Weekly review: Week ending March 14, 2010

Plans from last week:

Work

  • [X] Help with re-run for Remote Presentations that Rock
  • [X] Branding / social marketing chat with IBM AU/NZ social media marketing folks
  • [X] Prepare collaboration presentation for UK workshop
  • [X] Finalize UK workshop travel arrangements
  • [X] Prepare for trip
  • Also: Sat in on two CIO meetings. It’s so awesome – other people think my work is useful and inspiring! =)
  • Gave presentation on microblogging using Lotus Connections Profiles. Encouraged information management team to use it as a virtual watercooler.
  • Facilitated discussion during presentation of industry business value assessment study
  • Participated in a great blog discussion around virtual leadership
  • Helped Rawn Shah edit his virtual leadership article for Forbes
  • Got David Ing, David Singer, Ted Tritchew, and Robert Terpstra’s advice on my career plans
  • Learned that Bernie Michalik found my to-do notation useful
  • Mapped what I want to learn
  • Had an awesome meeting with the Toronto Public Library – excited!

Relationships

  • [X] Explore more recipes
  • [  ] Sort out photography
  • [X] Host tea party
  • [X] Tidy up some more
  • Also: Inventoried and organized the freezer
  • Met wonderful people
  • Helped people work on their businesses
  • Supported W-‘s crunch time

Life

  • [X] Go for follow-up appointment with dental surgeon
  • [X] Recover from wisdom teeth extraction
  • Also: Back on normal food, yay!
  • Booked massage for next weekend
  • Adjusted my envelope system (divided investment fund into emergency, sabbatical, and opportunity fund)
  • Ordered a small lean-to greenhouse and other things for an even more awesome life
  • Experimented with ordering from GroceryGateway (convenient, okay produce, not happy with the asparagus, will probably go with No Frills most of the time)
  • Biked to work, yay!
  • Planted parsley and peppers
  • Switched over to daylight savings time

Plans for next week

Work

  • [  ] Facilitate workshop in Reading
  • [  ] Find role models in sales and distribution – for interest interviews
  • [  ] Have second career chat with my manager
  • [  ] Write personal business commitments and individual development plan =)
  • [  ] Share how to blog/share more effectively
  • [  ] Meet up with awesome folks in London
  • [  ] Prepare presentation for PresentationCamp in Toronto

Relationships

  • [  ] Send care package
  • [  ] Connect Jeff Muzzerall and Greg Gulyas
  • [  ] Keep in touch while in the UK

Life

  • [  ] Have proper British food
  • [  ] Plant peppers and peas
  • [  ] Blog even more
  • [  ] Explore podcasting or videocasting or writing briefer notes as a way to get more out there