After learning about Six-Sigma process improvement methods in 2009, I committed to focus on the less efficient areas of my life and implement tools and processes to improve them. Now that it’s two years later and I have lots of tools and processes in my complicated life, I’d like to share a few of them with you so you can see what’s going on behind the scenes of this human named Geremy.
Welcome to my toolbox, let me show you one of my tools.*
My Daily Report!
Every morning the President of the United States receives a President’s Daily Brief, which provides him with intelligence about sensitive national and international situations. With this daily briefing, he is able to stay informed of situations that could impact the US and as a result he can take action using this knowledge. Currently I am not as powerful as Mr. Obama, but since this daily report seems to work pretty well for him, I borrowed the concept.
Every morning I wake up and I have a daily report waiting for me on my printer. This report is prepared by my assistant and sent directly to my printer using the internet printing function. Its function is to give me a one page overview of relevant information that I desire to know and its major sections are as follows:
- Important quote of the day
- News Headlines (both local and global)
- Historical calendar information (for instance, what happened today in 2008, 2009 and 2010?)
- Important reminders
- Weather for today and tomorrow
This information is pulled from six different sources and aggregated into one report for me to take with me every morning. Through the use of this report, I am able to stay informed of important information that is specific to my life. It has helped me tremendously and it has put me one step closer to feeling like THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA! Now I need my own Air Force One Jet.
* If I’m ever a guest on Oprah, this will be the first thing that I say before speaking about my life’s tools!