Tag: retrospectives

Stop starting, start finishing – for real!

Catching up and warming up after the break… Yesterday it has been exactly three months since I wrote my last blogpost here on ‘Harvest, rest and celebrate… and possibly take some writing pause’. I wanted to be serious with ‘(stop starting,) start finishing’ – I really took the writing pause – and I’ve been successfull […]

Depression? (Are you kiddin’) Me?!

On finally taking myself seriously A bit of history It has been more than 10 years since I had the first real-life contact with depression. Back then it was not about me – of course not! At that time one of my best friends attempted s*icide for the first time. Theoretically I knew about depression […]

Curiosity, Openness, and Acceptance.

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

Regular personal retrospectives?

Experimenting with celebrating success and personal goal setting It is been around 6 weeks ago. To be honest, I felt emotionally cringed and generally not in a too good shape back then. Close friends told me, that from an outer perspective this was totally understandable… . A lot was happening all at once – the […]

New challenges ahead

From developer to Scrum Master – from tech-focus to people-focus 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 […]

Random New Year Ramblings

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

What running means to me

A part of my personal retrospective 2016 & a loveletter to running itself A couple of days ago I set one of my targets for 2017: I’ll do the full Marathon in October 2017. I actually signed up, payed the fee, whoop! No way back! Yes, of course, there would be a way back e.g. […]

Workshop on Sustainable Retrospectives @ AgileTable Friedrichshafen

(picture credits: Sustainable dwelling by Frits Ahlefeldt, license: CC BY-NC-ND) In my post on the first Agile Table Friedrichshafen I was just writing about Daniel Hommel‘s offer to visit us. Now for our second Agile Table meeting mid of September, he already visited us which made me very glad & thankful that he travelled that […]