All posts by leontranter

What to Learn From Business Failure

(This is a contributed post) If your business has just gone south and you’ve got nothing left of it, you’re probably not keen to think about which lessons you should be learning from it right now. But that’s exactly what you should be doing if you’re going to improve as a person, make progress and […]

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5 Reasons to hire a project consultant

(This is a contributed post) Organizations should hire professional project consultants in order to implement important development strategies that will enhance the growth of the company. Before hiring a project consultant, it is important to do a research on available, credible, and experienced consultants. You may review Agile consultants and other credible project consultants first […]

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Misconceptions about Kanban

There is an enormous amount of confusion and misinformation about Kanban. This article will clear up some of the major misconceptions that surround this topic. Let’s go through them one by one. You have to choose between Kanban and Scrum The most common misconception I’ve found is that people think you have to choose between […]

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How To Make Your Small Business Look More Professional

(This is a contributed post) As much as you might like it to be otherwise, sometimes we need to accept that our skills are only going to get us so far. There’s a reason why the world’s smartest person never becomes President – or anywhere close to it! It’s because there are many other skills […]

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Is Freelance Truly Free?

(This is a contributed post) Talking to small business owners and freelance workers, it’s easy to spot a common theme when it comes to their reasoning for choosing their job. As modern jobs become less friendly, while also increasing in pressure, it makes sense that some want to escape the mainstream, breaking into a world […]

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Making A Big Impression In the Community With Your Small Business

(This is a contributed post) Why do you do what you do? Is it because you want to make a positive difference in other people’s lives? Is it because you want to introduce new people to something you feel very passionate about? Is it so that you can use your skills and expertise to push […]

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Are You Taking Care Of Your Employees?

(This is a contributed post) There are a lot of things that go into making any business a true success. From marketing to taking care of your finances, if you end up ignoring certain aspects of your business then you’re going to end up in some serious trouble. However, there’s one part of a business […]

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5 Overlooked Small Business Costs

(this is a contributed post) It does not matter what sort of company you run, you need to get your finances in order. This is where a lot of businesses go wrong today. They do not track what money they have coming in and out, and so this leads to incorrect estimations. This then causes […]

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Side Hustles For The Financially Savvy

  (This is a contributed post) There are plenty of ways to earn money from home these days, from writing a blog to answering surveys to taking on a home- based position where you work for a company but remotely. These are great as they mean most people can either work from home or earn […]

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Problems with story point estimates

Story point estimates have become standard in agile and Scrum. There are a number of problems with these estimates, however. This article will explain what they are, and what the alternatives are. Where do story points come from? The history of story points is a little unclear. Ron Jeffries’ name often comes up. He claims […]

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