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!Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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 firstname.lastname@example.org (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!Read more
#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?Read more