June 23, 2019

Links I Love: June 23, 2019

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
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CEOs share their best advice for college graduates. (Fast Company)

You Don’t Have to Monetize Your Joy. (Lifehacker)

US firms aim to fight workplace stress amid rise of employee burnout. (CNBC)

6 ways to crush a presentation at work, from people who know. (Business Insider)

The Messaging Approach That is Undermining Your Customer Experience Strategy. (Full Contact)

CX marks the spot: 3 things your customer journey map needs. (Full Contact)

Consulting Firms Make Inroads Into the Business of Ad Agencies. (Wall Street Journal)

Micro-Managing is Not a Solution. (Friday Forward)

How to Shut Down Gossip at Work. (New York Magazine)

The Case for Boring Office Clothes. (The Atlantic)

Ask The Salty Waitress: I’m too broke for office happy hour. (Lifehacker)


Networking is pointless — unless you follow this important rule, relationship expert says. (CNBC)

How to be More Productive and Focus. (Nir and Far)

A Bestselling Habit and Productivity Expert on How We Just Miss Success. (Heleo)

Want to Be Happier? Live Closer to the Stuff You Want to Do. (Lifehacker)

How To Make Your Marriage Awesome: 6 Secrets From A Top Divorce Lawyer. (Barking Up the Wrong Tree)

Don’t Let Boredom Get in the Way of Your Goals. (Lifehacker)

Rob Walker’s Exercises for Noticing New Things. (Kottke)

Everyone’s Favorite Helper: Six Ways to Maximize the Productive Effects of Caffeine. (Laura Stack)


Storytelling Helps Hospital Staff Discover The Person Within The Patient. (NPR)

No, Night Owls Aren’t Doomed to Die Early. (New York Times)

Fast walkers live longer—so step aside, text-walkers!. (Well & Good NYC) Woo hoo!

Maternity Leave for Sponsored Runners. (New York Times)

Motivation is Overrated: How to Create a Exercise Habit. (Run to the Finish)

A Possible Weight Loss Strategy: Skip Breakfast Before Exercise. (New York Times)

Is corn good for you? A registered dietitian sets the facts straight. (Well & Good NYC)

They Gave America 13 Goals—And Got a Lecture in Return. (The Atlantic)


What to Do If You Miss Your Flight. (Lifehacker)

Amazon Confirms Flight-Booking Launch as Part of a Superapp Strategy. (Skift)

Emirates Is First Major Airline to Launch Basic Business Class Fare. (Skift)

Related: And So It Begins: Emirates Unbundles Business Class. (Cranky Flier)

How Sabre Is Tackling Its Airline Tech Challenges. (Skift)

A More Detailed Look at United’s ConnectionSaver. (Cranky Flier)

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: Where Is It?. (The Atlantic)

How Hackers Can Steal Your Data at Airports. (Lifehacker)

Access denied. (Airport World)

8 Ways to Avoid Overpaying for Hotels. (Room Key)

Uber wants to fast-forward to ‘cities of the future,’ starting in Dallas. (Dallas Morning News)

It’s Summer and Everyone Is Writing About Overtourism. (Skift)


Turn That No Into a Yes: How to Negotiate When You’re Talking to Customer Service. (Million Mile Secrets)

Why Spending Less Doesn’t Reduce Your Quality of Living. (The Simple Dollar)

Crappy Dinner Party Easy Hosting Rules. (The Kitchn) I love this idea!

How to get a haircut you’ll actually like, according to stylists. (NBC News)

Mortgage Rates Have Dropped Sharply — Should You Refinance?. (The Simple Dollar) I called my mortgage company after reading this and am now in the midst of refinancing – I’m dropping 1.275% on my rate, and changing my term from 30 years to 20 years for almost the same monthly payment!!

Girls’ Side and Boys’ Side? Not at These Summer Camps. (New York Times)

Teach Your Kids to Mediate Their Own Sibling Arguments. (Lifehacker)

The viral video of a dad talking to his baby demonstrates a crucial parenting skill. (Quartz)

Track Your Kid’s Milestones on a Tape Measure. (Lifehacker)

What Your Kid Can Learn by Playing With a Toy House. (Lifehacker)

Is ‘Digital Addiction’ a Real Threat to Kids?. (New York Times)

How to Trick Your Kid Into Becoming a Book Lover. (Lifehacker)

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