At the end of each week I do a quick retrospective on my use of Personal Kanban, the tasks I've completed, and the week in general. I don't do anything elaborate or time consuming. Just a simple evaluation of how I'm doing.
I use two particular approaches to my personal kanban retrospectives more than any other.
+s and Δs
Most Successful / Least Successful
I'll take notes, again on an index card, on these high points and low points.
Not a Commitment
What I don't do is compare my actual achievement against a plan. I do "plan" my week, but it's not a commitment to specific tasks. It's more of a re-prioritizing of the backlog and preparation for the days ahead. I use that time to make sure I don't miss any commitments or fail to prepare appropriately.
I hope you found this useful. What kind of Personal Kanban Retrospectives do you do?
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