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Podcast: Best Laid Plans


5 on a Friday

1- Today is our first residency interview day! I wouldn’t be nervous for an IRL interview, but since we are Zooming it I feel there are many things that could go awry. I also aggressively consolidated our interview structure (went from 1 live session…

October 30, 2020
life Planners

Non-work Day

I hesitate to call it a day “off” as I will be podcasting and have my weekly coaching class. Someone asked about this in the comments yesterday — in case anyone else was curious, I am doing a coaching training program (Wellcoaches) because we…

October 29, 2020
Parenting Work

You Win Some, You Lose Some

You all always have the best reading recs – thank you! Yesterday’s WINS: ✅ Finishing I’d Give Anything (OMG, that ending!) ✅ Time block planning my work day and really killing it on the time management/efficiency front (this does not always happen, so I…

October 28, 2020

Reading Life Etc

Life was feeling really out of control last week BUT I feel like I have been able to corral everything over the past few days. And I feel about 1000x better. I still have a lot of balls in the air, but they feel…

October 27, 2020
Best Laid Plans

Best Laid Plans Episode #14 – Q&A

Q1: A deep dive into Lily’s question! Her question relates to keeping her “planning mojo” going (and effective) in a hectic work environment as a manager with continuous unpredictable demands on her time. If you are visiting these show notes after listening to the…

October 26, 2020

Lean Into It

We did not go to Butterly World yesterday (it turned out A’s friend’s mother was asking about today). We DID spent 2 hours at the playground, which was great. And today it has been rainy (so again, no BW). Initially I was annoyed at…

October 25, 2020

Another Solo(ish) Saturday

Currently, Josh and I have call schedules that are approximately 1:3 and 1:9 respectively (I know – I’m lucky). This means, out of a 52-week year: 17 weekends are J-call weekends 6 weekends are S-call weekends = 23 weekends total out of 52. Not…

October 24, 2020

5 on a Friday

1- I voted! I had to wait in an outdoor line for ~30 minutes at our early voting location, but had headphones and the weather was decent, so it wasn’t bad. I did not use my absentee ballot (instead I turned it in and…

October 23, 2020
Planners Work

Appreciative Inquiry Etc

Yesterday was much better. Thankfully! I had a good patient day, a lovely resident, completed all outstanding notes, and took care of some other nagging things. We also got our residency applications for the next academic year. Just 1000+ to sift through (eek). Even…

October 22, 2020
Goals Work

Work Day Fail Confessional

Yesterday was a work day where I got almost nothing done. Oops. I woke up later than intended with a headache and this sent me off on a bad path that I was largely unable to recover from. I attended 3 work meetings on…

October 21, 2020