Transcript – 6 January 2011 (early)

10:30:33 am lrnchat: Welcome everyone to #lrnchat. How have you been?
10:30:43 am dtssmithers: About to participate in #lrnchat. Today’s focus is on FOCUS.
10:30:46 am mrshepherd: Jumping into the #lrnchat chat at 11:30 EST – join the conversation!
10:30:47 am dtssmithers: #lrnchat
10:30:58 am eshwaranv: #lrnchat begins: RT @lrnchat: Welcome everyone to #lrnchat. How have you been?
10:31:14 am LandDDave: Ah #lrnchat… How I’ve missed you the past couple of weeks… #lrnchat
10:31:14 am naturalgrump: oh crumbs, it’s #lrnchat today too. Sorry folks, have no time for it today. Enjoy.
10:31:15 am TheTestFactory: New blog entry http://bit.ly/esto9r ‘What technology is on the horizon for 2011?’ by MD Kevin Beales #lrnchat #elearning #2011 thefuture
10:31:24 am dtssmithers: RT @lrnchat: Welcome everyone to #lrnchat. How have you been?
10:31:45 am neillasher: hello 2011 #lrnchat from raining London, where it now costs $100 to fill your car with fuel…
10:31:46 am TheTestFactory: New blog entry http://bit.ly/esto9r ‘What technology is on the horizon for 2011?’ by MD Kevin Beales #lrnchat #elearning #2011 #thefuture
10:31:54 am eshwaranv: Oh yes… And a very happy new year to all #lrnchat tweeps🙂
10:31:58 am lrnchat: Rules for #lrnchat: 1. Introduce yourself. Location? Focus? Fave topics? What brings you here tonight?
10:32:13 am srleosalazar: Standard intro (I haven’t been here in awhile): Leo Salazar, Amsterdam, Effective Intercultural Business http://bit.ly/cPAQh5 #lrnchat
10:32:14 am NeilCauldwell: @lrnchat are you using tweet chat for #lrnchat?
10:32:27 am lrnchat: Rule2. [try to] stay on the #lrnchat topic. A new question will be asked every 15 min or so. If you can, include Q# in related responses.
10:32:53 am pmtrainer: Still glowing in the ecstasy of last #lrnchat. Happy 1st #lrnchat of the 2011 everyone! #lrnchat
10:33:01 am eshwaranv: Vytheeshwaran, science teacher and instructional designer from Chennai, India. It’s 22:02 Hrs here and it’s a chilly night. #lrnchat
10:33:10 am MimiBarbara: Barbara Smith. Atlanta, GA. Instructional design strategist. SoMe lover (but novice). #lrnchat
10:33:26 am DonaldClark: #lrnchat Donald Clark UK Focus=attention Kinect in learning? Curiosity
10:33:34 am cr8ivetraining: Good morning, and welcome to #lrnchat. I am Diane Smith, Principal Consultant at Everest CS, San Francisco, CA #lrnchat
10:33:35 am britz: I’m going in! As the door is always open #lrnchat
10:33:42 am eshwaranv: Fav topics: Science and Elearning #lrnchat
10:33:57 am lrnchat: Rule3. When writing, complete thoughts help followers outside chat learn from you. #lrnchat
10:34:06 am TrDev: Definitions of Instructional Design: Some very short definitions of terms related to instructional… http://dlvr.it/CnwLh #trdev #lrnchat
10:34:07 am mrshepherd: Patrick Shepherd, Washington DC, I teach ethics. #lrnchat
10:34:14 am hamtra: Tracy Parish, Newmarket, Ontario, Instructional Designer, health care setting. #lrnchat
10:34:14 am hamtra: Tracy Parish, Newmarket, Ontario, Instructional Designer, health care setting. #lrnchat
10:34:28 am ZaraLynnKing: Zara – Mississauga – ELearning Designer – Looking to grow and develop my L&D abilities – and looking to get lots of info from u #lrnchat
10:34:32 am dbolen: Don Bolen, PM, learning strategist and designer, ATL focus this year on “design” and agile project management #lrnchat
10:34:38 am TerrenceWing: Hi everyone. Terrence Wing, Los Angeles, Blended Learning Design and Delivery at www.LiquidLearn.com #lrnchat
10:34:45 am sifowler: Intro: Simon Fowler, R&D at Forum Corp, Boston. “Focus” is a specialty of mine, I find it very eas… oh look … shiny! #lrnchat
10:34:46 am lrnchat: Rule4. Remember to include #lrnchat in all posts. http://tweetchat.com http://tweetgrid.com & http://twubs.com work well.
10:34:47 am srleosalazar: @eshwaranv “Chilly”?!!! According to this it’s 24 degrees!!! http://www.weather.com/weather/today/INXX0202 #lrnchat
10:34:51 am pmtrainer: I’m Coline and I’m in Freso Ca. My fav topics are HPI ISD & PM #lrnchat
10:34:57 am c4lpt: RT @lrnchat: Rules for #lrnchat: 1. Introduce yourself. Location? Focus? Fave topics? What brings you here tonight? #lrnchat
10:35:00 am jmass: Justin Mass, hocus pocus, locus focus. NY. Adobe. Hi colleagues! Happy new year! #lrnchat
10:35:18 am mellissalast: RT @lrnchat: Rules for #lrnchat: 1. Introduce yourself. Location? Focus? Fave topics? What brings you here tonight? #lrnchat
10:35:27 am billcush: Bill Cushard. Mountain View, CA. Sales training n’ stuff. Fond of the abstruse, the marvelous, and the incomprehensible. #lrnchat
10:35:35 am mrch0mp3rs: Morning everybody! Aaron Silvers, Chicago, IL. Community Manager for @ADL_Initiative and @lrnEXP, and a New Wave/Punk learning guy. #lrnchat
10:35:35 am eshwaranv: @srLeoSalazar 24 is chilly for us. We have night temperatures ranging between 28-30 degrees. #lrnchat
10:35:37 am dtssmithers: RT @lrnchat: Rules for #lrnchat: 1. Introduce yourself. Location? Focus? Fave topics? What brings you here tonight? #lrnchat
10:35:41 am gilmoreglobal: #lrnchat Program Manager at Gilmore Global a training and eLearning materials fulfillment company in Ottawa, Canada (but global service)
10:35:45 am Nurph: @lrnchat your Nurph Channel is live! Tweet this link http://nurph.com/lrnchat to bring your Twitter friends together!
10:35:47 am KristiBroom: Hi All. Kristi Broom, Minneapolis, learning technology strategy and innovation, looking forward to “focus” #lrnchat
10:35:47 am LandDDave: Greetings All. David Kelly, Training Director for NYC Bank. Looking very much forward to today’s chat after missing 2 weeks #lrnchat
10:36:00 am ODSensei: Alex Santos, Miami, FL. Instructional Designer launching my own biz #lrnchat
10:36:03 am neillasher: Anyway hello #lrnchat Neil , pioneer, London focused, even did a blog today http://lasher.co.uk
10:36:08 am scottmerrett: Scott, Waterloo, ON, application of learning technologies is my happy place #lrnchat
10:36:15 am chrisstjohn: Chris StJohn: DAU (Wash DC area) edtech maven. Sunday avatarist. Feeling the learn… #lrnchat
10:36:15 am c4lpt: #lrnchat Jane Hart, Social Business Consultant, Bath UK – currently working hard to finalise my book, Handbook of Social Learning #lrnchat
10:36:17 am mattiaskareld: Hello #lrnchat from a snowy Sweden.
10:36:22 am dawnjmahoney: Happy New Yr! Dawn Mahoney CPLP (WI) Training design/dev, passionate abt learning & building it better! #lrnchat
10:36:33 am michellebakerET: Happy New Year from Indy! Interested in any thoughts from the #lrnchat folks about staying focused amongst multiple shifting priorities…
10:36:35 am onsSara: Sara Stuever, Pittsburgh, PA, PM for oncology nursing ed…hola & happy new year #lrnchat
10:36:38 am learninganorak: Karyn Romeis currently job hunting L&D geek #lrnchat
10:36:47 am mellissalast: Mellissa, Toronto ON Canada. Interest ID for responsive training for sales associates. Focus activity-based, job-based learning. #lrnchat
10:36:55 am lrnchat: Rule6. On #lrnchat we aim to play nice. Sarcasm & irony welcome though. Really. Seriously. #bringiton
10:36:56 am lrnchat: Rule5. Periodically RT questions so those outside #lrnchat know what you’re talking about & so they can chime in too.
10:36:56 am EternalLearner: First #lrnchat for me. Elearning instructional designer and developer in San Francisco. Good morning.
10:37:05 am TerrenceWing: @dawnjmahoney Hi Dawn #lrnchat
10:37:16 am eshwaranv: @EternalLearner Welcome to #lrnchat🙂
10:37:17 am britz: Mark Britz, SoMe4Learning kinda guy, ISD performance improvement specialist. Syracuse, NY #lrnchat
10:37:28 am exhibit_change: Jennifer Chan, Founder, design thinker, community engagement, hosting first Cdn #GSJ11 #lrnchat
10:37:28 am lrnchat: Rule7. A few mins before the end of #lrnchat, reintroduce yourself. Links, requests & shameless plugs welcome, too.
10:37:33 am hamtra: darn I’m already having to muti-task #lrnchat
10:37:34 am learninganorak: Currently joining in #lrnchat so prepare for the avalanche, folks. You have been warned ;o)
10:37:39 am Burrough: Sam Burrough, Bristol UK all sorts of online learning stuff>currently trying to juggle looking after 3 kids, cook dinner and 1st #lrnchat
10:37:47 am nolecture: #lrnchat. Lou Russell Indy deadlines today to meet. I will stalk however. Luv this energy.
10:37:53 am chet_stevenson: Chester Stevenson, Corporate Trainer/IPT Grad Student at Boise State, Columbia, Missouri. #lrnchat
10:37:59 am CraigTaylor74: #lrnchat Craig Taylor, 36, a Leo!😉
10:37:59 am dawnjmahoney: Wow! We’ve got a tweet crowd today–yay! #lrnchat
10:38:00 am dtssmithers: @learninganorak where r u looking? #lrnchat
10:38:15 am TerrenceWing: #CES streams and #lrnchat. Boy do I need help with focus
10:38:17 am learninganorak: @CraigTaylor74 This isn’t a dating site ;o) #lrnchat
10:38:19 am mattiaskareld: Mattias Kareld learning designer at IKEA #lrnchat
10:38:24 am lrnchat: Q0) We begin w/ a #lrnchat welcome: What have you learned today? If nothing fabulous, what have you learned this week?
10:38:31 am NeilCauldwell: @smithsaga great I’ll check those out. I was wondering if it might be easier to do this http://is.gd/keLzr http://nurph.com/lrnchat #lrnchat
10:38:32 am dtssmithers: @hamtra “your focus needs a little more focus” -new Karate Kid (prob best line in it) #lrnchat
10:38:35 am OpenSesameNow: Good morning! Kelly, community manager from OpenSesame. Excited to think about focus. #lrnchat
10:38:38 am dawnjmahoney: Hey Lou–only place stalking is allowed #lrnchat
10:38:54 am dbolen: RT @lrnchat: Q0) We begin w/ a #lrnchat welcome: What have you learned today? If nothing fabulous, what have you learned this week? #lrnchat
10:39:09 am LandDDave: RT @lrnchat: Q0) We begin w/ a #lrnchat welcome: What have you learned today? If nothing fabulous, what have you learned this week? #lrnchat
10:39:09 am srleosalazar: @nolecture “lurk”. The proper term to passively following fora is “to lurk”. #lrnchat
10:39:12 am npmaven: Checking in a little late to #lrnchat this a.m. Increased tweetage of great stuff is inevitable. #lrnchat
10:39:20 am eshwaranv: @lrnchat Q0) Learned about the importance of sleep… I’ll be off in about 30-45 mins! #lrnchat
10:39:21 am learninganorak: Q0 I have spent the past 24 hours immersed in Benjamin Zander. Google him – you won’t be sorry! #lrnchat
10:39:22 am olliegardener: Appologies in advance, a lot of #lrnchat tweets coming up. Why dont you join us? Todays topic: Focus #lrnchat
10:39:22 am mrshepherd: RT @lrnchat: Q0) We begin w/ a #lrnchat welcome: What have you learned today? If nothing fabulous, what have you learned this week? #lrnchat
10:39:26 am mellissalast: Q0) Lindt dark choc w/ sea salt makes marketing meetings easier. #lrnchat
10:39:43 am derekwwade: Hi all, Derek W. Wade – #agile coach and promoter of distributed cognition, will mostly lurk today. #lrnchat
10:39:44 am srleosalazar: RT @lrnchat: Q0) We begin w/ a #lrnchat welcome: What have you learned today? If nothing fabulous, what have you learned this week? #lrnchat
10:39:46 am olliegardener: Q0) Ollie Gardener, entrepreneur building an applicaiton for collaborative learning due to launch soon. #lrnchat
10:39:55 am npmaven: Q0) Reminded that you can create online learning space, but you can’t make them come (even when contracted).😐 #lrnchat
10:39:56 am eshwaranv: RT @lrnchat: Q0) We begin w/ a #lrnchat welcome: What have you learned today? If nothing fabulous, what have you learned this week?
10:39:57 am mellissalast: Hi followers! I am going to be participating in a live chat. #lrnchat
10:40:04 am exhibit_change: Tweeting for #lrnchat about “focus” for the next 30 minutes in case the tweets get a tad confusing…
10:40:07 am dawnjmahoney: RT Q0) We begin w/ a #lrnchat welcome: What have you learned today? If nothing fabulous, what have you learned this week? #astd #lrnchat
10:40:08 am srleosalazar: RT @mellissalast: Q0) Lindt dark choc w/ sea salt makes marketing meetings easier. <<< THIS is going directly into the Evernote! #lrnchat
10:40:18 am mrshepherd: Q0) I learned that kodak makes a pocket camcorder with mic input. Hurray for good audio! #lrnchat
10:40:26 am hamtra: Q0) I’ve learned 5 minutes ago that my collection of resources (icons, bckgrnds, textures) is becoming more robust. #lrnchat
10:40:31 am mrch0mp3rs: I’ve learned there is not enough Aaron to go around. I need to work on scaling The Beard. #lrnchat
10:40:35 am neillasher: Q0. Today I learned that you must talk nicely to your admin staff or they resign! #lrnchat
10:40:35 am learninganorak: @dtssmithers In the west midlands of the UK or online #lrnchat
10:40:36 am eshwaranv: Q0) Also learned that everyone is free to have crazy/funny ideas #lrnchat
10:40:42 am Burrough: Learned how to change the indicator bulb on a citroen xsara picasso – rock’n’roll #lrnchat
10:40:46 am britz: Q0) I learned when your sick … your pre-school kids don’t really care🙂 #lrnchat
10:40:50 am dawnjmahoney: RT @srleosalazar: @nolecture “lurk”. The proper term to passively following fora is “to lurk”. Stand corrected🙂 #lrnchat
10:40:55 am mellissalast: RT @neillasher: Q0. Today I learned that you must talk nicely to your admin staff or they resign! #lrnchat
10:41:09 am mrch0mp3rs: @mrshepherd Kodak Zi-8 — I love it. I’m thinking of getting a dimming light for inside, low-light interviewing. #lrnchat
10:41:12 am pmtrainer: RT @lrnchat: Q0) We begin w/ a #lrnchat welcome: What have you learned today? If nothing fabulous, what have you learned this week? #lrnchat
10:41:20 am MimiBarbara: I learned about the SmartBrief on Social Media today by reading blog on How to Be Fascinating. #lrnchat
10:41:20 am dbolen: Q0 learning WordPress, resolved to me a more frequent blogger and twittering ’bout The Power of Pull and #lrnbkpull w/ cool tweeps #lrnchat
10:41:21 am britz: RT @neillasher: Q0. Today I learned that you must talk nicely to your admin staff or they resign! / YIKES! #lrnchat
10:41:24 am j_boucher: Q0) Learning about our new robot programming controller. #lrnchat
10:41:27 am lrnchat: Q1) How do we deal with pressures that distract us from the thing we’re supposed to do? #lrnchat
10:41:28 am StephanieDaul: Stephanie Daul, ID, Chicago, Happy New Year to all the lrnchatters! #lrnchat
10:41:35 am hamtra: Spouses don’t seem to want to hear it either RT @britz: Q0) I learned when your sick … your pre-school kids don’t really care🙂 #lrnchat
10:41:37 am LandDDave: RT @britz: Q0) I learned when your sick … your pre-school kids dont really care🙂 << Hey Mark- That’s so funny, and so .true #lrnchat
10:41:40 am eshwaranv: RT @lrnchat: Q1) How do we deal with pressures that distract us from the thing we’re supposed to do? #lrnchat
10:41:43 am learninganorak: Q0 Learned that the magnet on my cat’s collar is strong enough to pick up a tub of vaseline! #lrnchat
10:41:46 am ManaPocketbooks: Ros Baynes, Uk based publisher of training books, interested in everything to do with learning, training & development #lrnchat
10:41:48 am FourCornerMatt: Hi everybody. Sorry I’m late. Matthew Warrener from the UK. Trainer and business consultant. #lrnchat
10:41:50 am srleosalazar: RT @lrnchat: Q1) How do we deal with pressures that distract us from the thing were supposed to do? #lrnchat
10:41:51 am LandDDave: RT @lrnchat: Q1) How do we deal with pressures that distract us from the thing were supposed to do? #lrnchat
10:41:52 am cr8ivetraining: RT @lrnchat: Q0) We begin w/ a #lrnchat welcome: What have you learned today? If nothing fabulous, what have you learned this week? #lrnchat
10:41:52 am katherinesenko: @lrnchat Still learning social media. 1st #lrnchat
10:41:52 am KristiBroom: Q0 learned that creating Excel charts can be very frustrating for me, but they look really great once I figure it out! #lrnchat
10:41:56 am sifowler: Q0) learned that “contexts of interaction” is a useful phrase/concept for thinking about relationships & use of media #lrnchat
10:42:01 am DonaldClark: #lrnchat Kinect for Christmas – mindblowing possibilities in learning – focus squared http://donaldclarkplanb.blogspot.com/
10:42:02 am TerrenceWing: Spending alot of time working in Sony Vegas this week and that always enables learning through doing. #lrnchat
10:42:02 am onsSara: RT @michellebakerET: Interested in thoughts …about staying focused amongst multiple shifting priorities >>me too #lrnchat
10:42:04 am mellissalast: RT @lrnchat: Q1) How do we deal with pressures that distract us from the thing we’re supposed to do? #lrnchat
10:42:07 am mrshepherd: RT @mrch0mp3rs: @mrshepherd Kodak Zi-8. Im thinking of getting a dimming light for inside, low-light interviewing. Like this idea. #lrnchat
10:42:10 am j_boucher: RT @lrnchat: Q1) How do we deal with pressures that distract us from the thing we’re supposed to do? #lrnchat
10:42:12 am pmtrainer: Q0 I just started using Diigo and Quora this week #lrnchat
10:42:13 am sifowler: RT @lrnchat: Q1) How do we deal with pressures that distract us from the thing were supposed to do? #lrnchat
10:42:23 am michellebakerET: RT @lrnchat: Q1) How do we deal with pressures that distract us from the thing we’re supposed to do? #lrnchat
10:42:29 am chrisstjohn: RT @mrch0mp3rs: I’ve learned there is not enough Aaron to go around. I need to work on scaling The Beard. #lrnchat (the Beard rules!)
