# Week 09 ###### tags: `OLS-2` `coworking call` `project-leads` :earth_asia: Coworking call --- - Schedule: [**Personal Ecology, Self Care, Ally Skills**](https://openlifesci.org/ols-2/schedule#week-09) - Date and time: [29 October 2020, 15:00 - 16:30 LONDON](https://arewemeetingyet.com/London/2020-10-29/15:00/week-9-cohort-call), Duration: 90 minutes - ==Link to the shared notes: [Google doc for collaborative documentation](https://docs.google.com/document/d/1wKJiQZtZ87r8ptlF8xkHT-KNSeOxnQu4EtQg3f5ptlE/edit?usp=sharing)== - Last week HackMD was not loading well for the attendees, therefore ==we have decided to switch to Google doc==. - In this document, you can see the template of the notes, but we have deactivated editing so that we can make sure that everyone is co-editing the Google doc - Zoom call joining link: <> :house: Before this meeting --- **Personal Ecology and self care** - Think about how you might briefly answer the following questions - Imagine your most fulfilling day at work. Think of 3 word-pairs to describe it. - Imagine your most **Un**fulfilling day at work. Think of 3 word-pairs to describe it. - **The big idea:** identify the most fulfilling conditions under which you thrive - sustain them; identify the least fulfilling conditions that frustrate you - avoid them. **Preparing for the Ally Skills** - Think how people step up for you in social scenarios and how you step up for them to support each othe: - What do your colleagues do to make your workplace inclusive for you? - What do you do to make your workplace inclusive for them? - **The big idea:** Based on your experience, what would you consider doing to make your project inclusive for your contributors or team members? **After this meeting:** - **No assignment!** **Table of contents** [TOC] :earth_asia: Cohort call --- ==We will use a Google doc for collaboration: [**PLEASE VISIT THIS LINK**](https://docs.google.com/document/d/1wKJiQZtZ87r8ptlF8xkHT-KNSeOxnQu4EtQg3f5ptlE/edit?usp=sharing)== **Call time**: 29 October 2020, 15:00 - 16:30 LONDON time, [see in your time zone](https://arewemeetingyet.com/London/2020-10-29/15:00/week-9-cohort-call) **Hosts**: Emmy, Hao, Malvika, Yo **Syllabus**: [OLS-2 Week-9](https://openlifesci.org/ols-2/schedule/#week-09) **During this week's cohort call, we will:** - Discuss self-care plans - Learn about Ally skills <!--- we will use Google doc for shared notes taking :wave: Roll call --- **Breakout room preference:** Please edit your Zoom name (click on the three dots on the top right of your video) and add one of the following letters in front of your name. - **W** for *Written Discussion Breakout Room* - **S** for *Spoken Discussion Breakout Room* This will help us assign you to the breakout room with format of your choice (Read more about [why we run different format of breakout rooms](https://hackmd.io/Rxv59dqAQ1C7gnHz5P-5PQ)): **Name (pronouns - optional) / Project / social handles (twitter - t, GitHub - gh, etc.) / [emoji mood](https://emojipedia.org/)** - - - - - - :ice_cream: Icebreaker question *If you have to spend 2 months in a basic house on a small island, what 3 things you would bring along take care of your physical and mental health?* - Name / answer - - - 🗣️ Welcome! --- Malvika: (4 mins) [⏰ 4] **Call recording reminder:** - Please note that this call will be recorded - The video will be available on the [YouTube channel](https://www.youtube.com/c/OpenLifeSci) in the next few days - Turn on your webcam if you don't mind being in the video (or off if you do!) **Participation reminder:** - [Code of conduct & community participation guidelines ](https://openlifesci.org/code-of-conduct) - If you experience or witness unacceptable behaviour, or have any other concerns, please report it by contacting the organisers - Bérénice, Malvika and Yo. ([team@openlifesci.org](mailto:team@openlifesci.org)). - To report an issue involving one of the organisers, please email one of the members individually ([berenice@openlifesci.org](mailto:berenice@openlifesci.org), [malvika@openlifesci.org](mailto:malvika@openlifesci.org), [yo@openlifesci.org](mailto:yo@openlifesci.org)). 