Personal Kanban – Productivity Book Group

Productivity Book Group [ ] discussed Personal Kanban | Mapping Work, Navigating Life [ ] by Jim Benson and Tonianne DeMaria Barry. Enjoy the discussion!

The Amazon book description for Personal Kanban states:

Machines need to be productive. People need to be effective. Productivity books focus on doing more, Jim and Tonianne want you to focus on doing better. Personal Kanban is about choosing the right work at the right time. Recognizing why we do the things we do. Understanding the impact of our actions. Creating value – not just product. For ourselves, our families, our friends, our co-workers. For our legacy. Personal Kanban takes the same Lean principles from manufacturing that led the Japanese auto industry to become a global leader in quality, and applies them to individual and team work. Personal Kanban asks only that we visualize our work and limit our work-in-progress. Visualizing work allows us to transform our conceptual and threatening workload into an actionable, context-sensitive flow. Limiting our work-in-progress helps us complete what we start and understand the value of our choices.

Our next reading selection is:

Productivity Book Group will be discussing Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness by  Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein! –

2016’s complete reading list is available at

PBG - Join us January 30th to discuss Nudge!


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