What kind of journaling method should I choose? And why?

A consultant would say “it depends”. 😉 When it comes to choosing your first journal – no matter if it is “only” for private stuff, for business or your whole life – it really depends. It depends i.e. on your (pre)experience with written self-reflection practises, on the level of discipline you can/want to spend, on […]

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The Podcast Nugget Collection – Online

On my Bullet Journaling journey I started a “podcast nuggets” custom collection during my 2nd Bullet Journal (BuJo) book. Now I am half-way through the 3rd BuJo book and – already for a while – I am thinking about making a blogpost for those podcast nuggets.  So here it is! I have three goals in […]

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Why juggling improves my health

💡🧠 It took me ages to retry juggling. Now I enjoy the practise which is perfect also for breaks in remotework times. Juggling & Mindfulness?! Did you know that juggling also an informal way to practise mindfulness? ☯️ Your mind is in the very here & now. This activates other brain parts than usual office […]

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How to tame that (inner) moaner

💥 Honestly, how often do most of us complain in business? Be it aloud or silently. Both blocks our full capacity to lead or be creative. Life provides us with plenty of occasion to practise #mindfulness, self-efficacy and with that training our brain’s leadership capacities. 🧠 Not convinced yet? Here’s a personal example: I used […]

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3 things I learned at Agile Scale Camp 2020 Online

Nr. 1: On perfectionism Agile Scale Camp Online had an awesome and intense morning impulse session with Dave Snowden. I knew Dave’s session are always so rich for me, so making notes was set. I also tried to sketchnote, of course. Yet I found it hard to follow each and every detail – the session […]

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moss and brown autumn leaves being a metaphor for resilience and that there is always more than just one perspective

Mindful Check-in Inspiration

At #AgileScaleCamp on last Friday I offered a session on your personal (little) gems when it comes to remote working. Several people pointed out the importance of a check-in (of course on invitation, not the “forced” ones) in meetings – especially if you (still) have them back-to-back. We were also discussing mindfulness practises for that, […]

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Letting your practise change

It’s been more than a year ago when I used my first 6-Minutes diary (read about my experience back then here). Then I discovered BulletJournaling and practised this guided free-style journaling technique for almost a year. For the darker, colder time 🍁🌨️🍂 of this unique pandemic year I recently decided to switch to a bit […]

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Back to the sources: Retrospective Basics – Part Three – Stances

In Part One we looked at the my very basics for helpful, effective retrospectives and Part Two was dedicated to variety. In this last part helpful stances are in the spotlight – and as promised, I’ll also share the my secret fuel for Inspect & Adapt. As a retrospective facilitator YOUR inner stance matters. A lot! For someone who is […]

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Back to the sources: Retrospective Basics Part Two – Variety

In Part One we looked at the my very basics for helpful, effective retrospectives. Today we put variety [0] in the spotlight. Listening to Gitte on the TIRF podcast reminded me of things I struggled with in my earlier Scrum Master’s and Agile Coach’s days. Things that I wish I would’ve known way earlier in […]

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Back to the sources: Retrospective Basics – Part One

Inspired by a mentoring I did with a friend and by the “This is retrospective facilitaton podcast” episode with Gitte Klitgaard I decided to write this multi-part article on (some) basics for retrospectives: Part One will be this intro and I’ll share the my very basics Part Two elaborates on the right dosage of of […]

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