Intrinsic Worth

This is a ~20′ Reniell Boat with the engine included, and I can get it to you for a low price! Just kidding. I took this picture in downtown Seattle on Elliott Ave, near the campus of Expedia and that cool Amgen Helix bridge that leads to the still-lovely Centennial Park. This part of Seattle…

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The KALM Way to Put 2020 Behind You

It’s safe to say that most of us think 2020 was a rough year, to put it politely. Most of the articles I’ve read are either laced with despair ( 2021 might suck as well, etc. ) or profanity (even for non-profits). HappyWisdomers know better than to fall into these traps of negativity. Yes, we…

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Consider The Bigger Picture

Recently a male friend posted a meme I found offensive on Facebook. I won’t repeat the post, as it was making light of domestic violence and, as a survivor of such a household, it sickened my stomach. I called him out on it as did others. Predictably, some rallied to his side, defending it as…

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Happy Monday – The Beginners Guide to Kanban

Kanban is the term we use in the Agile industry for a board that tracks our incoming and current work, ensuring flow and focus. If you’ve been here a while you’ll likely recognize this as an excellent way to track Actions in the SPARC system, but there’s a way we can make this Kanban board…

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Developing GamerSusan using LifeSparcs

Hey all! I hope you’re doing well as we move into the last quarter of 2018!  The purpose of this community and blog is to apply iteration and agility to the personal lives of everyone so they can be more intentional about the time we spend.  The SPARC system is core to this, but you…

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Happy Video Sunday – You Poked My Heart!

Hey all, happy to announce a new series here, focusing more on the happy than the wisdom. With all the darkness in the world and snark, we at HappyWisdom want to highlight the joys of life.  In this episode some videos guaranteed to make you smile. Disarmed by Pretty Girls – This boy is bold,…

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