Imagine having a method to manage your life that’s easy to use, keeps ideas and projects organized, prevents you from taking on too much at once, and helps you reach your goals. That’s personal kanban.
Kanban is a methodology for organizing and tracking work. It started in Japan in car manufacturing facilities and later became popular among software developers. It’s different from other methods of organizing work in two important ways. First, it looks different. To use kanban, we need a kanban board or kanban app, which lets people visualize work in a new way. I’ll explain how it works in more detail in a moment alongside a few images. Second, it’s very good at limiting how much work any one person is assigned at any given time. In this way, kanban is great for people who tend to take on too much at once and therefore sabotage their productivity.
You can use kanban in your personal life for a variety of uses, such as: