David Kelly, inspired by a Lifehacker series, is promoting “How I Work”. Keep an eye on David’s Blog as he links to others in this series. For now here’s how I roll …errr I mean work.
Location: Syracuse, NY
Current Gig: Manager, Corporate Training
Current mobile device: iPhone 4s
Current computer: Dell Latitude (sigh)
One word that best describes how you work: Creatively
What apps/software/tools can’t you live without?
Evernote, Tweetbot, Zite, Google Docs, Mailbox, MapMyRun, Kindle
What’s your workspace like? Home: Dining Room Table overlooking back yard Office: Desk with too many sticky notes
What’s your best time-saving trick? One step back to take two steps forward. Walk away from the work for a bit. Its amazing how even a 30 minute break accelerates my progress.
What’s your favorite to-do list manager? My wife and orange sticky notes
Besides your phone and computer, what gadget can’t you live without? iPad Mini
What everyday thing are you better at than anyone else? Mowing the lawn. I’m meticulous. Nothing more therapeutic too in my opinion.
What do you listen to while you work? Beatles and Podcasts: Shift, NPR, 60 Second Mind, On Being, Radio Lab, TED, Tayloring It,
Are you more of an introvert or extrovert? Yes. Hate labels. Depends on situation, environment. More outward going I guess
What’s your sleep routine like? Down by 10pm, up by 4:45am
Fill in the blank. I’d love to see ______ answer these same questions. Me in 10 years
What’s the best advice you’ve ever received? Love yourself. Not in a narcissistic way but a patient, forgiving one. Thanks Mom.
So… How do you work?