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Why I'm not a big fan of Scrum

Scrum is now the default agile software development methodology. This management framework, which is "simple to understand but difficult to master", …

Why Engineers Despise Agile — Agile Failure Patterns, Part II

TL;DR: Why Engineers Despise Agile<p>The agile consulting industry repackages an originally human-centered, technology-driven philosophy into a …

Most Projects Need a Simpler Process

Here’s a common scenario: you’re handed a project to start, which you have to juggle along with lots and lots of other work (without having been …

Can Anything Motivate My Lazy Employees?

Dear Liz,<p>I’ve been in the Operations end of financial services for two decades now. I manage back-end processing operations and I have had excellent jobs at three very strong companies.<p>Three years ago I took a new job with my existing employer. I moved to a new location and became the manager for …

Employment

19 Ways to Live a Stress-Free Life

Identify the stressors that are hurting your health—then follow these tips to beat them

Self-help

Motivational Quotes | Runner's World

The 26.2-mile distance has inspired some wise words throughout the ages.​<p>Motivational sayings from the iconic American runner.​<p>The iconic race has sparked some inspirational sayings throughout the years.​<p>Illustrations By Megan Hetzel<p>A champion is made when you look at the time spent …

Unleash Your Hidden Productivity: Give Yourself ‘Think Time’

For most of us, the idea of "wasting time" for 15 or 20 percent of our day seems pretty unrealistic. But that's precisely what makes you more productive.<p>Vivienne tells me that her favorite part of the day is <i>Choice Time</i>. This is when she's at her most creative and enjoys herself the most.<p>Vivienne is …

25 Amazing Business Books From 2014

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you're planning a much-needed vacation or gearing up to visit the family during the upcoming holidays, now is the perfect time to find a book to help you kill the time during your travels. But why not get something more out of …

How successful people stay productive

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow Travis here.</i><p>TalentSmart has tested more than a million people and found that the upper echelons of top performance are filled with people who are high in emotional intelligence (90% of top performers, to be exact). The hallmark of emotional …