10:42:32 am britz: What an interesting group here is the mid-day (EST) lrnchat. I gotta come here more often #lrnchat
10:42:33 am hamtra: Q1) I’ve started keeping a log of my work vs. interruptions so that I can show my superiors a window into my grief. #lrnchat
10:42:33 am gilmoreglobal: Q0) I learned a little bit about template syntax setting up Moodle today Username:%l%1f = last name, first letter of first name #lrnchat
10:42:34 am eshwaranv: Q1) Create a diversion for distractions. What are friends for? #lrnchat
10:42:35 am KristiBroom: Nice! RT @dbolen: Q0 learning WordPress, resolved to me a more frequent blogger & twittering bout The Power of Pull and #lrnbkpull #lrnchat
10:42:37 am nolecture: Thx for updating the aged. I’m still prone to twittering as a word. Can I still stalk my kids? #lrnchat
10:42:39 am c4lpt: RT @lrnchat: Q1) How do we deal with pressures that distract us from the thing were supposed to do? #lrnchat
10:42:40 am derekwwade: Q0) I’ve learned yet another lesson to emphasize that in tough times, “the only way out is through.” #lrnchat
10:42:46 am j_boucher: Q1) The Pomodoro technique saves me every time. FocusBooster is a fabulous app. #lrnchat
10:42:46 am dbolen: Q1 er… focus, attending to what needs to be attended to #lrnchat
10:42:48 am KristiBroom: RT @lrnchat: Q1) How do we deal with pressures that distract us from the thing were supposed to do? #lrnchat
10:43:00 am OpenSesameNow: This week, have learned that cannot bowl more than one game without back & shoulder pain the next day. #old #lrnchat
10:43:05 am mattiaskareld: Q0) I have learned that my new co-worker is an ace when it comes to digital learning. #lrnchat
10:43:06 am olliegardener: q0+1) Learned that sometimes tweetdeck is better left off when trying to get something done..:/ #lrnchat
10:43:07 am nolecture: Learning infusionsoft crm. Awesome. #lrnchat
10:43:11 am onsSara: RT @lrnchat: Q1) How do we deal with pressures that distract us from the thing were supposed to do? #lrnchat
10:43:14 am DonaldClark: #lrnchat Work at home, late at night, preferably naked
10:43:15 am ZaraLynnKing: good idea @hamtra: Ive started keeping a log of my work vs. interruptions so that I can show my superiors a window into my grief. #lrnchat
10:43:17 am derekwwade: Q1) Deal w “distractions” by integrating them with what you are “supposed” to do. #lrnchat
10:43:17 am FourCornerMatt: I’ve started using Quora this week and finding it OK – I’m sure I’ll get used to the interface, but so far…average! #lrnchat
10:43:17 am mrshepherd: RT @lrnchat: Q1) How do we deal with pressures that distract us from the thing were supposed to do? #lrnchat
10:43:18 am pmtrainer: Good for your !RT @dbolen: Q0 learning WordPress, resolved to me a more frequent blogger and twittering bout The Power of Pull … #lrnchat
10:43:18 am cr8ivetraining: Q0) In-sourcing is a great way to develop in-house talents. #lrnchat
10:43:19 am MimiBarbara: Q1) To deal with distractors we need to prioritize our “to do’s” and set deadlines #lrnchat
10:43:20 am srleosalazar: Q1) For me it all comes down to a word it’s taken my entire life (53 yrs) to learn: “NO!” #lrnchat
10:43:22 am LandDDave: Q1) A common mistake I fall into is the “I’ll just work on the ‘important’ task at home tonight” trap. #lrnchat
10:43:22 am dawnjmahoney: Re-learned that it is fun to give back and participate. Esp #lrnchat
10:43:23 am learninganorak: Q1 Prioritise. It’s easy to lose sight of the important due to the urgent #lrnchat
10:43:24 am olliegardener: RT @j_boucher: Q1) The Pomodoro technique saves me every time. <- agreed! #lrnchat
10:43:31 am dtssmithers: RT @lrnchat: Q1) How do we deal with pressures that distract us from the thing were supposed to do? #lrnchat #lrnchat
10:43:31 am ODSensei: @lrnchat By turning off distractors- Twitter, cell phone, even ppl
10:43:42 am exhibit_change: #lrnchat q1) self-pressure is the biggest, expectations that we are “supposed” to do something, be somewhere – sometimes you need a recharge
10:43:45 am TerrenceWing: Q1: Focus is mulit-tasking with accountabilty #lrnchat
10:43:49 am dawnjmahoney: @nolecture Of course. We wont tell them if u dont #lrnchat
10:43:49 am hamtra: Happens to me all the time. RT @learninganorak: Q1 Prioritise. It’s easy to lose sight of the important due to the urgent #lrnchat
10:43:55 am brooker1015: Working with an adminstrator What middle school chats can she follow. Thanks!!! #cpchat #edadmin #edchat #lrnchat
10:43:56 am LandDDave: RT @srleosalazar: Q1) For me it all comes down to a word its taken my entire life (53 yrs) to learn: “NO!” << BINGO! #lrnchat
10:43:59 am learninganorak: @olliegardener Pomodoroo technique? #lrnchat
10:44:00 am mellissalast: Q1) Schedule time in my calendar for work. #lrnchat
10:44:11 am neillasher: Q1: Distractions are called distractions for that very reason. We do not deal with them we are distracted by them no? #lrnchat
10:44:15 am KristiBroom: Q1 sometimes giving in to the distraction makes for more focus later #lrnchat
10:44:23 am ZaraLynnKing: I sit next to the printer. It is so so hard to not be distracted. Everyone talks, taps, interups #lrnchat
10:44:27 am mrshepherd: Q1) Pick the thing that needs done 1st and do it. #lrnchat
10:44:29 am pmtrainer: RT @lrnchat: Q1) How do we deal with pressures that distract us from the thing were supposed to do? #lrnchat
10:44:32 am sifowler: Q1) a. be very clear about your purpose, and concentric spheres of purpose (e.g. short & long term goals; e.g. shopping & marriage) #lrnchat
10:44:32 am JudithELS: I’d so much like to be joining #lrnchat today but unfortunately I’ve got to FOCUS on scripting some eLearning. Have a good chat all
10:44:34 am npmaven: RT @lrnchat: Q1) How do we deal with pressures that distract us from the thing were supposed to do? #lrnchat
10:44:41 am KristiBroom: Q1 nothing like an approaching deadline to force completion of a task #lrnchat
10:44:42 am derekwwade: Q1) Focus: always keep some slack so you maintain awareness. “If the Devil can’t make you sin, he’ll make you busy.” #lrnchat
10:44:48 am dbolen: Q1 you can manage distractions, it’s OK to step away and work the priorities #lrnchat
10:44:49 am hamtra: This might be it http://bit.ly/cl4J72 @learninganorak: @olliegardener Pomodoroo technique? #lrnchat
10:44:50 am FourCornerMatt: Q1) Do the things that will bite your bum first – prioritise! Whatever the method, but have some kind of control mechanism #lrnchat
10:44:55 am learninganorak: Q1 Sometimes the distraction can be more important than the scheduled work. Need to be flexible. #lrnchat
10:44:57 am purplelearning: Hello LauraLJ here. Learning Consultant in blended learning approaches, engaging elearning, social media and live online learning #lrnchat
10:44:59 am sifowler: RT @hamtra: Q1) Ive started keeping a log of my work vs. interruptions so that I can show my superiors a window into my grief. #lrnchat
10:45:03 am MimiBarbara: Q1) It’s hard to focus sometimes when what is distracting is more engaging and exciting. #lrnchat
10:45:03 am britz: Q1) supposed to do? Do what’s right for the org, not the man. The law of the invisible hand will win out eventually…right? #lrnchat
10:45:05 am ZaraLynnKing: right now my hearing is at risk because i wear headphones and listen to music #lrnchat
10:45:07 am dawnjmahoney: RT @KristiBroom: Q1 nothing like an approaching deadline to force completion of a task #lrnchat
10:45:08 am cr8ivetraining: RT @lrnchat: Q1) How do we deal with pressures that distract us from the thing were supposed to do? #lrnchat
10:45:10 am TerrenceWing: @LandDDave @srleosalazar No is the new Pink Slip🙂 #lrnchat
10:45:15 am dtssmithers: Q1) Post-its, notes, Win7 Sticky Notes. #lrnchat
10:45:17 am michellebakerET: @onsSara – It’s a struggle sometimes (scratch that – all the time!), isn’t it? #lrnchat
10:45:21 am jmass: Q1) Block time on calendar for dedicated work/thinking. #lrnchat
10:45:23 am KristiBroom: I agree!! RT @learninganorak: Q1 Sometimes the distraction can be more important than the scheduled work. Need to be flexible. #lrnchat
10:45:27 am dawnjmahoney: RT @lrnchat: Q1) How do we deal with pressures that distract us from the thing were supposed to do? #astd #lrnchat
10:45:29 am s0ngb1rd: #lrnchat I learned that Bob Monkhouse was a real stand up guy🙂
10:45:32 am nolecture: @TerrenceWing what is the relationship between multitasking, acctblty, and focus to u? #lrnchat
10:45:35 am derekwwade: @KristiBroom Exactly! “Distractions” and “supposed to” work can often inform each other. #lrnchat
10:45:37 am Burrough: Q1at wirk switch phone to forward and turn off outlook, if working from home lock kids in bedroom and turn up music #lrnchat
10:45:42 am pmtrainer: Q1 I don’t deal I kinda just go with the flow… #lrnchat
10:45:42 am chet_stevenson: RT @lrnchat: Q1) How do we deal with pressures that distract us from the thing we’re supposed to do? #lrnchat
10:45:45 am dawnjmahoney: RT @MimiBarbara: Q1) Its hard to focus sometimes when what is distracting is more engaging and exciting. #lrnchat
10:45:48 am hamtra: This is what wins out for me and my jobs RT @britz: Q1) supposed to do? Do what’s right for the org, not the man. #lrnchat
10:45:51 am DonaldClark: #lrnchat Dave Allen’s Getting Things done – work of genius – NO TO DO LISTS
10:45:53 am dbolen: Q1 also remember the word no, or more kindly, can we huddle on that later? got this to do #lrnchat
10:45:54 am dawnjmahoney: RT @TerrenceWing: @LandDDave @srleosalazar No is the new Pink Slip🙂 #lrnchat
10:45:54 am npmaven: Important (& easy to let slide) RT @jmass: Q1) Block time on calendar for dedicated work/thinking. #lrnchat
10:45:55 am mellissalast: Q1) Use task list in Outlook. Great book with tips: http://amzn.to/flovbd Then stick with it. #lrnchat
10:45:56 am olliegardener: @learninganorak #lrnchat http://bit.ly/e81Ruq Scheduled 25 min focused work that you define. Then a 5 min break. Great 4 focus!
10:45:58 am MimiBarbara: RT @dawnjmahoney: RT @lrnchat: Q1) How do we deal with pressures that distract us from the thing were supposed to do? #astd #lrnchat
10:45:58 am j_boucher: @hamtra @learninganorak @olliegardener That’s the one! I try to see how many of them I can do in a day. Its a game for me. #lrnchat
10:46:03 am dawnjmahoney: RT @nolecture: @TerrenceWing what is the relationship between multitasking, acctblty, and focus to u? #lrnchat
10:46:09 am srleosalazar: RT @TerrenceWing: @LandDDave @srleosalazar No is the new Pink Slip🙂 <<< not when you say it to yourself!!! #lrnchat
10:46:11 am gilmoreglobal: Q1) Headphones on, door shut, do it. Apply Pareto Principle to set goals & priorities & do them in proper order! Mind over matter. #lrnchat
10:46:18 am britz: RT @dbolen: Q1 you can manage distractions, its OK to step away & work the priorities / Often preceived distractions R the priority #lrnchat
10:46:27 am OpenSesameNow: Q1) When I need to write a project plan or get writing done, I use Freedom, app that blocks internet. Like magic for focus. Sad. #lrnchat
10:46:29 am LandDDave: Q1) PLAN, and stick to your plan. Adpat to distactions that warrant it, but don’t let distractions drive the plan. #lrnchat
10:46:31 am LeeMarkDavies: @lrnchat Q1) I normally ask her to go hoover a different room #lrnchat
10:46:33 am hamtra: Not enough superiors see the true value of this I fear. RT @jmass: Q1) Block time on calendar for dedicated work/thinking. #lrnchat
10:46:33 am mattiaskareld: Q1) by accepting that I can’t do everything myself and ask for help. Usually someone is ready to assist. #lrnchat
10:46:38 am learninganorak: @gilmoreglobal What if ‘it’ is a team thing? #lrnchat
10:46:38 am chet_stevenson: (Q1) Everyone deals with pressure in their own way. Find out what works for you and then perfect it. #lrnchat
10:46:41 am derekwwade: RT @learninganorak: Q1 Sometimes the distraction can be more important than the scheduled work. Need to be flexible. #lrnchat
10:46:44 am mellissalast: Q1) Set clear expectations w/ team. Helps us all. #lrnchat
10:46:46 am dawnjmahoney: Q1) Honestly? I spend too much time working to get it all done to my specifications. #lrnchat
10:46:48 am michellebakerET: RT @jmass: Q1) Block time on calendar for dedicated work/thinking. #lrnchat
10:46:51 am purplelearning: #lrnchat my biggest distraction is my laptop – unfortunate when I use it all the time I’m not delivering
10:46:51 am dtssmithers: RT @Neillasher Q1 Distractions are called distractions for that very reason. We do not deal with them we are distracted by them no? #lrnchat
10:46:54 am dawnjmahoney: RT @LandDDave: Q1) PLAN, and stick to your plan. Adpat to distactions that warrant it, but dont let distractions drive the plan. #lrnchat
10:46:56 am kasey428: Wish I could join #lrnchat now but I have a working lunch at noon EST. Hope to see some of you tonight!
10:46:58 am KristiBroom: Agree! Distractions are not always bad RT @derekwwade: Exactly! “Distractions” and “supposed to” work can often inform each other. #lrnchat
10:47:04 am onsSara: Q1) Fall back on organaizational tools for the distraction: delete distraction (remove yourself), do it, delegate or defer #lrnchat
10:47:06 am cr8ivetraining: Q1) Ask myself – how does the distraction relate to my personal purposes and desired life results. It’s my life- afterall. #lrnchat
10:47:11 am TerrenceWing: @dawnjmahoney @nolecture When accountability is high, focus is typically high (at least for me) #lrnchat
10:47:12 am KristiBroom: RT @chet_stevenson: (Q1) Everyone deals with pressure in their own way. Find out what works for you and then perfect it. #lrnchat
10:47:12 am ZaraLynnKing: just got distracted…by my boss. So I pay attention to that guy…lol #lrnchat
10:47:13 am nolecture: @mrshepherd I start my day with top 3-5 and how long they take. Also use e post it for that so I always see it. #lrnchat
10:47:18 am ManaPocketbooks: Q1) Set myself mini targets about how much I have to achieve before I give in to the next distraction #lrnchat
10:47:24 am dawnjmahoney: RT @mellissalast: Q1) Set clear expectations w/ team. Helps us all. #lrnchat
10:47:27 am mellissalast: Q1) As a team, sharing project list and confirm/talk prioritize on a weekly base. #lrnchat
10:47:32 am FourCornerMatt: Q1) Build in rewards to maintain focus on important stuff. #lrnchat
10:47:37 am KristiBroom: RT @LandDDave: Q1) PLAN, and stick to your plan. Adpat to distactions that warrant it, but dont let distractions drive the plan. #lrnchat
10:47:38 am CraigTaylor74: Q0) Maybe the presssure is justified because youre not working on the right thing #lrnchat
10:47:43 am KellzTellz: RT @ManaPocketbooks: Q1) Set myself mini targets about how much I have to achieve before I give in to the next distraction #lrnchat
10:47:48 am MimiBarbara: RT @ManaPocketbooks: Q1) Set myself mini targets about how much I have to achieve before I give in to the next distraction #lrnchat
10:47:54 am britz: RT @cr8ivetraining: Q1) how does the distraction relate to my personal purposes and desired life results. Its my life- afterall. #lrnchat
10:47:59 am EternalLearner: Q1) remember to look at the big picture. Prioritize. Schedule the less important task for later. #lrnchat
10:47:59 am hamtra: LOLOLOL RT @LeeMarkDavies: @lrnchat Q1) I normally ask her to go hoover a different room #lrnchat
10:48:02 am gilmoreglobal: @learninganorak In that case, communicate clear shared goals, assign clear individual roles and dates and hold people accountable. #lrnchat
10:48:10 am KristiBroom: add rewards! RT @ManaPocketbooks: Q1) Set myself mini targets about how much I have to achieve before I give in to next distraction #lrnchat
10:48:11 am onsSara: good one>>RT @ManaPocketbooks: Q1)Set myself mini targets about how much I have to achieve before I give in to the next distraction #lrnchat
10:48:15 am eshwaranv: Q1) I prefer to get distracted during my morning walks. #lrnchat
10:48:16 am npmaven: RT @ManaPocketbooks: Q1) Set myself mini targets about how much I have to achieve before I give in to the next distraction #lrnchat
10:48:19 am ZaraLynnKing: how do you tell someone BUG off? if they are a constant #lrnchat
10:48:20 am srleosalazar: RT @ManaPocketbooks: Q1) Set myself mini targets about how much I have to achieve before I give in to the next distraction #lrnchat
10:48:29 am learninganorak: Q1 Sometimes the distractions will nag at you unless you just get them off your plate to shut them up #lrnchat
10:48:36 am LandDDave: Q1) Answer questions like “Do you have a second?” honestly. #lrnchat
10:48:37 am DonaldClark: #lrnchat Forget tools – they take too much time. It’s all about personal psychological attention.
10:48:42 am nolecture: @TerrenceWing for me there is a tension between mtask and focus. I’m trying to hold bigger time for one thing. #lrnchat
10:48:45 am dawnjmahoney: RT@KristiBroom:Agree! Distractions R nt always bad RT@derekwwade: Exactly! “Distractions”& “suppsd 2” wk can often inform ea other #lrnchat
10:48:50 am mellissalast: RT @srleosalazar: Q1) For me it all comes down to a word it’s taken my entire life (53 yrs) to learn: “NO!” #lrnchat
10:48:57 am mrch0mp3rs: Q1) Breathe, walk to get a cup of coffee, come back to the desk, close my eyes. Get perspective and gain clarity. #lrnchat
10:48:58 am dawnjmahoney: RT @ZaraLynnKing: how do you tell someone BUG off? if they are a constant #lrnchat
10:48:59 am cr8ivetraining: Q1) Distractions can be opportunities – as well as threats. Each distraction should get enough of our attention to be evaluated. #lrnchat
10:49:02 am sifowler: yes, don’t eliminate ‘distractions’ just put time boundaries around them RT @derekwwade: “Distractions” <- informs- > “supposed to” #lrnchat
10:49:03 am MimiBarbara: So True! RT @learninganorak: Q1 Sometimes the distractions will nag at you unless you just get them off your plate to shut them up #lrnchat
10:49:08 am dawnjmahoney: RT @LandDDave: Q1) Answer questions like “Do you have a second?” honestly. #lrnchat
10:49:10 am exhibit_change: #lrnchat distractions are often invited, they change up the thinking pattern and can offer completely new ideas – within reason
10:49:12 am mrshepherd: RT @nolecture: @mrshepherd I start my day with top 3-5 and how long they take. 3-5 would be a lot for me. I’m 1 step at a time. #lrnchat
10:49:14 am dawnjmahoney: RT @nolecture: @TerrenceWing for me there is a tension between mtask and focus. Im trying to hold bigger time for one thing. #lrnchat
10:49:15 am michellebakerET: I think the #pomodorotechnique has merit! #lrnchat
10:49:18 am dbolen: @KristiBroom @LandDDave yes must have a plan and a plan that accommodates distractions, stuff will happen like fires #lrnchat
10:49:18 am katherinesenko: RT @ZaraLynnKing: how do you tell someone BUG off? if they are a constant #lrnchat
10:49:28 am neillasher: how do you know you have been distracted? #lrnchat
10:49:34 am npmaven: Q1) Focus on highest priority work when you’re clearest mentally (schedule allowing, of course). Big one for me. #lrnchat
10:49:36 am nolecture: @TerrenceWing speaking of, back to my list. This is too fun. #lrnchat
10:49:48 am derekwwade: Bingo. AWARENESS is key. RT @DonaldClark: Forget tools – take too much time. All about personal psychological attention. #lrnchat
10:49:53 am flowersprof: Q1) Force myself to view the “distraction” as the light at the end of the tunnel….and for once it’s not a train #lrnchat
10:49:53 am pmtrainer: Q1 I mindmap my results to purpose & actions and focus on the actions that get me to the results I’m looking for #lrnchat
10:49:54 am srleosalazar: RT @LandDDave: Q1) Answer questions like “Do you have a second?” honestly. #lrnchat
10:49:54 am FourCornerMatt: Q1) I don’t mind distractions, we’re not robots! Distractions remind us we need interaction + coffee with a chat! #lrnchat
10:49:55 am KristiBroom: RT @dbolen: @KristiBroom @LandDDave yes must have a plan and a plan that accommodates distractions, stuff will happen like fires #lrnchat
10:49:55 am npmaven: Massive challenge. @TerrenceWing for me there is a tension between mtask and focus. Im trying to hold bigger time for one thing. #lrnchat
10:49:56 am hamtra: q1) Sometime the distractions give me great inspiration for the task at hand, miss the distraction miss the opportunity (#excuse) #lrnchat
10:49:59 am learninganorak: RT @Neillasher: how do you know you have been distracted? #lrnchat <= Good question. It isn’t always obvious
10:50:04 am dawnjmahoney: RT @npmaven: Q1) Focus on highest priority work when youre clearest mentally (schedule allowing, of course). Big one for me. #lrnchat
10:50:05 am KristiBroom: Good question! RT @neillasher: how do you know you have been distracted? #lrnchat
10:50:07 am ZaraLynnKing: @neillasher takes you away from what you need and or should be doing. #lrnchat
10:50:15 am sifowler: Q1) b. be clear about your relational priorities #lrnchat
10:50:16 am dawnjmahoney: RT @derekwwade: Bingo. AWARENESS is key. RT @DonaldClark: Forget tools – take too much time. All about personal psych attention. #lrnchat
10:50:17 am dbolen: and shouldn’t there be some respect, goes both ways from peer to peer and from manager #lrnchat
10:50:17 am eshwaranv: That’s difficult! RT @dawnjmahoney: RT @LandDDave: Q1) Answer questions like “Do you have a second?” honestly. #lrnchat
10:50:19 am dtssmithers: Q1-Sometimes I just let it go to voicemail, close my Outlook, hide n a conference room, exercise, laugh w/some comedy, e the comedy #lrnchat
10:50:25 am LandDDave: Q1) When I had a staff, I scheduled ‘Focus’ time. My door was always open, except during the times I specifically asked not to be. #lrnchat
10:50:25 am jmass: Q1) Do you best creative work first thing in the morning! #lrnchat
10:50:28 am sifowler: RT @srleosalazar: RT @LandDDave: Q1) Answer questions like “Do you have a second?” honestly. #lrnchat
10:50:29 am hamtra: Like this idea RT @ManaPocketbooks: Q1) Set myself mini targets I have to achieve before I give in to the next distraction #lrnchat
10:50:29 am pmtrainer: @nolecture Hey Lou good seeing you here #lrnchat
10:50:36 am mellissalast: Q1) Book a meeting room and hide in it once a week. Don’t tell ppl where you are. You’ll get so much done. #lrnchat
10:50:38 am dawnjmahoney: RT @sifowler: Q1) b. be clear about your relational priorities #lrnchat
10:50:39 am TerrenceWing: @nolecture @dawnjmahoney I know the feeling. I am doing about 3 things as we speak. Typical Terrence. When will I learn #lrnchat
10:50:40 am c4lpt: Q1) 1/3 u don’t have to work on projects in the start-to-finish approach mindset #lrnchat #lrnchat
10:50:49 am learninganorak: @jmass Really? I’m not a morning person! #lrnchat
10:50:54 am olliegardener: RT @j_boucher: @hamtra @learninganorak It is a gr8 way 2 work. The right environment and a cup of self discipline required! #lrnchat
10:50:54 am dtssmithers: Q1-most of the time, I actually like the distractions more than my work; prob not a good thing #lrnchat
10:50:58 am c4lpt: Q1) 2/3 u can, instead, chunk things up in a way that matches the way your brain works #lrnchat #lrnchat
10:50:59 am npmaven: Q1) Beware of attractive distractions. Still distractions. (Hard 4 me: turn off twhirl when overwhelmed). #lrnchat
10:50:59 am KristiBroom: Q1 plan time for distractions; don’t put yourself in a tight spot with deadlines. Distractions will occur #lrnchat
10:51:02 am MimiBarbara: RT @cr8ivetraining: Distractions can be opportunities. Each distraction should get enough attention to be evaluated. #lrnchat
10:51:15 am dawnjmahoney: @TerrenceWing @nolecture Me too!! #lrnchat
10:51:17 am chambo_online: Lisa Chamberlin – Late – unfocused – multitasking. #lrnchat
10:51:17 am dtssmithers: Q1-Does Twitter/ #lrnchat count as a distraction? maybe a planned distraction?
10:51:20 am sifowler: RT @c4lpt: Q1) 2/3 u can, instead, chunk things up in a way that matches the way your brain works #lrnchat #lrnchat
10:51:25 am dawnjmahoney: RT @npmaven: Q1) Beware of attractive distractions. Still distractions. (Hard 4 me: turn off twhirl when overwhelmed). #lrnchat
10:51:25 am TerrenceWing: @npmaven It’s been a life long challenge for me. I’m surprised I meet my deadlines. #lrnchat
10:51:33 am c4lpt: Q1) 3/3 Timeslicing for humans: http://www.lifehack.org/articles/lifehack/timeslicing-for-humans.html #lrnchat #lrnchat
10:51:34 am smithsaga: RT @cr8ivetraining: Distractions can be opportunities. Each distraction should get enough attention to be evaluated. #lrnchat
10:51:35 am KristiBroom: Or when you are most creative. RT @jmass: Q1) Do you best creative work first thing in the morning! #lrnchat
10:51:38 am neillasher: Sorry to all my followers, I am on #lrnchat, come join us to see the whole thread..
10:51:43 am mellissalast: Been there! RT @ZaraLynnKing: right now my hearing is at risk because i wear headphones and listen to music #lrnchat
10:51:50 am purplelearning: Be firm, switch off e-mail alerts, SoMe alerts and put phone on silent – it might, just might help (twitch, twitch) #lrnchat
10:51:50 am FourCornerMatt: Q1) if anyone is sipping coffee or eating a doughnut RIGHT NOW, it proves we can cope with distractions! #lrnchat
10:52:04 am npmaven: Be good 2 our brains! RT @c4lpt: Q1) 2/3 u can, instead, chunk things up in a way that matches the way your brain works #lrnchat #lrnchat
10:52:05 am MimiBarbara: Q1) Give yourself early morning time to focus on those things that usually distract you during the work day. #lrnchat
10:52:09 am srleosalazar: RT @sifowler: Q1) be clear about your relational priorities<<<true. It’s easy to say “focus on the business”, but in practice, not. #lrnchat
10:52:13 am sifowler: Q1) a distraction is only that which throws you off your purposes, not just an interruption of time or task #lrnchat
10:52:13 am smithsaga: RT @C4LPT: Q1) 3/3 Timeslicing for humans: http://j.mp/hsNyG4 #lrnchat
10:52:17 am s0ngb1rd: Bob Monkhouse was a real stand up guy🙂 #lrnchat
10:52:19 am LandDDave: Q1) I schedule myself to come in early, stay late, or work remotely often so I’m not in the physical environment of distraction. #lrnchat
10:52:21 am eshwaranv: #lrnchat is sure going hyperfast today! Like it. Keeps me focussed.
