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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Zwischenmenschliches Debugging

Kommunikationsüberwachung mal anders

Jan 31
Zwischenmenschliches Debugging Cosima Laube

Unser menschliches Gegenüber ist wie eine undokumentierte Thirdparty-Library: Wir müssen erst herausfinden, wie er/sie „tickt“, um zusammenarbeiten zu können. Und selbst bei bekannten Libraries gibt es immer wieder Überraschungen. Mit manchen Zeitgenossen geht Zusammenarbeiten besser, mit anderen w…

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Who Says?

Experimenting with your core beliefs

Jan 22
Who Says? Cosima Laube

(picture credits: Frits Ahlefeldt, license: CC BY-NC-ND)

Who Says?

On new year's eve I read this tweet of my friend Marianne where she planned to ask 'Who says?' more often in 2017. This little question already made me think in this moment but I did not expect that it would keep working that long i…

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Zwangspause

Augenauszeit - Was macht ein "Softwerker" dann?

Sep 25
Cosima Laube

Manche haben sich schon gewundert, warum gerade hier nichts passiert.

Das ist der Grund (oder besser: das Equipment zur Bekämpfung des Grundes)

Heisses Dampfbad für die Augen

Nein, es ist kein Anti-Erkältungsequipment. Es handelt sich um einen Tipp des Augenarztes um das amoklaufendes Auge in den Griff zu bekommen. Bis das wiede…

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