During our first 4 summers on board, we (had to) improved several times the electrical systems on board Soledad, our Hanse 430e. By improving, I mean we managed to get a better autonomy AND more comfort at the same time. "Better autonomy" was the goal.
From 2014 to 2016, we spent as much time sailing as we could. Iteration by iteration, we improved sailing and anchoring safety and we finally got autonomous with fresh water.
Once your vision is clear, the next step is to build a backlog. After a year working on our backlog, we already had a minimum viable "Holidays on board Soledad" product... and a (growing) list of improvements opportunities.
We had vision! We had a dream! We build the strategy that came up with a prioritised backlog for all family. How our agile mindset is helping us to prepare our trip.
Practising mindfulness every day helps to keep focus and release stress. You can start practising easily following Jon Kabbat-Zin Mindfulness Based Stress reduction (MBSR) program and share your own experience with your kids.
How to start building a self-organised culture at family home with an agile mindset. Empower the kids to create an agile family daily dashboard!
Useful tips to build communication material such as presentations and trainings through itetrations and feedback with an agile mindset