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Jurgen Appelo

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***STARTUP, SCALEUP, SCREWUP. New book available in April 2019. Visit: http://startup-scaleup-screwup.com and stay tuned!***

With my company Agility Scales, I am inventing the future of organizational agility. Why are we wasting our time learning how to manage companies, when very soon computers will navigate us through our work-lives and help us to lead and manage our teams?

As a serial founder, successful entrepreneur, author and speaker, I am pioneering management to help creative organizations survive and thrive in the 21st century. I offer concrete games, tools, and practices, so you can introduce better management, with fewer managers. I also offer a platform for you to share your practices and stories with the rest of the world.

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Your Work Is a Vortex, Not a Merry-go-round


People sometimes ask me, “What’s your process? How do you write your books? How do you create your presentations? How do you design your workshops?” And then I might say, “I have no process. My work is a dynamic vortex, not a merry-go-round.”





Sometimes, I spend time defining my context. What are my goals? What are my values? What do I like doing? And what is it that I should be doing?





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