Work #

  1. Worked 47 hours
  2. Publicly announced the upcoming “Design Systems with SuperFriends” course
  3. Had initial Plucky consulting call with with Jen Dary and Crystal Vitelli
  4. Reviewed new product designs with Afyia Smith
  5. Working session with Crystal Vitelli
  6. Recorded Invision panel for Clarity with Lisa Day, Eli Woolery, and Nick Hahn
  7. Talked to Julia Fernandez about a SuperFriendly internship
  8. Monthly Directors’ roundtable
  9. Biz dev check-in with Crystal Vitelli and Joe Rinaldi
  10. Sales call with new prospective client with Joe Rinaldi
  11. Project strategizing with Lauren Deal, Crystal Vitelli, Matt Cook, and Joe Rinaldi
  12. Met with Alex Hillman (and a few others) to brainstorm about helping the city of Philadelphia to create better economic opportunities
  13. Final Clarity host check-in
  14. Emceed Clarity
  15. Launched the full version of the Design System Diagnostic

Personal #

  1. Em and I rearranged my office. It looks so much nicer now!
  2. Slept an average of 5 hours and 41 minutes per night. Average bedtime: 10:57pm. Average wake up time: 5:17am.

Watched #

  1. Class Action Park
  2. NBA: Heat vs. Bucks game 2, Raptors vs. Celtics game 3, and Nuggets vs. Clippers game 1

Notable reads #

  1. Finished It’s About Damn Time by Arlan Hamilton
  2. Finished King of the World by David Remnick
  3. Started Secrets of Sand Hill Road by Scott Kupor
  4. An easy way to export Final Cut Pro X Chapter Markers to YouTube Chapters
  5. I’m definitely going to build this video studio setup for my desk.
  6. Peter McKinnon’s YouTube Studio Setup gave me some great nuggets on how to rearrange my office to look better on camera.

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Weeknotes: August 2–August 8, 2020