This week, our resident emoji master tells the tale of Mr./Ms. Manning from Wikileaks to Womanhood.
“The biggest payoffs from making a bucket list don’t come from taking great vacations—vacations are great anyway—but from upgrading life’s more mundane experiences.”
Is your team hitting an idea wall? Maybe these blocks can unblock your brainstorming?
Administrators in Thailand dreamed up this silly head gear to force students to focus on their own papers. Can these ridiculous hats really prevent cheating?
“The productivity of a person who’s working on something that they care about…is so much higher than someone who’s not.”
"Some have claimed that Mayer’s not an accurate representation of a woman working in technology. Above all, a high-fashion woman like this could certainly not be relatable. But who’s to say what a role model should look like? It’s always going to be something, and it’s time to live and let live and celebrate the increasing diversity of those among us who dare to lead and be themselves along the way.”
“What matters about people is their magnetic leadership, their aptitude for helping those following in their footsteps, and their passion—how they choose to package that is their prerogative.”
Here are a few tips to help you be happy and productive today:
- Priority: productivity czar David Allen’s secret to getting things done
- 8 simple ways to get happier at work
- How delusion makes you more productive
Smartphone GPS capabilities have created a world where it’s almost impossible to get lost. But GPS neuroscientists have shown that our brains can physically change from GPS use.
People who often follow navigation instructions have less gray matter in their hippocamus, the part of the brain that encodes spatial memories.
Behold the essence of today’s comedic giants, in photograph Matt Hoyle’s Comic Genius which features Steve Martin, Tina Fey, Carol Burnett, David Cross, and Mel Brooks, and many more.
“It’s scary to do things your own way, because it feels more personal. But I know firsthand that carving your own path is the only way to do meaningful work.”
Here are a few productivity-boosting tips for all of you busy cats!
- How using 15 minutes of downtime can realign your work-life balance
- The ultimate sign of success: the open calendar
- The truth about how much workaholics actually work
Have a great day!
“When building your team, don’t hire a skill set, instead choose people that you wouldn’t mind going for a hike with after work, and trust that most people will step up to the plate and learn the skills that they need.”