Paul Keijzer — August 6, 2019 Follow @Paul_Keijzer — August 6, 2019 Becoming an entrepreneur isn’t just another career choice – it’s a life calling. Starting your first business is a thrilling venture and one of the most exciting things you’ll ever do in your life. However, it’s not uncommon for first time entrepreneurs to … Continue reading 5 Valuable Lessons for the First Time Business Owner
Stephanie Ockerman — July 11, 2019 Follow @thetravelchica — July 11, 2019 mohamed_hassan / Pixabay “Can the Scrum Master also be the Product Owner?” This is a common question in my Professional Scrum classes. The topic of combining Scrum roles often comes up early when we are still learning the basics of the Scrum framework. … Continue reading Can the Scrum Master also be the Product Owner?
Julee Everett — June 3, 2019 Follow @Julee_NorthStar — June 3, 2019 A Product Owner is constantly balancing expectations from the business, the team, and users. It’s a tough job; sometimes the rewards feel fleeting and the customer can be flighty, but perhaps your team is just not working well together. At times, you might … Continue reading 5 Tips to Increase your Emotional Intelligence as a Product Owner
Jonathan Fries — March 24, 2019 Follow @jonathanfries — March 24, 2019 It may be that your organization is just beginning its agile transformation or has yet to begin. It’s also possible that it’s been going on for some time but that you just haven’t made the forward progress you’d hoped for in terms of … Continue reading 6 Ways to Be a Better Product Owner
Kara Perez — March 18, 2019 — March 18, 2019 When you work for yourself, the lines between your personal life and business life can blur easily. Normal work hours can no longer apply. And you might find that your friends want to pick your brain more than once about your area of expertise. While … Continue reading How to Handle Friends Who Want Free Advice When You’re a Small Business Owner
Choncé Maddox — March 15, 2019 — March 15, 2019 There’s no denying it. All business owners need a solid emergency fund. While you are in charge of your own income, it’s bound to fluctuate and you may have some rougher months as a result. This is why it’s best to be prepared with a … Continue reading How Big Should Your Emergency Fund Be as a Business Owner?
Dave Kosmayer — January 4, 2019 Follow @DavidKosmayer — January 4, 2019 Succeeding in business doesn’t have to be all that hard. All you need is the right strategies in place to reach your goals and increase productivity. However, there’s a dark side to the business. Even though it is, for the most part, a … Continue reading Killer Tips for Being a More Productive Small Business Owner
Robbin Schuurman — November 13, 2018 — November 13, 2018 The Product Owner role is implemented in organizations in various different ways. The responsibilities and authorities of Product Owners vary across organizations, departments, teams, and Product Owners. This can be explained to some extent because it is a role that people need to grow into. … Continue reading Growing as a Product Owner: 5 Product Owner Maturity Levels
Deborah Sweeney — November 1, 2018 Follow @MyCorporation — November 1, 2018 From manager to creative, small business owners are used to wearing a lot of different hats with their startups. Balancing out the role means being able to act as a leader and that requires certain skills. Every leader may be different, but they … Continue reading 5 Essential Leadership Skills Every Business Owner Needs
Kaitlyn Hammond — October 31, 2018 — October 31, 2018 rawpixel / Pixabay If you run a small business, you probably have become accustomed to working hard….really hard. Seven-days-a-week hard, with nary a day off. Admirable, but also dangerous, because you risk burnout, health problems, and grumbling employees. It’s up to you to create a … Continue reading Five Tips to Be a Happier, More Balanced Business Owner