Links I Love: August 5, 2018

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

Competing for Shoppers’ Habits. (Strategy& Business)

5 KPIs and Reports You Need to Run an Efficient Contact Center. (Hotel News Now)

Open Offices Make You Less Open. (Cal Newport)

Now You Can Wear Sweatpants to Work and No One Will Know. (Fortune Magazine)

For Women and Minorities to Get Ahead, Managers Must Assign Work Fairly. (Harvard Business Journal)

Designing For Underrepresented Technologists First. (Feld Thoughts)

Moms Running for Office Are Finally Advertising Their Motherhood. (The Atlantic)

PRODUCTIVITY/SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY

What an Ex-Car Thief Can Teach You About Finding Your Life’s Passion. (Heleo)

These Are Reddit’s Favorite Life Hacks. (Lifehacker)

The Value of Making Little Experiences Meaningful. (The Simple Dollar)

HEALTH/FITNESS

Another reason to prioritize work-life balance? Overtime can mean bad news for your health. (Well & Good NYC)

The totally free solution to make sleepy afternoon slumps a thing of the past. (Well & Good NYC)

Sleep Positions, Ranked. (Furthermore from Equinox)

Marriage May Be Good for Your Heart. (New York Times)

The age you feel means more than your actual birthdate. (BBC News)

Coffee Drinkers May Live Longer. (New York Times)

Build Stronger Shoulders. (Furthermore from Equinox)

Worshiping the False Idols of Wellness. (New York Times)

Maximize Sweat’s Benefits. (Furthermore from Equinox)

Exercise May Aid in Weight Loss. Provided You Do Enough.. (New York Times)

Injury Hack: Mirroring. (Furthermore from Equinox)

3 tips for rookie runners from rockstar Peloton instructor Robin Arzon. (Well & Good NYC)

13 Tips For Trail Running With Your Dog. (Cool of the Wild)

What to Eat on Race Day – 24 Expert Runners Share Their Race-Day Breakfast. (Steadyfoot)

These insider secrets will make your farmers’ market trips way more fruitful. (Well & Good NYC)

The Terms on a Food Label to Ignore, and the Ones to Watch For. (New York Times)

TRAVEL

Americans are Falling in Love with Bike Share. (Wired)

Travel Sabbaticals Are Catching on for a Privileged Few. (Bloomberg)

Jet Lag-Fighting Guide: Pre-Trip. (Furthermore from Equinox)

Jet Lag-Fighting Guide: En Route. (Furthermore from Equinox)

Jet Lag-Fighting Guide: Arrival. (Furthermore from Equinox)

Related:
Qantas Hired This Professor to Help Flyers Beat Jet Lag. (Skift)

Airline Crew Have Higher Cancer Rates. (New York Times)

Ryanair’s battle with its unions gets nasty. (Economist)

U.S. Airlines Hope to Charge Passengers More as Fuel Prices Climb. (Skift)

David Neeleman’s New Airline, Moxy, is Not Going to Make Southwest Happy. (Cranky Flier)

Report Finds Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Manually Steered Off Course. (Bloomberg)

5 reasons American Airlines says it shouldn’t have to allow emotional support animals. (Dallas Morning News)

The Airline Propeller Era Is Coming to an End. (Bloomberg)

U.S. Travelers Have New App to Report Uncomfortable Aircraft Cabin Temperatures. (Bloomberg)

TSA Considering Eliminating Security Screening At Over 150 Airports. (Running with Miles)

The airport is now less transitional, more experiential. (Tnooz)

Inspiring customers and building a business on lasting relationships. (Total Blue Sky)

The Inside Story of Hilton’s Connected Hotel Room. (Hotel News Now)

Cloud technology allows guests to leave purses, wallets, credit cards and room keys behind. (Hotel News Now)

Airbnb Is Quietly Borrowing Ideas From the Hotel Industry to Build Up Its Inventory. (Skift)

General Motor Ridesharing Arm Hits Gas on Peer-to-Peer Car Rentals. (Bloomberg)

Why Car Rental Companies Won’t Go Out of Business Anytime Soon. (Bloomberg)

MISCELLANY

15 (or So) Simple and Extremely Practical Strategies for Saving Money and Improving Your Life. (The Simple Dollar)

Why You Need A Bullsh*t Budget. (Yes and Yes)

Should you get back together with your ex? Ask these 4 questions first. (Well & Good NYC)

Barack Obama knew Michelle was “the one” because of these 3 things. (Well & Good NYC)

Why bachelor, bachelorette parties could be standing in the way of homeownership. (Today Show)

Single at 38? Have That Baby. (New York Times)

I’m in My 40s, Child-Free and Happy. Why Won’t Anyone Believe Me?. (New York Times)

Don’t Repeat These Five Mistakes Boomers Made on the Road to Retirement. (The Simple Dollar)


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Comments

  1. Thanks a lot for the mention, Laura.

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