May 7, 2017

Links I Love: May 7, 2017

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


Here’s the cold LinkedIn message that prompted a CEO to give the sender a job. (Business Insider)

The Jobs Americans Do. (New York Times)

5 Signs a Remote Work Lifestyle Might Be Right for You. (Crew Blog)

Why Are Maker Schedules So Rare?. (Cal Newport)

Seventeen’s Former Editor in Chief on Avoiding the “Entitled Millennial” Label at Work. (PopSugar)

Stop Telling Millennial Women To Find A Mentor. (Forbes)

Do Millennial Men Want Stay-at-Home Wives?. (New York Times)

Is it okay if I don’t want kids?. (Penelope Trunk)

The internal marriage tax of women M.B.A.s. (Harvard)

The Curse of Being Labeled a Star. (Harvard Business Journal)

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Used This Simple Trick to Cut Down on ‘Manterrupting’. (Fortune Magazine)

I Made These 8 Classic Mistakes When First Becoming a Manager. (Time)

Related: The 10 Biggest Questions We Have as Managers (and What We’re Doing to Answer Them). (Thrive Global)


How to Make the Most of Your Workday. (New York Times)

The Key to Productivity Isn’t More Rest, It’s Intentionality. (Chris Guillebeau)

What Separates Goals We Achieve from Goals We Don’t. (Harvard Business Journal)

Resilience: Option A For When Life Inevitably Throws Option B at You. (LinkedIn)

Turning Negative Thinkers Into Positive Ones. (New York Times)

The Secret to Happiness Is 10 Specific Behaviors. (Thrive Global)

Top 8 Things I Learned at TED 2017. (LinkedIn)

Why You Need To Try New Things + How To Create A ‘New Things’ Practice. (Yes and Yes)


How to Find Your Missing Keys and Stop Losing Other Things. (New York Times)

Scientists discover the ‘beautiful’ secret of how memories are made. (Telegraph)

It Takes a Suburb: A Town Struggles to Ease Student Stress. (New York Times)

Are Insomniacs Prone to Loneliness?. (Van Winkle’s)

3 Panera Bread healthy food hacks you never knew were an option. (Well & Good NYC)

Exercising for a mid-day energy boost. (Furthermore from Equinox)

Special Report: The Runner’s High. (Runners World)

3 simple ways to hack your gym workout so it’s as tough as a boutique fitness class. (Well & Good NYC)

20 Things You Only Understand If You Go To Orangetheory Fitness. (BuzzFeed)

What it’s *actually* like to audition to be a top fitness instructor. (Well & Good NYC)


Happiness Is Your Backyard Trail. (Semi-Rad)

Will passengers feel the pinch as airlines work to raise fares?. (Dallas Morning News)

Airlines Make More Money Selling Miles Than Seats. (Bloomberg)

Southwest’s Surprising Decision to Stop Overbooking. (Cranky Flier)

Congress Warns 5 Airline Execs They Must Improve Customer Service. (Skift)

Related: Congress is right to be upset with America’s airlines. (Economist)

United Airlines President: Leaving New York’s JFK ‘Was the Wrong Decision’. (Skift)

Southwest move to Altea – and the 21st century – slated for May 9. (Tnooz)

For the First Time, Allegiant Air Learns What it’s Like to Configure a New Airplane. (Skift)

Similar: How to Redesign an Airline. (99U)

Investors Fret as Another North American Airline Prepares to Launch Low Cost Brand. (Skift)

Home-sharing sites are targeting business travellers. (Economist)


9 Tactics for Figuring Out If You Really Need a Tempting Purchase. (The Simple Dollar)

Take a Look at the Outfit This DC Woman Has Worn Every Day This Year. (Washingtonian)

The CEO of Gap Took a 5-Year-Old’s Complaint From Idea to Major Change in Just 2 Weeks. (Inc)

CNN Had a Problem. Donald Trump Solved It.. (New York Times)

You’re not going to believe what I’m about to tell you. (The Oatmeal)

How To Make The World A Better Place: 4 Secrets Backed by Research. (Barking Up the Wrong Tree)

Reinventing Date Night for Long-Married Couples. (New York Times)

17 Tiny Changes That Make Life More Interesting. (Yes and Yes)

6 Simple Ways to Give Your Kitchen Better Flow. (PureWow)

In the Shadow of a Fairy Tale. (New York Times)

A Great Day with the Kids… on the Cheap. (The Simple Dollar)

To Train a Donkey, Find a Zebra. (New York Times)

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