Links I Love: November 8, 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

When Someone Asks You for a Reference. (Harvard Business Journal)

5 Ways to Be Memorable in 30 Seconds or Less. (Levo League)

Remote Meets Co-Located: How Batchbook Builds Culture with Blended Work Styles. (Zapier)

10 Small Things You Shouldn’t Sweat at Work. (Levo League)

Ten Career Moves To Make Before 2016. (Forbes)

5 Ways to Be Your Most Assertive Self in Meetings. (Levo League)

What will people do if they don’t have to work for a living? (Hopes and Fears)

PRODUCTIVITY/SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY

How to Achieve Your Biggest Goals by the End of the Year. (Levo League)

Forget To-Do Lists. Focus on This Instead. (Samuel Thomas Davies)

Quash Your Bad Habits by Knowing What Triggers Them. (Farnam Street)

Stuck at the starting line? Find your “gateway” change. (Nerd Fitness)

Why We Choke. (Farnam Street)

Good News About Worrying. (New York Times)

Everything Is Awful and I’m Not Okay: questions to ask before giving up. (Eponis)

5 Easy Ways To Improve Difficult Relationships, Backed by Research. (Barking Up the Wrong Tree)

How Restaurant Menus Trick You Into Eating More. (Huffington Post)

HEALTH/FITNESS

Daylight-saving time is bad for your health. (Business Insider)

There’s a Good Chance Your Over-the-Counter Cold Medicine Doesn’t Work. (Thrillist)

Getting the Diagnosis Wrong. (New York Times)

Tips For Running in the Wind. (Run to the Finish)

Why Are Sports Bras So Terrible?. (Racked)

How to Run a Marathon: Raceday Rules. (Rock N Roll Marathons)

Why Are We Flunking Fitness? (Lifting Revolution)

TRAVEL

New York City Garbage Threatens Upstate Food and Wine Tourism Growth. (Skift)

Destinations Make Adjustments to Create ‘Authentic’ Press Trips. (Skift)

This could set a precedent: Regulators Say American Airlines Will Honor $0 Mistake Fares to China. (Skift)

Customer service top priority (rather than sales) for airlines on social media. (Tnooz)

Ryanair CEO Is $500 Million Richer After a Year of Being Nice. (Skift)

Counterpoint: Treating flyers well is bad for airlines’ business. (Economist)

Which is backed up by: Study: Keeping Passengers Happy Is Not What Makes Airlines Profitable. (Fox News)

Oh My God, the Pilot’s Dead!: Disaster Prep With a Former Flight Attendant. (Thrillist)

Warsaw Chopin ready for the snow and ice of winter. (Airport World)

7 Points & Miles Tasks to Complete Before the Year’s End. (The Points Guy)

Millennials Say That They Are Ready to Travel for Business. (Skift)

Related: How Millennials Are Redefining Business Travel. (Fast Company)

The dark side of business travel. (CNN)

How To Make Sure You Always Get the Best Rental Car. (Road and Track)

Expert: Hotel Sex IS Better Than Regular Sex. (Huffington Post)

9 reasons Denver is U.S. best beer town. (CNN)

MISCELLANY

Growing Apart Is Optional. (Daily Secret)

7 Rude Things You’re Probably Doing and How to Stop Doing Them. (Gingerous)

How Much It Actually Costs to Be in a Long Distance Relationship. (Lifehacker)

We Shouldn’t Have First Ladies. (Daily Beast)

Should Same-Sex Couples Receive Fertility Benefits?. (New York Times)

Top 7 Money Lessons My Grandma Taught Me. (Personal Finance Today)

Finally, my friend Elizabeth sent me this and I loved it: 24 Things Everyone In A Close Friend Group Will Understand. (BuzzFeed)


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Comments

  1. I always find a few articles I really enjoy reading in your weekly posts!

    • I’m so glad, Karen… and it’s great to hear from you! I thought you stopped blogging but it seems my Feedly just somehow dropped you; I’m adding you back now and can’t wait to catch up!

  2. I LOVE that article about Ryanair’s CEO. FINALLY, things are starting to turn up for the nice guys of the world!!
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    • We will see. For the most part, airline customers don’t care about anything except the price… which is why airlines get stuck trying to just make the cost as cheap as possible (less seat pitch, no meals, no free bags, etc).

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