10:52:23 am dawnjmahoney: RT @FourCornerMatt: Q1) if anyone is sipping coffee or eating a doughnut RIGHT NOW, it proves we can cope with distractions! #lrnchat
10:52:23 am mellissalast: RT @jmass: Q1) Block time on calendar for dedicated work/thinking. #lrnchat
10:52:23 am 2GFred: RT @lrnchat: Q1) How do we deal with pressures that distract us from the thing we’re supposed to do? #lrnchat
10:52:33 am dawnjmahoney: RT @MimiBarbara: Q1) Give yourself early morning time to focus on those things that usually distract you during the work day. #lrnchat
10:52:34 am derekwwade: Q1) This raises Q: “How can we tell when something is truly a distraction, vs. something we should fit into current work?” #lrnchat
10:52:36 am learninganorak: @FourCornerMatt That’s not distracting. That’s multitasking. ;o) #lrnchat
10:52:37 am StephanieDaul: @mellissalast I work from home to get things done. #lrnchat
10:52:42 am npmaven: Always one for me. RT @TerrenceWing: @npmaven It’s been a life long challenge for me. I’m surprised I meet my deadlines. #lrnchat
10:52:43 am mrshepherd: Q1 Remember that thinking is part of working. “Distractions” can be neccesary steps on the road to good work. #lrnchat
10:52:44 am KristiBroom: @neillasher I think distraction implies “bad” for some ppl. Not necessarily true for me. #lrnchat
10:52:45 am gilmoreglobal: @dtssmithers Closing Outlook I find can be very effective – email is a huge distraction! #lrnchat
10:52:49 am purplelearning: This is my first time at #lrnchat – be gentle with me. I’m off sick which is why I have the opportunity😦
10:52:54 am FourCornerMatt: Q1) Too many people respond to emails like its a call from God. Accurate not immidiate responses reqd from emails. #lrnchat
10:52:58 am learninganorak: @StephanieDaul I work from home. Period. #lrnchat
10:53:00 am KristiBroom: RT @eshwaranv: #lrnchat is sure going hyperfast today! Like it. Keeps me focussed. #lrnchat
10:53:04 am michellebakerET: Fellow trainers – join the discussion on #lrnchat!
10:53:06 am hamtra: q1) Have a standard polite email/phone response stating you are busy working on projects and will answer as soon as it is possible #lrnchat
10:53:16 am j_boucher: @mellissalast my CTO does this so often we call the conference room his alternate office #lrnchat
10:53:18 am eshwaranv: Email on phone is worse. RT @gilmoreglobal: @dtssmithers Closing Outlook I find can be very effective -email is a huge distraction! #lrnchat
10:53:19 am npmaven: Oh, yes. RT @gilmoreglobal: @dtssmithers Closing Outlook I find can be very effective – email is a huge distraction! #lrnchat
10:53:25 am dawnjmahoney: RT @derekwwade: Q1) This raises Q: “How can we tell when something is truly a distraction vs something we shd fit into current wk?” #lrnchat
10:53:28 am ZaraLynnKing: I find it hard to stay on task when I don’t have a good idea. I end up very distracted with frivolous things #lrnchat
10:53:36 am dawnjmahoney: RT @learninganorak: @StephanieDaul I work from home. Period. #lrnchat
10:53:36 am LandDDave: Q1) I once had a SVP tell me “I always tell you things at the last minute; you do your best work with a gun to your head”. #lrnchat
10:53:37 am 2GFred: @purplelearning Sorry you’re sick. But glad you are here. Jump right in! #lrnchat
10:53:43 am TerrenceWing: @2GFred Good Morning Fred. Enjoying the sunshine today I hope. We need to get together for coffee or lunch #lrnchat
10:53:46 am chambo_online: @StephanieDaul I work at home – telecommute – I can be just as distracted here🙂. #lrnchat
10:53:47 am neillasher: @KristiBroom nor me either, i actually quite like the challenge of a distraction #lrnchat
10:53:48 am dbolen: set boundaries, be gentle and communicate #lrnchat
10:53:49 am learninganorak: @ZaraLynnKing That may prove to be the source of your next good idea #lrnchat
10:53:59 am FourCornerMatt: @KristiBroom @neillasher : Agree. If frustration is the first emotion from a distraction – then distraction is not the problem! #lrnchat
10:54:00 am npmaven: Great #lrnchat today on topic of interest to all (esp. #nonprofit folk) – focus. Dive in! #lrnchat
10:54:09 am katherinesenko: RT @ZaraLynnKing: I find it hard to stay on task when I don’t have a good idea. I end up very distracted with frivolous things #lrnchat
10:54:17 am LandDDave: RT @StephanieDaul: @mellissalast I work from home to get things done.<< Home doesn’t work with the 2yr old, I go to Starbucks! #lrnchat
10:54:21 am learninganorak: @chambo_online Ditto! #lrnchat
10:54:23 am exhibit_change: today’s #lrnchat is moving so fast – having trouble keeping up with all the great points
10:54:24 am TerrenceWing: @LandDDave Was that a compliment? Hmmm. #lrnchat
10:54:26 am mrch0mp3rs: @LandDDave I had a boss like that, too. I quit that job. #lrnchat
10:54:28 am sifowler: Q1) read up on the neuroscience of text/image limits, attention, working memory, narrative maps so you get why you feel ‘fear’ #lrnchat
10:54:37 am cr8ivetraining: Sometimes – working from home is a BIGGER distraction. RT @learninganorak: @StephanieDaul I work from home. Period. #lrnchat
10:54:40 am 2GFred: @TerrenceWing Yes! Let’s do that! #lrnchat
10:54:43 am dawnjmahoney: RT @ZaraLynnKing: I find it hard to stay on task when I dont have gd idea. I end up very distracted with frivolous things|SO TRUE #lrnchat
10:54:44 am CraigTaylor74: Q1-Self discipline! #lrnchat
10:54:45 am gilmoreglobal: @KristiBroom I also agree with that, I often work better under pressure and stress so distractions can help me ‘turn it up’ #lrnchat
10:54:50 am eshwaranv: RT @cr8ivetraining: Sometimes – working from home is a BIGGER distraction. RT @learninganorak: @StephanieDaul I work from home. Period. #lrnchat
10:54:54 am purplelearning: Preparing for a presentation from scratch – just had to change environment and go back to good old pen, paper and grey matter #lrnchat
10:55:01 am onsSara: @FourCornerMatt>>agreed though culture of those outside my group expect instant access/response. They are slowly learning #lrnchat
10:55:01 am TerrenceWing: Was the pre or post beard RT @mrch0mp3rs: @LandDDave I had a boss like that, too. I quit that job. #lrnchat
10:55:07 am exhibit_change: RT @gilmoreglobal: @KristiBroom I also agree with that, I often work better under pressure and stress so distractions can help me ‘turn it up’ #lrnchat
10:55:09 am srleosalazar: RT @LandDDave: Q1) I once had a SVP tell me “you do your best work with a gun to your head” <<< he knew his people!!! #lrnchat
10:55:09 am mellissalast: Same happened here. So I kept moving around. RT @j_boucher: @mellissalast CTO does this so often we call the conf rm his alt office #lrnchat
10:55:10 am olliegardener: RT @CraigTaylor74: Q1-Self discipline! #lrnchat
10:55:13 am dtssmithers: @eshwaranv Yes, even Google voice which emails vms. #lrnchat
10:55:15 am neillasher: @LandDDave i work from the office to have a rest, too much distraction at home #lrnchat
10:55:16 am StephanieDaul: RT @LandDDave: Q1) “I always tell you things at the last minute; <being rewarded for a dive and catch is not good> #lrnchat
10:55:22 am lrnchat: Q2) When is the right time for a guilty pleasure? When does the guilty pleasure become too much of a good thing? #lrnchat
10:55:24 am dawnjmahoney: RT @sifowler: Q1) read abt neuroscience of text/image lmits attention, working memory, narrative maps so you get why you feel fear #lrnchat
10:55:26 am nolecture: What’s the difference between distraction and the creative trial and error process? Seems it depends on person. #lrnchat
10:55:33 am BarbaraFillip: Some days I go look for distractions, some days they find me.🙂 #lrnchat
10:55:38 am OpenSesameNow: True for me! RT @cr8ivetraining: Sometimes – working from home is a BIGGER distraction. @StephanieDaul I work from home. Period. #lrnchat
10:55:39 am learninganorak: RT @lrnchat: Q2) When is the right time for a guilty pleasure? When does the guilty pleasure become too much of a good thing? #lrnchat
10:55:40 am LandDDave: @TerrenceWing It was meant as a compliment, but I took it different. It made me look at myself. #lrnchat
10:55:43 am npmaven: RT @lrnchat: Q2) When is the right time for a guilty pleasure? When does the guilty pleasure become too much of a good thing? #lrnchat
10:55:43 am eshwaranv: RT @lrnchat: Q2) When is the right time for a guilty pleasure? When does the guilty pleasure become too much of a good thing? #lrnchat
10:55:48 am exhibit_change: @purplelearning pen, paper and grey matter are the BEST tools – good luck on the presentation #lrnchat
10:55:52 am c4lpt: RT @lrnchat: Q2) When is the right time for a guilty pleasure? When does the guilty pleasure become too much of a good thing? #lrnchat
10:55:53 am mrshepherd: RT @purplelearning: Preparing for a presentation- just had to change environment and go back to good old pen, paper and grey matter #lrnchat
10:55:54 am dtssmithers: @ZaraLynnKing Same here. Most of the time I would rather be working on something else or what I think is good. #lrnchat
10:55:58 am dawnjmahoney: RT @nolecture: Whats the difference between distraction and the creative trial and error process? Seems it depends on person. #lrnchat
10:56:02 am srleosalazar: RT @lrnchat: Q2) When is the right time for a guilty pleasure? When does the guilty pleasure become too much of a good thing? #lrnchat
10:56:02 am cr8ivetraining: Q1) Start every day with an Agenda – Work on the highest priority tasks – End each day by making an Agenda for tomorrow #lrnchat
10:56:04 am dawnjmahoney: RT @BarbaraFillip: Some days I go look for distractions, some days they find me.🙂 #lrnchat
10:56:04 am ZaraLynnKing: Agree @nolecture: difference between distraction and the creative trial and error process? Seems it depends on person. #lrnchat
10:56:06 am mellissalast: RT @LandDDave: RT @StephanieDaul: @mellissalast Work from home to get things done.<Home doesn’t work w/ 2yr old, I go to Starbucks! #lrnchat
10:56:11 am KristiBroom: RT @lrnchat: Q2) When is the right time for a guilty pleasure? When does the guilty pleasure become too much of a good thing? #lrnchat
10:56:13 am j_boucher: RT @lrnchat: Q2) When is the right time for a guilty pleasure? When does the guilty pleasure become too much of a good thing? #lrnchat
10:56:13 am dbolen: RT @lrnchat: Q2) When is the right time for a guilty pleasure? When does the guilty pleasure become too much of a good thing? #lrnchat
10:56:16 am derekwwade: Dear Tweeps- good discussion about “focus” on #lrnchat today. Come see ways that people deal with distraction and stay focused.
10:56:17 am LeeMarkDavies: @lrnchat Q0) learned someone I thought I new well is left handed – struck me that in 5 years I had never seen him write! #lrnchat
10:56:17 am cr8ivetraining: RT @lrnchat: Q2) When is the right time for a guilty pleasure? When does the guilty pleasure become too much of a good thing? #lrnchat
10:56:20 am FourCornerMatt: @onsSara : There has to be some expectation management. But, how often do we tell people how to communicate with us? #lrnchat
10:56:24 am 2GFred: Q1: David Allen’s philosphies in GTD work for me. Also, clutter is an enemy of focus. #lrnchat
10:56:27 am mrshepherd: RT @lrnchat: Q2) When is the right time for a guilty pleasure? When does the guilty pleasure become too much of a good thing? #lrnchat
10:56:30 am dawnjmahoney: RT Q2) When is the right time for a guilty pleasure? When does the guilty pleasure become too much of a good thing? #lrnchat
10:56:32 am LandDDave: @mrch0mp3rs As did I. (Of course, I landed someplace as a ‘Job’, which is why I’m looking for what I really want now…) #lrnchat
10:56:37 am eshwaranv: Q2) Guilty pleasure? What’s that? #lrnchat
10:56:37 am learninganorak: What even constitutes a ‘guilty pleasure’? #lrnchat I’m lost here, I don’t have any idea of what that means!
10:56:38 am LandDDave: RT @lrnchat: Q2) When is the right time for a guilty pleasure? When does the guilty pleasure become too much of a good thing? #lrnchat
10:56:39 am pmtrainer: RT @lrnchat: Q2) When is the right time for a guilty pleasure? When does the guilty pleasure become too much of a good thing? #lrnchat
10:56:40 am mrch0mp3rs: @TerrenceWing @LandDDave I had my first beard at 15, so I’d definitely say “post-beard” #lrnchat
10:56:40 am derekwwade: RT @nolecture: Whats the difference between distraction and the creative trial and error process? Seems it depends on person. #lrnchat
10:56:40 am purplelearning: @cr8ivetraining @learninganorak @StephanieDaul >> housework just doesn’t distract and no kids so WFH suits me #lrnchat
10:56:55 am dtssmithers: RT @lrnchat: Q2) When is the right time for a guilty pleasure? When does the guilty pleasure become too much of a good thing? #lrnchat
10:56:59 am jmass: Q2) Stop feeling guilty everyone! Life should be FULL of pleasure and joy and things that generally feel good! #lrnchat
10:57:01 am ZaraLynnKing: @dtssmithers Totally I just spent 3 weeks playing trying to find an idea for a project. #lrnchat
10:57:02 am OpenSesameNow: Q1) I use Pandora & headphones to tune out distractions. I can find a rhythm of work with music and tune out anything. #lrnchat
10:57:03 am michellebakerET: RT @ZaraLynnKing: I find it hard 2 stay on task when I dont have a gd idea. I end up vry distracted w/ frivolous things #lrnchat <- Me 2!!
10:57:07 am flowersprof: Q1) Allow yourself limited time to focus on the distraction. Capture the moment, shift your focus, move forward w/ the primary task #lrnchat
10:57:07 am KristiBroom: Q1&Q2 seems like self-awareness goes a long way here…different techniques work for each of us #lrnchat
10:57:08 am TerrenceWing: @KristiBroom The right time for guilty pleasure is when the risk of getting caught is low. Unless the pleasure is getting caught #lrnchat
10:57:11 am neillasher: Q2; anytime is the right time for guilty pleasure, the more the guilt the better the pleasure! #lrnchat
10:57:14 am chambo_online: Leo Babauta has free eBook on topic of Focus http://zenhabits.net/focus-book/ #lrnchat
10:57:17 am mellissalast: Work for me: I question my specs RT @dawnjmahoney: Q1) Honestly? I spend too much time working to get it all done to my specs. #lrnchat
10:57:22 am dtssmithers: Q2 rephrased: When is NOT the right time for a guilty pleasure? Can the guilty pleasure become too much of a good thing? #lrnchat
10:57:27 am dawnjmahoney: RT @eshwaranv: Q2) Guilty pleasure? Whats that? #lrnchat
10:57:31 am gilmoreglobal: Q2) Like Twitter?🙂 Guilty pleasures are good as rewards for a job well done or when you need a breather from a stagnant task #lrnchat
10:57:34 am britz: Q2) Always! If your work is your passion you find guilty pleasures w/in the context, embrace them & use them to grow #lrnbkpull #lrnchat
10:57:35 am FourCornerMatt: Q2) I have no guilt about my pleasures. I enjoy all that I do and am happy to boast😉 #lrnchat
10:57:43 am cr8ivetraining: Q2) guilty pleasures are a great way to give your brain a break – #lrnchat
10:57:45 am KristiBroom: @TerrenceWing @KristiBroom Ha! True #lrnchat
10:57:48 am eshwaranv: I’ve never felt guilty for getting distracted so far and don’t intend to in the future. #lrnchat
10:57:49 am dawnjmahoney: RT @KristiBroom The right time for guilty pleasure:when the risk of getting caught is low. Unless the pleasure is getting caught #lrnchat
10:57:53 am c4lpt: RT @jmass: Q2) Stop feeling guilty everyone! Life should be FULL of pleasure and joy and things that generally feel good! #lrnchat
10:57:53 am tonya_simmons: @purplelearning house work only distracts when there is something to be done that is worse than housework – and yes, they do exist #lrnchat
10:57:58 am dawnjmahoney: RT @FourCornerMatt: Q2) I have no guilt about my pleasures. I enjoy all that I do and am happy to boast😉 #lrnchat
10:58:02 am learninganorak: @gilmoreglobal Sorry. I don’t see Twitter as a guilty pleasure. That’s last century thinking. #lrnchat
10:58:03 am FourCornerMatt: RT @neillasher: Q2; anytime is the right time for guilty pleasure, the more the guilt the better the pleasure! #lrnchat
10:58:03 am chet_stevenson: RT @lrnchat: Q2) When is the right time for a guilty pleasure? When does the guilty pleasure become too much of a good thing? #lrnchat
10:58:04 am StephanieDaul: RT @lrnchat: Q2) When is the right time for a guilty pleasure? When does the guilty pleasure become too much of a good thing? #lrnchat
10:58:04 am purplelearning: procrastination is my middle name – have to give myself a firm talking to sometimes #lrnchat
10:58:05 am sifowler: RT @lrnchat: Q2) When is the right time for a guilty pleasure? When does the guilty pleasure become too much of a good thing? #lrnchat
10:58:10 am LandDDave: RT @nolecture: Whats the difference between distraction and the creative trial and error process? <I think the difference is CHOICE #lrnchat
10:58:13 am dawnjmahoney: RT @britz: Q2) Always! If your work is your passion you find guilty pleasures w/in the context, embrace them & use them to grow #lrnchat
10:58:13 am dtssmithers: RT @OpenSesameNow: Q1) I use Pandora & headphones to tune out distractions. #lrnchat
10:58:13 am npmaven: RT @cr8ivetraining: Q2) guilty pleasures are a great way to give your brain a break – #lrnchat
10:58:15 am chrisstjohn: Q0) A bumblebee cant fly, but he doesnt know it, so he flies anyway. #lrnchat
10:58:18 am derekwwade: @KristiBroom +1 on self-awareness. Perhaps techniques we promote should be awareness techniques vs. time-mgmt techniques #lrnchat
10:58:19 am KristiBroom: Q2 guilty pleasure for me is walking the dog. Clears my head, makes me more energized. I schedule it in my calendar. Seriously. #lrnchat
10:58:24 am amftrust: RT @npmaven: Great #lrnchat today on topic of interest to all (esp. #nonprofit folk) – focus. Dive in! #lrnchat
10:58:30 am j_boucher: Totally agree! @jmass Q2) Stop feeling guilty everyone! #lrnchat
10:58:38 am TerrenceWing: @mrch0mp3rs I too was bearded in High School but lost it in College and then the Army killed my hair follicles. Baby face now #lrnchat
10:58:41 am KristiBroom: RT @c4lpt: RT @jmass: Q2) Stop feeling guilty everyone! Life should be FULL of pleasure and joy & things that generally feel good! #lrnchat
10:58:41 am pmtrainer: Good 4 you RT @FourCornerMatt: Q2) I have no guilt about my pleasures. I enjoy all that I do and am happy to boast😉 #lrnchat
10:58:44 am mrshepherd: RT @cr8ivetraining: Q2) guilty pleasures are a great way to give your brain a break. Or something challengint to do. #lrnchat
10:58:51 am learninganorak: @KristiBroom I don’t accept that as a guilty pleasure, either. It’s a valid creativity tool. #lrnchat
10:58:54 am mellissalast: They need to complete a form to talk to me or book mtg. RT @ZaraLynnKing: how do you tell someone BUG off? if they are a constant #lrnchat
10:58:54 am olliegardener: q2) Angry birds should definitely have come with a authomatic lock out. Addictive! #lrnchat
10:58:55 am dawnjmahoney: Q2) Guilty pleasures = more productive work at least for me #lrnchat
10:58:56 am chet_stevenson: (Q2) The right time is when I feel like I need a break. It’s too much when it affects my performance. #lrnchat
10:58:59 am dtssmithers: Q1-Love the Mark Twain quote, “Why put off until tomorrow what can be put off to the day after tomorrow.” #lrnchat
10:59:01 am sparkandco: @KristiBroom – hey that’s why I’m late, I was walking my dog to the beach! #lrnchat
10:59:02 am FourCornerMatt: Q2) Celine Dion though should never be regarded as a guilty pleasure, just a guilty embarassment! #lrnchat
10:58:03 am FourCornerMatt: RT @neillasher: Q2; anytime is the right time for guilty pleasure, the more the guilt the better the pleasure! #lrnchat
10:58:03 am chet_stevenson: RT @lrnchat: Q2) When is the right time for a guilty pleasure? When does the guilty pleasure become too much of a good thing? #lrnchat
10:58:04 am StephanieDaul: RT @lrnchat: Q2) When is the right time for a guilty pleasure? When does the guilty pleasure become too much of a good thing? #lrnchat
10:58:04 am purplelearning: procrastination is my middle name – have to give myself a firm talking to sometimes #lrnchat
10:58:05 am sifowler: RT @lrnchat: Q2) When is the right time for a guilty pleasure? When does the guilty pleasure become too much of a good thing? #lrnchat
10:58:10 am LandDDave: RT @nolecture: Whats the difference between distraction and the creative trial and error process? <I think the difference is CHOICE #lrnchat
10:58:13 am dawnjmahoney: RT @britz: Q2) Always! If your work is your passion you find guilty pleasures w/in the context, embrace them & use them to grow #lrnchat
10:58:13 am dtssmithers: RT @OpenSesameNow: Q1) I use Pandora & headphones to tune out distractions. #lrnchat
10:58:13 am npmaven: RT @cr8ivetraining: Q2) guilty pleasures are a great way to give your brain a break – #lrnchat
10:58:15 am chrisstjohn: Q0) A bumblebee cant fly, but he doesnt know it, so he flies anyway. #lrnchat
10:58:18 am derekwwade: @KristiBroom +1 on self-awareness. Perhaps techniques we promote should be awareness techniques vs. time-mgmt techniques #lrnchat
10:58:19 am KristiBroom: Q2 guilty pleasure for me is walking the dog. Clears my head, makes me more energized. I schedule it in my calendar. Seriously. #lrnchat
10:58:24 am amftrust: RT @npmaven: Great #lrnchat today on topic of interest to all (esp. #nonprofit folk) – focus. Dive in! #lrnchat
10:58:30 am j_boucher: Totally agree! @jmass Q2) Stop feeling guilty everyone! #lrnchat
10:58:38 am TerrenceWing: @mrch0mp3rs I too was bearded in High School but lost it in College and then the Army killed my hair follicles. Baby face now #lrnchat
10:58:41 am KristiBroom: RT @c4lpt: RT @jmass: Q2) Stop feeling guilty everyone! Life should be FULL of pleasure and joy & things that generally feel good! #lrnchat
10:58:41 am pmtrainer: Good 4 you RT @FourCornerMatt: Q2) I have no guilt about my pleasures. I enjoy all that I do and am happy to boast😉 #lrnchat
10:58:44 am mrshepherd: RT @cr8ivetraining: Q2) guilty pleasures are a great way to give your brain a break. Or something challengint to do. #lrnchat
10:58:51 am learninganorak: @KristiBroom I don’t accept that as a guilty pleasure, either. It’s a valid creativity tool. #lrnchat
10:58:54 am mellissalast: They need to complete a form to talk to me or book mtg. RT @ZaraLynnKing: how do you tell someone BUG off? if they are a constant #lrnchat
10:58:54 am olliegardener: q2) Angry birds should definitely have come with a authomatic lock out. Addictive! #lrnchat
10:58:55 am dawnjmahoney: Q2) Guilty pleasures = more productive work at least for me #lrnchat
10:58:56 am chet_stevenson: (Q2) The right time is when I feel like I need a break. It’s too much when it affects my performance. #lrnchat
10:58:59 am dtssmithers: Q1-Love the Mark Twain quote, “Why put off until tomorrow what can be put off to the day after tomorrow.” #lrnchat
10:59:01 am sparkandco: @KristiBroom – hey that’s why I’m late, I was walking my dog to the beach! #lrnchat
10:59:02 am FourCornerMatt: Q2) Celine Dion though should never be regarded as a guilty pleasure, just a guilty embarassment! #lrnchat
10:59:16 am 2GFred: This is good/practical –> RT @smithsaga: RT @C4LPT: Q1) 3/3 Timeslicing for humans: http://j.mp/hsNyG4 #lrnchat
10:59:20 am mrch0mp3rs: When 250 pounds you’ll be, too much of a good thing you have had #yoda #lrnchat
10:59:24 am FourCornerMatt: RT @olliegardener: q2) Angry birds should definitely have come with a authomatic lock out. Addictive! #lrnchat
10:59:25 am mattiaskareld: RT @learninganorak: What even constitutes a ‘guilty pleasure’? #lrnchat I’m lost here, I don’t have any idea of what that means!
