Management

Management is the art of coordinating people who do not work together on a daily basis. While working collaboratively is preferred, using management is sometimes inevitable. Here, I will talk about tools and techniques to improve your management style.

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Projects

Publishing

Publishing

We can support your project from concept to publication. Depending on the current state of your manuscript, video, website, or social media profiles, we offer services to edit or convert your existing materials and publish them on various platforms (print, online, YouTube, Facebook, etc.) in the required formats, image size, video encoding, or text length.

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Ideas

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.

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Blog posts

Managing Your Expectations for Your First Book

Your inner voice may argue that if only every 1,000th person in the country bought your book, you would be a millionaire. If that is the case, then it is time to challenge your inner statistician. Imagine you spent the day in New York City. If only every 1,000th person you met on the street stopped you for a quick chat, your whole day would be busy. But that clearly does not happen. We spend more time on people with whom we have an emotional connection than on those with whom we do not. The same applies to books.

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Books

Kanban Remastered

Kanban Remastered

Agile Lessons from Strategy Games - 8 essays on comparing Kanban with StarCraft.

With Kanban Remastered, being an Agile coach, I realized that especially in industries with teams with a gaming background, coaching lessons could benefit if I could show the relationship between games and Agile methodology. Likewise, you can start explaining management methodology in a language that your tech-savvy audience understands.

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Scrum Your JIRA!

Scrum Your JIRA!

Your Waterfall Organization Transformed Into Agile Multidisciplinary Teams - 10 Essays on Using Online Tools to Improve an Offline Technique

This book challenges two illusions that can get in the way of your company’s road to being genuinely Agile: first, that your Scrum is “special,” and second, that you can hide behind project management software. JIRA is powerful—and this book will show you how to use it more effectively—but it makes it easy to forget that the first idea of Agile is: Individuals and interactions over processes and tools.

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Better Books with LaTeX, the Agile Way

Better Books with LaTeX, the Agile Way

Streamline Your Writing Process and Connect with Readers from Day One. Self-Publish Your Book on Amazon, Google, and Leanpub.

Streamline your writing process with LaTeX and connect with Readers from Day One. Self-Publish your book on Amazon, Google, and Leanpub. Here you can find all tools you need to publish your book professionally online or in print with LaTeX. Learn to complete your book project in small steps—the Agile Way. Better Books with LaTeX the Agile Way covers the entire publishing process from your initial concept to marketing your book on Amazon, Google, or Leanpub. The focus of this book is to organize your book’s ideas, chapters, files, images, and formatting, as well as to guide you through the process of uploading your book to a publisher.


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Services

Organization

Organization

Discover useful techniques to organize your daily work, meetings, and goals

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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Process Modeling

Process Modeling

Need a new view on your business?

Through interviews, we visualize your existing work processes and optimize it for better throughput and less waste using lean and agile principles.

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Brainstorming

Brainstorming

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

The best time to get a coach on board is at the beginning after you have decided for your initial idea and gathered some experience writing a few chapters.

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Developmental Editing

Developmental Editing

A thorough critique of your book before it's published.

With LODE, put your best book forward. Our developmental edit provides you with an in-depth assessment of your manuscript, and insights and guidance for improvement.

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Agile Coaching

Agile Coaching

Hire us to teach you to work iteratively and collaboratively

Agile coaching is about learning to cut wasteful loops in your processes. Cut the middleman, connect people with each other, and build trust with your clients by getting feedback as often as possible.

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