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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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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New challenges ahead

From developer to Scrum Master - from tech-focus to people-focus

Mar 03
New challenges ahead Cosima Laube

When writing about my personal retro of 2016 and the three big goals I have for 2017, I just was able to write about two of them at that time. The third one in that (unordered) goal triple is: stepping out of my comfort zone & doing great in my new job.

On 1st of March I started my first professio…

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Random New Year Ramblings

Some more personal retrospective 2016 bits & thoughts for the new year 2017

Jan 01
Random New Year Ramblings Cosima Laube

New Year's Eve 2016 has been special for me as I deliberately spent it on my own. Just on my own. For the first time ever.

Looking back on yesterday it was kind of 'slack time' for me. Nothing to do, nothing to achive, no FOMO (fear of missing out). Just spending a quiet evening with nice food and…

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