Crossfit – fit for life and fit for purpose

    Peter Brouwers, Peter Paul van de Beek, on 27-02-2020
    Category: Podcast

    Like the Romans already said: Mens sana in corpore sano. A healthy mind in a healthy body. One sentence in  an article from one of our colleagues triggered us: “Prepare for the unknown and unknowable”. We  really wondered, how does this help him in his daily job? We talk about crossfit. About ring musle-up or a handstand push-up. Of course we relate it to our daily practise. How do you benefit from it in your job and even in making career decisions. We talk about the value of the community and the…

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    Coaching – more impact with Human Systems Engineering

    Peter Brouwers, Peter Paul van de Beek, on 11-09-2019
    Category: Podcast

    In this podcast, we talk with two of our coaches in tech about making an impact on the performance of teams and people. The reference they use to do this is called Human System Engineering. In bol.com we have different types of coaches with different focus areas. Outside tech, or bol.com wide so to say, we have coaches for careers, personal coaches and SPARK coaches. SPARK is our holocracy/network way of working. Burgert joined bol.com recently and was asked to reflect on what he encountered during his first months. We…

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