Status Update

Podcast – S2E01 – Giving and Receiving Feedback

We’re back with season 2! We added some new segments for the season such as Microstory and Kudos. The theme for this episode spans giving and receiving feedback in work, play, and personal relationships. Productive Flourishing, by Charlie Gilkey, was also mentioned in Random Learnings. Click here to listen or subscribe from your favorite podcast… Continue reading Podcast – S2E01 – Giving and Receiving Feedback

Status Update, Time Management

Three things you need to know before buying your next planner

Prologue from Patti: This post was written at the end of the year, so for some of you, now is the time to think of the new year! Now is the time to reflect on the past and make those resolutions for more productivity! Now is the time to buy the new 2020 planner! For… Continue reading Three things you need to know before buying your next planner

Leadership

Becoming a Manager (when you’re a Millennial), Getting Managed

The below reflections are based on a blog post I wrote earlier called “In My Bosses Shoes” where I wrote about having learned the different facets of having to “manage up.” In order to learn how to lead the other generations well, you have to first understand how you want to be managed by your… Continue reading Becoming a Manager (when you’re a Millennial), Getting Managed

Leadership

Becoming a Manager (when you’re a Millennial), An Intro

Millennials, particularly the Millennial A’s, are defined (by me) as those who may have had a cellphone in high school, but they were still paying for every minute. It was also either attached to a bag or at least didn’t flip closed. We (because I’m one of them) are now entering management roles where we… Continue reading Becoming a Manager (when you’re a Millennial), An Intro

Books!, Time Management

Wildly Important

I finally finished Deep Work, by Cal Newport, and immediately started reading it again. I started it as soon as I finished because it was so chock full of amazing recommendations for how to employ deep work that I needed to read it again to make sure I absorbed everything. While I’ll give you an… Continue reading Wildly Important

Books!, Leadership, Research, Status Update

Podcast #10 – Building Trust

Some Salesforce studying, iPhone 8 reboot instructions, and education on gender judo round out our random learnings for the week. The theme for the week is Building Trust. We talk about the different components for building trust and two books about trust - Tribes, by Seth Godin and The Speed of Trust, by Stephen MR… Continue reading Podcast #10 – Building Trust

Life Lately

Important Learnings From My Evo Planners, Part Two

My summer was full of Important Learnings! I hope that some may resonate with you, too. I feel like some of these deserve either future conversations on my podcast or deeper dives as blog fodder. Let me know if any of these or the previous ones piqued your interest and if you'd like to hear… Continue reading Important Learnings From My Evo Planners, Part Two

Health & Wellness, Status Update, Time Management

Podcast #9 – How To Juggle

We reminisce over the past weekend with framily before diving into this week’s theme, How to Juggle. We mention the apps Slack, Asana and Basecamp as project management trackers we use. We talk about the Evo Planner and how our Four Tendencies personalities affect our ability to use planners in general. We switch up Vertellis… Continue reading Podcast #9 – How To Juggle

Health & Wellness, Status Update, Time Management

Podcast #8 – Joy and Play

Random learnings led us to talking about Hurricane Dorian relief! If you want to donate to the Bahamas for disaster relief, the Giving Voices Project is collecting funds ASAP. You can give a tax deductible donation by calling 386-986-7505. Our theme for this week is Joy & Play. Joy is more sustaining than just doing… Continue reading Podcast #8 – Joy and Play