Do you have a list of complaints? You wish that your colleagues would understand better what you are going through. Or, for example, do you think people at work don’t take into account your full potential and possibilities?
The strength of MBTI
MBTI can help you to understand each other better. It is an assessment tool that separates people into 16 personality types. Each type has features, which distinguish it from others. This helps us to see strengths and weaknesses in real life and at work. The knowledge of differences will change the way we perceive ourselves and our relationships with others like family or friends or colleagues or bosses etc. Continue reading Understanding the importance of MBTI
Most people in IT are working from home, or are very little at the office, during these Corona times. Myself, I’ve been a part of the teams, as the architect and/or coach, creating multiple MVP applications in a matter of days, for the Flemish government, to support companies survive this financial disaster by allowing them to request premiums.
Pulled out of the comfort zone of seeing a colleague’s face on a daily base, to an online video chat mimicking that feeling. The balance between working/personal life is put under pressure. Some people had their kids at home while still working.
Continue reading Working in Corona times
A team member that feels comfortable will speak his mind, leading to big advantages: the cause of a certain delay being found, the reason why a person was underperforming at one time,…
We often underestimate the value of these advantages. It doesn’t have to be hard to make people feel a bit more at home. Continue reading Creating a safe space
Back from a great vacation not so far from Saint-Tropez. Le Muy, where I stayed, is about 50 km away from Saint-Tropez. The easy way is to drive to Sainte-Maxime by car and get into the taxi speedboat. Continue reading Welcome to Saint-Tropez
08:30: Driving to work after a quick cup of coffee.
09:00: Stopping at the car wash – yes it was time.
10:00: Facilitating daily scrum
12:00: Preparing retrospective
18:00: Ending the week. Time to enjoy the weekend.