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    #Workout – Premium Print Edition
    30/10/2014

    #Workout – Premium Print Edition

    The new Management 3.0 #Workout book is already available in PDF, Kindle and ePUB versions. And in just a few weeks, readers will be able to get the Premium Print Edition as well. Nearly 500 pages of high-quality, full-color paper, with great design, awesome photos, crisp illustrations, and concrete practices. It will be the most colorful and practical management book ever published!

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    What’s Your Management 3.0 Story?
    29/10/2014

    What’s Your Management 3.0 Story?

    Some readers told me they have used Moving Motivators during job interviews.

    Some readers told me they used Delegation Boards on management teams.

    Some readers told me they adopted Merit Money to get rid of bonuses.

    I just visited REA Group in Melbourne, Australia, where they use lots of Management 3.0 practices, and have great experiences to share.

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    How to Be a 10x Better Speaker with 20 Benefits
    23/10/2014

    How to Be a 10x Better Speaker with 20 Benefits

    Last week, one conference attendee told me my presentation at Agile Tour Toulouse was perfect.

    It was very kind, but I didn’t believe her.

    In five years, I have spoken at almost 100 conferences and joined a similar number of community and company events. Thanks to the many discussions I had with event organizers, I think I now understand how to be a more valuable speaker.

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    Mix Mashup
    20/10/2014

    Mix Mashup

    <promotion> The MIX Mashup is a gathering of the vanguard of management innovators—pioneering leaders, courageous hackers, and agenda-setting thinkers from […]

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    Practices, Not Platitudes
    14/10/2014

    Practices, Not Platitudes

    I recently took part in a conversation about compensation of employees. Some readers offered criticism on the Merit Money practice, described in my new Workout book, claiming that Merit Money is just another way to incentivize people. The feedback I received was, “Money doesn’t motivate people”, followed by, “Don’t incentivize people” and “Just pay people well”.

    Let me explain why I think this advice is useless.

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    Ten Thousand Baby Steps
    06/10/2014

    Ten Thousand Baby Steps

    Last week, I added the last songs to my two big Spotify playlists: Euro Dance Heaven (2,520 songs) and Euro Disco Heaven (1,695 songs). I added the first of those songs to my playlists on December 16, 2010. That’s almost four years ago.

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    I’ll Speak for Free If You Write a Review
    25/09/2014

    I’ll Speak for Free If You Write a Review

    For book authors, Amazon reviews are very important. Reviews sell books. The difference between 10 and 100 book reviews can mean the difference between obscurity versus visibility. 250 reviews? That’s celebrity status!

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    The Results of My First OKRs (Running)
    22/09/2014

    The Results of My First OKRs (Running)

    A popular topic in the new one-day Management 3.0 workshop is the OKRs system for performance measurement. (See Google’s YouTube video here.) Instead of explaining what OKRs are, I will just share with you the result of my first iteration. If you read this, you will get the general idea of how the OKRs system works.

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    3 Questions for Peter Morville about Intertwingled
    19/09/2014

    3 Questions for Peter Morville about Intertwingled

    Recently, I read the book Intertwingled, by Peter Morville. I liked it a lot! This was my tweet-size review:

    Loved the stories and insights. It’s not only about information. It’s about life.

    Peter’s book raised a few questions for me, and I decided to ask Peter for the answers.

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    Write a Tagline – Win a Book!
    18/09/2014

    Write a Tagline – Win a Book!

    We recently improved the story that explains what Happy Melly is all about. We’re curious what you think! Read the story, and email your summary in 10 words or less to info@happymelly.com (deadline is Saturday, 20 September).

    We’ll put the taglines to a vote! Two winners will be chosen: most popular and Happy Melly choice. Winners will receive a copy of the eBook “Introduction to Agile Methods” authored by Sondra Ashmore & Kristin Runyan – and donated generously by InformIT!

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    Why I Changed the Title of My New Book
    11/09/2014

    Why I Changed the Title of My New Book

    #WorkoutThe original title of my new book was Management 3.0 Workout. It was the result of a long and challenging process in which I learned that readers of my newsletter liked the Management 3.0 brand and also the workout metaphor that I used in many of my articles and chapters.

    So, why did I change it to #Workout for the Amazon Kindle edition?

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    Define Your Target Audience
    08/09/2014

    Define Your Target Audience

    The big checklist that I used while writing my new book #Workout contained the following items:

    Remove use of the words “agile” and “lean”
    Remove use of the words “software” and “development”
    Remove use of the words “Scrum” and “Kanban”

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