10:59:27 am ZaraLynnKing: @mellissalast I wish…that is AWESOME! #lrnchat
10:59:32 am eshwaranv: RT @KatieDavisBurps: @eshwaranv often distraction can lead to creativity! #lrnchat
10:59:32 am KristiBroom: @sparkandco @KristiBroom Awesome!! #lrnchat
10:59:33 am learninganorak: @chet_stevenson Then it’s not ‘guilty’. #lrnchat
10:59:37 am chrisstjohn: Q1) Plan ahead. That way you dont have to do anything right now. #lrnchat
10:59:38 am dawnjmahoney: RT@KristiBroom:RT@jmass: Q2) Stop feeling guilty everyone! Life should be FULL of pleasure & joy & things that generally feel good! #lrnchat
10:59:38 am purplelearning: Q2 nothing wrong with guilty pleasures – everything in moderation #lrnchat
10:59:45 am TerrenceWing: RT @dawnjmahoney: Q2) Guilty pleasures = more productive work at least for me #lrnchat
10:59:50 am dbolen: Q2 working from home, breaks have have multitask, treadmill and reading/surfing #lrnchat
10:59:54 am mellissalast: You are surprised time has passed and you have no idea what you’ve done. RT @Neillasher: how do you know you have been distracted? #lrnchat
11:00:00 am hamtra: q2) Guilty pleasures are great when you start feeling the lag, sleepy, bored with the task – time to refresh #lrnchat
11:00:14 am gilmoreglobal: @learninganorak Twitter just seems like too much fun to be actual work! When it keeps you from other tasks too much of a good thing #lrnchat
11:00:15 am FourCornerMatt: RT @KristiBroom: RT @c4lpt: RT @jmass: Q2) Stop feeling guilty! Life should be FULL of pleasure + joy & things that feel good! #lrnchat
11:00:16 am dtssmithers: Q1-Or for those who like big words, “Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?” #lrnchat
11:00:18 am dawnjmahoney: RT @hamtra: q2) Guilty pleasures are great when you start feeling the lag, sleepy, bored with the task – time to refresh #lrnchat
11:00:20 am LandDDave: RT @lrnchat: Q2) When is the right time for a guilty pleasure? When does the guilty pleasure become too much of a good thing ? #lrnchat
11:00:20 am KristiBroom: Me too! RT @TerrenceWing: RT @dawnjmahoney: Q2) Guilty pleasures = more productive work at least for me #lrnchat
11:00:21 am s0ngb1rd: When you no longer feel guilty #lrnchat
11:00:27 am sifowler: Yes & no. Real guilt needs to lead to confession & change. Then, Stop… RT @c4lpt: RT @jmass: Q2) Stop feeling guilty everyone! #lrnchat
11:00:32 am chet_stevenson: @learninganorak @chet_stevenson In my company, it is when it’s not scheduled. #lrnchat
11:00:37 am exhibit_change: #lrnchat scheduled pleasures like going to the gym, making a nice dinner, watching your fav show, doing a tweetchat – add structure to chaos
11:00:38 am learninganorak: I’m a workafrolic. All my work is fun #lrnchat
11:00:44 am CraigTaylor74: @learninganorak seems I *am* in the right hashtag😉 Q2) When does the guilty pleasure become too much of a good thing? #lrnchat
11:00:44 am mellissalast: Ensure they have clear purpose/agenda before you talk to them. RT @ZaraLynnKing: @mellissalast I wish…that is AWESOME! #lrnchat
11:00:51 am dtssmithers: Q1-Distractions = cannot work from home really & call it work. #lrnchat
11:00:58 am srleosalazar: RT @learninganorak: Im a workafrolic. All my work is fun #lrnchat
11:01:02 am mellissalast: And set a timer. RT @sifowler: RT @srleosalazar: RT @LandDDave: Q1) Answer questions like “Do you have a second?” honestly. #lrnchat
11:01:06 am KristiBroom: Love that word! RT @learninganorak: Im a workafrolic. All my work is fun #lrnchat
11:01:07 am dawnjmahoney: RT @learninganorak: Im a workafrolic. All my work is fun|Wanna be u! #lrnchat
11:01:08 am hamtra: q2) too much of a good thing when the task at hand becomes the distraction from the guilty pleasure.🙂 #lrnchat
11:01:19 am eshwaranv: @learninganorak Try taking a break… You’ll know what’s even more fun🙂 #lrnchat
11:01:20 am OpenSesameNow: Aren’t breaks & “guilty pleasure” necessary for stimulating ideas, etc? Don’t our mgrs expect us to take breaks? Don’t feel guilty! #lrnchat
11:01:25 am cr8ivetraining: Q2) if Guilty means something you enjoy more than what you do now – then by all means do what you enjoy – maybe change careers! #lrnchat
11:01:27 am olliegardener: q2) Use it as a prize for completing a pomodoro or achiving a task.. then you can enjoy it (whatever it is) without guit! #lrnchat
11:01:29 am learninganorak: @dtssmithers I don’t accept that! #lrnchat
11:01:30 am LandDDave: Q2) Even a Guilty Pleasure needs a reason. If not, just starting it is too much of a good thing. #lrnchat
11:01:35 am exhibit_change: great one! gonna use that often. RT @KristiBroom: Love that word! RT @learninganorak: Im a workafrolic. All my work is fun #lrnchat
11:01:37 am elearnchat: RT @TerrenceWing: My new column on Learning Solutions Mag: App Fusion: Learning Face-off with Facebook http://bit.ly/dSkA50 #lrnchat #astd
11:01:38 am dbolen: appears that many have resolved to be involved in #lrnchat
11:01:41 am srleosalazar: RT @learninganorak: Im a workafrolic. All my work is fun <<< this is so good, it deserves a RRT #lrnchat
11:01:46 am TerrenceWing: That takes the fun out of Guilty Pleasures. They r so much better than just pleasures RT @s0ngb1rd: When you no longer feel guilty #lrnchat
11:01:48 am MimiBarbara: RT @dawnjmahoney: RT @learninganorak: Im a workafrolic. All my work is fun|Wanna be u! #lrnchat
11:01:51 am npmaven: RT @OpenSesameNow: Arent breaks & “guilty pleasure” necessary for stimulating ideas, etc? Dont our mgrs expect us to take breaks? #lrnchat
11:02:06 am FourCornerMatt: Brilliant! I love anyfrolic! RT @KristiBroom: Love that word! RT @learninganorak: Im a workafrolic. All my work is fun #lrnchat
11:02:07 am ZaraLynnKing: @mellissalast Unfortunately not a manager and don’t have my own office. most are social visits. #lrnchat
11:02:10 am purplelearning: @KristiBroom @learninganorak also love my work – is that bad? #lrnchat
11:02:13 am LeeMarkDavies: @lrnchat Q2) two questions in one being your guilty pleasure? #lrnchat
11:02:19 am c4lpt: RT @learninganorak Im a workafrolic All my work is fun <I agree, if u have too many guilty pleasures, it’s time to change ur job😉 #lrnchat
11:02:22 am dtssmithers: Q2-Moderation is the key for even a pleasurable thing to remain pleasurable. #lrnchat
11:02:22 am mellissalast: RT @FourCornerMatt: Q1) Too many people respond to emails like its a call from God. Accurate not immidiate responses reqd from emails. #lrnchat
11:02:29 am learninganorak: @npmaven Exactly! I haven’t seen one genuine example of a pleasure to feel guilty about yet in this chat #lrnchat
11:02:32 am hamtra: RT @dtssmithers: Q2-Moderation is the key for even a pleasurable thing to remain pleasurable. #lrnchat
11:02:42 am KristiBroom: No! It’s great RT @purplelearning: @KristiBroom @learninganorak also love my work – is that bad? #lrnchat
11:02:43 am sifowler: Q2) “guilty pleasure” is a hideous concept; you never feel guilty enough to change, nor enjoy the pleasure enough to really embrace #lrnchat
11:02:45 am michellebakerET: RT @gilmoreglobal: @KristiBroom ….I often work better under pressure & stress so distractions can help me ‘turn it up’ #lrnchat
11:02:46 am britz: Q2) Work is Learning, Learning is Work …thats life – no guilt, make it pleasurable #lrnchat
11:02:51 am onsSara: fabulous!>>RT @learninganorak: Im a workafrolic. All my work is fun #lrnchat
11:02:56 am pmtrainer: Agreed! RT @dtssmithers: Q2-Moderation is the key for even a pleasurable thing to remain pleasurable. #lrnchat
11:02:57 am learninganorak: RT @britz: Q2) Work is Learning, Learning is Work …thats life – no guilt, make it pleasurable #lrnchat
11:02:57 am chambo_online: @dtssmithers Do you mean you personally or anyone? RE working from home #lrnchat
11:03:08 am dawnjmahoney: RT @learninganorak: Im a workafrolic. All my work is fun |Hate spreadsheets! #lrnchat
11:03:13 am mellissalast: RT @dbolen: set boundaries, be gentle and communicate #lrnchat
11:03:19 am LearnTribe: busy busy finishing project brief – interviewing for new team member next week so can’t make #lrnchat today
11:03:22 am LandDDave: Q2) Side Note: My current guilty pleasure is #GameDevelopmentStory on the iPhone. It kept me up till 3am the day I discovered it. #lrnchat
11:03:24 am hamtra: Love that #lrnchat is so robust today! Great start to the year. – whoops I’ve lost “focus”
11:03:24 am mrch0mp3rs: @dtssmithers re: your take on working from home, you’re joking…. right? #lrnchat
11:03:27 am derekwwade: Q2) Test for “when to stop the guilty pleasure” – when you start reaching diminishing returns. #lrnchat
11:03:30 am tgrevatt: Don’t we all want to work for mgrs that measure on results rather than whether a break is taken or not? #lrnchat
11:03:32 am 2GFred: My stream is running slow, please RT Q2 #lrnchat
11:03:32 am ZaraLynnKing: Twitter is a guilty pleasure. It is both a creative tool and key to work and distraction that i can get lost in. #lrnchat
11:03:33 am npmaven:🙂 RT @learninganorak: @npmaven Exactly! I haven’t seen one genuine example of a pleasure to feel guilty about yet in this chat #lrnchat
11:03:39 am LeeMarkDavies: @lrnchat Q2) about 11.45 tonight, a large Lagavulin as England mop up the #Ashes … in this case ~ never #lrnchat
11:03:43 am olliegardener: Na.. just makes others jelous! RT @purplelearning: @KristiBroom @learninganorak also love my work – is that bad? #lrnchat
11:03:45 am dawnjmahoney: Q2) Hv guilty pleasures in life/not so much in work #lrnchat
11:03:52 am LeeMarkDavies: RT @lrnchat: Q2) When is the right time for a guilty pleasure? When does the guilty pleasure become too much of a good thing? #lrnchat
11:03:56 am ManaPocketbooks: RT @ZaraLynnKing: Twitter is a guilty pleasure. It is both a creative tool and key to work and distraction that i can get lost in. #lrnchat
11:04:12 am dtssmithers: RT @sifowler Q2 “guilty pleasure” a hideous concept; u nvr feel guilty enuf 2change, nor enjoy the pleasure enouf 2really embrace #lrnchat
11:04:15 am TerrenceWing: @2GFred Admit it Fred, you weren’t focused. Admission is the first step to healing #lrnchat
11:04:17 am dawnjmahoney: RT @ZaraLynnKing: Twitter is guilty pleasure. Both a creative tool and key to work and distraction that i can get lost in|Agree! #lrnchat
11:04:23 am eshwaranv: I love my work… Also adore my play time… Not a hint of guilt anywhere. #lrnchat
11:04:25 am LandDDave: RT @britz: Q2) Work is Learning, Learning is Work …thats life – no guilt, make it pleasurable #lrnchat
11:04:26 am mellissalast: @ZaraLynnKing I don’t have an office either. I barely have a cube.🙂 #lrnchat
11:04:28 am chrisstjohn: Q2) Remember that you CAN herd cats. Just move their food… #lrnchat
11:04:34 am learninganorak: RT @purplelearning: @KristiBroom @learninganorak also love my work – is that bad? #lrnchat <= IT’s WONderful!!!
11:04:37 am srleosalazar: RT @sifowler: Q2) “guilty pleasure” is hideous concept; you’re never guilty enough to change, nor enjoy it enough to embrace #lrnchat
11:04:40 am dtssmithers: @chambo_online me only Re: working from home. I actually theoretically perfer it #lrnchat
11:04:46 am hamtra: Brilliant! RT @chrisstjohn: Q2) Remember that you CAN herd cats. Just move their food… #lrnchat
11:04:46 am ZaraLynnKing: I think guilty pleasures are about balance. in balance employed or getting paid. out you fired. #lrnchat
11:04:47 am mellissalast: Q2) I have enough guilt. I don’t need my pleasures giving me more. #lrnchat
11:04:55 am dawnjmahoney: RT @LandDDave: RT @britz: Q2) Work is Learning, Learning is Work …thats life – no guilt, make it pleasurable #lrnchat
11:04:57 am jrboyd: Q0) Set iPod timer, plug iPod into computer, let it Synch (timer gets shut off), get parking ticket. #lrnchat
11:04:59 am learninganorak: RT @mellissalast: Q2) I have enough guilt. I don’t need my pleasures giving me more. #lrnchat <= hear hear
11:05:02 am nimblecopy: #lrnchat Q2) When is the right time for a guilty pleasure? When does the guilty pleasure become too much of a good thing?
11:05:05 am exhibit_change: when work and life seamlessly blend there appear to be no need for guilty pleasures cause it just all makes sense #lrnchat
11:05:09 am dbolen: sorry distracted by the spouse calling, my face is red #lrnchat
11:05:10 am cr8ivetraining: Hilarious! RT @chrisstjohn: Q2) Remember that you CAN herd cats. Just move their food… #lrnchat
11:05:12 am dtssmithers: RT @ZaraLynnKing: Twitter is guilty pleasure. Both a creative tool and key to work and distraction that i can get lost in|Agree! #lrnchat
11:05:16 am TerrenceWing: Meow RT @chrisstjohn: Q2) Remember that you CAN herd cats. Just move their food… #lrnchat
11:05:17 am pmtrainer: I find the same thing happening to me RT @ZaraLynnKing: Twitter is a guilty pleasure. It is both a creative tool and key to work #lrnchat
11:05:21 am learninganorak: RT @exhibit_change: when work & life seamlessly blend there appear to be no need for guilty pleasures cause it just all makes sense #lrnchat
11:05:23 am SharonSmiles: RT @lrnchat: Q2) When is the right time for a guilty pleasure? When does the guilty pleasure become too much of a good thing? #lrnchat
11:05:27 am mellissalast: RT @lrnchat: Q2) When is the right time for a guilty pleasure? When does the guilty pleasure become too much of a good thing? #lrnchat
11:05:29 am ZaraLynnKing: @mellissalast that makes the form even more awesome #lrnchat
11:05:34 am nimblecopy: #lrnchat Q2) When playing too much online scrabble makes one procrastinate sleeping.
11:05:35 am OpenSesameNow: So true. RT @mellissalast: Q2) I have enough guilt. I don’t need my pleasures giving me more. #lrnchat
11:05:41 am EternalLearner: RT @derekwwade: Dear Tweeps- good discussion about “focus” on #lrnchat today. Come see ways that people deal with distraction and stay focused.
11:05:53 am 2GFred: @TerrenceWing Ha! I admit that I’m having trouble following the feed today. My connection isn’t flowing very well. #lrnchat
11:05:57 am StephanieDaul: RT @ZaraLynnKing: Twitter is a guilty pleasure. It is both a creative tool and key to work and distraction that i can get lost in. #lrnchat
11:06:07 am dtssmithers: @mrch0mp3rs Seriously I personally cannot work from home. Me, just me. #lrnchat
11:06:10 am LandDDave: RT @mellissalast: Q2) I have enough guilt. I don’t need my pleasures giving me more. #lrnchat <<That’s pretty funny
11:06:20 am purplelearning: RT @exhibit_change: when work and life seamlessly blend there appear to be no need for guilty pleasures cause it just all makes sense #lrnchat
11:06:23 am hamtra: q2) Setting a certain amount of time for the “GP” might be good. 7 min/hr (seems better than 5 and not so much as 10) #lrnchat
11:06:23 am tonya_simmons: Q2) as for when is the right time – I’d say NOT on deadline, otherwise, whenever you need the break #lrnchat
11:06:26 am 2GFred: RT @chrisstjohn: Q2) Remember that you CAN herd cats. Just move their food… #lrnchat
11:06:28 am sifowler: Q2) a right time for a ‘guilty pleasure’ comes when you’ve earned it, not as a procrastinator #lrnchat
11:06:28 am mrch0mp3rs: Next Week: Project TinCan, #lrnchat and More! http://goo.gl/fb/bdfZA #ADL
11:06:39 am dawnjmahoney: RT @LandDDave: RT @mellissalast: Q2) I have enough guilt. I dont need my pleasures giving me more. #lrnchat <<Thats pretty funny #lrnchat
11:06:43 am TerrenceWing: If I had focus would I be using three monitors in front of me while listening to my cellphone chimes, and CNBC? #lrnchat
11:06:50 am exhibit_change: i am def. more productive outside the house RT @dtssmithers: @mrch0mp3rs Seriously I personally cannot work from home. Me, just me. #lrnchat
11:06:51 am learninganorak: RT @2GFred: RT @chrisstjohn: Q2) Remember that you CAN herd cats. Just move their food… #lrnchat <= or their litter tray ;o)
11:06:56 am dawnjmahoney: RT @sifowler: Q2) a right time for a guilty pleasure comes when youve earned it, not as a procrastinator #lrnchat
11:06:57 am hamtra: Goodpoint RT @sifowler: Q2) a right time for a ‘guilty pleasure’ comes when you’ve earned (or need it) it, not as a procrastinator #lrnchat
11:06:58 am ShawnaInKanata: @tgrevatt I LOVE this #lrnchat thank you for introducing me!!
11:06:59 am OpenSesameNow: Har! WordWarp puts me to sleep. RT @nimblecopy: #lrnchat Q2) When playing too much online scrabble makes one procrastinate sleeping.
11:07:00 am gilmoreglobal: @tgrevatt I LOVE this #lrnchat thank you for introducing me!!
11:07:02 am dtssmithers: @mrch0mp3rs Although ppl at my work tend to think that way: RT @dtssmithers distractions = cannot work fr home & call it work #lrnchat
11:07:05 am tonya_simmons: Q2) as for the what – it’s any sort of puzzle, tetris, crossword whatever #lrnchat
11:07:06 am MimiBarbara: RT @exhibit_change: when work and life seamlessly blend there appear to be no need for guilty pleasures cause it all makes sense #lrnchat
11:07:16 am learninganorak: @dawnjmahoney Then it’s not ‘guilty’ #lrnchat
11:07:22 am FourCornerMatt: I have to go. Thanks folks #lrnchat
11:07:23 am sifowler: Q2) by the way, I don’t follow any of my own advice, but it doesn’t mean it ain’t right & true! #lrnchat
11:07:31 am KristiBroom: RT @dawnjmahoney: RT @sifowler: Q2) a right time for a guilty pleasure comes when youve earned it, not as a procrastinator #lrnchat
11:07:40 am olliegardener: Or in my case the trashbin outside.. grr!! RT @chrisstjohn: Q2) Remember that you CAN herd cats. Just move their food… #lrnchat
11:07:43 am neillasher: RT @sifowler: Q2) by the way, I don’t follow any of my own advice, but it doesn’t mean it ain’t right & true! #lrnchat
11:07:48 am exhibit_change: But those are good brain exercises. RT @tonya_simmons: Q2) as for the what – it’s any sort of puzzle, tetris, crossword whatever #lrnchat
11:07:56 am sparkandco: Ha! RT @sifowler: Q2) by the way, I dont follow any of my own advice, but it doesnt mean it aint right & true! #lrnchat
11:07:58 am tgrevatt: @gilmoreglobal Yes, these folks are a pretty fine bunch, witty too. Thought you’d enjoy them! #lrnchat
11:08:02 am learninganorak: @exhibit_change Exactly! #lrnchat
11:08:04 am srleosalazar: RT @sifowler: Q2) by the way, I dont follow any of my own advice, but it doesnt mean it aint right & true! <<< join the club! #lrnchat
11:08:14 am pmtrainer: See you next week! RT @FourCornerMatt: I have to go. Thanks folks #lrnchat
11:08:14 am mrch0mp3rs: @dtssmithers I hear that. I work from home now and the need to be explicit about my activities/tasking is pretty important. #lrnchat
11:08:21 am mellissalast: Now here’s a pleasure that is void of guilt RT @doughmesstic: Caramel Topped Shortbread Bites http://nblo.gs/cFoWU #lrnchat
11:08:22 am chrisstjohn: Q1) When interrupted, tell them you would love to shake their hand & help, but “today my jacket has sleeves that tie in the back.” #lrnchat
11:08:37 am learninganorak: C’mon folks – if a pleasure is earned or beneficial it isn’t a *guilty* pleasure, is it? #lrnchat
11:08:56 am dtssmithers: Q2-Timing is everything & even guilty pleasures can become mainstream. e.g. SoMe at work #lrnchat
11:08:57 am dawnjmahoney: Work fr home perception in many organizations still is we dont really work #lrnchat
11:09:07 am purplelearning: when you’re procrastinating, your mind’s always working therefore no procrastination :o) #lrnchat
11:09:11 am dawnjmahoney: @learninganorak Agreed! #lrnchat
11:09:14 am chrisstjohn: So sayeth a lesson from The Beard #lrnchat
11:09:16 am exhibit_change: I see it that way. RT @learninganorak: C’mon folks – if a pleasure is earned or beneficial it isn’t a *guilty* pleasure, is it? #lrnchat
11:09:17 am olliegardener: RT @learninganorak: Cmon folks – if a pleasure is earned or beneficial it isnt a *guilty* pleasure, is it? <- couldnt agree more #lrnchat
11:09:20 am ZaraLynnKing: RT @lrnchat: Q2) When is the right time for a guilty pleasure? When does the guilty pleasure become too much of a good thing? #lrnchat
11:09:23 am sifowler: yes, exactly! RT @learninganorak: @dawnjmahoney Then its not guilty #lrnchat
11:09:26 am flowersprof: Q2) Can you enjoy, still be productive and healthy both personally & professionally? If yes, hold on to that. #lrnchat
11:09:29 am dbolen: RT @learninganorak: Cmon folks – if a pleasure is earned or beneficial it isnt a *guilty* pleasure, is it? Righto #lrnchat
11:09:32 am learninganorak: @dawnjmahoney You’re not alone in that. There’s also the social ‘notworking’ perception #lrnchat
11:09:34 am tonya_simmons: @mrch0mp3rs yes, tasking/tracking is very important or I get lost in my own shuffle at home -call it lighting a fire under my chair #lrnchat
11:09:35 am sifowler: RT @learninganorak: Cmon folks – if a pleasure is earned or beneficial it isnt a *guilty* pleasure, is it? #lrnchat
11:09:44 am dtssmithers: @exhibit_change agreed! #lrnchat
11:09:45 am exhibit_change: Totally true! RT @purplelearning: when you’re procrastinating, your mind’s always working therefore no procrastination :o) #lrnchat
11:09:52 am eshwaranv: No way! RT @sifowler: RT @learninganorak: Cmon folks – if a pleasure is earned or beneficial it isnt a *guilty* pleasure, is it? #lrnchat
11:09:58 am KristiBroom: RT @flowersprof: Q2) Can you enjoy, still be productive and healthy both personally & professionally? If yes, hold on to that. #lrnchat
11:09:59 am cr8ivetraining: Q2) “Guilty” is in the eye of the beholder – YOU may not feel the guilt, but the BOSS might see it. #lrnchat
11:10:04 am tgrevatt: For me, procrastination seems to aid the cogitation. #lrnchat
11:10:15 am eshwaranv: Good one! > RT @cr8ivetraining: Q2) “Guilty” is in the eye of the beholder – YOU may not feel the guilt, but the BOSS might see it. #lrnchat
11:10:16 am learninganorak: @cr8ivetraining Ah, that’s a different matter entirely. #lrnchat
11:10:16 am mellissalast: HAHA! RT @sifowler: Q2) by the way, I don’t follow any of my own advice, but it doesn’t mean it ain’t right & true! #lrnchat
11:10:17 am purplelearning: RT @chrisstjohn: Q1) When interrupted, tell them you would love to shake their hand & help, but “today my jacket has sleeves that tie in the back.” #lrnchat
11:10:26 am dawnjmahoney: @learninganorak Exactly & why work people R not on my Facebook #lrnchat
11:10:39 am tonya_simmons: as for procrastination – I’m a journalist at heart & by training, so that’s just pretty much how I operate #lrnchat
11:10:40 am dawnjmahoney: RT @tgrevatt: For me, procrastination seems to aid the cogitation. #lrnchat
11:10:41 am lrnchat: Q3) How do we deal with (or get around) overworking? #lrnchat
11:10:42 am derekwwade: Q2) I highly recommend SARK’s “Nap book” to learn how guilty pleasures can actually increase productivity. #lrnchat
11:10:48 am npmaven: Don’t underestimate the value of incubation. Answers for me often come when engaged in something else (even the guilty). #lrnchat
11:10:49 am LandDDave: RT @lrnchat: Q3) How do we deal with (or get around) overworking? #lrnchat
11:10:49 am eshwaranv: RT @lrnchat: Q3) How do we deal with (or get around) overworking? #lrnchat
11:10:49 am dtssmithers: @tonya_simmons @mrch0mp3rs I too am learning very much re: task tracking, using journal in outlook now. #lrnchat
11:10:50 am purplelearning: I’m proud to be a workafrolic #lrnchat
11:10:50 am mellissalast: RT @lrnchat: Q3) How do we deal with (or get around) overworking? #lrnchat
11:10:53 am mrshepherd: Exactly RT @purplelearning: when youre procrastinating, your minds always working therefore no procrastination :o) #lrnchat
11:10:57 am learninganorak: @dawnjmahoney Mine are – FB is a powerful learning tool for me #lrnchat
11:11:04 am sparkandco: RT @lrnchat: Q3) How do we deal with (or get around) overworking? #lrnchat
11:11:05 am StephanieDaul: RT @dawnjmahoney: @learninganorak Exactly & why work people R not on my Facebook #lrnchat
11:11:06 am KristiBroom: RT @lrnchat: Q3) How do we deal with (or get around) overworking? #lrnchat
11:11:08 am pmtrainer: RT @lrnchat: Q3) How do we deal with (or get around) overworking? #lrnchat
11:11:08 am dawnjmahoney: RT Q3) How do we deal with (or get around) overworking? #lrnchat
11:11:12 am j_boucher: RT @lrnchat: Q3) How do we deal with (or get around) overworking? #lrnchat
11:11:13 am npmaven: RT @lrnchat: Q3) How do we deal with (or get around) overworking? #lrnchat
11:11:17 am EternalLearner: Q2) Accountability. Is the guilty pleasure diminishing your results? Also, how much sleep you can lose to make up the time. Haha. #lrnchat
11:11:18 am nimblecopy: Q3) How do we deal with (or get around) overworking? #lrnchat
11:11:20 am c4lpt: RT @lrnchat: Q3) How do we deal with (or get around) overworking? #lrnchat
11:11:22 am 2GFred: RT @lrnchat: Q3) How do we deal with (or get around) overworking? #lrnchat
11:11:24 am learninganorak: RT @purplelearning: I’m proud to be a workafrolic #lrnchat <= Me too!!
