Can Agile Principles Unlock Neuroplasticity, Flow State, and Motivation?

An exploration into the similarities between Agile methodologies, plasticity, and the procrastination equation; and how you can use them to regain focus during lockdown.

Lewis Donovan
Curious

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Are you struggling for motivation? Join the damn club!

The pandemic and continuous lockdowns have been hard on everybody and, for those of us fortunate enough to be able to work from home, finding focus and motivation has often been a struggle. While ONS figures show that productivity hasn’t been significantly disrupted by the lockdown, a recent YouGov/Lane4 poll showed 44% of those under 35 have suffered from a lack of motivation in their work.

Anecdotally, everyone I’ve spoken to who is working from home has suffered some form of motivation lapse during lockdown. The struggle is real.

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Actual screenshot of me on a Teams call

However, there is hope. Several recent studies have uncovered evidence to suggest that the adult brain may be more malleable and capable of learning than we previously imagined. Learning might not seem particularly…

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Lewis Donovan
Curious
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CTO at SonX, former Sony Music UK. Fascinated by coding, science and music. https://lewisdonovan.dev