Organizing Ideas

We are ready to help you streamline your product development. With more than a decade of industry experience, we can show you ways to build products that best suit your customers' needs. No matter whether you want to write a book, release software, deploy an app or website, or build a car—the underlying principles are always the same.

How do we work?

Too many projects are driven only by their creator's inner motivation, only to be disappointed at the end that they either cannot finish the project or that it does not find an audience.  We can support you to include planning and your audience's perspective into your creative process from the start. Structuring your enterprise will keep you motivated as you see results with each step as opposed to only at the very end. Like a road sweeper would focus on the next part of the street instead of imagining the entire length of the street, you should aim for producing a presentable result in your next step instead of planning (and possibly never finishing) a huge undertaking. In case you already have a fully developed idea or even manuscript, my team and I can help you with editing and provide technical support to publish your project in various formats. In addition, we also offer vocal coaching, video coaching, and training how to speak publicly.

If you are instead just starting out or want to improve your existing processes, the four services we provice can be seen as four phases of product development. First, you need to the tools and organization to meet with your team and work collaboratively. But even if you are working alone, it is still useful to have a place to organize your roadmap and upcoming tasks. Next, you need to actually put together your ideas and conduct market research. What need will your product fulfill? What is your target audience? How can you get feedback for your ideas? Once that is organized, we need to visualize at how you usually organize yourself or the team. If you are working in a larger company, that might be a complex organizational chart or process diagram. If you are working alone, it is worthwhile to look at your weekly organization and work patterns. Finally, with ideas from lean management (agile coaching), we can focus your daily work or production process of your team and company to reduce waste.

Pricing

Tools

We will coach you to use the right tools for planning your project, managing your work, organizing meetings, tracking changes, and setting up chats or video conferences.
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Project Management

We will help you to create a project plan and split up the work-load into easily manageable steps.
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Moderation Techniques

Facilitation of a discussion, meeting, or conference, techniques for conflict resolution and equal share of input, and methods like mob programming to work together on one screen.
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Meeting Organization

Setting up online appointments, writing invitations, opening meetings, taking breaks, closing meetings, and asking for feedback. A good meeting starts with its announcement. Let us teach you techniques to reach the goal of your meeting, help you to prepare it, and give you advice how to gather feedback for improvement.
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Market research

Let us take a look at the competition and your target audience to find a niche for your idea. Also, find the right bundling, size, and pricing of your product.
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Brainstorm ideas

Let us organize your ideas and organize them to find out your product's or book's core message.
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Process Visualization

Based on interviews, we create a visual diagram of your organization's, team's, or individual work process. This is essential for optimizing your work time and gain focus on the goal.
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Process Optimization

Using the results of your processes, we use our decade-long experience to optimize your work-flow, both your individual daily routines as well as your team's or organization's processes.
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Project Management Theory

Using proven teaching methods, we train you in using different project management methods as tools, depending on the situation.
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Lean Management

For projects with unsure goals or new technology, using ideas from lean management, extreme programming, agile project management, and scrum, we train you to reduce waste and increase client satisfaction.
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Scaled Agile

If your project is larger, we can support you to either adapt agile methods and processes to your organization's structure, or to simplify your organization to focus on independent, agile teams.
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* Prices do not include VAT taxes. VAT can apply if you are asking for services as a private person as opposed to a business entity. Rates may vary (usually, it is around 20%) depending on where you live. We will inform you about the details during or after the initial interview.

Our Services

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Our Agile Coaching Services

Hire us to teach you to work iteratively and collaboratively

The purpose of agile coaching is to cut wasteful loops in your processes. First, cut out the middleman, then connect people and build trust with your clients.

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Our Process Modeling Services

Turn your business into a diagram

Through interviews and using lean and agile principles, we visualize and optimize your existing work processes to reduce waste and increase productivity.

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Our Brainstorming Services

I want to write a book, but how do I begin?

The best time to get a coach on board is near the beginning of your writing process or once you have decided on your topic and tried your hand at an outline.

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Our Meeting Organization Services

Make your meetings matter

Effective meetings begin with an announcement and end on time. Let us teach you techniques to achieve the goal of your meeting and effectively gather feedback.

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