11:11:42 am learninganorak: RT @nimblecopy: Q3) How do we deal with (or get around) overworking? #lrnchat
11:11:43 am cr8ivetraining: RT @lrnchat: Q3) How do we deal with (or get around) overworking? #lrnchat
11:11:44 am exhibit_change: define overworking? is that when the work is suffering or when you have just spent every wake hour thinking about it? #lrnchat
11:11:50 am tonya_simmons: Q3) when the tummy growls – get up and eat! #lrnchat
11:11:50 am dawnjmahoney: RT @mrshepherd: Exactly RT @purplelearning: when youre procrastinating, your minds always working therefore no procrastination :o) #lrnchat
11:11:55 am LeeMarkDavies: RT @lrnchat: Q3) How do we deal with (or get around) overworking? #lrnchat
11:12:02 am purplelearning: @lrnchat Q3) How do we deal with (or get around) overworking? #lrnchat >>> YOU GET THE FLU :o(
11:12:02 am ZaraLynnKing: enjoy when the job done obvious. but enjoy at milestones too #lrnchat
11:12:03 am npmaven: Q3) get past idea that “overworked” is a virtue. #lrnchat
11:12:03 am sifowler: too short 2 let real guilt go unaddressed while self-pitying w/ false guilt RT @jmass @sifowler @c4lpt life is too short for guilt! #lrnchat
11:12:05 am dtssmithers: For me, procrastination brings forth some of my best work. If I don’t know how to approach something I “procrastinate”, sometimes. #lrnchat
11:12:11 am eshwaranv: Q3) I take a break from my work once a month. Quit the city for 2-3 days and travel to some unknown place. Rejuvenating. #lrnchat
11:12:12 am neillasher: Q3: I don’t deal with it, I let my therapist work it out for me! lol #lrnchat
11:12:13 am mellissalast: Q3) Define overworking for ourselves, our family, etc. #lrnchat
11:12:14 am pmtrainer: Q3 SMART goals #lrnchat
11:12:15 am olliegardener: RT @tonya_simmons: Q3) when the tummy growls – get up and eat! #lrnchat
11:12:15 am KristiBroom: Q3 I think it’s planning, prioritizing. Those sound trite, but they work! #lrnchat
11:12:19 am dbswe: Q0 Hi all – coming in late. Was focussing on getting dinner started. ID and learning nerd in Stockholm, Sweden #lrnchat
11:12:19 am learninganorak: Q3 is a tough one for me. I don’t have boundaries between work, life and play. I just do what needs to be done and call it life #lrnchat
11:12:19 am dtssmithers: RT @lrnchat Q3) How do we deal with (or get around) overworking? #
11:12:43 am dawnjmahoney: Q3) Answers to this one is why I’m here – interventions needed! #lrnchat
11:12:44 am chambo_online: All my work is digital. I learn to unplug and not react Pavlovian style to the “you’ve got mail” ding when I need downtime #lrnchat
11:12:46 am dtssmithers: RT @neillasher: Q3: I don’t deal with it, I let my therapist work it out for me! lol #lrnchat
11:12:47 am LandDDave: Q3) Set rules. I told my employer that I’ll get the job done on time, but I will eat dinner with my family nightly. #lrnchat
11:12:49 am ZaraLynnKing: Q3 I always am realistic about goals. Under promise over deliver. #lrnchat
11:12:56 am mellissalast: RT @LandDDave: Q3) Set rules. I told my employer that I’ll get the job done on time, but I will eat dinner with my family nightly. #lrnchat
11:13:07 am britz: Q3) If work is learning and learning is work? Can you over-learn in your field? Why doesn’t that sound as exhausting? #lrnchat
11:13:07 am dbswe: Q3 really hard as consultant with laptop. Even harder with smartphone. #lrnchat
11:13:09 am sifowler: RT @lrnchat: Q3) How do we deal with (or get around) overworking? #lrnchat
11:13:14 am scottmerrett: x2, Find the balance that is not ‘overworking’. RT @mellissalast: Q3) Define overworking for ourselves, our family, etc. #lrnchat
11:13:14 am learninganorak: RT @dbswe: Q3 really hard as consultant with laptop. Even harder with smartphone. #lrnchat
11:13:16 am sparkandco: RT @learninganorak: Q3 is a tough one. I dont have boundaries between work, life + play. do what needs to be done and call it life #lrnchat
11:13:17 am ZaraLynnKing: LOL!!! – RT @dawnjmahoney: Q3) Answers to this one is why Im here – interventions needed! #lrnchat
11:13:26 am pmtrainer: Q3 We’ve been brainwashed into thinking its good to overwork, hence everything is a subset of “mulit” now #lrnchat
11:13:28 am dtssmithers: Q3-I simply don’t over-work. I schedule projects only at 30 hours a week as full-time. #lrnchat
11:13:29 am LeeMarkDavies: @lrnchat Q3) overworking or everworking? I find using social media in a working context leads to the latter and boundaries blur #lrnchat
11:13:35 am tonya_simmons: Q3) also, shutting my work computer down completely after 4 p.m. (when I pick up the boy) helps #lrnchat
11:13:36 am StephanieDaul: RT @chambo_online: All my work is digital. … not react Pavlovian style to the “youve got mail” ding when I need downtime #lrnchat
11:13:40 am dbolen: Q3 overwork has to be personal, how else to define unless I’m missing the lrnchat work rules #lrnchat
11:13:41 am purplelearning: Time-out is the antidote to overwork #lrnchat
11:13:42 am cr8ivetraining: networking, sub-contracting, delegating – RT @dawnjmahoney: Q3) Answers to this one is why Im here – interventions needed! #lrnchat
11:13:46 am OpenSesameNow: Q3) To all you hardworking learning leaders: Learn to say no! #lrnchat
11:13:47 am mrshepherd: Q3 Strict boundaries. Schedule time for exercise and happy hour. #lrnchat
11:13:48 am eshwaranv: RT @purplelearning: Time-out is the antidote to overwork #lrnchat
11:13:50 am chrisstjohn: Q3) Start with a vision of what you want. Then remove the techniocal barriers until you get it. #lrnchat
11:13:52 am nimblecopy: Q3) Listen to your gut when the project seems like it won’t fit into your schedule. #lrnchat
11:14:01 am 2GFred: RT @pmtrainer: Q3 Weve been brainwashed into thinking its good to overwork, hence everything is a subset of “mulit” now #lrnchat
11:14:02 am dtssmithers: Q3-Separation between Church (private) & State (work) #lrnchat
11:14:03 am learninganorak: Q3 Who decides what constitutes overwork, anyway? #lrnchat
11:14:05 am tgrevatt: Agree, I have to switch off intentionally lately RT @dbswe: Q3 really hard as consultant with laptop. Even harder with smartphone. #lrnchat
11:14:11 am pmtrainer: RT @dtssmithers: RT @neillasher: Q3: I dont deal with it, I let my therapist work it out for me! lol #lrnchat
11:14:12 am dbswe: Q3 consultants have hard time saying no to work as well… #lrnchat
11:14:13 am npmaven: RT @chrisstjohn: Q3) Start with a vision of what you want. Then remove the techniocal barriers until you get it. #lrnchat
11:14:17 am eshwaranv: Overworking kills creativity and makes you less productive. That’s harmful. #lrnchat
11:14:19 am KristiBroom: RT @scottmerrett: x2, Find the balance that is not overworking. RT @mellissalast: Q3) Define overworking for ourselves, our family #lrnchat
11:14:20 am mellissalast: I think you need to, with your family, etc. RT @learninganorak: Q3 Who decides what constitutes overwork, anyway? #lrnchat
11:14:20 am LandDDave: Q3) Don’t allow ‘hours worked’ to be the yardstick for your efforts. #lrnchat
11:14:23 am nimblecopy: Q3) And make sure everyone knows what time your whistle blows (if you have the luxury of setting your own schedule). #lrnchat
11:14:25 am chambo_online: Q3) Use a day planner – schedule off time. It works. #lrnchat
11:14:25 am MimiBarbara: Q3) Set priorities and stick to them! #lrnchat
11:14:29 am bschlenker: Howdy lrnchat-ers! Feels like its been a long time. What’s up? #lrnchat
11:14:29 am olliegardener: q3) Adopt pomodoro, mix in some of Covey’s “sharpening the saw”, remember to eat.. and you are a long way there! #lrnchat
11:14:34 am hamtra: q3) Feel overworked, but I’m on a 37.5 hour week and that’s it.. #lrnchat
11:14:44 am dawnjmahoney: RT @2GFred: RT @pmtrainer: Q3 Weve been brainwashed into thinking its good to overwork, hence everything is a subset of “mulit” now #lrnchat
11:14:45 am dtssmithers: Q3-Part of me wants to become a consultant but bcs of overworking I prob wont #lrnchat
11:14:45 am sparkandco: Agreed. RT @dbswe: Q3 consultants have hard time saying no to work as well… #lrnchat
11:14:50 am purplelearning: RT @LeeMarkDavies: @lrnchat Q3) overworking or everworking? I find using social media in a working context leads to the latter and boundaries blur #lrnchat
11:14:52 am hamtra: @bschlenker You’re in for a ride today – #lrnchat is hot!
11:14:54 am ZaraLynnKing: @dtssmithers Agree. We have a house rule you leave work at work #lrnchat
11:14:58 am learninganorak: @mellissalast And in my case, that results in what others would call overwork. C’est la vie. C’est ma vie. #lrnchat
11:15:03 am britz: RT @LandDDave: Q3) Dont allow hours worked to be the yardstick for your efforts. / Here Here! #lrnchat
11:15:03 am kelleycruse: Hi Sorry I am late #lrnchat. I was eating a frosty: Q2. Kelley Cruse, ID, online grad school
11:15:05 am LandDDave: RT @chrisstjohn: Q3) Start with a vision of what you want. Then remove the techniocal barriers until you get it. #lrnchat
11:15:06 am eshwaranv: Oh yes! Works for me > RT @chambo_online: Q3) Use a day planner – schedule off time. It works. #lrnchat
11:15:07 am KristiBroom: Great point! RT @LandDDave: Q3) Dont allow hours worked to be the yardstick for your efforts. #lrnchat
11:15:09 am j_boucher: Q3) I overwork when I do big projects, so I schedule something awesome for after the deadline is finished for motivation. #lrnchat
11:15:13 am dbolen: Q3 most (probably every) project has those crazy busy points, it just is #lrnchat
11:15:16 am tonya_simmons: Q3) and truly, it’s hard to feel overworked when you only work 15-20 hrs a week #lrnchat
11:15:18 am dawnjmahoney: RT @eshwaranv: Overworking kills creativity and makes you less productive. Thats harmful. #lrnchat
11:15:20 am jmass: Q3) Find the nearest forest and walk in it. #lrnchat
11:15:20 am 2GFred: Q3: Pressure to overwork is a serious problem. I find lots of people who are under pressure and overwhelmed. Not healthy. #lrnchat
11:15:34 am eshwaranv: RT @2GFred: Q3: Pressure to overwork is a serious problem. I find lots of people who are under pressure and overwhelmed. Not healthy. #lrnchat
11:15:44 am exhibit_change: looking for the ultimate organizer to maintain ideas, timelines and reduce “overwork” – any pointers? #lrnchat
11:15:53 am hamtra: RT @2GFred: Q3: Pressure to overwork is a serious problem. lots of people are under pressure and overwhelmed. Not healthy. #lrnchat
11:15:57 am mrshepherd: RT @jmass: Q3) Find the nearest forest and walk in it. #lrnchat
11:15:58 am purplelearning: New Year’s resolution to help with overwork – weekends (and starting back with the archery thing) #lrnchat
11:16:02 am dtssmithers: RT @LeeMarkDavies Q3) overworking or everworking? I find using social media n a working context leads 2the latter & boundaries blur #lrnchat
11:16:02 am chrisstjohn: Always carry the torch of technological advancement and remember that with enough thrust, pigs fly just fine. #lrnchat
11:16:04 am tgrevatt: Q3) Hang with folks outside your profession, have places to go. Learn what things you need to recharge & make sure to do them #lrnchat
11:16:06 am ZaraLynnKing: Its demotivating. RT @dawnjmahoney: RT @eshwaranv: Overworking kills creativity and makes you less productive. #lrnchat
11:16:07 am sifowler: Q3) Excellent 10 min TEDx (Sydney, Australia) talk by Nigel Marsh http://youtu.be/SXM7MpoVAD0 on work-life balance #lrnchat
11:16:08 am olliegardener: RT @jmass: Q3) Find the nearest forest and walk in it. <- great advice. Beaches work too! #lrnchat
11:16:09 am c4lpt: q3) life/work balance and work/overwork balance varies considerably for different people #lrnchat #lrnchat
11:16:13 am mellissalast: @learninganorak: Oui, c’est ta vie. So i wouldn’t call it overwork then. #lrnchat
11:16:18 am learninganorak: We workafrolics aren’t really sure where the overwork line is ;o) #lrnchat
11:16:19 am sparkandco: Q3) I moved to a semi-rural place where I can walk to the beach daily. Good balance for me. #lrnchat
11:16:29 am kelleycruse: Q3 I have 3 kids, they need me too #lrnchat
11:16:30 am KristiBroom: Who’s creating the pressure? Self or others? Both? RT @2GFred: Q3: Pressure to overwork is a serious problem. #lrnchat
11:16:38 am dbolen: Q3 some of former managers wanted to appear to be super busy, that “proved” his/her value, running around hair on fire #lrnchat
11:16:39 am dtssmithers: Same here! RT @ZaraLynnKing: @dtssmithers Agree. We have a house rule you leave work at work #lrnchat
11:16:39 am gilmoreglobal: Q3) This ones a tough one. I would say just know your limits. Work when you’re feeling productive, don’t force it when you’re not #lrnchat
11:16:43 am cr8ivetraining: Q3) Create a network of TRUSTED compatriots, have them do things you like least. You get to do the FUN things. #lrnchat
11:16:43 am eshwaranv: @ZaraLynnKing True… Makes you lose interest in what you are doing over a period of time. Take a break to sustain interest. #lrnchat
11:16:45 am pmtrainer: So true RT @dawnjmahoney: RT @eshwaranv: Overworking kills creativity and makes you less productive. Thats harmful. #lrnchat
11:16:46 am dawnjmahoney: RT @learninganorak: We workafrolics arent really sure where the overwork line is ;o) #lrnchat
11:17:00 am s0ngb1rd: Plenty of time for rest when your dead! #lrnchat
11:17:02 am sifowler: Q3) Devastating Australia research report on work/life imbalance & impact on families http://bit.ly/fYxUb2 #lrnchat
11:17:06 am dawnjmahoney: RT @sifowler: Q3) Excellent 10 min TEDx (Sydney, Australia) talk by Nigel Marsh http://youtu.be/SXM7MpoVAD0 on work-life balance #lrnchat
11:17:12 am learninganorak: @mellissalast ‘sall relative… #lrnchat
11:17:17 am mellissalast: RT @britz: RT @LandDDave: Q3) Dont allow hours worked to be the yardstick for your efforts. / Here Here! #lrnchat
11:17:19 am flowersprof: Q3) Working fr home you have to close off the work space entirely. #lrnchat
11:17:21 am j_boucher: Also, always remember to take a lunch. This has done wonders for my general well-being #lrnchat
11:17:33 am purplelearning: @olliegardener @jmass RT @jmass: Q3) Find the nearest forest and walk in it! #lrnchat >> that’s field archery ;o)
11:17:37 am robbartlett: Q3 when feeling overworked it’s the opportuity to edit and cut down to the essential the learning piece I am building #lrnchat
11:17:37 am dtssmithers: My work actually has a saying: “Part-time is full-time & full-time is all the time.” yet we promote work/life balance? Confused? #lrnchat
11:17:39 am eshwaranv: @s0ngb1rd Without any rest, you won’t have much time until you are dead. #lrnchat
11:17:41 am LandDDave: Q3) Know and respect the difference between ‘Good or Great’ and ‘Perfection’. Is 25% more effort worth 5% improvement? #lrnchat
11:17:42 am dawnjmahoney: RT @cr8ivetraining: Q3) Create a network of TRUSTED compatriots, have them do things you like least. You get to do the FUN things. #lrnchat
11:17:46 am learninganorak: @flowersprof Why? If you’re on a roll, keep going and then take tomorrow off… or something #lrnchat
11:17:48 am StephanieDaul: Q3) know my warning signs and stop it before it gets bad…I have the same dream when I start stressing #lrnchat
11:17:57 am dawnjmahoney: RT @j_boucher: Also, always remember to take a lunch. This has done wonders for my general well-being #lrnchat
11:17:57 am npmaven: This is real. RT @dawnjmahoney: RT @eshwaranv: Overworking kills creativity and makes you less productive. That’s harmful. #lrnchat
11:17:58 am eshwaranv: RT @StephanieDaul: Q3) know my warning signs and stop it before it gets bad…I have the same dream when I start stressing #lrnchat
11:17:59 am ZaraLynnKing: find a healthy productive distraction lol RT @eshwaranv Makes u lose interest in what you doing. Take a break to sustain interest. #lrnchat
11:18:06 am learninganorak: @StephanieDaul That’s handy! #lrnchat
11:18:09 am dawnjmahoney: RT @LandDDave: Q3) Know and respect the difference between Good or Great and Perfection. Is 25% more effort worth 5% improvement? #lrnchat
11:18:16 am dbolen: RT @s0ngb1rd: Plenty of time for rest when your dead! first Warren Zevon reference in #lrnchat
11:18:18 am MimiBarbara: Q3) Set boundaries #lrnchat
11:18:18 am tonya_simmons: @dtssmithers that’s not balance – that’s insane! #lrnchat
11:18:22 am pmtrainer: sometimesnot possible RT @dtssmithers: Same here! RT @ZaraLynnKing: @dtssmithers Agree. We have a house rule you leave work at work #lrnchat
11:18:28 am sifowler: Q3) in other words: First and foremost, set your relational priorities. Then do the hard work of decisions of time & task. #lrnchat
11:18:29 am kelleycruse: Q3) I don’t check email when I’m on vacation.. but I usually peek in the evenings… #lrnchat
11:18:32 am TmokGurzi: Excellent! RT Best answer ever! RT @learninganorak I’m a workafrolic. All my work is fun. #lrnchat
11:18:35 am dbswe: Q3 anyone seen http://www.8pmwarrior.com/? Bit of a workaholic cult imho. That’s taking it too far #lrnchat
11:18:35 am dawnjmahoney: RT @learninganorak: @flowersprof Why? If youre on a roll, keep going and then take tomorrow off…or something|thats what I do #lrnchat
11:18:40 am dtssmithers: Yet for old skool minds, it sadly is. RT @LandDDave: Q3) Dont allow hours worked to be the yardstick for your efforts. #lrnchat
11:18:41 am OpenSesameNow: RT @StephanieDaul: Q3) know my warning signs and stop it before it gets bad…I have the same dream when I start stressing #lrnchat
11:18:42 am chrisstjohn: Q3) Dont blame the fall of the lollipop industry on the Lollipop Guild. #lrnchat
11:18:42 am purplelearning: @dtssmithers yes #lrnchat
11:18:54 am dtssmithers: RT @LandDDave: Q3) Know and respect the difference between Good or Great and Perfection. Is 25% more effort worth 5% improvement? #lrnchat
11:18:57 am exhibit_change: don’t just stop cause it is 5pm. @learninganorak: Why? If you’re on a roll, keep going and then take tomorrow off… or something #lrnchat
11:19:09 am eshwaranv: @ZaraLynnKing I do… Go for a trek, explore some unknown place, separated from all comm devices for 2-3 days a month. #lrnchat
11:19:10 am KristiBroom: Q3 use your network to help keep you honest. Often works to be accountable to others for balance. #lrnchat
11:19:12 am EternalLearner: RT @learninganorak: We workafrolics aren’t really sure where the overwork line is ;o) #lrnchat
11:19:17 am mrch0mp3rs: Q3) It’s a big challenge for me. I’m *so* into my work because I helped create it, and working at home — I tend not to stop. #lrnchat
11:19:18 am dawnjmahoney: RT @kelleycruse: Q3) I dont check email when Im on vacation.. but I usually peek in the evenings…|what my org does & expects #lrnchat
11:19:19 am s0ngb1rd: @eshwaranv @s0ngb1rd …i have projected I will live until 105 #lrnchat
11:19:19 am sifowler: RT @dawnjmahoney RT @LandDDave Q3) Know & respect diff btw Good or Great & Perfection. Is 25% more effort worth 5% improvement? #lrnchat
11:19:20 am npmaven: One of my promises to myself-gotten out of that. RT @dawnjmahoney: RT @j_boucher: Also, always remember to take a lunch. #lrnchat
11:19:36 am ZaraLynnKing: @pmtrainer @dtssmithers @ZaraLynnKing @dtssmithers it is not always possible. but at dinner it better be an emergency. & @ fam time #lrnchat
11:19:44 am flowersprof: Q3) I’m careful about blending work w/ personal ie. twitter and facebook accts. Being concious abt blending helps me stay balanced #lrnchat
11:19:46 am learninganorak: @exhibit_change I like the way you think! #lrnchat
11:19:53 am dbolen: Q3 know yourself, your limits, where the quality slips. under promise and over deliver #lrnchat
11:19:53 am eshwaranv: @s0ngb1rd WIth adequate rest, you will live much longer… Gesundheit! #lrnchat
11:19:58 am dtssmithers: @pmtrainer It’s always possible. We all have choices. Sometimes our priorities “force” a certain choice. So what’s the priority? #lrnchat
11:19:58 am npmaven: RT @KristiBroom: Q3 use your network to help keep you honest. Often works to be accountable to others for balance. #lrnchat
11:20:04 am sifowler: RT @npmaven One of my promises to myself-gotten out of that. RT @dawnjmahoney RT @j_boucher Also, always remember to take a lunch. #lrnchat
11:20:04 am derekwwade: Q3) +1 on the “walk in a forest” idea. #TEDxAMS talk by Sarah Darwin on people and nature: http://j.mp/hwJ2bh #lrnchat
11:20:06 am mrch0mp3rs: Q3) I don’t even notice when the rumbly hits the tumbly — I notice when it’s too late and I’m fatigued. #lrnchat
11:20:06 am chrisstjohn: George Lucas Great Premise: “Your focus determines your reality.” #lrnchat
11:20:08 am LandDDave: @mrch0mp3rs If you’re life is anything like mine, thats what MRSch0mp3rs is for! #lrnchat
11:20:09 am exhibit_change: @learninganorak teehee thanks🙂 #lrnchat
11:20:38 am olliegardener: RT @dawnjmahoney: RT @LandDDave: Q3) Know and respect the difference between Good Great Perfection. <- need to get better at that.. #lrnchat
11:20:44 am dawnjmahoney: HILARIOUS RT @LandDDave: @mrch0mp3rs If youre life is anything like mine, thats what MRSch0mp3rs is for! #lrnchat
11:20:46 am dbswe: RT @LandDDave: @mrch0mp3rs If youre life is anything like mine, thats what MRSch0mp3rs is for! < same here🙂 #lrnchat
11:20:47 am dtssmithers: I’ve always said, “Know what you can’t do & don’t do it.” RT @dbolen: Q3 know yourself, your limits, where the quality slips. #lrnchat
11:20:48 am mrshepherd: RT @mrch0mp3rs: Me too. Q3) I dont even notice when the rumbly hits the tumbly — I notice when its too late and Im fatigued. #lrnchat
11:20:54 am learninganorak: @LandDDave What if, like me, you *are* the Mrs in the equation? #lrnchat
11:21:02 am cr8ivetraining: Q3) it’s only OVERWORKING if it INTERFERES with something ELSE you should be doing. #lrnchat
11:21:09 am mrch0mp3rs: @LandDDave She and the kids are good about finding ways to get me out of my chair. #lrnchat
11:21:14 am OpenSesameNow: Ditto! RT @mrch0mp3rs: Q3) I don’t even notice when the rumbly hits the tumbly — I notice when it’s too late and I’m fatigued. #lrnchat
11:21:21 am learninganorak: @cr8ivetraining Too right. #lrnchat
11:21:23 am eshwaranv: @s0ngb1rd You should probably look at this #TED talk by Arianna Huffington: http://bit.ly/gs5Byd #lrnchat
11:21:29 am dtssmithers: RT @KristiBroom: Q3 use your network to help keep you honest. Often works to be accountable to others for balance. #lrnchat
11:21:34 am dawnjmahoney: RT @cr8ivetraining: Q3) its only OVERWORKING if it INTERFERES with something ELSE you should be doing. #lrnchat
11:21:37 am tonya_simmons: RT @cr8ivetraining: Q3) it’s only OVERWORKING if it INTERFERES with something ELSE you should be doing. #lrnchat – Amen sister!
