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🌳 72 hours alone in the woods + 🎥 new agile video
I recently spent 72 hours in the woods for a ‘vision quest’. No distractions, no food. Just me, my thoughts and nature.
Participants bring clothes, a mat, a sleeping bag, a tarp, and some water - but not much else. No phone, watch, books or pen & paper. Since you don’t get any outside stimulus, you’re mostly left with yourself, your thoughts and your surroundings. You lose your sense of time, and you’ll have a vast amount of time to think and reflect.
It was quite a mental journey, a struggle that resulted in lots of insights. It was both difficult and pleasant. Boring and enjoyable. Tedious and magical. I feel empty and full. I wrote about how I experienced my previous quest in my article about my sabbatical.
New video on 'agile bureaucracy'
In other news: I have published new speaker video of my session at Agile Amsterdam, titled "We're stuck in agile bureaucracy - but there is hope!"
In the session I cover:
common problems with agile transformations
problematic mindsets, beliefs and principles
how NOT to implement agile
is SAFe evil, or not?
companies that have been able to evolve beyond agile
possible things you can try if you feel stuck
things we've learned work well when transforming
The content is available in three ways:
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