Links I Love: May 10, 2015

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

CAREER

 

You want a job at Airbnb. You got our attention. Good job! Now what? (LinkedIn)

The original story: This Woman’s Innovative ‘Resumé’ Thoroughly Impressed Airbnb’s CEO. (Next Shark)

Paying Your Dues: Professional Must or Workplace Dinosaur? (LevoLeague)

A Woman’s Place Is on the Internet. (The New Yorker)

How Some Men Fake an 80-Hour Workweek, and Why It Matters. (New York Times)

I am intentionally not sharing Penelope Trunk’s article on Dave Goldberg’s death. I originally thought it was interesting because of the debate it sparked, but it was also needlessly brazen and speculative. So I was psyched when Becky went and wrote about it in a classy, respectful way instead: On leaning in and the death of Mr. Sheryl Sandberg. (Olives and Wine)

7 Habits Of Financially Successful Women. (Career Girl Daily)

The 40-Hour Work Week Is a Thing of the Past. (MSN)

The Power of Picking the Right Prototype. (LinkedIn)

How to Prepare for 7 Dangerous Failures. (Leadership Freak)

PRODUCTIVITY/SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY

How To (Automatically) Train Your Brain For Success. (High Performance Lifestyle)

If You Want to Catch a Fish, You Have to Go Fishing. (99U)

You Don’t Have To Be Excited To Stay Committed. (A Life Less BS)

The Art of Staying Focused in a Distracting World. (The Atlantic)

How You Should be Spending Your Time Right Now. (Medium)

Tracking your habits: why you should, and how to do it well. (Exist)

Time Management Is Dead: Long Live Energy Management. (High Performance Lifestyle)

Want to Seem Smart? Don’t Try. (Work Awesome)

HEALTH/FITNESS

This Clever Seat Belt For Your Desk Chair Will Force You To Sit Up Straight In The Office. (Fast Company)

Are School Lunches Starving Student Athletes? (Beyond Chron)

YOLO: So Solo Responsibly. (Sweat Once A Day)

Heads up, Denver-area runners: BBB: Upcoming 5-mile run in Denver is a scam. (9 News)

TRAVEL

Why Hotels Should Bet on Wellness Amenities for Business Travelers. (Skift)

Denver’s Airport Has Become the U.S. Airport By Which All Others Are Measured. Hooray! (Skift)

Pricing-only approach to revenue management: Are you leaving money on the table? (Tnooz)

How (And Why) To Travel Alone. (Medium)

MISCELLANY

The one word reporters should add to Twitter searches that you prob haven’t considered. (Medium)

ZPM Espresso and the Rage of the Jilted Crowdfunder. (New York Times)

Why Actress Keira Knightley Gives Herself A $50,000 Annual Allowance. (Business Insider)

Why can’t we read anymore? (Medium)

The Real Reason You Don’t Cook. (Summer Tomato)

If you’re still at the takeout level but want to class it up: Infographic: Which Wine Pairs Best With Your Chipotle Order? (Bustle)

14 Things You Didn’t Know About Trader Joe’s. (Thrillist)

Baking Tips for Better Cookies, Cakes, Pies, and More. (Bon Appetit)

Thoughts on Hosting Visitors. (LG Smash)

The Oregon Trail Generation: Life Before and After Mainstream Tech. (Social Media Week)

Adorable! 15 photos that prove dogs can fall asleep anywhere. (Some E-Cards)

Finally for a laugh: If my dogs were a pair of middle-aged men. (The Oatmeal)


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Comments

  1. Thank you so much for sharing my post, Laura! I was nervous about approaching the subject and haven’t yet had the chance to reply to some of the great comments/feedback I received, but I think it is an important thing for women and men alike to think about and discuss. Personally, I believe it comes down to understanding that you can’t have it all and being okay with that. Committing yourself 100% to multiple aspects in life is not feasible and as soon as we realize it, the happier we will be!
    Becky @ Olives n Wine recently posted…Homemade Honey-Vanilla Ice CreamMy Profile

    • That’s EXACTLY it – life is about choices for sure. They may be difficult, but you can’t pretend that there aren’t tradeoffs.

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