11:21:38 am pmtrainer: RT @cr8ivetraining: Q3) its only OVERWORKING if it INTERFERES with something ELSE you should be doing. #lrnchat
11:21:40 am KristiBroom: Wow. Very true. RT @cr8ivetraining: Q3) its only OVERWORKING if it INTERFERES with something ELSE you should be doing. #lrnchat
11:21:45 am dbswe: @learninganorak @LandDDave then the Mr. has to remind you to stop sometimes #lrnchat
11:21:55 am dbolen: @dawnjmahoney @LandDDave @mrch0mp3rs actually having kids & pets around forces a saner schedule #lrnchat
11:21:58 am chrisstjohn: It’s not overwork when you exercise a combination of skill, diplomacy and BOLD CAUTION. #lrnchat
11:22:02 am eshwaranv: RT @cr8ivetraining: Q3) it’s only OVERWORKING if it INTERFERES with something ELSE you should be doing. #lrnchat
11:22:13 am kelleycruse: Q3) so much of what I do is an ongoing project. My wheels don’t stop turning because I’m at home #lrnchat
11:22:13 am learninganorak: RT @eshwaranv: @s0ngb1rd You should probably look at this #TED talk by Arianna Huffington: http://bit.ly/gs5Byd #lrnchat <= sleeping!!
11:22:14 am neillasher: @cr8ivetraining should be doing? or want to be doing? #lrnchat
11:22:19 am LandDDave: @learninganorak I know I have a tendency to lose track of time. I actually ask my wife to know that and keep my balanced. #lrnchat
11:22:21 am ZaraLynnKing: Totally RT @dbolen: @dawnjmahoney @LandDDave @mrch0mp3rs actually having kids & pets around forces a saner schedule #lrnchat
11:22:24 am mrch0mp3rs: Q3) I’ll admit that the last month getting @lrnEXP up and running, and this week so far: thrilling. Also? Pretty all-encompassing. #lrnchat
11:22:31 am s0ngb1rd: @eshwaranv @s0ngb1rd I work alot…trick is enjoy what your doing…then it doesn’t feel like work #lrnchat
11:22:39 am dbolen: RT @chrisstjohn: Its not overwork when you exercise a combination of skill, diplomacy and BOLD CAUTION. well stated #lrnchat
11:22:45 am dbswe: RT @dawnjmahoney: RT @cr8ivetraining: Q3) its only OVERWORKING if it INTERFERES with something ELSE you should be doing < good defn #lrnchat
11:22:47 am gilmoreglobal: RT @s0ngb1rd: @eshwaranv @s0ngb1rd I work alot…trick is enjoy what your doing…then it doesn’t feel like work #lrnchat
11:22:47 am nimblecopy: “You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.” Mark Twain #lrnchat
11:22:49 am learninganorak: @LandDDave I don’t have a wife, though. So I’m on my own, there. #lrnchat
11:22:53 am tonya_simmons: @LandDDave and I’m the Mrs. in my household too – still manage to pick kid up & get dinner on the table (house not very clean tho) #lrnchat
11:22:57 am dawnjmahoney: @dbolen No kids, no pets, no plants, no spouse–no nuthin😉 #lrnchat
11:22:58 am sparkandco: RT @ZaraLynnKing: Totally RT @dbolen: @dawnjmahoney @LandDDave @mrch0mp3rs having kids & pets around forces a saner schedule #lrnchat
11:23:07 am 2GFred: @KristiBroom Others in corp setting can create enormous pressure. “produce or perish” w/only critique, no praise=discouragement #lrnchat
11:23:33 am eshwaranv: @s0ngb1rd I enjoy my work too. I take breaks just to make sure that I don’t get tired of enjoying my work. #lrnchat
11:23:38 am dbolen: RT @dawnjmahoney: @dbolen No kids, no pets, no plants, no spouse–no nuthin😉 don’t use iPhone alarm then ;D #lrnchat
11:23:45 am sifowler: Talking of rumbly in my tumbly – I’m famished! RT @mrch0mp3rs: Q3) I dont even notice when the rumbly hits the tumbly #lrnchat
11:23:45 am mrch0mp3rs: @ZaraLynnKing @dbolen @dawnjmahoney @LandDDave You’d think so, but that’s not always how it goes. Travel, firedrills, deadlines… #lrnchat
11:23:46 am learninganorak: @dawnjmahoney Ah. That would be the recipe for burnout for me. #lrnchat
11:23:51 am mrshepherd: RT This cane make balance harder not easier. @dawnjmahoney: @dbolen No kids, no pets, no plants, no spouse–no nuthin😉 #lrnchat
11:24:13 am kelleycruse: RT @tonya_simmons: I’m the Mrs. in my household too – still manage to pick kid up &… (house not very clean tho) #lrnchat >>> Me Too
11:24:13 am npmaven: RT @eshwaranv: @s0ngb1rd I enjoy my work too. I take breaks just to make sure that I dont get tired of enjoying my work #lrnchat
11:24:16 am ZaraLynnKing: Get a gold fish RT @dawnjmahoney: @dbolen No kids, no pets, no plants, no spouse–no nuthin😉 #lrnchat
11:24:16 am derekwwade: .@KristiBroom: Suggest you use others/network for awareness by being VISIBLE to, not nesc ACCOUNTABLE to them. #lrnchat
11:24:22 am pmtrainer: And no cable RT @dawnjmahoney: @dbolen No kids, no pets, no plants, no spouse–no nuthin😉 #lrnchat
11:24:27 am exhibit_change: you work in the space you allow for it. when you allow too much time you will always fill it. #lrnchat
11:24:27 am dtssmithers: I concur! RT @dbolen: @dawnjmahoney @LandDDave @mrch0mp3rs actually having kids & pets around forces a saner schedule #lrnchat
11:24:28 am KristiBroom: @2GFred I agree, but I think if we feel the pressure, then we should do something about it. Raising awareness is a step #lrnchat
11:24:34 am learninganorak: @dbswe The Mr only gets home at 9pm, so that’s not much help. And he’s also a worka… well holic, in his case #lrnchat
11:24:46 am dbswe: Q3 overwork interferes with my family life. They remind me to stop. Dangerous to keep going when everyone else is in bed… #lrnchat
11:25:02 am 2GFred: @learninganorak Agreed! #lrnchat
11:25:05 am mrch0mp3rs: I will say, getting a fly-by hug or the cold nose nudge makes the situation far better. #lrnchat
11:25:07 am sifowler:😦 how about a Wilson volleyball? RT @dawnjmahoney: @dbolen No kids, no pets, no plants, no spouse–no nuthin😉 #lrnchat
11:25:12 am dtssmithers: The healthier a person is the less they will overwork. #lrnchat
11:25:14 am dawnjmahoney: RT @exhibit_change: you work in the space you allow for it. when you allow too much time you will always fill it. #lrnchat
11:25:14 am tonya_simmons: @kelleycruse and we just moved, so not very unpacked – have decided that I’ll take a 1/2 the beg. & end of day to do home stuff #lrnchat
11:25:19 am cr8ivetraining: Fish: Too much pressure! RT @ZaraLynnKing: Get a gold fish RT @dawnjmahoney: @dbolen No kids, no pets, no plants, no spouse…. #lrnchat
11:25:33 am purplelearning: Overload rather than overwork resulted in my own SoMeFat @cammybean so hardly touched it over Christmas holidays (but had to peak) #lrnchat
11:25:40 am dtssmithers: Over-working is actually a sign of another issue. Fear? Money? Personal? #lrnchat
11:25:40 am npmaven: (Thinking @eshwaranv counsel re breaks 2 enjoy work good msg for many of #nonprofit folk out there. Energy for mission if not 4 u) #lrnchat
11:25:50 am dbswe: RT @sifowler:😦 how about a Wilson volleyball? RT @dawnjmahoney: @dbolen No kids, no pets, no plants, no spouse–no nuthin😉 LOL #lrnchat
11:25:51 am simbeckhampson: Statistics show that, as a result of overwork, modern executives are dropping like flies on the nation’s golf courses.~ Ira Wallach #lrnchat
11:25:52 am lrnchat: Q4) How might you work with your circle of friends (online and offline) to stay on track? #lrnchat
11:25:55 am mrch0mp3rs: Too true! > RT @dtssmithers: The healthier a person is the less they will overwork. #lrnchat
11:25:59 am LandDDave: @mrch0mp3rs Balance is a slippery slope. Nothing tips my scale like a 2yo looking up at me saying “Daddy, Play Dough!”. #lrnchat
11:26:02 am sifowler: ah, the power of relational proximity! RT @mrch0mp3rs getting a fly-by hug or the cold nose nudge makes the situation far better. #lrnchat
11:26:08 am LandDDave: RT @lrnchat: Q4) How might you work with your circle of friends (online and offline) to stay on track? #lrnchat
11:26:11 am EternalLearner: Q3 Yes! So true RT @j_boucher: Also, always remember to take a lunch. #lrnchat
11:26:13 am npmaven: RT @lrnchat: Q4) How might you work with your circle of friends (online and offline) to stay on track? #lrnchat
11:26:13 am OpenSesameNow: @dawnjmahoney My dog is my absolute #1 stress reliever: I’m forced to go for walks & to be smooched by someone who loves me #lrnchat
11:26:16 am dtssmithers: vball is a gr8 de-stressor! RT @sifowler:😦 how about a Wilson volleyball? RT @dawnjmahoney: @dbolen #lrnchat
11:26:16 am purplelearning: RT @nimblecopy: “You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.” Mark Twain #lrnchat
11:26:19 am KristiBroom: RT @lrnchat: Q4) How might you work with your circle of friends (online and offline) to stay on track? #lrnchat
11:26:20 am c4lpt: RT @lrnchat: Q4) How might you work with your circle of friends (online and offline) to stay on track? #lrnchat
11:26:20 am dbolen: RT @lrnchat: Q4) How might you work with your circle of friends (online and offline) to stay on track? #lrnchat
11:26:21 am 2GFred: RT @lrnchat: Q4) How might you work with your circle of friends (online and offline) to stay on track? #lrnchat
11:26:28 am derekwwade: RT @lrnchat: Q4) How might you work with your circle of friends (online and offline) to stay on track? #lrnchat
11:26:29 am kelleycruse: @tonya_simmons we moved in June, it was crazy, but worth it. My theory, I’ve got 20 yrs to settle in #lrnchat
11:26:29 am learninganorak: @lrnchat Q4 Mine are no help – they work just as hard as I do! ;o) #lrnchat
11:26:31 am dbswe: RT @lrnchat: Q4) How might you work with your circle of friends (online and offline) to stay on track? #lrnchat
11:26:31 am olliegardener: RT @learninganorak: @dbswe The Mr only gets home at 9pm, so thats not much help. <- mm.. works together with mine… not much help. #lrnchat
11:26:36 am pmtrainer: RT @lrnchat: Q4) How might you work with your circle of friends (online and offline) to stay on track? #lrnchat
11:26:37 am cr8ivetraining: RT @lrnchat: Q4) How might you work with your circle of friends (online and offline) to stay on track? #lrnchat
11:26:38 am dawnjmahoney: @ZaraLynnKing Goldfish need to eat too & I travel too much… It wd just die; I’d be a failure & there wd be guilt there too! #lrnchat
11:26:43 am socialcap: @cr8ivetraining though I fear some might interpret SHOULD narrowly, things on a cklist, as opposed 2 bigger goals #lrnchat
11:26:45 am sifowler: RT @lrnchat: Q4) How might you work with your circle of friends (online and offline) to stay on track? #lrnchat
11:26:47 am eshwaranv: @npmaven Oh yes! Good for you, good for your familty, good for your organization and good for everyone! #lrnchat
11:26:48 am LandDDave: @simbeckhampson I love your new profile pic! #lrnchat
11:26:53 am dtssmithers: RT @mrch0mp3rs getting a fly-by hug or the cold nose nudge makes the situation far better. #lrnchat
11:27:04 am exhibit_change: Friends make work/life balance to much easier when they just get it #lrnchat
11:27:04 am neillasher: what have my friends got to do with it? do you mean work acquaintances? #lrnchat
11:27:05 am dawnjmahoney: Q4) How might you work with your circle of friends (online and offline) to stay on track? #lrnchat
11:27:05 am npmaven: Whew! RT @purplelearning: RT @nimblecopy: “You cant depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.” Mark Twain #lrnchat
11:27:05 am dtssmithers: RT @lrnchat: Q4) How might you work with your circle of friends (online and offline) to stay on track? #lrnchat
11:27:06 am scottmerrett: Q4) Get together and vent over a pint naturally. That always works🙂 #lrnchat
11:27:13 am derekwwade: Q4) GREAT question. I find making a map of work/progress visible to all is more powerful than commitment/accountability. #lrnchat
11:27:16 am purplelearning: Have a hubby who’s lives online so no help there for me :oO #lrnchat
11:27:17 am s0ngb1rd: even God rested on the 7th day (note to self) ) #lrnchat
11:27:22 am gilmoreglobal: Q4) Share your goals with each other, ask each other about your updates and create social accountability for conversation sake! #lrnchat
11:27:27 am mrch0mp3rs: @LandDDave There’s always time for that, but it takes discipline to continually evaluate your priorities. #lrnchat
11:27:28 am bschlenker: How did we get from #lrnchat to #selfhelpchat?😉
11:27:29 am StephanieDaul: RT @LandDDave: @simbeckhampson I love your new profile pic! #lrnchat
11:27:30 am dawnjmahoney: RT @scottmerrett: Q4) Get together and vent over a pint naturally. That always works🙂 #lrnchat
11:27:35 am gilmoreglobal: RT @OpenSesameNow: @dawnjmahoney My dog is my absolute #1 stress reliever: I’m forced to go for walks & to be smooched by someone who loves me #lrnchat
11:27:48 am MichelleLavoie: RT @bschlenker: How did we get from #lrnchat to #selfhelpchat?😉 > we’re learning!
11:27:49 am dtssmithers: RT @EternalLearner: Q3 Yes! So true RT @j_boucher: Also, always remember to take a lunch. // Something I forget to do!! #lrnchat
11:27:51 am npmaven: Hard 4 many NP friends.😉 RT @eshwaranv: Good for you, good for your familty, good for your organization and good for everyone! #lrnchat
11:27:53 am learninganorak: RT @s0ngb1rd: even God rested on the 7th day (note to self) <= similar problem. *and* two teenage sons perm connected #lrnchat
11:27:54 am 2GFred: Q4) Regular mtg — like #lrnchat! #lrnchat
11:27:56 am dbolen: Q4 er have some, srsly, you need to have people to do a process check, get a drink, gnaw a bone #lrnchat
11:28:08 am j_boucher: RT @lrnchat: Q4) How might you work with your circle of friends (online and offline) to stay on track? #lrnchat
11:28:15 am chrisstjohn: RT @2GFred: Q4) Regular mtg — like #lrnchat! #lrnchat
11:28:17 am purplelearning: RT @Neillasher what have my friends got to do with it? do you mean work acquaintances? #lrnchat >>> what are friends – does not compute
11:28:17 am eshwaranv: Never distinguished between #lrnchat and #selfhelpchat > RT @bschlenker: How did we get from #lrnchat to #selfhelpchat?😉
11:28:19 am dawnjmahoney: RT @derekwwade: Q4) GREAT question. I find making a map of work/progress visible is more powerful than commitment/accountability. #lrnchat
11:28:29 am learninganorak: LOL! Just RTed and replied to the wrong tweet – maybe I’m overworked! ;o) #lrnchat
11:28:37 am dawnjmahoney: RT @chrisstjohn: RT @2GFred: Q4) Regular mtg — like #lrnchat! #lrnchat
11:28:41 am KristiBroom: LOL! Lots of trust in this group. RT @bschlenker: How did we get from #lrnchat to #selfhelpchat?😉 #lrnchat
11:28:43 am j_boucher: @bschlenker ha #lrnchat
11:28:45 am derekwwade: .@bschlenker Learning of others is knowledge, learning of self is leadership (Lao-Tsu, paraphrased) #lrnchat
11:28:53 am LandDDave: @mrch0mp3rs Agreed. I find myself failing at least a few times a year – that’s when the wifey2000 backup kicks in. #lrnchat
11:28:57 am dbswe: Q4 helps if circle of friends aren’t in the same biz #lrnchat
11:28:58 am s0ngb1rd: @learninganorak @s0ngb1rd Yes indeed…even stress relief, exercise = effort #lrnchat
11:29:00 am eshwaranv: It’s almost 11pm and I must go to sleep now… Big day tomorrow demanding lots of FOCUS. Thanks to all for the rapidfire #lrnchat
11:29:01 am ZaraLynnKing: family got group email send pic, info , video. across NA we stay connected. I make #articulate engage media interaction for them #lrnchat
11:29:08 am dawnjmahoney: RT @mrch0mp3rs: @LandDDave Theres always time for that, but it takes discipline to continually evaluate your priorities. #lrnchat
11:29:09 am learninganorak: RT @purplelearning: Have a hubby who’s lives online so no help there for me :oO #lrnchat <= similar problem + 2 perm connected teenage sons!
11:29:13 am exhibit_change: got distracted watching the TED sleep video and lost track of #lrnchat
11:29:15 am TerrenceWing: Q4 I hv micro steering committees in my life that meet regularly. We hold each other accountable 4 our goals #lrnchat
11:29:15 am dtssmithers: Q4-When I stop connecting w/my friends, they reach out & vice versa #lrnchat
11:29:18 am pmtrainer: Q4 My best friend is my business partner…no help here…we’re both workaholics with no kids plants pets and a wine cellar #lrnchat
11:29:20 am sifowler: Q4) decide with them on WHO & why (Purpose), HOW (Directness – F2F? media?), WHEN & how often (Continuity) #lrnchat
11:29:21 am OpenSesameNow: RT @derekwwade: Q4) GREAT question. I find making a map of work/progress visible is more powerful than commitment/accountability. #lrnchat
11:29:23 am LandDDave: RT @bschlenker: How did we get from #lrnchat to #selfhelpchat?😉 <<That’s pretty funny.
11:29:30 am kelleycruse: Q4) you check in, see how things are going, talk about what’s going on. Communication #lrnchat
11:29:35 am dbolen: Q4 get involved as a volunteer with prof assoc, community involvement, something – find balance #lrnchat
11:29:36 am s0ngb1rd: @eshwaranv take care #lrnchat
11:29:39 am j_boucher: Q4) Because I’m the only one at the co. doing my stuff I wish I had an accountability buddy. #lrnchat
11:29:56 am learninganorak: RT @exhibit_change: got distracted watching the TED sleep video and lost track of #lrnchat <= Did you doze off? ;o)
11:30:07 am dtssmithers: RT @derekwwade: .@bschlenker Learning of others is knowledge, learning of self is leadership (Lao-Tsu, paraphrased) #lrnchat
11:30:10 am ZaraLynnKing: With work i use as many tools i can get my hands on especially this one #lrnchat
11:30:15 am 2GFred: RT @TerrenceWing: …micro steering committees in my life that meet regularly. We hold each other accountable 4 our goals #lrnchat
11:30:18 am s0ngb1rd: @j_boucher Thats why forums like these are great #lrnchat
11:30:19 am dawnjmahoney: RT @pmtrainer:A wine cell gr8 idea. Got the wine just need the cellar! #lrnchat
11:30:24 am dbolen: @j_boucher see if you can find an outside buddy #lrnchat
11:30:30 am cr8ivetraining: We are “accountability” partners. Keep each other on-track and FOCUSED RT @pmtrainer: Q4 My best friend is my business partner… #lrnchat
11:30:31 am chrisstjohn: But remember, having an online meeting without control is like playing Whack-a-Mole. Ppl pop up when least expected. #lrnchat
11:30:33 am c4lpt: RT @bschlenker: How did we get from #lrnchat to #selfhelpchat?😉 <<Isn’t it #grouphelpchat😉 #lrnchat
11:30:38 am MariaOD: Hi,#lrnchat! Sorry missed this mid day chat! Was there any drinking involved? #lrnchat!
