Work #

  1. Publicly announced Design System Diagnostic
  2. Wrote and sent subcontractor agreement to Octavius Newman for new project
  3. Critique with Isa Sousa
  4. Worked on client design system diagnostic with Greg Sarault
  5. Did Magic Quadrant exercise with Geof Crowl
  6. Wrote and sent subcontractor agreement for Jenn Piotkowski for new branding project
  7. Team alignment meeting with Jessi Hall, Anton Sten, and Joe Rinaldi
  8. Planned SmashingConf Live talk with Brad Frost
  9. 1-on-1s with TJ Pitre, Anton Sten, Crystal Vitelli, Jessi Hall, and Joe Rinaldi
  10. Participated in Bureau of Digital Design Systems Q&A webinar
  11. Biz dev check-ins with Joe Rinaldi
  12. Review project copy
  13. Schemed with Margot Bloomstein
  14. Schemed with Taylor Dunham
  15. Talked team building with Abby Fretz
  16. Redesigned the SuperFriendly project value sheet with Crystal Vitelli
  17. Product planning session with Southleft and Crystal Vitelli
  18. Taught Design Systems class with special guest Jina Anne
  19. Schemed SuperFriendly marketing ideas with Emily Edwards, Crystal Vitelli, and Joe Rinaldi
  20. Weekly studio meeting with Crystal Vitelli and Joe Rinaldi
  21. Chatted with Jason Berg from Pixo

Personal #

  1. Finished painting the kids’ rooms: teal for Sidda and pink for Charlie
  2. Ordered delicious takeout from Laser Wolf
  3. Bought a ukulele
  4. Made some performance and animation updates to my photo site
  5. Slept an average of 6 hours and 59 minutes per night. Average bedtime: 9:44pm. Average wake up time: 5:11am.

Watched #

  1. Final episodes (9 and 10) of The Last Dance
  2. Game 6: The Movie
  3. Stephen Curry MasterClass

Read #

  1. Finished The Challenger Sale, by Matthew Dixon
  2. Started Do Scale, by Les McKeown
  3. Started Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers , by Mary Roach
  4. Clipping and Masking in CSS
  5. How we Made “Slack WFH”
  6. Sponsors Need to Stop Acting Like Mentors
  7. Pixel Art Styled Websites For Retro Layout Inspiration
  8. Birds of Prey
  9. Alan Menken
  10. 19 of the Best Landing Page Design Examples You Need to See in 2020
  11. Create a New Audience Group
  12. Second in Command: The Misunderstood Role of the Chief Operating Officer
  13. Zero | Beautiful. Delicious. Alcohol-free.

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Weeknotes: May 10–May 16, 2020