August 28, 2016

Links I Love: August 28, 2016

Want to stay in bed longer? Here’s what I’ve been loving, laughing at, and getting intrigued by all week long. Now cozy up with your laptop/tablet and enjoy 🙂

Links I Love
Original image source: Mike Licht


The phenomenon of accidental managers. (Above the Law)

Ask a Boss: How Do I Improve My Work Ethic? (New York Magazine)

It’s Time to Stop Writing ‘I Hope You’re Well’ in Emails. (New York Magazine)

What Psychology Teaches Us About Structuring the Workday. (Lifehacker)

How to Stop Being So Concerned With Balancing Work and Life. (The Every Girl)

The Real Reasons Your Friends Are Sick of Hearing You Complain About Your Job (Plus: How to Fix It). (Daily Muse)

What to Do After You Tell Your Boss You’re Leaving. (Harvard Business Journal)


How to Start a Habit You Don’t Enjoy. (Summer Tomato)

What to Do When You’ve Made a Bad Decision. (Harvard Business Journal)

“Think Different” is Bad Advice. (Nir and Far)

Do Your Friends Actually Like You. (New York Times)

The Right Way to Bribe Your Kids To Read. (New York Times)

Related: How to Read 50 Books a Year, in 7 Easy Steps. (Zapier)

8 Ways to Have More Time. (Chris Guillebeau)

Growing Older, Getting Happier. (New York Times)

This is How To Find Happiness: 6 Proven Secrets From Research. (Barking Up the Wrong Tree)

50 Ways Happier, Healthier, And More Successful People Live On Their Own Terms. (Medium)

The Psychology of the Adult Female Sleepover. (Man Repeller)

What’s your sleep chronotype? I’m a Lion! (The Power of When)

Waking up early doesn’t make you more productive. Here’s what does. (A Life of Productivity)


3 Morning Workout Hacks If You Hate Getting Up Early. (Levo League)

What’s More Important During a Spin Class: Your RPM or Torque? (Women’s Health)

Science Finds Sled Training Drastically Improves Sprinting Speeds. (Lifting Revolution)

A Coach’s Influence Off the Field. (Wall Street Journal)

Do Compression Sleeves Help With Muscle Recovery?. (New York Times)

Why the average Olympic female gymnast has gone from 5’3″ to 4’9″ over the past 30 years. (Business Insider)

Obesity Prevalence Maps. (Center for Disease Control)


The Science Behind Why You Feel Sick When You Try to Read in the Car. (Lifehacker)

When Your Child Is the Travel Agent. (New York Times)

Millennials Are to Blame for America’s Vacation Problem. (Travel & Leisure)

Why ‘Live Like a Local’ Marketing Is a Slap in the Face of Most Travelers. (Skift)

When the Pilot Is a Mom: Accommodating New Motherhood at 30,000 Feet. (New York Times)


How one family is sending 13 kids to college, living debt free — and still plans to retire early. (Washington Post)

Enjoli. (Medium)

We’re all distracted by how terrible we look on video calls. Here’s how to fix it. (Quartz)

How to Pass a C.I.A. Background Check. This is fascinating! (New York Times)

KFC recipe challenge: Tribune kitchen puts the 11 herbs and spices to the test. (Chicago Tribune)

All the Ways Your Wi-Fi Router Can Spy on You. (The Atlantic)

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