Today I want to talk about the topic “developing a growth mindset” that is more closely related to previously released articles as “Working In Periods Of Sprint And Rest” and “Make Time – Optimise Yourself & Work On Your Someday Project” that reveal you opportunities to optimise your handling of work, increase your efficiency as well as motivate you to develop and get better steadily. Developing a growth mindset allows people to achieve even higher levels of satisfaction and performance in both their personal and professional lives. In this article, you will learn how to grow and embrace the growth process. And how your personal growth can benefit you and your organisation.Continue reading →
I guess many graduates or current students of the creative industries know the situation: you send out a massive amount of intern applications to interesting companies of which over 90% are being ignored, and a lot of the remaining applications end up in an unexplained rejection. In the end, those internship positions may be occupied by friends and family members of the company’s employees or stay empty because nobody in the company has the ambition and time to supervise the potentially incompetent young candidates. A lack of commitment of the employees often results in a delegation of easy tasks to the interns that drastically reduces the learning outcomes and useful, educating experiences that its maintaining should be the primary objective of both the intern candidates and the internship providers.
During my first big studio productions, I started thinking about possibilities for improving the team member’s and my productivity and an agile way to accomplish and manage the whole projects. Currently, me working mainly in an IT department at a German Internet media startup (for more details visit my LinkedIn profile), I came in contact with a special procedure model for project management called “Scrum”. This model basically contains some methods of operation I was using in my project management beginnings. So let me explain the mystery of this article’s title – “sprint and rest” 😉