Setting boundaries was a big theme for me in 4Q14, and after a 30-day journaling exercise back in October, I was inspired to finally write a business policies document. The first item that showed up: all calls and meetings must start and end on time.
Ouch, right? But here’s there deal: I’m a calm, cool, strategic designer… that happens to attract a lot of hot messes. The stakeholders, themselves, are very organized and orderly, but for whatever reason, they inherited this thing of a digital presence that went haywire, and look to me to perform a serious overhaul. Miracle, really.
With that comes an unspoken expectation that I maintain a buttoned down relationship with time (you can’t hunker down unless you button down, right?), and I’m okay with that, ’cause… like… I do.
Plus, I hate it when meetings run over, don’t you?
Until next time,
Tibetan “prayer flags are said to bring happiness, long life and prosperity to the flag planter and those in the vicinity.”