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Today I

finished

  • preparing for next week. Folder put together, read into Monday’s lecture topic. I like my schedule, it leaves passable time frames for the project work that needs to be done. Now to stay on top and ahead.

started to

  • plan for a summer trip to Finland.
  • take notes for an article for BREportage.
12:08 am: thomas-schmidt

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day 075

Today I

finished

  • organizing my physical and electronic notes, e-mails, news feeds and bookmarks. I set up tags and filters, labels and folders. My life is getting a multicolored system.
09:05 pm: thomas-schmidt

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day 066

Today I

started

  • tracking my time spent on different projects as a way to a) know how much time I really need to finish a certain task, b) keep myself in line with work and c) be able to bill people for my time spent on their projects. I love me a good app: Time Recording.
06:09 pm: thomas-schmidt

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day 065

Today I

started

  • looking for a new external monitor. Need to set up a full work space.

finished

  • putting up all the lamps in my mother’s apartment.
01:16 am: thomas-schmidt

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day 064

Today I

finished

  • writing my internship report. Good feeling.
12:13 am: thomas-schmidt

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day 053

Today I

finished

  • my project management course and the final project associated with it. It’s showed me a few very useful lessons, and I hope to make use of these soon.

am proud of

  • starting to understand more of the useage and functions of systems, and which ones to use when, and the importance of soft skills to lead and shape hard skills.
03:17 am: thomas-schmidt

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day 052

Today I

started

  • writing up a design brief for the new design of the ocean rowing boat in order to be able to set accountable design guidelines and ensure that my customer and myself are “on the same page”.

am proud of

  • being a little bit more sensible to project management, its pitfalls and interesting facettes. I want to learn more about this and think that I would actually enjoy this type of work.
10:17 pm: thomas-schmidt

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day 045

Today I

started

  • working on my final internship report.
  • putting together a list of weights for the ocean rowing boat, forming a base for the later design.

am proud of

  • having helped a friend to find a new job, and a possible entrance into owning his employment company in a few years. I also may have a paid job for my semester breaks.
04:26 pm: thomas-schmidt

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day 040

Today I am proud of finally having convinced my client to actually change some things on his rowing boat design to allow for him to be better able to row his adventure trip across the Atlantic. I’m looking forward to drawing an awesome boat for him in the next months.

03:19 am: thomas-schmidt

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day 039

Today I

started

  • packing for leaving Amsterdam after the weekend.

finished

  • my time at the office. It was good, and there’s more to come.

am proud of

  • being asked to return, one way or another, possibly do my thesis at the office, and being told that when I next return it will be on different terms, having “earned my keep”.
11:59 pm: thomas-schmidt