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andra zaharia

144 days ago

How flying seriously messes with your mind

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andra zaharia

144 days ago

Feeling burned out? This is why working less isn’t enough

fastcompany.com

andra zaharia

160 days ago

The new dot com bubble is here: it’s called online advertising

thecorrespondent.com

andra zaharia

196 days ago

Practicing mindfulness in the middle of a conflict demands a willingness to stay present, to feel intensely, to override our negative thoughts, and to engage our breath to maintain presence with the body. Like any skill, it takes practice.

Calming Your Brain During Conflict

hbr.org

andra zaharia

196 days ago

There is such freedom in a life in which you don’t really know where you will be in five years, but you definitely know why you are here today.

“Must”, “It’s Impossible”, “I’ll try” and other Tyrants

alisanagnostakis.com

andra zaharia

327 days ago

Stop The Lazy Round Ups: Here’s What A Great Expert Roundup Needs

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327 days ago

Why Aren’t We Talking About LinkedIn?

nytimes.com

andra zaharia

327 days ago

JPMorgan Chase has an AI copywriter that writes better ads than humans can

qz.com

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331 days ago

“Our overall finding, then, is that low identity integration — or an inability to be one’s whole self — leads to feelings of inauthenticity that are associated with unethical behavior in the workplace and elsewhere. That makes it worthwhile for employers to help employees bring their whole selves to work.”

Why Authentic Workplaces Are More Ethical

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andra zaharia

337 days ago

Not Everything Is a Side Hustle

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andra zaharia

337 days ago

The diffusion of innovation

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337 days ago

The Importance of Setting Good Expectations

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337 days ago

There’s something to be said for the state of quiet dormancy, where little apparently happens. We might have periods of furious output; to get there, we require periods of faithful input. With input, there’s a restoration of fertile, vibrant thinking.

You Are Doing Something Important When You Aren’t Doing Anything

nytimes.com

andra zaharia

337 days ago

So even if you don’t agree that reading fiction makes us treat others better, it is a way of treating ourselves better.

Can Reading Make You Happier?

newyorker.com

andra zaharia

337 days ago

Mind Over Misery

stanfordmag.org

andra zaharia

337 days ago

Mihai Simiuc. Cum a creat FruFru o nouă piață. Și eșecurile care au făcut totul posibil.

andreearosca.ro

andra zaharia

339 days ago

Life goals are good to have because they provide direction, but they can also trick you into taking on more than you can handle. Daily habits — tiny routines that are repeatable — are what make big dreams a reality.

Why is it So Hard to Stick to Good Habits?

jamesclear.com

andra zaharia

339 days ago

Changing minds takes hours, whereas entrenching current views takes only seconds of confirmation–be that a headline or 30 seconds of a video.

Living in the onlife: climate’s unseen battleground

medium.com

andra zaharia

339 days ago

Outdoor Voices Blurs the Lines Between Working Out and Everything Else

newyorker.com

andra zaharia

339 days ago

European startups are not investing enough in people

sifted.eu

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346 days ago

Partner With Rational Optimists

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353 days ago

Small Acts of Liberation

theschooloflife.com

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353 days ago

How being sad, depressed, and anxious online became trendy

mashable.com

andra zaharia

367 days ago

A captivating read!

For better or worse, power is breaking free of its shackles

wired.co.uk

andra zaharia

408 days ago

There’s a lot that changes when you make the transition from student to employee. Perhaps first and foremost, it’s no longer anyone’s explicit or sole job to teach you. You may have supportive bosses or kind mentors who show you the ropes and help you grow, but your day-to-day learning is mostly in your own hands

Thinking Like a Pilot Can Help You Bounce Back From Any Mistake—Here's How

themuse.com

andra zaharia

408 days ago

Such a powerful and well-crafted article! I haven’t read one as good in a while.

How to Stop Worrying About What Other People Think of You

hbr.org

andra zaharia

446 days ago

The 'Future Book' Is Here, but It's Not What We Expected

wired.com

andra zaharia

487 days ago

In displaying everything but my wife’s text message, and letting me read it in the gaps, my phone succinctly betrays the lie at the heart of the information age: that communication is simple. Speed and ease hide a mountain of mediation.

