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 […]

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The final disruption

Gedanken zum Umgang mit Tod & Trauer (in Teams) mit Elementen aus der Positiven Psychologie (Zeichung von Reinald Kirchner; Foto von Cosima Laube) Der Start auf der Play4Agile Ich bin immer wieder sehr positiv überrascht, wieviel Offenheit und Vertrauen in vermeintlich kurzer Zeit entstehen kann, wenn der passende Rahmen besteht und Menschen mit kompatiblen Wertesystemen […]

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Mindfulness session @ Play4Agile 2017

Thoughts and sharings on mindfulness (picture credits: FreeImages.com/Leandro Cavinatto, license: Freeimages.com Content License) At Play4Agile in 2017 (#p4a17 for short) there was a great Open Space Session on Mindfulness. Bettina Ruggeri and Armin Schubert initiated the session and there were a lot of other people contributing to it. The main question first was to collect […]

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OOP2017 – Details matter

My personal (short) review Being at OOP 2017 in Munich was a great experience – not just because I had the chance to speak there and share my thoughts on softskills for tech people with my session on ‘interhuman debugging’ (in German). Of course, speaking at OOP was a great experience on its own. Being […]

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Zwischenmenschliches Debugging – Kommunikationsüberwachung mal anders

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 weniger gut. Woran liegt das? Und was trage ich selbst dazu bei? Die aktuellen Slides zu meinem Talk […]

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Playing Lego @ AgileTable Friedrichshafen

A workshop on the Cynefin framework Since our first meeting in July 2016 and the workshop on sustainable retrospectives facilitated by Daniel Hommel in September 2016 some time has gone by. In the meantime we had a networking evening at a pizza restaurant and one Lean Coffee together with collecting ideas for 2017. Our Agile […]

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Who Says? – Experimenting with your core beliefs

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 in my mind. I find it easy to […]

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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 […]

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Intervision – What is it and how does it work?

Case-based coaching and reflection among agile colleagues This year in October I was fortunate to be part of the Coach Reflection Day (CoRe Day) in Karlsruhe. It was a day filled with impressions, new ideas, shared experiences and great input. I’d like to share one of these impulses with you. This blogpost is an english […]

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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. […]

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