11:30:41 am socialcap: @lrnchat Q3, as I said to @sifowler, I’d suggest Hamlet’s Blackberry 4 perspective on balance esp related to being hyperconnected #lrnchat
11:30:48 am dtssmithers: Use the community // RT @j_boucher: Q4) Because I’m the only one at the co. doing my stuff I wish I had an accountability buddy #lrnchat
11:30:48 am kelleycruse: @j_boucher I hear you. I’m an island here #lrnchat
11:30:50 am learninganorak: RT @dbolen: @j_boucher see if you can find an outside buddy #lrnchat <= agreed, or a diff discipline can work, too
11:30:58 am npmaven: Yes. Perspective (vs joint gripe sessions) RT @dbswe: Q4 helps if circle of friends arent in the same biz #lrnchat
11:30:59 am s0ngb1rd: diversify your life #lrnchat
11:31:04 am purplelearning: RT Q4) How might you work with your circle of friends (online and offline) to stay on track? #lrnchat >> re-uptake of archer -lots ppl on FB
11:31:09 am ZaraLynnKing: The more i use SoMe in a work related way the more i learn how to communicate and connect. #lrnchat
11:31:11 am derekwwade: .@j_boucher re “Accountability buddy” – ditto! Virtual accountability group? #coaching circles are great for that. #lrnchat
11:31:15 am gilmoreglobal: Q4) #lrnchat My friends are great for work; we proof and test each others stuff, provide feedback, vent to each other, use e/o as resources
11:31:28 am simbeckhampson: @LandDDave Thanks Dave… have you scanned it? #lrnchat
11:31:35 am StephanieDaul: RT @ZaraLynnKing: The more i use SoMe in a work related way the more i learn how to communicate and connect. #lrnchat
11:31:40 am KristiBroom: Q4 I can wallow in self-pity (and I do that well! and it works sometimes!) or I can ask for help when I need it #lrnchat
11:31:42 am LandDDave: Q4) Make sure friends and family understand what’s truly important to you, and ask that they step in when they see you deviate. #lrnchat
11:31:46 am MimiBarbara: Q4) Share accountabilities and help each other meet goals #lrnchat
11:31:58 am dtssmithers: Q4-personally I make it a policy not to gripe. It is what it is & I’ll call it as such. But rather listen than gripe. #lrnchat
11:32:07 am KristiBroom: RT @StephanieDaul: RT @ZaraLynnKing: The more i use SoMe in a work related way the more i learn how to communicate and connect. #lrnchat
11:32:11 am dawnjmahoney: RT @MimiBarbara: Q4) Share accountabilities and help each other meet goals #lrnchat
11:32:17 am s0ngb1rd: @LandDDave i like that #lrnchat
11:32:20 am learninganorak: RT @LandDDave: Q4) Make sure *you* know, too! #lrnchat
11:32:24 am sifowler: RT @ZaraLynnKing: The more i use SoMe in a work related way the more i learn how to communicate and connect. #lrnchat
11:32:26 am dtssmithers: Same here! RT @ZaraLynnKing: The more i use SoMe in a work related way the more i learn how to communicate and connect. #lrnchat
11:32:43 am LandDDave: RT @learninganorak: RT @LandDDave: Q4) Make sure *you* know, too! #lrnchat <Very true.
11:32:44 am KristiBroom: Yes! Giving something in return. RT @MimiBarbara: Q4) Share accountabilities and help each other meet goals #lrnchat
11:32:45 am dbswe: RT @simbeckhampson: @LandDDave Thanks Dave… have you scanned it? < didn’t work for me from TweetChat😦 #lrnchat
11:32:49 am chrisstjohn: If you dont volunteer, you might just be voluntold. #lrnchat
11:32:49 am olliegardener: q4) share your aspirations with your network = social pressure to act on it + support to overcome its obstacles in one. #lrnchat
11:32:52 am dawnjmahoney: @MariaOD Always. Virtually of course… #lrnchat
11:32:54 am dtssmithers: I hardly use SoMe for personal relationships. Can’t remember the last time I was on FB for that? #lrnchat
11:33:03 am purplelearning: RT @bschlenker: How did we get from #lrnchat to #selfhelpchat? #lrnchat isnt’ that what virtual friends are for?
11:33:22 am gilmoreglobal: #lrnchat What is SoMe?
11:33:25 am dawnjmahoney: RT @s0ngb1rd: @LandDDave i like that #lrnchat
11:33:28 am learninganorak: @dtssmithers I no longer have defining lines separating the two. It’s all just intertwined these days! #lrnchat
11:33:35 am OpenSesameNow: Q4) my best friend asks me where I am on personal/professional goals. She’s my best friend ’cause I never had to ask her to do that #lrnchat
11:33:39 am simbeckhampson: @LandDDave I’ll direct it to something fun… moment… #lrnchat
11:33:47 am learninganorak: RT @gilmoreglobal: #lrnchat What is SoMe? <= Social media
11:33:52 am dbolen: y’all should read The Power of Pull, John Seely Brown on connecting outside the org #lrnbkpull #lrnchat
11:34:02 am olliegardener: @gilmoreglobal Social media = SoMe or SM #lrnchat
11:34:02 am sifowler: Q4) make your friends/colleagues the ends, not just the means of ‘staying on track’, build community & social capital with them #lrnchat
11:34:04 am ZaraLynnKing: by using my e comunity and let them use me i find creativity, balance, and knowledge. I mix it with the SME’s and success. – I hope #lrnchat
11:34:07 am dawnjmahoney: RT @KristiBroom: Q4 I can wallow in self-pity (and I do that well! and it works sometimes!) or I can ask for help when I need it #lrnchat
11:34:11 am pmtrainer: @gilmoreglobal Social Media #lrnchat
11:34:21 am exhibit_change: @learninganorak “workofrolics” great short TED – see the distraction is going on and on http://bit.ly/1vBW #lrnchat
11:34:29 am dtssmithers: RT @OpenSesameNow: Q4) my bff asks me where I am on personal/professional goals. She’s my bff bcs I never had to ask her to do that #lrnchat
11:34:34 am derekwwade: Q4) Consensus seems to be that maintaining focus starts with HAVING a goal that you can state to others. #lrnchat
11:34:47 am dawnjmahoney: @olliegardener Not be confused w/any other SM refs😉 #lrnchat
11:34:50 am j_boucher: Hmm, @DerekWWade Any recommendations for coaching circles? #lrnchat
11:34:57 am dbolen: @learninganorak #lrnchat See The Power Of Pull, Brown for conencting outside the org
11:35:05 am kelleycruse: RT @derekwwade: Q4) Consensus seems to be that maintaining focus starts with HAVING a goal that you can state to others. #lrnchat
11:35:08 am ZaraLynnKing: and U – RT @derekwwade: Q4) Consensus seems to be that maintaining focus starts with HAVING a goal that you can state to others. #lrnchat
11:35:11 am KristiBroom: Nice! RT @derekwwade: Q4) Consensus seems to be that maintaining focus starts with HAVING a goal that you can state to others. #lrnchat
11:35:24 am learninganorak: @dbolen You’re preaching to the choir on that point! :o) #lrnchat
11:35:31 am 2GFred: The cat is hilarious, just what I needed: @simbeckhampson: @LandDDave Ill direct it to something fun… moment… #lrnchat
11:35:40 am OpenSesameNow: Brilliant RT @sifowler: Q4) make your friends/colleagues the ends, not just the means of ‘staying on track’, build community w them #lrnchat
11:35:52 am cr8ivetraining: Q4)Have friends that are point-blank honest, but constructive – tell it how it is with options for improvement #lrnchat
11:35:53 am chrisstjohn: Just remember that the world is run by the ppl who SHOW UP. #lrnchat
11:35:53 am LandDDave: Q4) Ask someone to be your mentor or coach – the regular chats help maintain focus. #lrnchat
11:36:04 am derekwwade: .@KristiBroom Understand wallowing in self-pity when focus gets shot. Perhaps is a trigger for us to revisit goals?😉 #lrnchat
11:36:14 am mrch0mp3rs: RT @LandDDave: Q4) Ask someone to be your mentor or coach – the regular chats help maintain focus. #lrnchat
11:36:16 am npmaven: RT @sifowler: Q4) make your friends/colleagues the ends, not just the means of staying on track, build community w them #lrnchat
11:36:21 am j_boucher: @dbolen @learninganorak Thanks for the rec! #lrnchat
11:36:23 am learninganorak: @exhibit_change Will have to watch it. Looks vaguely familiar – might have seen it before. I watch a *lot* of TED #lrnchat
11:36:24 am mrch0mp3rs: RT @chrisstjohn: Just remember that the world is run by the ppl who SHOW UP. #lrnchat
11:36:41 am KristiBroom: Exactly! RT @derekwwade: Understand wallowing in self-pity when focus gets shot. Perhaps is a trigger for us to revisit goals?😉 #lrnchat
11:36:42 am 2GFred: RT @derekwwade: Q4) Consensus seems to be that maintaining focus starts with HAVING a goal that you can state to others. #lrnchat
11:36:44 am exhibit_change: being a mentor is often more rewarding then being a mentee – that is a special kind of friendship/support #lrnchat
11:36:45 am ZaraLynnKing: RT @mrch0mp3rs: RT @chrisstjohn: Just remember that the world is run by the ppl who SHOW UP. #lrnchat
11:36:46 am LandDDave: RT @mrch0mp3rs: RT @chrisstjohn: Just remember that the world is run by the ppl who SHOW UP. #lrnchat
11:36:51 am chrisstjohn: A memtoring program is a great idea. I love my mentor, even if he is in Ohio. Helps maintain FOCUS. #lrnchat
11:36:53 am olliegardener: @dawnjmahoney LOL! Depends who you connect with I guess.. #lrnchat
11:36:55 am 2GFred: RT @mrch0mp3rs: RT @chrisstjohn: Just remember that the world is run by the ppl who SHOW UP. #lrnchat
11:36:57 am cr8ivetraining: RT @chrisstjohn: Just remember that the world is run by the ppl who SHOW UP. #lrnchat
11:37:03 am britz: RT @OpenSesameNow RT @sifowler: make your friends/colleagues the ends, not just the means of staying on track, build community #lrnchat
11:37:04 am dbolen: RT @chrisstjohn: Just remember that the world is run by the ppl who SHOW UP. yes #lrnchat
11:37:10 am mrch0mp3rs: @chrisstjohn Likewise, if you seek the wisdom of others, you need to be present in the lives of others, too. #lrnchat
11:37:13 am dtssmithers: Q4-Regular interactions w/peers, friends, network, mentors, etc. always encourages #lrnchat
11:37:15 am neillasher: This has been a blast tonight… very deep at times. I am going home to be distracted gnite… #lrnchat
11:37:16 am learninganorak: @exhibit_change But you need horizontal/peer relationships too, not just up/down. #lrnchat
11:37:30 am simbeckhampson: @2GFred It’s changed… SCAN again😉 #lrnchat
11:37:38 am learninganorak: RT @Neillasher: This has been a blast tonight… very deep at times. I am going home to be distracted gnite… #lrnchat <= nudge nudge
11:37:39 am cr8ivetraining: Q4) BE the friend you want your friends to be #lrnchat
11:37:43 am derekwwade: YES! RT @sifowler Make friends/colleagues the ends, not just means of staying on track, build community/social capital w them #lrnchat
11:37:46 am kelleycruse: @KristiBroom some of my best work comes from a project that I hate at the beginning and I have no idea how I’m going to do it #lrnchat
11:37:46 am dawnjmahoney: @olliegardener Agreed. Guess eharmony match.com are SoMe too…😉 #lrnchat
11:37:50 am pmtrainer: RT @mrch0mp3rs: @chrisstjohn Likewise, if you seek the wisdom of others, you need to be present in the lives of others, too. #lrnchat
11:37:50 am exhibit_change: cant they be both? RT @learninganorak: @exhibit_change But you need horizontal/peer relationships too, not just up/down. #lrnchat
11:37:50 am purplelearning: My work colleagues keep me sane – not many into social media so obsessively as me #lrnchat
11:37:54 am dtssmithers: Get a mentor w/o asking them to be ur mentor by simply connecting w/ them regularly. #lrnchat
11:38:02 am pmtrainer: RT @cr8ivetraining: Q4) BE the friend you want your friends to be #lrnchat
11:38:22 am dtssmithers: Ghandi like! RT @cr8ivetraining: Q4) BE the friend you want your friends to be #lrnchat
11:38:27 am chrisstjohn: @mrch0mp3rs But I have sought your counsel several timies and we are never in the same cow pasture. Only have a BEARD in common. #lrnchat
11:38:34 am KristiBroom: RT @mrch0mp3rs: @chrisstjohn Likewise, if you seek the wisdom of others, you need to be present in the lives of others, too. #lrnchat
11:38:38 am learninganorak: @exhibit_change Paul, Timothy and Barnabus. Mentor, mentee, equal encourager. #lrnchat
11:38:48 am dbswe: RT @dtssmithers: Ghandi like! RT @cr8ivetraining: Q4) BE the friend you want your friends to be #lrnchat
11:38:52 am sandymillin: RT @eshwaranv: I love my work… Also adore my play time… Not a hint of guilt anywhere. #lrnchat
11:38:54 am dbolen: @kelleycruse @KristiBroom what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger #lrnchat
11:39:08 am LandDDave: @dtssmithers I prefer something a little more formal, mostly because the scheduled chats enhance my personal accountability. #lrnchat
11:39:13 am dtssmithers: RT @kelleycruse: @KristiBroom some of my best work comes from a project that I hate @ beginning & have no idea how I’m going 2do it #lrnchat
11:39:20 am sifowler: interesting take RT @derekwwade Q4) find making map of work/progress visible to all is more powerful thn commitment/accountability #lrnchat
11:39:22 am exhibit_change: @learninganorak is that your support system? #lrnchat
11:39:26 am learninganorak: @dbolen I’ll tell that to my uncle who’s recovering from a massive heart attack ;o) #lrnchat
11:39:30 am jrboyd: Belated rule 1; Ritchie Boyd, Bozeman MT-MSU, teaching and learning technology. #lrnchat
11:39:34 am j_boucher: Q4) Can we create Big #lrnchatters, Little #lrnchatters? #lrnchat
11:39:34 am bschlenker: RT @KristiBroom: RT @mrch0mp3rs: @chrisstjohn Likewise, if you seek the wisdom of others, you need to be present in the lives of others, too. #lrnchat
11:39:42 am mrch0mp3rs: @chrisstjohn When I know more than a few days notice that I’ll be in DC, I’ll make sure to let you and other DC friends know it. #lrnchat
11:39:44 am kelleycruse: @dbolen exactly, and when I finish those projects, I feel like a rock star, ok, a geeky rock star #lrnchat
11:40:05 am dtssmithers: Don’t forget Apollos & Priscilla/Aquilla RT @learninganorak @exhibit_change Paul, Timothy & Barnabas.Mentor,mentee,equal encourager #lrnchat
11:40:11 am cr8ivetraining: Q4) Knowledge-Map your friends, who can you go for to get info? #lrnchat
11:40:12 am 2GFred: HA! Great photo! Watch for ICE! RT @simbeckhampson: @2GFred Its changed… SCAN again😉 #lrnchat
11:40:16 am hamtra: Thanks for the great discussion – a larger priority has come up and I must dismiss myself from this “guilty” pleasure. #lrnchat
11:40:25 am mrshepherd: I have to run. Today has been fun. See you all next week. #lrnchat
11:40:25 am pmtrainer: RT @derekwwade Q4) find making map of work/progress visible to all is more powerful thn commitment/accountability #lrnchat
11:40:28 am ZaraLynnKing: RT @lrnchat: Q4) How might you work with your circle of friends (online and offline) to stay on track? #lrnchat
11:40:31 am lrnchat: Q5) What are the things you tend not to focus on in your work? What happens as a result? #lrnchat
11:40:44 am KristiBroom: Great reward! RT @kelleycruse: @dbolen exactly, and when I finish those projects, I feel like a rock star, ok, a geeky rock star #lrnchat
11:40:46 am sifowler: Yes, Continuity RT @mrch0mp3rs: @chrisstjohn Likewise if you seek wisdom of others, you need to be present in lives of others, too. #lrnchat
11:40:48 am dtssmithers: @LandDDave it can b formal n scheduling on ur end still. Formally informal. #lrnchat
11:40:53 am scottmerrett: Q4) Set boundaries so that friends are NOT a distraction from where we should be focused #lrnchat
11:40:54 am dbolen: @kelleycruse @dbolen don’t forget to celebrate! and then reflect #lrnchat
11:40:56 am learninganorak: @learninganorak It’s actually based on the Bible, lol! Taught to us at church leadership school. Applies secularly too, though :o) #lrnchat
11:40:56 am npmaven: RT @lrnchat: Q5) What are the things you tend not to focus on in your work? What happens as a result? #lrnchat
11:40:59 am bschlenker: RT @lrnchat: Q5) What are the things you tend not to focus on in your work? What happens as a result? #lrnchat
11:41:02 am cr8ivetraining: RT @lrnchat: Q5) What are the things you tend not to focus on in your work? What happens as a result? #lrnchat
11:41:07 am pmtrainer: RT @lrnchat: Q5) What are the things you tend not to focus on in your work? What happens as a result? #lrnchat
11:41:09 am KristiBroom: RT @lrnchat: Q5) What are the things you tend not to focus on in your work? What happens as a result? #lrnchat
11:41:24 am learninganorak: @dtssmithers Not for a moment! :o) #lrnchat
11:41:33 am sifowler: RT @lrnchat: Q5) What are the things you tend not to focus on in your work? What happens as a result? #lrnchat
11:41:36 am dawnjmahoney: Q5) What are the things you tend not to focus on in your work? What happens as a result? #lrnchat
11:41:50 am dtssmithers: RT @lrnchat: Q5) What are the things you tend not to focus on in your work? What happens as a result? #lrnchat
11:41:51 am bschlenker: @mrshepherd Thanks for playing #lrnchat. See you next week!
11:41:56 am mrch0mp3rs: My two resolutions: 1) Execution; 2) Be a better friend. In pursuit of the dream, I’ve been neglectful. I will be present. #lrnchat
11:42:06 am j_boucher: RT @lrnchat: Q5) What are the things you tend not to focus on in your work? What happens as a result? #lrnchat
11:42:08 am exhibit_change: @learninganorak ha just looked it up…definitely learned something new today – will read the story after #lrnchat
11:42:15 am nimblecopy: Q5) What are the things you tend not to focus on in your work? What happens as a result? #lrnchat
11:42:16 am learninganorak: Q5 I suck at sales and accounting, so those things didn’t get done => business died :o( #lrnchat
11:42:17 am dawnjmahoney: RT @KristiBroom:@chrisstjohn Likewise, if you seek the wisdom of others, you need to be present in the lives of others, too. #lrnchat
11:42:27 am ZaraLynnKing: I have a hard time focusing when I am building storyboards. the time in between data and creativity #lrnchat
11:42:34 am chrisstjohn: Q5) Overkill is highly overrated. Be cunning and full of tricks. #lrnchat
11:42:41 am kelleycruse: Q5) Projects that aren’t backed by the resources necessary to complete them. Sooner or later, someone will ask about them #lrnchat
11:42:42 am kenmoir: Yes – stretching required! RT @kelleycruse some of my best work comes from a project that … I have no idea how I’m going to do #lrnchat
11:42:43 am bschlenker: RT @mrch0mp3rs: My two resolutions: 1) Execution; 2) Be a better friend. In pursuit of the dream, I’ve been neglectful. I will be present. #lrnchat
11:42:44 am britz: Q5) Grammar…as a result, I look like an idiot for a few minutes😉 #lrnchat
11:42:46 am tweenid: Q5 I been heads-down on a project and ignored office poitics result was strained relationships at times #lrnchat
11:42:50 am dbswe: RT @bschlenker: RT @lrnchat: Q5) What are the things you tend not to focus on in your work? What happens as a result? #lrnchat
11:42:58 am dtssmithers: Q5-Details. Who needs the details? Grammar, so I use an editor. I collaborate as much as possible. Always asking 4 2nd set of eyes #lrnchat
11:43:07 am 2GFred: RT @lrnchat: Q5) What are the things you tend not to focus on in your work? What happens as a result? #lrnchat
11:43:10 am cr8ivetraining: Q5) It’s easy to get caught up in the task-at-hand, and lose focus on the PURPOSE of the task. #lrnchat
11:43:13 am simbeckhampson: @dbswe @2GFred Now back to safety😉 Rescan to read my latest blog post…🙂 #QRCodeFun #engaging #lrnchat
11:43:18 am kelleycruse: RT @britz: Q5) Grammar…as a result, I look like an idiot for a few minutes😉 #lrnchat >> I feel your pain.
11:43:31 am sifowler: Q5) I tend not to focus enough on the end result; result is a much longer winding road & inability measure progress #lrnchat
11:43:32 am dbolen: Q5 marketing and positioning for the next project, that’s why my network is so important #lrnchat
11:43:35 am ZaraLynnKing: i missed phonics lesson lol RT @britz: Q5) Grammar…as a result, I look like an idiot for a few minutes😉 #lrnchat
11:43:41 am KristiBroom: Sad, but true RT @cr8ivetraining: Q5) Its easy to get caught up in the task-at-hand, and lose focus on the PURPOSE of the task. #lrnchat
11:43:41 am exhibit_change: not so good with the numbers, but learning #lrnchat
11:43:44 am learninganorak: @dtssmithers I’m also big on collaborating. Do my best work during ‘beanbag time’ #lrnchat
11:43:53 am OpenSesameNow: Q5) I focus on details at expense of big picture, perfect at expense of good. Must learn to “publish” or “send” w/out so much angst #lrnchat
11:43:56 am chrisstjohn: When you finish a paper, give it to a pair of fresh eyes for a read. #lrnchat
11:43:57 am StephanieDaul: RT @kelleycruse: RT @britz: Q5) Grammar…as a result, I look like an idiot for a few minutes😉 #lrnchat >> I feel your pain. #lrnchat
11:44:02 am simbeckhampson: @cr8ivetraining On the other hand when it’s planned free fall time, it can get very creative. #lrnchat
11:44:06 am purplelearning: @lrnchat Q5: struggle focussing on detail e.g. quality control of written documents etc #lrnchat
11:44:16 am dtssmithers: Q5-Logistical/routine items. And I am in logistics! #lrnchat
11:44:21 am dbswe: RT @dbolen: Q5 marketing and positioning for the next project, thats why my network is so important < guilty of that #lrnchat
11:44:28 am exhibit_change: reading about thinking styles and that we are pre-designed to certain tasks, we will always thrive there #lrnchat
11:44:30 am nimblecopy: Q5) Not logging expenses etc. on a regular basis. Result: Giant pile of receipts in Dec. #lrnchat
11:44:35 am mrch0mp3rs: Q5) I tend not to focus on rules — what others find really important. To build a bigger team, I need to be more considerate. #lrnchat
11:44:39 am odguru: RT:@mrch0mp3rs Reso1) Execution; 2) Be a better friend. In pursuit of the dream, I’ve been neglectful. I will be present. #lrnchat Love ’em
11:44:42 am dtssmithers: My best ideas come in the presence of another. @learninganorak: @dtssmithers I’m also big on collaborating. #lrnchat
11:44:48 am learninganorak: Q5 Smiling at the ‘grammar’ confessions. I’m a pedant. I’m the one who gets given all the stuff to proof. :o) #lrnchat
11:45:11 am cr8ivetraining: @simbeckhampson even free-fall time has a purpose. #lrnchat
11:45:12 am ZaraLynnKing: biggest one 4 me is when there is a HUGE project and i had enough and i have to comb through AGAIN😦 #lrnchat
11:45:16 am learninganorak: @dtssmithers Yup. Mine too. We should work together! #lrnchat
11:45:17 am kelleycruse: @OpenSesameNow I am right there with you. I get lost in the details sometimes. #lrnchat
11:45:38 am dbswe: Q5 time reporting can suffer during hectic (and normal) periods #lrnchat
11:45:39 am olliegardener: q5) Details.. which trip me up regularly. Thankfully I work with a geek🙂 #lrnchat
11:45:41 am learninganorak: @ZaraLynnKing Ugh! I feel your pain. #lrnchat
11:45:42 am dtssmithers: Me too! Grammar & spelling. I text/tweet/IM spell/talk in an email. Ouch! #lrnchat
11:45:44 am exhibit_change: me too! RT @learninganorak: @dtssmithers I’m also big on collaborating. Do my best work during ‘beanbag time’ #lrnchat
11:45:49 am chrisstjohn: The devil is always in the details. #lrnchat
11:46:07 am learninganorak: RT @dtssmithers: Me too! Grammar & spelling. I text/tweet/IM spell/talk in an email. Ouch! #lrnchat <= send it to me ;o)
11:46:10 am purplelearning: Trivia memory not good so don’t count on me to repeat office gossip – but that’s a good thing #lrnchat
11:46:11 am dawnjmahoney: q5) Same answer as last wk: all those books/so little time… #lrnchat
11:46:19 am kenmoir: A5: mechanical blocking & tackling follow-thu, technical execution ~ results in some crazy sprints to meet deadlines (not good) #lrnchat
11:46:23 am dtssmithers: Luckily, my boss is an “editor” & forgives my stupidity bcs of my good content. At least he knows! #lrnchat
11:46:25 am KristiBroom: @learninganorak: Q5 Im the one who gets given all the stuff to proof. Me too. Used to not be able to focus if errors #lrnchat
11:46:37 am exhibit_change: But the details is where the beauty lies that no one else can see. RT @chrisstjohn: The devil is always in the details. #lrnchat
11:46:41 am learninganorak: @purplelearning That’s a fantastic thing. No stomach for that kind of thing. #lrnchat
11:46:49 am simbeckhampson: @cr8ivetraining Instead of thinking out of the box, get rid of it all together🙂 #lrnchat
11:46:49 am dawnjmahoney: q5) Filing all that paper/wk doesn’t suffer per se #lrnchat
11:46:55 am gilmoreglobal: Q5) The social stuff at work. I miss out on that a lot and can be perceived as too serious as a result. #lrnchat
11:46:58 am sifowler: Q5) I don’t focus enough on my focus. #lrnchat
11:47:03 am LandDDave: Q5) The more engaged I am in my work, the less focused I am on things like time, eating, the outside world… things like that. #lrnchat
11:47:06 am 2GFred: @dbswe Have you tried toggl.com? #lrnchat
11:47:08 am ZaraLynnKing: @exhibit_change i wonder if i can convince my boss to get bean bags that would be great! a comp in downtown TO has slides #lrnchat
11:47:19 am OpenSesameNow: @kelleycruse I try to force myself to take a big picture view at least once a day, but is not natural to me. #lrnchat
11:47:20 am learninganorak: @KristiBroom Yup! And don’t ask me to QA and ‘ignore grammar and spelling errors’ – not going to happen. #lrnchat
11:47:23 am StephanieDaul: @dtssmithers very lucky but it means you have a boss who knows and values what you do #lrnchat
11:47:34 am simbeckhampson: RT @sifowler: Q5) I don’t focus enough on my focus. #lrnchat < Nice!
