Posts: Musings

The decline of Open Space

Apr 16, 2019

When Chris Chapman, a friend and colleague, referred to an article on LinkedIn to explain his growing disinterest in Open Space conferences, I started writing a quick reply. The quick reply soon outgrew the limitations for a LinkedIn response and therefore ended up as this blog post.

First of all: I love Open Spaces, absolutely love them. Second, it’s a shame there’s not more real ones…

Open Space

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My journey: Corporate or Startup

Mar 31, 2019

Have you ever wondered how different your career path has turned out to be compared to what you expected? Have you ever asked yourself how much has your environment, network and change of priorities impacted your career aspirations? What are some of the risks you took in your career? And what is stopping you from taking more risks? Asking these questions from coworkers and friends often leads to very interesting conversations. In this article I will share the pros and cons of joining a startup from a big corporation and some tips to make the transition smooth.

Crossing over

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New and exciting 2019

Dec 31, 2018

2018 was a very important and pivotal year for me. I had a dream and I was looking for a right plan and time to execute. I was working on a couple of different ideas when Peter and Gino discussed the idea of Xodiac. It all made sense and in May 2018, we (Peter, Gino and I) founded Xodiac with a mission “making every team thrive”.

What is the most important ingredient required for a team to thrive or prosper? We believe it is “the right culture and environment”. An environment of constant feedback, learning, and transparency will help teams thrive. We are living this mission statement in Xodiac. As we are growing our business and team, we are constantly learning and refining ourselves as a team and as an organization.

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Building Xodiac in 2018

Dec 23, 2018

What a year 2018 was! So much going on and so many great stories to tell.

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Reflecting on the year

Dec 20, 2018

With the end of the year rapidly approaching, many reflect on what happened in 2018. Continuously reminded by the holiday wishes and the jolly spirit omnipresent in every downtown street and building, I naturally dig into my memory banks even more so than I otherwise do. 2018 was a big year for us, lit up by little bubbles of light promising a bright future.

Bubbles of light

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