Obsessive focus on ‘When it will be done?’ moves value to the backseat

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“A delayed game is eventually good, a bad game is bad forever.” — Shigeru Miyamoto


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Failing to meet timelines is often caused by false expectations

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Making your Sprint Goals fun is underrated

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Maarten Dalmijn

I help teams beat the Feature Factory and uncover better ways of delivering value together. www.linkedin.com/in/maarten-dalmijn/

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