me give you an example. A few years ago, I’ve started taking better care of my health. Since I had not done any exercise for 30 years, I had had very weak core muscles. Consequently, I have damaged my hand ulnar nerve. Bad posture contributed to nerve entrapment in my spine. Now if anyone asks me whether they should exercise

Organize yourself

This is the third part of the best time management guide you will ever find. Enjoy the article. Part 1: The biggest time wasters Part 2: Eliminate distractions from your life Part 3: Organize yourself Organizing yourself You have minimized all the time wasters in your life. You have unsubscribed from most of the identified distractions. Now you have some additional free time in your life. It is time for you to organize yourself and boost productivity to the full. Let’s see how. The following techniques are not advanced Agile and Lean Life approaches, but very basic tools and ideas