Weekly Review – Week Ending 8/2/2013

Blog Posts This Week – Personal (3), links follow. Work (0)

How Good a Quitter Am I?
2013 Big Butts 50k Race Recap
Weekly Review – Week Ending 7/26/2013

Accomplishments for this week

-Work

– Lots of action items and meetings this week. Released the Operations Process Improvement Plan (OPIP) which is a major milestone for this project
– Worked on two Process Action Teams: Configuration Management and Integrated Work Management

– Learn

– Read up to page 186 in The Creature from Jekyll Island which is about the formation of the Federal Reserve Bank and the US financial system. Stalled a little this week opting for reading some blogs instead.
– Learned about http://www.stackexchange.com by stumbling on their podcast.

-Run

– Ran my first Ultra Marathon, The Big Butts 50K finishing in 5:19:59 which was good enough for 6th overall and 5th male. Not sure about age group finish yet.

– Social

– Great time catching up with a group of college guys, many in the group I mentored when they were in middle and high school.
– The Big Butts 50K definitely had a lot of social content to it and I made several new friends.

Goals and Plans for next week

– Work

– Workshop in McKinney, TX this week with Integrated Work Management project team to complete defining the process for Tiered Accountability management across four Operations sites

– Learn

– Read up to page 250 of  The Creature from Jekyll Island
– Finish LearnStreet JavaScript tutorial

– Run

– Run The Run for the Son 5K in Jackson on a Johnny Love Running Machine team.

– Social

– Back to school week for two of my kids. Nothing else planned. There will be lots of family time.

Time Tracking Summary –

First Column – Detailed record categories
Second Column – Total Hours per detailed record category
Third Column – Hours per day
Fourth Column – Summarized record categories
Fifth Column – Total Hours per summarized record category

Record Category Duration Hours Per Day Record Category Summary Total Hours
Sleep 48.54 6.93 Sleep 48.54
Work – Raytheon 45.67 6.52 Work 45.67
Personal – Routines 11.86 1.69 Discretionary 43.22
Unpaid Work – Commute 10.33 1.48 Unpaid Work 23.25
Unpaid Work – Home 9.48 1.35 Personal 15.79
Discretionary – Social 7.63 1.09
Personal – Run – Race 7 1.00
Discretionary – Entertainment – Movies 6.06 0.87
Discretionary – Family 5.81 0.83
Discretionary – Writing – Blog 4.25 0.61
Unpaid Work – Errands 3.42 0.49
Discretionary – Read – Nonfiction 2.77 0.40
Discretionary – Read – Blogs 1.84 0.26
Discretionary – Learn – Code 1.06 0.15
Personal – Run 0.97 0.14
Discretionary – Relax 0.7 0.10
Personal – Cross Training 0.48 0.07
Discretionary – Productive – Tracking 0.12 0.02
Unpaid Work – Podcast Download 0.02 0.00
168.01 24.00
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