Hello this is the second part of a series by a Happy Melly member and Management 3.0 enthusiast who understands that work doesn’t stop when you get home and certainly home life doesn’t stop when you get to work, that they both overlap because they are large parts of who they are. And with this, Durgesh is taking agile and management practices home to try to take some of the things that create happiness at work back home with him and his kids. In this piece, he uses the Management 3.0 practice of Personal Maps for conflict resolution and enlightenment.

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New to Scrum? 11 baby steps for implementing Scrum and creating teams

It’s been almost five years that I have been trying to be Agile. There were a few situations that were shocking compared to the traditional model followed at the start of my career in 2005, and a few moments that can never be forgotten. Read more

Early Warning – Do you ignore risks in Scrum?

My friend and I were rushing to a dinner party. When I started my car, a red battery symbol was blinking. I ignored it and headed to the venue. After two kilometres, my car broke down while the red symbol was still blinking. It was 9 p.m. when we began our search for a repair shop.  Read more

Agile in Daily Life – Are we becoming slaves of what is written in books?

I was sitting in a wheel alignment shop few days back, waiting for my turn, and there were about six cars in the pipeline. My attention was caught by the way the three people, including owner of the shop, were working.

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Empiricism and the Scrum Flower

The empirical process, or empiricism, is a control theory wherein decisions are made based on observation, experimentation, or experience — known quantities rather than on detailed up-front planning.

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I am an agile coach by practice and visualize everything in an agile way, where happiness and culture are major ingredients. Happiness at work or at home is a win-win situation. Happy, engaged people are healthier, more productive; they have more ideas, are more likely to contribute over and above the responsibilities of their job and perform to the best of their ability. So, if your team or family is happy, you and others around them are more likely to be happy too.

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