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Review of the book Angel by Jason Calacanis

Review of the book Angel by Jason Calacanis

I just finished reading and listening to Angel: How to Invest in Technology Startups, a book by Jason Calacanis.  I first mentioned Jason on this blog back in 2009, when I wrote “starting is easy; finishing is hard.” Fast forward 8 years. First Thoughts First, let me say, this is a great book. I’m now…

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How my Zombie PM Book Survived

How my Zombie PM Book Survived

It’s been over a year since I published my book, Zombie Project Management, to the Amazon Kindle store. It was fun writing it and discovering the process of publishing a book.  So, you can image my surprise when Amazon sent me an email a few days ago. During a review of your catalog, we found…

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My Zombie PM Book on Amazon

My Zombie PM Book on Amazon

When I realized that I could publish my thoughts on a blog, I found it very cathartic.  Writing a book posed its own set challenges.  When I was halfway done with the book, I saw the forest through the trees.  This idiom personified what I was trying to communicate about project management.  I found that…

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The Forest Through the Trees

The Forest Through the Trees

I’m coming down to the wire on the first installment of my Zombie Project Management book.  I look at my Kanban and all of the activities are one-by-one making it into the Done column.  It’s actually quite exciting! I think back to reading several of Seth Godin’s books and him writing “Pick a budget. Pick a ship…

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The Scrum Pocket Guide winner

The Scrum Pocket Guide winner

is Martin L. Harbolt! I would like to congratulate Martin for being the winner of a copy of the Scrum Pocket Guide, by Peter Saddington. Feel free to check out Chris Avery’s review. Just to be clear, I am not being compensated for the links to the Scrum Pocket Guide from this post.

Free Copy of Scrum Pocket Guide

Free Copy of Scrum Pocket Guide

I recently read a pre-published copy of the Scrum Pocket Guide: A Quick Start Guide To Practical Agile Software Development by Peter Saddington of AgileScout.  Prior to reading it, I was told any level of ScrumMaster or Project Lead could utilize it to refine and develop their facilitation and Agile knowledge.  I confirmed that statement to be true.…

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