Weeknotes

May 02 – May 08, 2021

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Work

  1. Talked to Josh Clark about a new project
  2. Caught up on email/Slack (or tried to) after being out of the office for a week
  3. First aiming session with Patrice Embry, Crystal Vitelli, and Joe Rinaldi
  4. Taught days 1 and 2 (of 4) of my design systems workshop for Smashing Conference
  5. Talked to Josh Silverman about a new project
  6. Caught up with Ewart Jackson
  7. Aiming sessions for Lina Calin and Joshua Blankenship with Crystal Vitelli
  8. Caught up with Christina Faith
  9. Gave a talk—“Show Them the Future”—at RGD Creative Directions
  10. Fireside chat about money and pricing at RGD Creative Diretions with Julian Brown
  11. Weekly meeting with Jan Six, Mike Carbone, and Leslie Camacho at Arcade
  12. Gave Arcade demo to Nathan Curtis
  13. Gave Arcade demo to Jina Anne
  14. Designed landing page for client pitch
  15. Wrote up weekly and monthly strategy and new MVP document for Arcade
  16. Caught up with Jacqui Frey
  17. Arcade strategy conversation with Mike Carbone and Leslie Camacho
  18. Weekly SuperFriendly Opportunities call
  19. Weekly client account status meeting
  20. Client pitch with Afyia Smith, Lauren Deal, Josh Clark, and Joe Rinaldi
  21. Talked NFTs with Patrice Embry, Anthony Colangelo, and Russel Quadros
  22. Aiming session with Lauren Deal and TJ Pitre

Personal

  1. Kids sold their art at a local craft fair
  2. New plaster finished for pool
  3. Got my hair cut

Watched

  1. Biography: “Macho Man” Randy Savage
  2. Shrek (again)

Notable Reads

  1. The Effective Executive by Peter Drucker
  2. Spider-Man: The Darkest Hours by Jim Butcher
  3. Started Great Demo by Peter E. Cohen
  4. OH no Type Company might be my new favorite type foundry.
  5. There’s a Name for the Blah You’re Feeling: It’s Called Languishing (hat tip: Joe Rinaldi)