🌱 Personal Ecology and Self Care --- "You cannot sustain a movement without sustaining yourself" ([_Akaya Windwood_](https://workopen.org/listening-to-the-edges/), [_Rockwood Leadership Institute_](https://rockwoodleadership.org/)_)_ [Slides](https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/e/2PACX-1vSyGYllxLypVdHxfc7wTPQTFshsGpwDxXTgxlQWm19Zd959-GiD098DMOdcW0K0KGYyLefyPrdhFeHF/pub?start=false&loop=false&delayms=3000) **Reflection exercise: silent note taking** **Directions:** Share 1-3 word-pairs to describe your most fulfilling day at work. Then share 3 word-pairs to describe your least fulfilling one. Then consider sharing a little story or explain a bit about your responses to the group. Instead of story, you can also share something else - like an image, quote, recipe, or song, that best reflects your thoughts. *Maybe share a gif, song or a quote if you don't want to share your word pairs?* **The big idea:** identify the most fulfilling conditions under which you thrive - sustain them; identify the least fulfilling conditions that frustrate you - avoid them. **Word pairs that describe your most fulfilling** - - - - - **Word pairs that describe your most unfulfilling** - - - - - Any reflection, thoughts or ideas you want to share with others? - - - - - **Supplementary Materials:** - [Prompts for self assessment and goal setting](https://drive.google.com/file/d/1iqB3sXR_FF34tJTkrpNxIq0pkrD3f1Ke/view?usp=sharing) **Notes** - - - - **Open Q & A time** - - - - 📚 Further reading --- - Sustain Summit ([https://sustainoss.org/](https://sustainoss.org/)) - Roads and Bridges: The Unseen Labor Behind Our Digital Infrastructure ([https://www.fordfoundation.org/about/library/reports-and-studies/roads-and-bridges-the-unseen-labor-behind-our-digital-infrastructure](https://www.fordfoundation.org/about/library/reports-and-studies/roads-and-bridges-the-unseen-labor-behind-our-digital-infrastructure)) - Changelog episode #281 ([https://changelog.com/podcast/281](https://changelog.com/podcast/281)) - Cooperative model eg doug Belshaw et al - [https://blog.weareopen.coop/about (from Maha)](https://blog.weareopen.coop/about) 🌳 Ally skills --- Instructors: **Hao and Emmy** [Slides](https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/e/2PACX-1vRTxI8-8OH_1hv-KH65zB73hoqGCUBIlPxzFYYIBQrT4gfGV7tcUKOwfXo0Xu3O4tqZ-Z9gwTJyDN0z/pub?start=false&loop=false&delayms=3000) **Supplementary Materials:** - [Slides](https://files.frameshiftconsulting.com/Ally%20Skills%20Workshop%20slides.pdf) - [Handout](https://files.frameshiftconsulting.com/Ally%20Skills%20Workshop%20handout%20-%20Letter.pdf) - [Identifying power and privileges](https://files.frameshiftconsulting.com/Identifying%20your%20power%20and%20privilege%20-%20Letter.pdf) - [Goal setting exercise](https://files.frameshiftconsulting.com/Ally%20Skills%20Workshop%20goal-setting%20exercise%20-%20Letter.pdf) **Hao: introduction (15 mins)** - Notes - - - - **Open Q & A time** - - - - 🗣️ Closing --- - Next calls - [Next cohort call: November 5](https://hackmd.io/@ols-2/week-10), 09:00 - 10:30 pm London time ([in your time zone](https://arewemeetingyet.com/London/2020-11-05/09:00/OLS-1%20Cohort%20Call%20(Week%2010))) **Open Q & A time** - - - - **Feedback** _What worked?_ - - _What didn't work?_ - - _What would you change?_ - - _What surprised you?_ - - - - *Reference*: Open leadership Framework, Mozilla Open Leaders 6 & 7, Open Life Science 1 *License*: CC BY 4.0, Open Life Science (OLS-2), 2020 --->