Day Parenting

One game to CTRL the Shift...

Apr 19
Day Parenting Cosima Laube

This year in February I attended Play4Agile again. Some time after this unconference I stumbled upon the book 'CTRL Shift' by Mike Bonifer and Jessie Shternshus. Udo Wiegärtner and Adrian Suciu held one session at #p4a18 about unlearning and about this book. Of course, I immediately ordered it and t…

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Explorative running

On all the stuff running can do for you(r life)

Apr 12
Explorative running Cosima Laube

Since a couple of weeks I am doing endurance running again. And I am doing it in quite a disciplined way. This endurance thingy helps with the black dog - who on the one hand wants me to believe by all means that he doesn't like going outside... and at the same time he longs so much for the calmness…

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Curiosity, Openness, and Acceptance.

What recent travel taught me about the non-judging awareness aspect of mindfulness.

Jan 07
Curiosity, Openness, and Acceptance. Cosima Laube

In Germany we say "between the years" if we want to refer to the time between Christmas and New Years Eve. In this time I travelled for 5 days to Leipzig in Eastern Germany to attend the 34th Chaos Communication Congress (34c3 in short).

One of the principles at the Congress is that All creatures a

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Dogfooding with powerful questions

An experiment of using powerful questions for self-coaching

Nov 28
Dogfooding with powerful questions Cosima Laube

Over the last months I stumbled across powerful questions for agile teams multiple times. Powerful questions help with emerging change, they are open for the client's mental models and they literally invite to introspection and new perspectives. There is a great overview and a resource list compiled…

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Bringing a young dog to a fitness studio?

How it is like to do strength training mindfully

Sep 01
Bringing a young dog to a fitness studio? Cosima Laube

Recently I got in contact with Patrick Sauerwein and it turned out that we share Meditation experience. Exchanging with him on that boosted me with such energy that I decided to invest in an experiment: doing mindfulness practises more regularly again. To be even more precise: I will practise mindfu…

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