11:47:44 am cr8ivetraining: Love it! ditch-the-box RT @simbeckhampson: @cr8ivetraining Instead of thinking out of the box, get rid of it all together🙂 #lrnchat
11:47:45 am LandDDave: RT @lrnchat: Q5) What are the things you tend not to focus on in your work? What happens as a result? #lrnchat
11:47:49 am dawnjmahoney: RT @2GFred: @dbswe Have you tried toggl.com?| For…? #lrnchat
11:47:52 am chrisstjohn: Hey, we can always put the band back together… #lrnchat
11:47:57 am olliegardener: q5) “The way things are done around here” – never was very good at that…. why I am entrepreneur I guess. #lrnchat
11:47:58 am KristiBroom: LOL! + 1 RT @learninganorak: @KristiBroom Yup! And dont ask me to QA and ignore grammar and spelling errors – not going to happen. #lrnchat
11:48:04 am dawnjmahoney: RT @OpenSesameNow: @kelleycruse I try to force myself to take a big picture view at least once a day, but is not natural to me. #lrnchat
11:48:06 am sifowler: Q5) Result of not focusing on focus is that I don’t know if I’m procrastinating, reflecting, really engaged. #lrnchat
11:48:08 am britz: Q5) Aesthetics – I’m pragmatic -thinking function first and foremost. Bites me when someone is a stickler for the softer stuff #lrnchat
11:48:10 am LisaAGoldstein: RT @LandDDave: RT @lrnchat: Q5) What are the things you tend not to focus on in your work? What happens as a result? #lrnchat
11:48:19 am kelleycruse: @learninganorak me neither. I think that’s why I love ID, it fits my brain… but the big picture matters. #lrnchat
11:48:19 am learninganorak: RT @simbeckhampson: @cr8ivetraining Instead of thinking out of the box, get rid of it all together🙂 #lrnchat <= I climb up on that box!
11:48:20 am purplelearning: Also tricky focussing on names and dates – embarrasing with returning students! Making mental links helps a little #lrnchat
11:48:28 am dtssmithers: Agree even though I suck at that! RT @learninganorak @KristiBroom Yup! And don’t askMe 2QA and ‘ignore grammar and spelling errors’ #lrnchat
11:48:44 am sifowler: The band! The band! RT @chrisstjohn: Hey, we can always put the band back together… #lrnchat
11:48:53 am dbswe: RT @dawnjmahoney: RT @2GFred: @dbswe Have you tried toggl.com?| For…? | time reporting. We have a sys, I just #fail at using it #lrnchat
11:48:54 am pmtrainer: Q5 I don’t focus on parts I like. Instead I focus on the challenging parts. Result – frustration riding the steep learning curve #lrnchat
11:48:55 am dawnjmahoney: RT @exhibit_change: me too! RT @learninganorak: @dtssmithers Im also big on collaborating. Do my best work during beanbag time #lrnchat
11:49:15 am ZaraLynnKing: i eat lunch at my desk and don’t always do mid day me time – makes me tired and drained #lrnchat
11:49:22 am dtssmithers: Q5-It doesn’t help that I am a total adult ADD example. Look SQUIRREL! What were we talking about? What’s the question again? #lrnchat
11:49:25 am j_boucher: Yes! “Hey..you…with the face..” @purplelearning Also tricky focussing on names and dates – embarrasing with returning students! #lrnchat
11:49:52 am LisaAGoldstein: Q5) My emails tend to get my highest priority, which some people will say is bad, but I’m trying to offer good customer service #lrnchat
11:50:04 am dawnjmahoney: @dtssmithers: So true here as well! #lrnchat
11:50:04 am dtssmithers: Will check it out! RT @dbswe: RT @dawnjmahoney: RT @2GFred: @dbswe Have you tried toggl.com?| For…? | time reporting. #lrnchat
11:50:05 am gilmoreglobal: @purplelearning Ohh remembering names is a big one for me too! So many tricks but always forget to use them #lrnchat
11:50:09 am j_boucher: We call that “Shiny Syndrome” @dtssmithers Q5-It doesn’t help that I am a total adult ADD example. Look SQUIRREL! #lrnchat
11:50:14 am OpenSesameNow: RT @dtssmithers: It doesn’t help that I am total adult ADD. Look SQUIRREL! What were we talking about? What’s the question again? #lrnchat
11:50:15 am cr8ivetraining: LOL! RT @dtssmithers: Q5-It doesnt help that I am a total adult ADD example. Look SQUIRREL! What were we talking about? …. #lrnchat
11:50:18 am chrisstjohn: I never finish anyth #lrnchat
11:50:23 am pmtrainer: RT @dtssmithers: Q5-It doesnt help that I am a total adult ADD example. Look SQUIRREL! What were we talking about? Whats the qu.. #lrnchat
11:50:25 am ZaraLynnKing: RT @lrnchat: Q5) What are the things you tend not to focus on in your work? What happens as a result? #lrnchat
11:50:27 am exhibit_change: RT @j_boucher: We call that “Shiny Syndrome” @dtssmithers Q5-It doesn’t help that I am a total adult ADD example. Look SQUIRREL! #lrnchat
11:50:37 am dtssmithers: Yes! “Hey..you…with the face..” @purplelearning Also tricky focussing on names and dates #lrnchat
11:50:39 am dawnjmahoney: RT @LisaAGoldstein: Q5) My emails tend to get highest priority/some people will say is bad, but Im trying to offer good cust svc #lrnchat
11:50:44 am sparkandco: Thanks for the laugh! RT @chrisstjohn: I never finish anyth #lrnchat
11:50:47 am chrisstjohn: Oh look… white rabbit! #lrnchat
11:50:51 am dbswe: RT @chrisstjohn: I never finish anyth < LOL #lrnchat
11:50:51 am simbeckhampson: @learninganorak @cr8ivetraining Scan my QR code – this is what you should do with that box #lovegames😉 #lrnchat
11:50:54 am exhibit_change: aww ha! RT @chrisstjohn: I never finish anyth #lrnchat
11:50:57 am britz: RT @LisaAGoldstein: Q5) My emails tend to get my highest priority / mine used to be …now Twitter does! #lrnchat
11:51:06 am 2GFred: The humor today in #lrnchat has been good for me. Thanks everyone for the open, healthy, conversation! #lrnchat
11:51:09 am learninganorak: RT @chrisstjohn: Oh look… white rabbit! #lrnchat <= You’re a nutter, you are!
11:51:25 am dawnjmahoney: @j_boucher Love it; keepin it; Shiny Syndrome–needs a hashtag & back channel of its own #lrnchat
11:51:30 am npmaven: RT @pmtrainer: Q5 I don’t focus on parts I like. Instead I focus on hallenging parts – frustration riding steep learning curve #lrnchat
11:51:36 am KristiBroom: I agree! RT @2GFred: The humor today in #lrnchat has been good for me. Thanks everyone for the open, healthy, conversation! #lrnchat
11:51:38 am tonya_simmons: I too have “Shiny Syndrome” – it explains all the knitting projects in various states of completion around my house #lrnchat
11:51:39 am 2GFred: RT @chrisstjohn: I never finish anyth #lrnchat
11:51:47 am purplelearning: @dtssmithers. Look SQUIRREL! What were we talking about? What’s the question again? #lrnchat >> where, where?
11:51:47 am dtssmithers: To what does Shiny Syndrome refer? RT @j_boucher We call that Shiny Syndrome @dtssmithers Q5-It doesn’t help that…Look SQUIRREL! #lrnchat
11:51:51 am LandDDave: Q5) If I’m engaged, I will not focus – at all – on my e-mail. Hey, if it’s time sensitive, use the phone. #lrnchat
11:51:51 am chrisstjohn: Did I call the baby ugly? #lrnchat
11:51:52 am britz: RT @dbswe: RT @chrisstjohn: I never finish anyth < LOL / Everything is perpetual beta right! #lrnchat
11:52:00 am learninganorak: RT @simbeckhampson: Scan my QR code – this is what you should do with that box #lovegames😉 #lrnchat <= tried, can’t get a clear shot :o(
11:52:08 am kelleycruse: @dawnjmahoney @exhibit_change @learninganorak @dtssmithers I love collab . Sometimes I need to talk through the planning phase #lrnchat
11:52:12 am dawnjmahoney: RT @pmtrainer: Q5 I dont focus on parts I like. Instead I focus on challenging parts – frustration riding steep learning curve #lrnchat
11:52:16 am lrnchat: Qwrap) Last time this year: Time to reintroduce yourself. Links, requests & shameless plugs welcome, too. #lrnchat
11:52:21 am dtssmithers: Ditto! Someone else does. RT @chrisstjohn: I never finish anyth #lrnchat
11:52:21 am tonya_simmons: but I’m better about work projects – something about a deadline lighting a fire under my behind helps #lrnchat
11:52:25 am learninganorak: @kelleycruse Sometimes? Always! #lrnchat
11:52:34 am chrisstjohn: It is hard to focus on emails when you get 100-200 a DAY! #lrnchat
11:52:39 am dawnjmahoney: RT @LandDDave: Q5) If Im engaged, I will not focus – at all – on my e-mail. Hey, if its time sensitive, use the phone. #lrnchat
11:52:48 am exhibit_change: @ZaraLynnKing YES! cause I could use them too. #lrnchat
11:52:50 am simbeckhampson: @learninganorak🙂 Time for a nice cuppa… #lrnchat
11:53:01 am dtssmithers: Where what? RT @purplelearning: @dtssmithers. Look SQUIRREL! What were we talking abt? What’s the question again? >> where, where? #lrnchat
11:53:05 am cr8ivetraining: @dtssmithers @j_boucher Shiny Syndrome is when – wow! a shooting star!!! … I’m sorry – what were you asking? #lrnchat
11:53:06 am dawnjmahoney: RT @tonya_simmons: but Im better about work projects – something about a deadline lighting a fire under my behind helps #lrnchat
11:53:17 am j_boucher: To what does Shiny Syndrome refer? @dtssmithers I work at a robotics edu company. Lots of shiny toys here, hence “Shiny Syndrome” #lrnchat
11:53:26 am LisaAGoldstein: I can’t imagine🙂 RT @britz: RT @LisaAGoldstein: Q5) My emails tend to get my highest priority / mine used to be-now Twitter does! #lrnchat
11:53:29 am dbolen: RT @simbeckhampson: @learninganorak🙂 Time for a nice cuppa… or a pint? #lrnchat
11:53:31 am JaneBozarth: Popping in to remind folks that discussion of JS Brown et al’s “Power of Pull” now underway See http://lrnbk.blogspot.com #lrnchat
11:53:34 am dbswe: QWrap GTG tweeps. Thx for the chat. #lrnchat
11:53:39 am tonya_simmons: oh and I don’t raise the blinds in my office #lrnchat
11:53:46 am pmtrainer: RT @lrnchat: Qwrap) Time to reintroduce yourself. Links, requests & shameless plugs welcome, too. #lrnchat
11:53:52 am britz: RT @lrnchat: Qwrap) Last time this year: / Say what? Isn’t it only January? #lrnchat
11:53:56 am learninganorak: @j_boucher That’s a bit like “Oooh! A squirrel!” Easily distracted by the new thing. #lrnchat
11:53:56 am kelleycruse: @tonya_simmons I love having a plan and a deadline #lrnchat
11:53:59 am sifowler: presume mistaken copy/paste. First time this year? RT @lrnchat: Qwrap) Last time this year: Time to reintroduce yourself. #lrnchat
11:54:00 am simbeckhampson: Off for some non-virtual dog walking in the snow – night all… #lrnchat
11:54:01 am dawnjmahoney: Dawn Mahoney CPLP (WI) off to a mtg. Thx for the wit, wisdom, thoughts, & challenges today! #lrnchat
11:54:03 am ZaraLynnKing: Zara in Mississauga eLearning designer. Thanks everyone for a great chat and laugh. Lunch and #lrnchat was awesome today #lrnchat
11:54:05 am neillasher: qwrap: thts all folks. check out the blog http://lasher.co.uk #lrnchat
11:54:17 am chrisstjohn: Qwrap Chris St.John: DAU (the WalMart of Learning) Thumbing my nose at 1000s of years of educational tradition. #lrnchat
11:54:25 am dtssmithers: @j_boucher I love toys! It doesn’t help if it shines too! I would be that kid, no guy, going fr 1 to another. #lrnchat
11:54:28 am LandDDave: Every time I read ‘Qwrap’, I hear Elmer Fudd in my head saying “Aw Crap”. Make me smile every time. #lrnchat
11:54:31 am learninganorak: RT @dbolen: RT @simbeckhampson: @learninganorak🙂 Time for a nice cuppa… or a pint? #lrnchat <= You buying? ;o)
11:54:40 am LisaAGoldstein: Qwrap) Sorry I missed most of the discussion. I’ll be on time next time! Lisa Goldstein, e-Learning Manager in Denver, CO #lrnchat
11:54:44 am OpenSesameNow: Qwrap) Kelly from the OpenSesame elearning marketplace. Doing our part to share by welcoming guest blog posts http://ow.ly/3ztpY #lrnchat
11:54:45 am cr8ivetraining: Qw) GREAT #lrnchat today! Diane L. Smith, PMP, CPLP with Everest CA – California www.yeseverestcs.com #lrnchat
11:54:50 am tonya_simmons: Tonya Goth Simmons, marketing coordinator/project developer, Phasient Learning Technologies, Ames IA www.phasient.com #lrnchat
11:54:52 am kelleycruse: @learninganorak Where I work, that’s not always an option… #IDisland #lrnchat
11:55:02 am dtssmithers: Hilarious! RT @LandDDave: Every time I read ‘Qwrap’, I hear Elmer Fudd in my head saying “Aw Crap”. Make me smile every time. #lrnchat
11:55:03 am exhibit_change: You can also catch me @jennzia or at http://bit.ly/98zwx5 #lrnchat
11:55:14 am pmtrainer: Qwrap: Coline T Son Lee, Fresno CA, HPI ISD PM and anything learning #lrnchat
11:55:16 am dbolen: Qwrap Don Bolen ATL, join the book chat #lrnbkpull #lrnchat
11:55:17 am purplelearning: Qwrap #lrnchat: thanks all it’s been a great first for 2011 for me. My blog if you’re interested www.purplelearning.co.uk
11:55:24 am KristiBroom: Qwrap) Kristi Broom, Minneapolis, learning technology. Awesome chat today – more laughs and wisdom next time #lrnchat
11:55:30 am learninganorak: @kelleycruse What isn’t? Sorry. Lost the thread of what you were referring back to :o( #lrnchat
11:55:31 am exhibit_change: Great #lrnchat – catch you next time!
11:55:37 am j_boucher: Jess Boucher, e-learning Prod Manager, “Shiny Syndrome” enthusiast in NH. Loved the #lrnchat today!
11:55:40 am simbeckhampson: @learninganorak A nice pint… good idea! I love dog walking with purpose… (my round at #LT2011) #lrnchat
11:55:50 am 2GFred: Qwrap) Fred Stevens, Business Performance Consultant, Personal Growth Coach. Love learning, sharing, growing So #lrnchat is cool! #lrnchat
11:55:52 am pmtrainer: Yeah I’m CPLP too RT @dawnjmahoney: Dawn Mahoney CPLP (WI) off to a mtg. Thx for the wit, wisdom, thoughts, & challenges today! #lrnchat
11:55:52 am dtssmithers: @dbolen where in ATL? #lrnchat
11:55:55 am kelleycruse: Qwrap) Kelley Cruse ID online grad school #lrnchat
11:56:05 am dtssmithers: qwap Travis Smith function addCredshere(); ERROR! oh man, did it AGAIN! #lrnchat
11:56:07 am OpenSesameNow: @dtssmithers @purplelearning Do you follow @common_squirrel? Good for giggles #lrnchat
11:56:11 am nimblecopy: #lrnchat Qwrap) Jennie | instructional design & copywriting | nimblecopy.com
11:56:20 am britz: RT @LisaAGoldstein: I cant imagine🙂 / The Power of Pull for sure! Twitter takes you to the edges of your profession #lrnbkpull #lrnchat
11:56:23 am chrisstjohn: Innovationsinelearning.gmu.edu BEST conference for edtech on ECoast June 7-9, 2011 #lrnchat
11:56:24 am LandDDave: Qwrap) David Kelly, Training Director from NYC. Thanks for another energizing #lrnchat!
11:56:29 am ShawnaInKanata: Qwrap #lrnchat Thanks guys! We do training material and eLeraning fulfillment world wide – will be launching a new product at #Training2011
11:56:42 am mrch0mp3rs: Qwrap) Aaron Silvers. Check out what’s happening w/ @lrnEXP. More coming your way next week: http://goo.gl/fb/bdfZA #lrnchat
11:56:49 am dtssmithers: Found the squerril! RT @OpenSesameNow: @dtssmithers @purplelearning Do you follow @common_squirrel? Good for giggles #lrnchat
11:56:49 am learninganorak: Thanks all – lots of new peeps to follow :o) #lrnchat
11:56:57 am JohnAkerson: RT @JaneBozarth: Popping in to remind folks that discussion of JS Brown et al’s “Power of Pull” now See http://bit.ly/cf9atf #lrnchat
11:57:09 am bschlenker: qwrap) Brent Schlenker, Phx AZ, DevLearn Guy – all things Learning! #lrnchat
11:57:23 am learninganorak: @simbeckhampson You’re on! #lrnchat (BTW – got to see your QR code now – nice!)
11:57:33 am gilmoreglobal: Qwrap #lrnchat Thanks guys! We do training material and eLearning fulfillment world wide – will be launching a new product at #Training2011
11:57:34 am cr8ivetraining: Thanks for the RTs/metions: @MimiBarbara @smithsaga @mrshepherd @npmaven @eshwaranv @dawnjmahoney @pmtrainer @KristiBroom #lrnchat
11:57:35 am sifowler: Qwrap) Simon Fowler, R&D at Forum Corp, Boston. Relational Proximity model, I applied it for 30 days: http://bit.ly/heb6R5 #lrnchat
11:57:38 am dtssmithers: qwrap Travis Smith, supposed ISDer, proj mgr, SoMe guy. http://travisthoughts.com <- nerdy sometimes, abstract other times #lrnchat
11:57:44 am purplelearning: @simbeckhampson @learninganorak my dogs don’t like walking with purpose ;oD #lrnchat
11:57:46 am tweenid: Qwrap- I showed up for #lrnchat- 2011 resolution on trak – peace, out!
11:58:06 am learninganorak: @kelleycruse Oh, okay. I always request time with a colleague for that. And reciprocate. It helps. #lrnchat
11:58:09 am britz: Mark Britz, ISD, Performance Specialist, In the land of eternal Christmas – #Syracuse, NY #lrnchat
11:58:23 am purplelearning: RT @JohnAkerson: RT @JaneBozarth: Popping in to remind folks that discussion of JS Brown et al’s “Power of Pull” now See http://bit.ly/cf9atf #lrnchat
11:58:58 am sifowler: Qwrap) Thanks @lrnchat and all. This chat has helped me realize a major aspect of how I work that I need to change. #lrnchat
11:59:01 am cr8ivetraining: Thanks for the RTs/mentions (con’td) @tonya_simmons @dbswe @dtssmithers @purplelearning @learninganorak @socialcap #lrnchat
11:59:03 am learninganorak: So long and thanks for all the fish #lrnchat
11:59:05 am OpenSesameNow: @purplelearning: @simbeckhampson My dog prefers RUNNING to walking with or without purpose #lrnchat
11:59:15 am cr8ivetraining: Thanks for the RTs/mentions (con’td) @simbeckhampson🙂 #lrnchat
11:59:18 am dtssmithers: Now to detailed design documents! I love design documents, just not detailed! Maybe I can add a funny movie. #lrnchat
11:59:20 am simbeckhampson: @purplelearning @learninganorak The secret is ‘What’s in it for them’ – Scoooby Snacks… Cheers!!! #lrnchat
11:59:29 am mrch0mp3rs: RT @sifowler: Qwrap) Thanks @lrnchat and all. This chat has helped me realize a major aspect of how I work that I need to change. #lrnchat
11:59:40 am dtssmithers: Which is? RT @sifowler: Qwrap) Thanks! This chat has helped me realize a major aspect of how I work that I need to change. #lrnchat
11:59:47 am olliegardener: Qwrap) Cool #lrnchat. I’m Ollie Gardener. CoFounder of NoddleSoft – building a tool 2 enable collaborative learning. Take care all! #lrnchat
12:00:12 pm ISD20: RT @TerrenceWing: My new column on Learning Solutions Mag: App Fusion: Learning Face-off with Facebook http://bit.ly/dSkA50 #lrnchat #astd
12:00:14 pm olliegardener:🙂 RT @learninganorak: So long and thanks for all the fish #lrnchat
12:00:20 pm simbeckhampson: @mrch0mp3rs = WIN… HNY, btw🙂 #lrnchat
12:00:30 pm britz: @sifowler Do tell! #lrnchat
12:00:57 pm s0ngb1rd: Goodbye all #lrnchat
12:00:59 pm LisaAGoldstein: @britz I’ve used Twitter for a short time…maybe I’m not using it the way you do. How did it become your #1 focus over email? #lrnchat
12:01:06 pm mrch0mp3rs: @simbeckhampson Yay! What’s HNY stand for? #lrnchat
12:02:10 pm simbeckhampson: @mrch0mp3rs Happy New Year – got lazy writing it all out :o) #lrnchat
12:02:28 pm lrnchat: Thank you for joining us on #lrnchat. We’ll post the transcript later today on http://lrnchat.com. See you tonight or next week!

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