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Agile Entrepreneurs Manifesto

The Agile Manifesto defines the 4 core Values that define "Agile":  "Individuals and interactions", "Working software", "Customer collaboration", and "Responding to change" As I applied Agile requirements (user stories), engineering (XP), and process & project management (Scrum & Kanban) to my startups (RideStation, and Agile Entrepreneurs) starting from 2005 to now in 2018, I learned numerous lessons and shared them with my fellow entrepreneurs for the next dozen years.
These lessons I have incorporated by "extending" the Agile Manifesto with two additional values pertaining to Product (5th) and Startup/Business (6th) - that the services consultants who wrote it in 2001 probably didn't have to contend with as most (all?) of them were not founders of product startups: 
"User Validation, Customer Traction, and Business Milestones"
Agile Entrepreneurs Manifesto User & Customer ACTIVITIES over Product Feature…