Weekly review: Weeks ending Dec 13, 2009 and Dec 20, 2009 (December 21, 2009, 2) - Clearly, my Weekly Review task isn’t prominent enough on my task list. Looks like I need to set up a recurring calendar appointment.
Week ending Dec 13, 2009 – plans from the week before:
Do another interview (getting the hang of these podcasts!)
Organize my files
Organize our team resources
Attend team get-together
Conversations with a mentor: chat about plans, mentoring, and knowledge sharing (December 16, 2009, 2) - Conversations with David Singer are usually more laid-back, but I was buzzing with a few things I wanted to pick his brains about, so he graciously let me flood him with questions and ideas.
I shared my realization about what I want to do at IBM—or where I want to help take the organization, to phrase
How I find and learn from mentors (December 14, 2009, 2) - Would you be willing to describe in more detail how those relationships came to be, and how you’ve gone about fostering them? Do you have any advice for someone looking for a mentor?
I don’t ask people, “Will you be my mentor?” People come forward when the time is right. So if you’re
Offline and online conversations (January 6, 2010, 0) - Do you miss the serendipity of hallway conversations at conferences and events?
Online conversations can be more powerful than offline ones. Here’s why I think so.
In person, you start with people, and you look for common topics. Conversation participants all see each other. The possibilities are limited to who’s there and what you can discover in
Weekly review: Week ending January 25, 2009 (January 27, 2009, 0) - The sore throat from last week transformed into a nasty cold. Fortunately, working from home meant I was just as productive as I would’ve been otherwise (or even more so, considering that I didn’t need to go for a commute). Here’s the update based on last week’s plans:
Back to Drupal 5 awesomeness because I’m rejoining