Version: 10/27/2016

Overview

  • The Daily Driver call is a conference call with Steve Kantor, President of Lifebushido. Drivers calls are Mon-Fri from 12:00-12:30pm ET
  • This is an open conference call for Ishidos working with Lifebushido and other invited people such as recruits who have applied for a job or Triangle members.
  • Any Ishido is welcome to listen in, as well. We encourage you to join the call and feel free to ask Steve any questions that you may have. He is quite happy to answer them.
  • Driver calls are structured with clear pace and both parties prepared for call.

Scheduling A Driver Call

  • You must schedule in advance by 1+ days to attend a Daily Driver Call
  • All calls must be scheduled with the following link - this ensures that the calls do not become overbooked
  • Send Steve an email with the date, time needed and topics you would like to discuss on the call
    • Subject: Driver - ISHIDO NAME - Day Date of Call - Topic - Client or Ishido names
      • Driver - Sue Ishido - Wed 12/31/14 - Client: Joe Smith and Robert Redford
      • Include any background info or questions for Steve, state any other issues to discuss or topics that may be in Steve's email backlog to review before the call. If applicable, also include links to any relevant wiki pages.
      • State estimated minutes needed of 5, 10 or 15 minutes. If Steve asked you to join the call, assume 10 minutes.

Preparing for the Call

  • Please come with your questions! If you are a New Hire, this is an Open Call. If you have never spoken with Steve, do not be nervous. He is very understanding and easy to speak with! If you have any "action items," you may include them in an email to Steve ahead of time.
  • Have your paper and pen handy to take notes. He goes very quickly!
  • Prepare for the call in advance so that both you and Steve can make it as productive as possible.
  • In order to maintain the highest degree of professionalism, out of consideration for Steve, other Newhires, Newshidos, Ishidos and especially clients -- it is very important to have a clear and reliable telephone connection, with no static or interference.
  • When participating in a call with Steve, or as part of everyday business operations with clients and other professionals, there should also be no background noise.
  • Steve expects that you will be at your computer and ready to review all topics during these calls

Attending a Call

  • To join call
    • Dial In number: (425) 440-5100
    • Pin Code: 894814#
  • For our Global Ishidos: Use the following
  • Call starts at 12:00 p.m. ET.
  • Wait until 12:05 p.m. for Steve to join the Call. If he does not join by 12:05 p.m., exit the call, and email Steve "Priority", stating that you waited on the call for him.
  • When Steve joins the "call" and says hello, please say "Hello!", "This is "YOUR NAME". When you join the call always announce your name - if Steve has already begun the call, wait for an appropriate pause, and then announce that you have joined the call.
  • The pace is fast
  • If you are not working with Lifebushido and are a Recruit or someone else, please mention your role when you introduce yourself.
  • If you have action items to get done after the call, email Steve right after the call, with a short list of action items and your deadlines
  • If you have questions regarding topics covered during the call, email Steve directly after the call.