Links I Love: April 2, 2017

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

The Three Different Flavors of Family Businesses. (New York Times)

From office-based to nomadic: 5 varieties of remote working in companies. (Medium)

Who Does The Heavy Lifting in Corporate America? You Do. (Charles Aris)

There’s No Glory in Overworking. (Medium)

401(k) Vesting: What It Is and Why It Matters. (The Simple Dollar)

Encouraging Players to Plan for After the Games. (New York Times)

The Art of the Email Auto-Reply (and 10 Ways to Have Fun With It). (The Simple Dollar)

PRODUCTIVITY/SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY

Can’t Get That Task Done? Give Yourself Less Time! (Time Management Ninja)

Urgent vs important: The simplest way to stay productive and do the right work. (Crew Blog)

Your Ability to Focus Has Probably Peaked : Here’s How to Stay Sharp. (Nir and Far)

A Mindful Guide to Email in 20 Minutes a Day. (Zen Habits)

5 Tips to Change Your Day from Chaotic to Constructive. (Time Management Ninja)

The “Do Something” Principle. (Mark Manson)

6 things you can do in the morning to instantly put yourself in a good mood. (Well & Good NYC)

Don’t Use Rewards for Motivation. (Deep Existence)

The “Do Something” Principle. (Mark Manson)

5 Things You’re Doing Right Now That Waste Time. (Time Management Ninja)

HEALTH/FITNESS

Acupuncture Can Ease Wrist Pain of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. (New York Times)

Jersey Does Its Nails While Colorado Runs. (Vice)

At-Home Tabata Workout with Toilet Paper. (Shape Magazine)

Do Happier People Lead More Active Lives?. (My Fitness Pal)

My favorite healthy kitchen tools. (Wellness Is My Jam)

Stress Can Make the Pounds Accumulate. (New York Times)

9 Ways to Lose Weight That Aren’t Just Diet and Exercise. (My Fitness Pal)

Weight Loss on the Obalon Balloon System. (Time)

What Happens When Parents Are Rude in the Hospital. (New York Times)

TRAVEL

To Court Millennials, Hotels Are Rolling Out the Yoga Mat. (New York Times)

Is Hotel Loyalty Overrated? (Hotel News Now)

Amtrak’s Revived Colorado Ski Train Was a Success With Tourists This Year. Yay! Though it’s actually prohibitively expensive for a day trip, and if I’m going for a full weekend I want my car anyway and don’t mind the (Skift)

Munich Airport aims to simplify and enrich customer experience with Strategy 2020. (Future Travel Experience)

As social media evolves, travellers demand joined-up customer service. (Tnooz)

United’s leggings problem. I read a lot on this little episode, but thought this piece nailed it. (Wandering Aramean)

American Airlines’ new, roomier premium economy seats now on sale. (Dallas Morning News)

Alaska Air Won’t Have Flatbeds But Will Reward Frequent Flyers With Free Upgrades. (Skift)

Related: Virgin Atlantic’s Richard Branson bashes Alaska Airlines at Seattle launch. (USA Today)

Etihad Will Offer Free iPads and Wi-Fi on Flights Affected by Electronics Ban. Carriers are definitely scrambling to figure this out. (Skift)

The New Wave of Booking Tech That’s Disrupting How Airlines Sell Tickets. (Skift)

Related: Where consumers start their flight search and factors driving the booking decision. (Tnooz)

Travel Agents’ Money-Saving Travel Tips Could Be Pretttyyyy Useful Right Now. (Thrillist)

MISCELLANY

Obsessed With Cookie Butter? You Can Thank Delta Air Lines for That. (Thrillist)

Academy Agrees to Keep Using Accounting Firm PricewaterhouseCoopers Despite Best Picture Mix-up. (Vulture)

The average young American binge-watches TV for five hours straight. This makes me so sad! Binge watching sounds terrible to me… (Quartz)

Dating burnout is real—here’s how to deal without going on a swipe-right strike. (Well & Good NYC)

Why Bad Blogs Get More Readers (An Accidental, Secret Recipe for Massive Web Traffic). (Casual Kitchen)

18 Things You Should Clean More Often — & 5 You Should Clean Less! (The Good Stuff)


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  1. Audrey Moore says:

    just getting familiar with your blog

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