Weekly review: Week ending May 2, 2010

lettuce That was a busy week. Lots of work, lots of accomplishments, and lots of new things learned!

From last week’s plans:

Work

  • [X] Discuss virtual leadership
  • [X] Finalize preparations for Idea Lab
  • [-] Revise my “Remote Presentations That Rock”
  • [X] Flesh out more parts of the wiki
  • [X] Follow up on expertise location pilot – export lists of experts
  • [X] Track Idea Lab interest
  • [-] Update invitation template
  • Also: Listened to Debbie Landers talk about being a remote executive (“All executives are remote, in a way”)
  • Chatted with Laurie Friedman about leadership
  • Blogged about facilitation tips
  • Drafted newsletter
  • Set up training community
  • Posted visual essay on smarter leaders
  • Updated and reorganized part of the wiki
  • Talked to extended team members
  • Helped Camille Nichols track down resources
  • Sent list of experts for expertise location pilot

Relationships

  • [X] Meet with lawyer regarding the marriage contract
  • [-] Add another freezable meal to our repertoire (chicken-based?)
  • [X] Plant more herbs in the back box
  • Also: Attended Tania’s tea party
  • Built garden box frame with W-. Lots of work and lots of fun.
  • Planted asparagus, whee! Also picked up more strawberries and a cherry tomato plant
  • Turned the compost
  • Made large batch of spaghetti sauce
  • Made cream puffs
  • Attended J-’s school musical (Dear Edwina) – that was fun! Why don’t we have beginners’ musicals that grownups can sing in? =)
  • Scanned paperwork for my mom

Life

  • [-] Get started on skirts
  • [-] Post five drawings
  • [X] Figure out how to blog or journal small, quick notes
  • Also: Drew more cats
  • Planned how to simplify life, remember better, and fight clutter

Plans for next week:

Work

  • [  ] TOP: Facilitate Idea Lab and summarize results
  • [  ] Revise “Remote Presentations That Rock”
  • [  ] Follow up on expertise location pilot
  • [  ] Reflect on IBMers at their best – map competencies to how I currently practice them and how I want to grow
  • [  ] Post more thoughts on career growth

Relationships

  • [  ] Work on garden frame
  • [  ] Send some more information that my mom needs for her visa application
  • [  ] Plant the rest of the herbs
  • [  ] Send additional information to lawyer

Life

  • [  ] Spring cleaning: wardrobe, bedside table, living room, etc.
  • [  ] More organization: try belt pouch + bag system