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How can you make easy changes to gain productivity and enjoyment in your job? This presentation will help inspire you with real-world ideas from others here in the Mizzou community. …

How can you make easy changes to gain productivity and enjoyment in your job? This presentation will help inspire you with real-world ideas from others here in the Mizzou community.
Genevieve Howard interviewed 10 people on campus about how they manage their workflow, set up their workspace and save time.
Get recommendations for improving everyday habits and learn how to stay energized through the day.

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  • 1. power up!genevieve howard senior multimedia specialist, CAFNR howardg@missouri.edu @HowGen
  • 2. intro• 6 Questions• 10 People• 3 Books• Power of time, email and workflow mgmt.• Power of habit• Willpower• Power from a supportive workspace• Posture for power #muwebdev @HowGen
  • 3. STEAL LIKE AN ARTIST Austin Kleon • Figure out what’s worth stealing. “You’re only going to be as good as the stuff you surround yourself with.”#muwebdev@HowGen
  • 4. the questions• What’s a typical day look like?• How do you manage your to-do list?• What’s your best time-saving shortcut?• What’s your workspace setup like?• What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?• What’s your favorite muscle car? #muwebdev @HowGen
  • 5. the sources #muwebdev @HowGen
  • 6. break up the day or the week!#muwebdev@HowGen
  • 7. learn something new Fridays#muwebdev@HowGen
  • 8. keep a log!#muwebdev@HowGen
  • 9. email• Everyone keeps their email open• If request can be done in __ minutes, do it• Consider the block of time method where you have a dedicated work time and a dedicated email response time #muwebdev @HowGen
  • 10. best time-saving shortcut?• Perform good email management – “What did we do for ____?” – Can find all related emails in project folder #muwebdev @HowGen
  • 11. best time-saving shortcut?• Use an agenda for weekly meetings• *Send weekly summary email with each person’s major priorities #muwebdev @HowGen
  • 12. Project nameNotesWireframe: link or server path hereTarget launch: specific date or general timeframePotential/Upcoming ProjectsProject nameNotes sampleProjects on back burnerProject name agendaNotes*Vacations/out of officeHenry – Out Friday*Non-standard meetings (Conf Room unless otherwise stated)TuesdayMeeting topic 8:15-8:45 (JC, PA)Meeting topic 9-11*Major prioritiesJames: item one; item two; item threeMadison: item one; item twoEtc… #muwebdev @HowGen
  • 13. best time-saving shortcut?• Working with text-only editor (strip out formatting) –Warren• Templates (HTML and CSS) –Tammy• Programs like Hyperdock, Self-control, Codebox, Alfred app launcher, Codekit –Chad• Crowdsource or search on internet –Ryan• Invest in services that are more efficient than self or in-house –Justin #muwebdev @HowGen
  • 14. best time-saving shortcut?• When you see an error, take the time to train the person on how to correct it rather than just correcting it yourself. #muwebdev @HowGen
  • 15. to-do list#muwebdev@HowGen
  • 16. to-do list problems• Too many items• No due dates• Confusion about priorities• Tasks don’t match goals• Project vs. goal vs. step #muwebdev @HowGen
  • 17. goals & steps2012-2013 Goals 1. Engage with primary audience 2. Goal description 3. Goal description Relates Initiative Metrics Qtr 1 Qtr 2 Qtr 3 Qtr 4 Summary to goal Increase Add 5 2 more 1 social more added media Twitter followers 1 #muwebdev @HowGen
  • 18. The Power of Habit Charles Duhigg#muwebdev@HowGen
  • 19. motivation• Cue (the urge or craving, the trigger that starts behavior: location, time of day, other people)• Routine (behavior itself)• Reward (switch things around to find out your true reward) #muwebdev @HowGen
  • 20. to-do list motivation• Timer method• Choose task – Set timer to __ minutes – Work on task – Take short break (reward)• Works well if you work well in chunks #muwebdev @HowGen
  • 21. to-do list motivation• Restart method http://lifehacker.com/5953986/restart-your-day-at-2pm-to-stop- procrastinating-and-build-momentum-in-the-afternoon – Works well if your best time is the morning – Restart your daily routine in the afternoon after lunch #muwebdev @HowGen
  • 22. workspace#muwebdev@HowGen
  • 23. workspace• Make it comfortable with items that mean something to you – Snacks, drinks, slippers, lip balm, photos, plants• Keep what you use often closest to you, less frequent items farther away• Purge clutter ruthlessly #muwebdev @HowGen
  • 24. workspace • Consider a standing desk or flexible desk#muwebdev@HowGen
  • 25. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Stephen Covey • Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw#muwebdev@HowGen
  • 26. posture for power• Take breaks every hour• Breathe: 4-7-8• Straighten up• Visualize• Use the power poses #muwebdev @HowGen
  • 27. best advice?• Ask questions. The worst you’ll hear back is “no” (or no response). #muwebdev @HowGen
  • 28. best advice?• If you’re feeling any emotion, be quiet and step away from the keyboard. Step back and say, “How would____ read this? Or respond?” #muwebdev @HowGen
  • 29. as we reach the finish line…• Survey• Power of time, email and workflow mgmt.• Power of habit• Willpower• Power from a supportive workspace• Posture for power #muwebdev @HowGen
  • 30. best advice?• Always try to be the best version of you that you can be. #muwebdev @HowGen
  • 31. thank you! genevieve howard senior multimedia specialist, CAFNR howardg@missouri.edu @howgen
  • 32. sources for cars• Jamie’s Dodge Charger http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:1969_D odge_Charger.jpg• Jeremiah’s Ford Mustang Shelby GT-500 http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:1967_F ord_Mustang_Shelby_GT-500_Eleanor.jpg• Kerri’s Subaru Forester http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:2009_S ubaru_Forester.jpg• Justin’s provided courtesy of Justin Roberts
  • 33. • Chad’s Kitt from Knight Rider http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:KITT _Interior_at_Toronto_Auto_Show_2011.jpg• Shahn’s Dodge Viper http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:DOD GE_Viper_Gen_1.JPG• Warren’s Ford Mustang http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:1973 _Ford_Mustang_%28orange%29.jpg
  • 34. • Ryan’s Toyota Prius http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:2010 _Toyota_Prius_rear.JPG• Tammy’s ‘68 Chevy Chevelle http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Flick r_-_DVS1mn_- _68_Chevrolet_Chevelle_SS_396.jpg
  • 35. other photo sources• Navy sailor and to-do list http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:US_Navy_080916- N-6764G- 050_eoman_2nd_Class_Lucien_Gauthier_logs_commands_ and_actions_on_the_bridge_of_the_amphibious_transport _dock_ship_USS_San_Antonio_%28LPD_17%29.jpg• Child with MacBook by Deryck Hodge http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Waverly_learns_t o_hack.jpg• To-do list hand http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Writing_hand.jpg
  • 36. sources for posture for power• http://lifehacker.com/5389892/better- posture-means-more-energy-at-work• http://www.realsimple.com/health/fitness- exercise/9-energy-boosters- 10000001171644/page2.html• http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/223678

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