Links I Love: August 25, 2013

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

Links I Love

Original image source: Mike Licht


6 Ways to Survive Your Next Business Networking Event. (Under 30 CEO)

Two from Eric Barker on leadership: Qualities Of A Leader: How To Go from “Good Manager” To “Great Leader” and The 12 Elements Of Effective Leadership Style. (Barking Up the Wrong Tree)

This amazing piece is a great example of knowing what your priorities are and not being afraid to do your own thing instead of trying to live up to others’ expectations. Why I Left Google. (Ellen Huerta)

I work remotely a lot and found this really helpful: ‘Managing Up’ in a Virtual Work Environment. (Under 30 CEO)

I need to start doing this at my job! Walking and Talking With Nilofer Merchant. (Q by Equinox)


18 Top Tips and Tools for Writing and Managing Email Successfully. (Buffer Blog)

8 Reasons to Push Yourself Today. (Time Management Ninja)

Yes! Why Spending Time Analyzing Yourself Is One of the Best Things You Can Do. (Thought Catalog)

Lots of talk these days about whether you’re an introvert or an extovert, but here are 22 Quick Tips To Better Care for Introverts and Extroverts either way. (Buffer Blog)


Now that we’re coming into fall marathon season, Should You Train By Time or Distance? (Q by Equinox)

Running makes us better at life. (Hungry Runner Girl)

Conventional wisdom has always been that breakfast is the most important meal of the day… but now here are 5 Reasons to Skip Breakfast. (Q by Equinox)

This can be something I struggle with all the time, so I loved Zero Calorie Socialization. (Run to the Finish)

Lots of neat new studies! Watermelon juice relieves post-exercise muscle soreness. (Science Daily) Rituals Make Our Food More Flavorful. (New York Times) Two Things Don’t Belong: Milk & Sugar Potently Reduce Antioxidant Effects of Green & Black Tea (Suppversity). And finally, Swearing Relieves Pain (hell yeah!). (Barry’s Bootcamp)

Eye opening! Seduced by the Illusion: The Truth About Transformation Photos. (Healthy Living)


Here’s a really good explanation of airline pricing and what ATPCO is: When Airlines Behave Badly, Coordinate Pricing and Punish Competitors. (Skift)

I got very excited to learn about The Rise of Super-Commuters (which is apparently my new title). But then they got me down by pointing out that Your Commute Could Be Bad for Your Marriage :( Not surprising but still made me sad. (Learn Vest)

I’m headed to Montana in a few weeks to visit my friend Lauren and run the Bozeman Marathon, but seeing Bozeman featured on the Best Towns 2013 makes me even more excited! (Outside Magazine)

Interesting new crowdfunded capital campaign: Why the future of space exploration will be crowd-funded. (CNN News)

On the one hand, I was psyched to hear about Singapore Airlines Introduc(ing) Kid-Free Zone. But honestly, that doesn’t really help me out much if kids are still on the plane and just a few rows away, since my issue is more the noise than anything else. Maybe someday we’ll have kid-free planes? (Skift)


What if the Princess Doesn’t Need Rescuing? (Nerd Fitness)

Weird and fascinating! Really? Yawning Is Contagious Between Dogs and Their Owners. (New York Times)

For my fellow musical theater nerds: 29 Possible Songs For The Upcoming Mean Girls Musical. (Thought Catalog)

Modern Masterpieces of Humor: The Amazon Review as a Comedic Art Form. (Brain Picker)

And to end on a hilarious/adorable note, here’s proof that age is no obstacle: Golden Sisters Twerk Like Miley. (YouTube)

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