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by Rob Kaufman rob@notch8.com  http://notch8.com  http://www.slideshare.net/notch8  http://speakerrate.com/notch8  @orange...
Lightning Talk – Lessons from Woodworking
Make Plans
Sharpen Your Tools
<ul><li>Get better at your workflow
Continuous Improvement isn't just for the whole organization, but for each individual as well
Do so regularly </li><ul><li>Like every Friday, Monday mornings or some other time when your productivity sucks anyway </l...
<ul><li>Learn new Plugins: </li><ul><li>Browser
Editor
Rails
Ruby Gems </li></ul><li>Learn new tools </li><ul><li>Debugger
Launch Bar / Alfred
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  1. 1. by Rob Kaufman rob@notch8.com http://notch8.com http://www.slideshare.net/notch8 http://speakerrate.com/notch8 @orangewolf
  2. 2. Lightning Talk – Lessons from Woodworking
  3. 3. Make Plans
  4. 4. Sharpen Your Tools
  5. 5. <ul><li>Get better at your workflow
  6. 6. Continuous Improvement isn't just for the whole organization, but for each individual as well
  7. 7. Do so regularly </li><ul><li>Like every Friday, Monday mornings or some other time when your productivity sucks anyway </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Learn new Plugins: </li><ul><li>Browser
  9. 9. Editor
  10. 10. Rails
  11. 11. Ruby Gems </li></ul><li>Learn new tools </li><ul><li>Debugger
  12. 12. Launch Bar / Alfred
  13. 13. New Editor (year of Vim or year of Emacs) </li></ul><li>Software Updates / Upgrades
  14. 14. Script stuff you do all the time </li></ul>
  15. 15. Build Jigs and Other Tools
  16. 16. Clean up at the end of each day / time period
  17. 17. Lessons in Time
  18. 18. <ul><li>Do the right thing at the right time
  19. 19. Work on something else while the glue dries
  20. 20. Leave it alone while the paint dries
  21. 21. Thinking is a valid activity and is best done in motion
  22. 22. Assemble as you build, not all at once at the end. Otherwise nothing will fit!
  23. 23. Measure twice, cut once
  24. 24. Don't work tired or try and overdue
  25. 25. There is no such thing as catching up </li></ul>
  26. 26. Read and Learn
  27. 27. by Rob Kaufman rob@notch8.com http://notch8.com http://www.slideshare.net/notch8 http://speakerrate.com/notch8 @orangewolf
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