Nobody promised us life would be simple. Still, they might have warned us it would feel more complicated every day. People, work, technology, tasks, deadlines and even fun compete for our time and attention. Our multiple priorities can leave us exhausted, discouraged and overwhelmed.
That’s when Personal Kanban can help. This flexible technique, borrowed from manufacturing and software development, helps us visualize, organize and complete our work. It shows us the scope and flow of our activities, from start to finish. It helps us create clarity and focus so we tackle the right things at the right time and get them done. And it starts with a pad of sticky notes.
- The two simple rules of Personal Kanban – and why they work
- How to make work visible – we can’t manage what we can’t see
- Ways to make more realistic, achievable plans