The Route of a Text Message, a Love Story

vice.com

andra zaharia

605 days ago

Mastering Disctraction Through Practice

fridayfwd.com

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605 days ago

Look Up | Gary Turk - Official Video

youtube.com

andra zaharia

609 days ago

How To Live A Full Life (And Leave Nothing On The Table) By 30

thoughtcatalog.com

andra zaharia

609 days ago

29 Pieces Of Life Changing Advice I Collected By My 29th Birthday

thoughtcatalog.com

andra zaharia

609 days ago

I Just Turned 28: Here’s What I’ve Learned In Another Year

thoughtcatalog.com

andra zaharia

609 days ago

Things I Learned On The Way To 27

thoughtcatalog.com

andra zaharia

643 days ago

A powerful read about rage and being a woman in 2018.

An Axe for the Frozen Sea

believermag.com

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663 days ago

Imagine where all the devices you’ve owned along the years end up and who “recycles” them.
Consuming less is the only option.

The Hellish E-Waste Graveyards Where Computers Are Mined for Metal

wired.com

andra zaharia

668 days ago

"If you have people with the right judgment, you don't need that many rules."

This is just one of the many pieces of authentic wisdom that Patty shared in this episode.

Netflix's Patty McCord on being a great place to be from - Protect the Hustle Ep 1

profitwell.com

andra zaharia

668 days ago

When you think about your own product marketing, how are you making it safe to interact with your product?

People don't trust their own judgment

weskao.com

andra zaharia

669 days ago

Improve a little each day. It compounds. When 1% compounds every day, it doubles every 72 days, not every 100 days. Compounding tiny excellence is what creates big excellence.

You can’t be a master in one day. You have to improve a little every day.

The 1% Rule for Creating All Habits

jamesaltucher.com

andra zaharia

669 days ago


The net effect here is that companies adopt tons of generic practices that should be customized (but aren’t), and fail to experiment with specific practices that should be tried as-is even though they’re “difficult”. Basically… layers and layers of generic head-noddy, centralized, and non-customized processes, and a paucity of real experimentation and local variation.

That’ll Never Work Here: Heretics, Head Noddies, and the Drift Into Mediocrity

cutle.fish

andra zaharia

707 days ago

Empowering people with their personal health care data, for example, in an environment where they don’t need to be afraid of it being monetized, hacked, or exposed outside their home could lead to the creation of some unique, powerful applications. But privacy must be addressed before those use cases can be considered a possibility, Hindi said.

Empowering people with their personal health care data, for example, in an environment where they don’t need to be afraid of it being monetized, hacked, or exposed outside their home could lead to the creation of some unique, powerful applications. But privacy must be addressed before those use cases can be considered a possibility, Hindi said.

Alexa alternatives have a secret weapon: Privacy

venturebeat.com

andra zaharia

710 days ago

Such a great story, community and artist!

Amanda Palmer Is Home: Why the Kickstarter Queen Embraced a New Way to Fund and Create Art

blog.patreon.com

andra zaharia

711 days ago

If they are disproportionately saddled with work that has little visibility or impact, it will take them much longer to advance in their careers.

Why Women Volunteer for Tasks That Don’t Lead to Promotions

hbr.org

andra zaharia

711 days ago

Fantastic and brave story!

How an Offer to Sell Wistia Inspired Us to Take On $17M in Debt

wistia.com

andra zaharia

735 days ago

“When I hire, I will take someone who has become amazing at one thing over a generalist any day of the week because if they got great at one thing, the probability of them becoming great at another are a lot better.”


— Brian Balfour, Founder and CEO of Reforge

Marketing Career Advice to My Younger Self

alfredlua.com

andra zaharia

735 days ago

"Many of us have realized, though, that big doesn’t equal successful. Smart contributors are beginning to realize that they’re not always willing to make the ridiculous sacrifices that it takes to be a CEO or a senior law partner. Perhaps that’s because they’ve redefined success.

Work life balance can be elusive if you’ve defined ‘work’ as a never-ending cycle of getting ahead and grinding it out."

Do Less

medium.com

andra zaharia

735 days ago

Do more doesn’t mean ‘be more busy.’ It means, ‘be more engaged.’

Do More

medium.com

andra zaharia

735 days ago

People, in general, are terrible at valuing their time, perhaps because for most people monetary compensation for one's time is so detached from the event of spending one's time. Most time we spend isn't like deliberate practice, with immediate feedback.

Invisible asymptotes — Remains of the Day

eugenewei.com

andra zaharia

735 days ago

"Beliefs have consequences."

medium.com

andra zaharia

735 days ago

Why Learning is My Only Career Plan

medium.com

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