This month, we broke old habits online, built new ones that took us offline (and into the gym), and learned the embrace a little noise.
Remember the good ‘ol days, when simply being in the same home room or after school club meant you had a built-in social circle? A few relocations and career changes later, making friends gets complicated. We walk you through building relationships outside of work-based Gchats, and into the real world–where friendships are made.
We’re all guilty of some of these mistakes–a vague status or whining subtweet, an overshare–but that doesn’t make your followers less annoyed. Step away from the retweet button and check your habits, here.
We won’t recommend you keep their insanely busy schedules, or hand out your personal email to customers. But if these people can run billion-dollar startups and become households names, they must be onto something. See behind the scenes of their daily lives.
Getting fit makes us more confident and healthier, but what does it do to our brains? Even small doses change our brains’ structures, making us faster, smarter, stronger… you get the idea.
You think your desk is bad? You should see how cluttered your mind is! Take a deep breathe, visualize distraction-free bliss, and then make it happen with these tips on hitting the mental reset button.
Do you feel emotionally connected to your work? Or have your passions gotten stale and rigid? Remember what you’re here for with these reminders from history’s big-thinkers, from Charles Darwin to Steve Jobs.
You probably would guess that Instagram begun in a photography class, but which startup idea was sparked by a police scanner? Or a bug collection? Check out the humble beginnings of big companies From Twitter to Pinterest and more.
When you’re in a chatty, noisy open office, complete silence sounds like heaven. But studies show that it’s not so simple: Perfect peace and quiet could be just as bad.
Wrangling the team together is hard enough when you’re in the same space. When everyone’s spread out, new challenges arise. These productivity tools are here to help close the distance.
Even if you love your job, you might feel like you’ve reached exhaustion. Take the time to recharge by “purging toxins,” finding awareness, and getting a little bit selfish. You’ll be ready the next time the edges start to fray.