Sprints Are the Secret to Getting More Done

Most workdays aren’t terribly productive. We spend too much time on email, have too many meetings, then struggle to find the willpower and energy to focus on what’s really important.

Although plenty of experts have proposed systems and philosophies for getting more done at work, Jake Knapp decided [to adapt] popular construct in agile software project management: the sprint.

It’s a five-day process that helps teams focus on one big goal and move from idea to prototype to customer research in that short span of time. The idea is to fast-forward a project, so you can see what the end result might look like and how the market will react.

Source: Sprints Are the Secret to Getting More Done- Harvard Business Review