Archive for April, 2014

3 Secrets To An Agile Mindset

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Recently I was asked how to position oneself from being a project manager to being a product owner and I came up with the following list

 

* Read the agile manifesto and underlying principles once a day for 30 days and then monthly until you leave the industry (it’s 267 words, it won’t take that long – 3 – 5 minutes each time.)
agilemanifesto.org and http://agilemanifesto.org/principles.html

* Watch Fred Kofman’s talk ” Doing Your Job May Be Hazardous To Your Career”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cgJFLR2f4rY (13:55)

* Take Steve Blank’s “How to build a startup” course (it’s free) (That’s about an hour a week for about 8 weeks)at
https://www.udacity.com/course/ep245

 

In the process though I realized that this list applies to anyone who is doing anything with agile software development, and possibly anything to do with starting their own business.

 

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