To love God with my heart, mind, and soul, and to share His love using the gifts and abilities He has given me.
3-5 Year Objectives:
1. Be healthy in mind, body, and soul
2. Share God's love with others
3. Contribute to the field of continuous improvement
Annual Goals and Activities:
1.1 Care for my mind:
1.1.1 Attend >/= 12 counseling sessions. Status: △ - 5/12 sessions completed.
1.1.2 Post weekly goals in A Running Tally. Status: X - 12/24 posts
1.1.3 Post quarterly 2017 goal progress update in A Running Tally. Status: O - 2/4 posts.
1.1.4 Keep a log of when I go outside my comfort zone and the results UPDATE 1/22: This has been going well, so adding a metric for Q1 of a total of 107 entries, then re-evaluate at Q1 reflection. Status: X - 47 out of 107 entries. Action plan: Post a reminder with quotes
1.2 Care for my body:
1.2.1 Personal goal #1. Result: X - 18 times. Yikes. Action plan:
a. Increased counseling sessions in February to 2x month. Result: ~20% decline in incidents.
b. Incorporate weekly detox days. Result: O - 50% decline in incidents!
c. When traveling, plan a treat meal at the end. Result: Doing b. has enabled this.
1.2.5 Detox 1-2 days per week. Result: O. Average 1 day per week, occasionally 2. This has been a huge benefit.
1.3 Care for my soul.
1.3.1 Write verse and thoughts in journal each day. Result: X - about 50%.
1.3.2 Attend church >/= 40 times. Result: △ - 7 times.
1.3.3 Read the following 3 books:
1.3.4 Attend 2 semesters of small group study - Result: △ have attended about 5 sessions. Enjoying getting to know folks.
2.1 Complete and publish book
2.1.1 Publish book 100% on Leanhub.com by June. Result: X - still only 10/30 chapters done.
2.1.2 Improve book with feedback. Result: X - only 10 chapters done.
2.1.3 Publish book on Amazon via CreateSpace by October. Result: TBD.
2.2.1 Obtain foster parent certification. Remaining items:
a. Fire inspection. Result: O - Done.
b. Cats rabies shots. Result: O - Done.
c. Physicals. Result: O - Done
d. CPR / bloodborne pathogens training. Status: O - Done
2.2.2 Provide respite care for children. Status: Did not work out. I'm at peace with this, though.
2.3 Love my family and friends
2.3.1 Give a card and/or gift for the birthdays of 36 people. Status: O - 10/35 cards done and sent.
2.3.2 Spend time with family >/= 25 times, possibly including: Status: △ - 4/25 visits. Action Plan: Initiate more visits instead of letting others do that.
a. Trip to see my college with my sister. Status: O - Done - great time!
b. Play in Feb with my dad and nephew. Status: O - done.
c. CO vacation with Shane's family - Planned.
d. CO vacation with my family - Planned.
e. Oct wedding in Maine. - Planned
f. Thanksgiving with my family
g. Christmas with Shane's family
h. 4th of July at my house - Status - planned.
i. (new) 3 day vacation with Shane at the beach - planned.
2.3.3 Continue to provide love and support to my younger sister
a. College trip. Status: O - Done! Had a great time.
b. Summer visit. Status: TBD
c. Answer her calls whenever I can. Status: O - All calls (about 4-5) immediately answered or returned ASAP.
d. Reach out to her daily. Status: X - About 50-60%. Action plan - post reminder in journal.
e. Care packages / letters. Status: O - two letters and 2 care packages.
3.1 Develop knowledge of continuous improvement (CI)
3.1.1 Listen to >/= 100 podcasts (i.e. Kainexus and Gemba Academy). Status: O - 29/100.
3.1.2 Read >/= 7 books, including:
a. Toyota Kata. Status - Status: 30% done.
b. Beyond Strategic Vision. Status: 50% done.
c. Creating a Kaizen Culture. Status: Not ordered.
d. Creating a Lean Culture. Status: 75% done.
e. The Power of Habit. Status: Not ordered.
f. Lean Six Sigma for Service. Status: Not ordered.
h. (New) The Lean Guide to Leadership
i. (New) Gemba Walks
3.1.3 Write 5 blog posts about CI (inc. reviews of the above books). Result: △ - 2/5 done.
3.1.5 Attend a lean/CI conference if I have the opportunity. Status: O - still on track to attend AME - Boston, October 2017.
3.2 Practice continuous improvement skills
3.2.1 Execute >/= 4 DMAIC projects. Result: △ - 1 project done, next will be done by end of July
3.2.2 Execute >/= 3 Kaizen events - Status: O - 2 events done (both 5S Kaizens)
3.2.3 Have >/= 2 coaching sessions with each of my Green Belts. Status: O - 20/24 sessions done.
4.1 Other (nice to have, but not necessary)
4.1.1 Paint my kitchen. Status: O - Done!
4.1.2 Paint my dining room with my mom. Status: O - Done!
4.1.3 Paint my front door. Status: O - Done!
4.1.5 Paint office with my mom. Status: O - Done!
5.1 Look for additional opportunities for growth and service
1. Got promotion at work
2. Working toward Master Black Belt role at work
3. Selected to work on executive-sponsored project at work
4. Mentored new black belts and created onboarding program for them
5. Less anxiety overall
6. Personal style has improved - feel more comfortable in more feminine clothes