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Federico Tartarini (Readme)


This Readme is an instruction manual for working with me. This document explains my work style, values, strengths, weaknesses, and ambitions.

🏄‍♂️ My work style

🙏 My values

  • Efficiency
  • Transparency
  • Collaboration
  • Growth
  • Time management

💪 My strengths

  • Problem-solving
  • Critical thinking
  • Organised
  • Programming
  • Web development
  • Data analysis

🚫 What I don't like

  • Spending time on unproductive meetings
  • Working on multiple projects at the same time
  • Last-minute requests
  • People who don't respect deadlines or schedules
  • Waste time in tasks that can be automated

📈 My ambitions

I would like to become a world recognized expert in the field of thermal comfort and human thermal physiology. I would like to keep developing online tools and software to help researchers and practitioners in the field of thermal comfort.

☎️ Communicating with me

📺 Channels

Please only communicate with me through the following channels:

  • 📨 Emails - I check my emails in the morning every day and I try to reply within 24 hours.
    • ⇉ Please do not reply to all in emails unless it's necessary.
    • 📧 Please use a clear subject line.
    • • Please use bullet points for multiple questions or requests.
    • 🙏 No need to send "Thank you" emails. I trust you appreciate my work.
    • 🩳 Short emails to the point email are better.
  • 📞 Phone calls - if it's urgent, please call me.

I may also have an account on the following channels, but I don't check them regularly, so please don't use them to communicate with me:

  • Slack - I rarely check Slack, so please only use it for non-urgent matters and if I don't reply within 24 hours, please email me.
  • WhatsApp - I only use WhatsApp for personal matters, so please don't contact me on this channel.
  • LinkedIn - I check LinkedIn once a week, so please only use it for professional matters.
  • Twitter - I never check Twitter, so please don't contact me on this channel.
  • Facebook - I never check Facebook, so please don't contact me on this channel.

🕖 Time

  • I work from 9 am to 5 pm, Monday to Friday.
  • I don't work on weekends.
  • You can contact me outside of working hours, but I will not reply until the next working day.
  • I respect other coworkers' time and I try to be punctual for meetings and deadlines.
  • I really appreciate it when others are punctual too.

📝 Meetings

  • I prefer to have meetings right before or after lunch.
  • I prefer to have short meetings (30 minutes) and I like to have an agenda.
  • I am happy to have one-on-one meetings in person or online.

🍾 Style and 📈 Feedback

  • I love discussing ideas and brainstorming, so feel free to reach out to me if you have any ideas or suggestions.
  • I love giving and receiving feedback, so please don't hesitate to give me feedback on my work.
  • I prefer direct communication, so please be honest and straightforward with me.

📚 Tools

I use the following tools for work:

  • Python
  • LaTeX
  • GitHub
  • JetBrain
  • PowerPoint
  • Overleaf
  • Inkscape

Please let me know if you need help with any of these tools.

I am okay to use these other tools if needed:

  • JavaScript
  • Word (but I prefer LaTeX)
  • Excel (but I prefer Python)
  • Google Docs (but I prefer Word)

I do not know how to use these tools:

  • R
  • Tableau
  • Power BI

⬅️ From you to me

🐇 Motivators

What feedback styles, content, and channels give you energy and make you the best version of yourself at work?

🐢 Demotivators

What feedback styles, content, and channels do you find the most challenging to see as constructive at work?

📝 Areas of note

What things are you looking for feedback?

➡️ From me to you

I like to give constructive feedback and I will give you feedback in the following ways:

  • Directly
  • In writing
  • In person
  • In a group setting
  • In private
  • In a structured way

Please let me know if you have a preference for how you receive feedback.

🏗️ Working Together

🤝 Working on a team

I love working on a team and I like to:

  • Plan experiments
  • Design experiments
  • Write code
  • Analyze data
  • Present results
  • Talk with media

What I like less is:

  • Writing
  • Formatting

💡 Life

I love:

  • spend time with my family and friends
  • to travel
  • spend time in nature (hiking, camping, swimming, etc.)
  • watch educational videos
  • listen to podcasts
  • publish YouTube videos