Weekly Review – Week Ending 6/28/13

Blog Posts This Week – Personal (4), links follow. Work (0)

4 Things I Learned in My First Google Hangout
My Ultra Journey Day 12
Hotter Than Hades – My Ultra Journey Day 11
Weekly Review – Week Ending 6/21/13

Accomplishments for this week

-Work

– Moved offices due to renovations.
– Focusing more time on CMMI Project. Wrote detailed plans for Process Improvement, Configuration Management and Measurement & Analysis. Scheduled project kick-off for Integrated Work Management with leaders from three manufacturing sites.

– Learn

My First Google Hangout last week and youtube video of Bastien Guerry interviewing Sacha Chua inspired me to do some research about Emacs.
– Attended the Jackson Tech Entrepreneurs Meet Up at Millsaps College. Two presentations, Networking and free Pizza!
– Learned an easier way to present time tracking data in this blog post.

-Run

– Completed the Hotter Than Hades Half Marathon in Leland, MS. Read all about that here.
– Got added to a team to run in the 30th Watermelon Classic 5K in Jackson, MS on July 4th.

– Social

– Networking at the Tech Meetup and family time.

Goals and Plans for next week

– Work

– Only a 3 days work week. Thursday is a holiday and I have vacation on Friday.
– CMMI Project – IWM kick off and Roles and Responsibilities project.
– Celebrate project completions with pizza party for project leads. Yay!

– Learn

– Reading Running Through the Wall, a compilation of ultra marathoning stories by Neal Jamison
– Reading The Creature from Jekyll Island, one account of the creation of the Federal Reserve Banking system
– Read more Emacs stuff. Find an interesting problem to solve using code and learn the code I need to solve it.

– Run

– Run a 16 mile trail run at Butts Park to get ready for the Big Butts 50K
– Figure out a nutrition plan for the 50k race

– Social

– Get packed up for the beach. We leave next Saturday for a week at the beach with family from GA, NC and IL – about 26 family members total. Whew! Going to be a bunch fun. My next weekly report will be posted from there.

Time Tracking Summary – 3 Tables
1. Totals per category for the last week
2. Totals per week day with work day categories filtered out
3. Totals per work day with only work day categories

Totals by category

Sleep 48.68
Work – Raytheon 44.02
Personal – Routines 14.49
Unpaid Work – Commute 11.20
Discretionary – Family 9.03
Personal – Run – Race 5.50
Discretionary – Writing – Blog 4.85
Personal – Run 4.45
Discretionary – Social 3.20
Discretionary – Travel 2.87
Discretionary – Learning – Running 2.63
Discretionary – Read – Nonfiction 2.51
Unpaid Work – Home 2.46
Unpaid Work – Errands 2.46
Discretionary – Productive – Tracking 2.37
Business – Connect – Network 1.90
Discretionary – Entertainment – Movies 1.85
Personal – Cross Training 1.78
Business – Sales 1.25
Discretionary – Relax 0.75
Discretionary – Read – Blogs 0.60
Discretionary – Learning – OS 0.38
Discretionary – Entertainment – Play Games 0.27

Totals per Week Day – Good week for sleep. Doing more reading.

Record category Per Week Day
Sleep 6.95
Personal – Routines 2.07
Discretionary – Family 1.29
Personal – Run – Race 0.79
Discretionary – Writing – Blog 0.69
Personal – Run 0.64
Discretionary – Social 0.46
Discretionary – Travel 0.41
Discretionary – Learning – Running 0.38
Discretionary – Read – Nonfiction 0.36
Unpaid Work – Home 0.35
Unpaid Work – Errands 0.35
Discretionary – Productive – Tracking 0.34
Business – Connect – Network 0.27
Discretionary – Entertainment – Movies 0.26
Personal – Cross Training 0.25
Business – Sales 0.18
Discretionary – Relax 0.11
Discretionary – Read – Blogs 0.09
Discretionary – Learning – OS 0.05
Discretionary – Entertainment – Play Games 0.04
Total Result 16.33

Totals per Work Day – Curses! The commute is brutal.

Record category Per Work Day
Work – Raytheon 8.80
Unpaid Work – Commute 2.24
Total Result 11.04
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