The Cultural Conversation

As you might have noticed I’m currently writing a series of blog posts about the culture of Prowareness. Therefore I’m nowadays a keen observer of cultural behaviour. Last Tuesday, during our company meeting, something interesting happened. Before I’ll give you the details, I’ll first share some information about ‘the Prowareness Tuesday’. The Prowareness Tuesday Every Tuesday afternoon […]

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Keep it Simple Stupid!

Vrijdag 15:45 uur, de telefoon gaat, BNR Nieuwsradio. Of ik een aantal quotes over Scrum kan geven. Overrompeld door het verzoek vraag ik om een paar minuten bedenktijd. Dat was geen probleem, ik zou over 15 minuten vanuit de opnamestudio teruggebeld worden. Dit scenario deed zich gisteren voor. Op deze zaterdagochtend wil ik alleen even […]

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Hoe Ziet Jouw Etalage Eruit?

Deze week vond vanuit Prowareness de Yearly plaats. Een 2-daags evenement waarbij we gezamenlijk met onze klanten terugkijken op het vorige jaar en het nieuwe jaar vol energie aftrappen. Zie deze geweldige video voor een impressie van Prowareness in 2015. Naast het delen van de jaarcijfers, brainstormsessies en interactieve games werd ook het podium geboden aan […]

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The Three Levels of Listening

Recently I attended the training ‘Coaching Agile Teams’ provided by Michael Spayd and Michael Hamman. During this excellent 3-day course a variety of useful models were introduced. In this blog post I’ll share the ‘three levels of listening’. I’ll explain the theory combined with my personal experiences. As a human being, the ability to listen […]

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Where the Magic Really Happens

This week I read the article ‘Why getting out of your comfort zone is the best thing you can do for your career’ by Jacob Morgan. I completely agree with the statement that the magic happens outside your comfort zone. Personally I don’t get out of my comfort zone from a career catalyst perspective. However, […]

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My Master Plan for 2015

In my previous blog post I took some time to reflect my professional highlights of 2014. Luckily, there were quite some great highlights! In this blog I will describe my master plan for 2015. And of course, being an Agile coach, every change will be embraced warmly. The master plan is there to deviate from […]

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My Highlights of 2014

Having a few days off around Christmas offers an ideal opportunity for some reflection. In this blog post I will write down the professional highlights of this year, the next blog will include the wishes, dreams and goals I have for 2015. Of course, these are all personal topics, but maybe it will inspire you […]

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Daily Rituals: How I Work

Recently I read the book ‘Daily Rituals: How Artists Work’. It describes the habits, schedules, and daily practices some famous artists use to get their work done. Although I definitely don’t consider myself an artist, it did offer me some inspiration for my own daily and weekly rituals. Finding the ideal balance between working effective […]

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