More automation! More! More! Also, podcasting is fun, so I’m going to work on delegating more to free up time and attention (and to do things even better.)
- Weekly review: Week ending November 22, 2013
- Emacs Chat: Magnar Sveen (Emacs Rocks)
- How I review my notes
- Google Helpouts update: Helping people learn, thinking about business strategies
- Sketchnote: Visual Thinkers Toronto – Mapping
- Simplifying my event commitments; tips for people looking for event sketchnotes
- 2013.11.24 Katamari Forever
- 2013.11.25 How can I make my sketches easier for others to view during a Helpers Help Out show
- 2013.11.25 Mapping what you’re learning
- 2013.11.25 Organizing Evernote
- 2013.11.25 Thinking about tweaking my blog design
- 2013.11.25 What are the ways I add value – How can I replace myself
- 2013.11.26 Plans for 2014
- 2013.11.26 Sketchnote – Visual Thinkers Toronto – Mapping
- 2013.11.27 How can I accelerate my learning
- 2013.11.27 Trust and assistants
- 2013.11.28 Share the opportunities, create jobs
- 2013.11.29 BrainDoodles lesson 1 and 2
- 2013.11.29 BrainDoodles lesson 3 and lesson 4
- 2013.11.29 Building conversational connections on Twitter
- 2013.11.29 Fridays for podcasts
- 2013.11.29 Helpers Helpout 02 – Communicating with Clients Before and After Helpouts
- 2013.11.29 Learning together
- A productivity system I use — The Iceberg Method: Get things out of your head and into something searchable so that you stop worrying about remembering them. A review process is great for remembering what you’ve stashed and what you need to act on. Here’s mine!
- 100 Motivates You to Learn a New Skill in 100 Days: Timelapse videos of the skills you’re developing. Interesting idea.
- ExamTime Gives Students a Place to Post Mind Maps, Notes, and Quizzes: Hooray for more visual learning resources
- 28 and a ½ Ideas for Business Blog Posts: Quick writing prompts
- Center Your Budget Around Buying Freedom Instead of Things: That makes sense to me. People use money to buy stuff. People use money to buy experiences. I like using it to buy and protect freedom.
- End Your Kids’ Nagging and Negotiating with Three Simple Words: Asked and answered! We don’t have that issue in our household, but this might be handy for people with younger kids – or even in grown-up life, maybe?
- Robby Macdonell on Tracking 8,000 Screen Hours
- 5 Fundamentals That Determine How Fast Your Blog Grows: Content, SEO, guest blogging, outreach, stickiness
- Don’t Want to be a Digital Nomad? There Are Other Kinds of Lifestyle Entrepreneur: Doesn’t have to be all about traveling to interesting places. =) I’m more of a staycation person myself…
- The Disillusionment of the Early Career Engineer: Great career tips on dealing with the doldrums
- Wait vs Interrupt Culture: Interesting to see different kinds of culture. I like wait cultures more, and I’m getting better at not interrupting people.
- 5 Tips to Improve Your Study Habits: Handy tips – I’ve shared variants of these tips in my own Helpouts
- Latin LOLCat: Joy: Disce gaudere – Learn to enjoy.
Focus areas and time review
- Business (62.5h – 37%) – Holy cow, that’s where all that time went
- Earn (23.3h – 37% of Business)
[ ]Earn: Consulting – E1 – Thursday
[ ]Earn: Consulting – E1 – Tuesday
[X]Earn: Consulting – E1 – Thursday
[X]Earn: Consulting – E1 – Tuesday
- Build (15.7h – 25% of Business)
- Drawing (11.2h)
- Paperwork (0.0h)
[ ]File payroll return
- Connect (23.5h – 37% of Business)
[X]Host Visual Thinkers Toronto
[X]Prepare Mapping Your Learning presentation
[X]Chat with Xah Lee about Emacs Hangouts
[X]Document processes for Helpers Help Out
[X]Set up editorial calendar for Helpers Help Out
- [X] Host Helpers Help Out
- [X] Host Learning Together
- [X] Plan Emacs Chats
- Earn (23.3h – 37% of Business)
- Relationships (1.5h – 0%)
[ ]Drop cats off
- Discretionary – Productive (0.7h – 0%) – Whoa.
- Writing (0.0h) – Waah! Really?!
- Discretionary – Play (3.9h – 2%)
- Personal routines (23.9h – 14%) – lots of walking and errands
- Unpaid work (12.5h – 7%)
- Sleep (63.1h – 37% – average of 9.0 per day)