Michael Lewarne

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A daily [b]log of work progress

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About this [b]log

At the end of each year I review the past year and start to plan out the following one. Over the last few years I’ve

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The agenda

Daily accountability posts At the end of every day I work I will briefly post about my day. It’s intended to be a quick 5

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2023 Goals

These are the relevant goals for my year, for a level of accountability. They’re a starting point, not so much an end point. I may

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Michael Lewarne

About Michael

Hi I’m Michael and I’m a ‘Rebel’* I’ve questioned how architectural practice can be better throughout my architectural career.Meditated on the rare value of an

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The daily [b]log posts

Gratitude

Day 19: Friday 3 February on gratitude Last night I was having a drink with two other architect friends and the conversation turned to gratitude

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Dis-traction

Day 18: Thursday 2 February The opposite of traction is distraction Today was a day of distraction A day to be tired and lethargic. Got

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Beginning the new spruik

Day 17: Wednesday 1 February Smashed it today. Had my head down and didn’t really stop, except enforced break for lunch, and when I’d pretty

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Abridged with takeaways

Day 16: Tuesday 31 January Reminder: It’s truncated Tuesday! Only a half day of work to honour the new school year! Published is better than

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Important v valuable

Day 14: Friday 27 January Fridays are seldom the most productive day, especially a Friday after a pubic holiday. The trick for me is to

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Stilted not stilton

Day 13: Wednesday 25 January It’s a day of small but important tasks. The nice thing about that is that it feels productive looking back

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It feels vulnerable

Day 12: Tuesday 24 January Posted the behemoth What seemed like a good idea to dive into a little research and start some thinking on

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Yes… but!

Day 10: Friday 20 January Some days no matter what you do, things just don’t come out right. The plan today was to really dig

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Machine not learning

Day 8: Wednesday 18 January Frankly this will be an abridged day. So the key will be to get as much done in the time

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No smoke

Day 7: Tuesday 17 January Nothing like a fire alarm to slow the flow and disrupt the afternoon. Fair to say I wasn’t on fire

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Goaaaaaaaaal(s)!

Day 6: Monday 16 January Start of a new week and the plan for the week is to write out my 1 month and quarterly

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A win and a prayer

Day 4: Thursday 12 January Plans for the day Win! It’s just the best thing to start the day with a win. Had a response

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