20 July 2007

The plan: qmechanic's productivity scaffold

Morning routine
  1. Wake up at 5 am.
  2. Eat breakfast while reading the news.
  3. Personal hygiene, wash dishes, prepare for work.
  4. Get to work by 6:30 am.
Pre-work scaffold
  1. Review todo.txt
  2. Write journal entry about what I plan to do today. Maybe break a larger task into microtasks.
  3. Review journal entry and visualize success.
  4. Take a moment to meditate: take a walk, look out the window, play with hockey stick. Basically clear your head and get excited about the day.
  5. Play upbeat music.
Post-work scaffold
  1. Clean up office.
  2. Write journal entry about what I accomplished, what I need to do better, and plan for tomorrow.
  3. Go home!!!! (leave work around 3-4 pm)
Post work routine
  1. On weekdays, go to gym.
  2. Enjoy the evening.

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