Josip Jurisic

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The 5 F’s of Agile Organizational Architecture

Awe-inspiring architecture is not hard to find, whether it’s 10,000 years old at Stone Henge, or more recently imagined, such as The Shard in …

Why Balanced Teams work better together

Let us take a cue from Xtreme Programming, share more knowledge and share more ownership with less role definition.<p>What is Balanced Team?<p>Balanced …

Sketch your happy workplace

A forward-looking twist on agile retrospectives<p>Try this <i>futurespective</i> in which individuals on your team sketch themselves happiest at work. By …

Lessons learned from working remotely

Throughout the 18 months that I have been working at Pivotal Labs, I have worked on various projects. For 5 of them I worked remotely with a balanced …

Be Agile… in a right way

I’m sure most of you already have implemented some hybrid way of project (and org structure), mostly known as “Agile”. Following some principles, …

When, which … Design Thinking, Lean, Design Sprint, Agile?

Confusion galore!<p>A lot of people are — understandably so — very confused when it comes to innovation methodologies, frameworks, and techniques. …

Design

Agile vs Lean vs Design Thinking

There’s an unforgettable scene in my favorite movie, Goodfellas, where Joe Pesci, Robert DeNiro and Ray Liotta pay a late night visit to Pesci’s mom. …

Why Isn’t Agile Working?

A couple drawings…<p>I was visiting a relative a couple years ago. My poor cousin (the CEO of an insurance company) had been sold the Agile Silver …

Project Management

Here’s why you can’t (or won’t) delete distracting apps from your phone

The psychology behind why you touch your phone thousands of times a day<p>It’s probably unfair to say we’re “addicted” to our phones. However, that …

28 Tools to Help You Launch Your Startup

It’s the catch-22 of the startup world: you want to launch something cool, but you need money to do it, but you won’t have money until you launch …

8 Daily Steps to Compete Like a Champion

Each day, whether we realize it or not, we endeavor to compete for something; the affection or love of a partner, a promotion in the workplace or, …

Why I Run In The Morning

I never go into a big day without running first thing in the morning.<p>There is no doubt that running in the morning makes me better at work throughout …

5 Things That Will Keep You from Achieving Work-Life Balance

“Take care of yourself: When you don’t sleep, eat crap, don’t exercise, and are living off adrenaline for too long, your performance suffers. Your …

To Be a Better Leader, Learn This FBI Hostage Negotiation Tactic

Before getting to yes, strive for “that’s right.”<p>As a strategic messaging and positioning consultant, I preside over lots of contentious meetings. …

Lazy Leadership

Why I rarely go to the office, only see my team a couple times a week, and let other people make important decisions.<p>Let’s just get this out there: …

Ten Rules for Negotiating a Job Offer

When the story of how I landed a job at Airbnb went viral, I was surprised at how infatuated people were with my negotiations. Media stories …

10 Must-Read Books That Will Make You Ridiculously Productive

Ahhh, productivity. The revered topic in both the business and personal world. It seems we’re all looking for a magic bullet to help us get more done …

Finding Time to Become a Better Developer

There’s no time for anything. At least that’s how it feels doesn’t it? No time to learn all the things you think you need to learn to stay ahead of …

30 Behaviors That Will Make You Unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A <i>select few</i> are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own …

3 Habits of Remarkably Likeable Leaders

When these three forces of nature happen, it's like catching lightning in a bottle: legacies are made, careers advance, and companies flourish.<p>Ever been placed in a situation where you were really put to the test? Perhaps it was a defining moment for your personal life or professional career?<p>Many …

Want to Improve Your Decision-Making? Shut up for 10 days.

Recently, my partner, who once lived in a meditation-focused intentional community (read: hippie house), urged me to go on a 10-day silent retreat to learn insight meditation. Being a skeptic, but wanting to move our relationship forward, I reluctantly drove to the Sierra Nevadas for just such a …

Meditation

What To Do During Your Employees’ First Week To Avoid Losing Them

More than 40% of turnover happens within the first month, which means it’s more important than ever to engage them from day one.<p>If a new employee is going to quit, chances are it will happen within the first six months. More than 40% of turnover happens within the first month, and another 10% or …