Links I Love: January 13, 2019

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 :) CAREER / BUSINESS How to Pick a Career (That Actually Fits You). (Wait But Why) The Greatest Sales Deck I’ve Ever Seen. (Medium) When someone steals your ideas. (Patty Azzarello) When You Like Your Job but Hate Your Office Culture. (Medium) How I Work Hard Without Burning Out. (Medium) 10 Digital {Read More}

What I Read in December 2018

In 2018, I had my lightest reading year since I started tracking my books in Goodreads in 2010. But it was a busy year, with my promotion, election campaign, and numerous personal endeavors! I read 3.5 books in December to close out the year with 64 books read. That’s still more than one a week, so not too bad even if it’s not my usual 100. However, I am redoubling my efforts for 2019, and am committing to read (a {Read More}

Links I Love: January 6, 2019

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 :) CAREER / BUSINESS The Golden Age of the iPhone Is Ending. (Medium) Meet Cezary Grosfeld, aka Colorado’s Pierogi King. (5280 Magazine) Late to Launch: The Post-Collegiate Struggle. (New York Times) The one habit to build in 2019 for unlimited success at work. (Well & Good NYC) Women, Work, and the Facade {Read More}

Links I Love: December 30, 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 :) CAREER Rising Instagram Stars Are Posting Fake Sponsored Content. (The Atlantic) How to Work From Home Without Falling Into a Pit of Despair. (Lifehacker) Many employees’ expense claims are becoming more unusual. (Economist) How to Address a Not-So-Self-Aware Co-worker. (Daily Muse) Why You Shouldn’t Quit Your Job. (Medium) PRODUCTIVITY/SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY Is Your Procrastination Laziness or Fear? {Read More}

Links I Love: December 23, 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 :) CAREER LinkedIn Profile Tips: 18 Research-Backed Ways to Stand Out Professionally. (Zapier) The Science of the Job Search, Part VIII: Your Chances of an Interview Plummet If Your Resume Is Too Long. (Talent Works) 7 ways to position yourself to get on a board. (Fast Company) “Who Gets to Live in {Read More}

Links I Love: December 16, 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 :) CAREER New Women’s Groups Focus on Generational Mix. (New York Times) The Communication Soft Skills You Need at Work (+ How to Use Them). (Career Contessa) Is “Office Housework” holding you back?. (Patty Azzarello) How to make $100,000 per Instagram post, according to an agent for social media stars. (Vox) How {Read More}

What I Read in November 2018

I only read three books in November, so I think this year I’ll be revising my goal from 100 books to 70 books. Still respectable, but realistic! Now I just need to read aggressively in December, as I’m only up to 61 so far this year. Looking forward to winter break! 4 stars: Little Fires Everywhere, by Celeste Ng: I had heard about this book from SO many people, and it did end up being really good! It was really {Read More}

Links I Love: December 9, 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 :) CAREER Why I Stopped Letting the Idea of a Dream Job Stress Me Out. (Man Repeller) How to research a salary and negotiate when the job title is…creative. (Well & Good NYC) The ONE reason to leave a job. (Patty Azzarello) Confessions of a U.S. Postal Worker: “We deliver Amazon packages {Read More}

Links I Love: December 3, 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 :) CAREER Job Search Strategies for the Age of AI. (Zapier) No, the ‘Real Gender Wage Gap’ Isn’t 51 Percent. (Independent Women’s Forum) New ‘Me Too’ Rules for Business Trips End Up Recreating Boys Clubs. (Skift) Why Succession Planning Doesn’t Work. (Patty Azzarello) The truth about toxic workers in the workplace. (Medium) {Read More}

Links I Love: November 25, 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 :) CAREER Want to get hired? Your résumé should look like this. (CNN) Unlocking America’s Incarcerated Workforce. (Smart Recruiters) 4 Steps to a High Performing Team. (Patty Azzarello) How Leaders Can Create Deeper Relationships with Introverted Teammates. (Quiet Revolution) How Our Careers Affect Our Children. (Harvard Business Journal) PRODUCTIVITY/SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY How To {Read More}