Everything is new in May

Random spring ramblings

May 31
Everything is new in May Cosima Laube

The first sentence in a German poem goes like "Alles neu macht der Mai..." which means that nature wakes up and addresses this joyful time. My May was mostly like that: many new & joyful things. Sometimes it felt also like a rollercoaster ride: bringing the guts upside down, also mostly joyful and t…

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Following your dream...

... by building it on your own - one short example

May 15
Following your dream... Cosima Laube

Today it is not about my goals or dreams but about a music artists' dream.

On 14th of May I treated myself with a classical concert. Did not do that for a long time for many reason, mostly because of "I have no time". Then I saw an advertisement in two days with this young man (ok, in fact he is t…

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Bumble Bee Boxing

On creativity and reframing - or: decent structuring of chaos time with timeboxes

Apr 26
Bumble Bee Boxing Cosima Laube

Some days ago I had a very valuable discussion with one of my colleagues who is very passionate about using timeboxing appropriately and wisely. He also said that timeboxes can be used to be sure to "not forget about time". You have a certain amount of time where you can feel free of worrying about…

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Start with what you have

Two short stories about passion, focus, eating my own dogfood & having valuable connections

Apr 17
Start with what you have Cosima Laube

The last couple of days I stumbled over starting (or dealing) with what I have in its best sense and in multiple variations. Today I share two of these little stories:

Passion for work

The first story on starting with what you have is about my new job as a Scrum Master. In our company we are not wor…

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Agile Running

Parallels between running, agile software development & sustainable living

Apr 07
Agile Running Cosima Laube

One of my three goals I am focussing on this year is doing a healthy marathon in October. Running seems more than ever my form of applied mindfulness, my kind of moving meditation. This said and seeing nature waking up, enjoying the sun and everything blossoming, I am running even more than I did be…

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