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    Mix Mashup
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    Practices, Not Platitudes
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    Ten Thousand Baby Steps

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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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    Hangout Interview
    04/09/2014

    Hangout Interview

    Mads Troels Hansen had a some challenging questions for me in this hangout, such as…

    “How do your introduce change in large organizations?”

    Oh boy…

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    My New #Workout Book Is Best Selling on Amazon
    02/09/2014

    My New #Workout Book Is Best Selling on Amazon

    On Sunday, I uploaded the Kindle Edition of #Workout to Amazon.
    On Monday, I notified all my friends on my exclusive mailing list.
    On Tuesday, the book already had 26 great reviews and was listed as Best Selling in the Management category, which makes it one of the Hot New Releases.
    I’m so happy! :-)

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    Why I Don’t Use Leanpub
    29/08/2014

    Why I Don’t Use Leanpub

    It seems not a week goes by without someone asking me, “Why don’t you publish on Leanpub?” or “Have you considered writing on Leanpub?” or some other variation of the same question.

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