Meeting old men

Two observations that old beliefs slowly got obsolete

Aug 28
Meeting old men Cosima Laube

Today I was running in the woods. I stopped by at my favorite spot which is a small lake. Usually it is calm and quite there - and I am the only person. Today there was an old man with his two dogs. The dogs were enjoying a bath in the lake. No quietness!

I felt a bit puzzled but... I stopped anyw…

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Sustainable Pace & Vulnerability - for real!

How getting towed triggered personal insights...

Jun 21
Cosima Laube

Today my car got towed. Unexpectedly (honestly!). After a long workshop day.
And I found myself pushed to the limit. Within seconds. Somewhere torn between anger, sadness and several other emotions. Almost crying.

Seriously?? For being towed???

After I pulled myself together, I phoned around, foun…

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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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Reframing applied

plus a pinch of scientific background

Mar 22
Reframing applied Cosima Laube

Lately I came across a couple of occasions for applied cognitive reframing. Just three recent examples:

  • "I am wasting 2,5 hours per day for commuting." versus "I have time to sort my brain, be on the water, hear music or even do sports - and I am arriving at some already in a mood ready for my eveni…

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