Friday, August 4th, 2017. Issue #135
Productivity Secrets From Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, Susan Wojcicki, And More | Fast Company
The average CEO works 58 hours a week, putting in 10 to 11 hours per day, plus an extra six hours on the weekend, according to Time. That’s 11 hours more than the average full-time worker. More time means the potential to get more done, but many enlist powerful productivity hacks...
Intelligence is a work in progress. Everything a smart person knows, they learned from somewhere at one point or another. Getting smarter doesn’t necessarily mean a huge commitment of time and energy every day. If you can consistently train your brain to adapt to new situations...
My whole body was shaking. Tears streaming down my face, my nose blocked and throat sore from crying. Yet, no sound escaped my mouth except an occasional gentle sigh or hushed sob I was unable to control. My husband was lying in bed next to me. I held my breath and lay motionless..
As humans, we can’t help but be goal-oriented. We love to move forward. We love to feel a sense of momentum. And, more than anything, we love to tick things off a list. This manifests as something called completion bias, a happy-making hit of dopamine that we get..
Let’s start with the obvious: the way we communicate today looks wildly different than it did even five years ago. Sometimes, picking up the phone to call a friend seems more like a “back in the old days” story you’d tell your grandchildren, rather than a viable, present-tense...
The studio for what is arguably the world’s most successful online course is tucked into a corner of Barb and Phil Oakley’s basement, a converted TV room that smells faintly of cat urine. (At the end of every video session, the Oakleys pin up the green fabric that serves as the backdrop...
Some people are highly efficient. They get things done. They consistently check items off their to-do lists. They're extremely busy -- but are they accomplishing what matters most? Highly effective people are highly efficient, but they take their effort to the next level: 
We bring you our link roundup with some of the top stories we clicked on this month. As we enter the dog days of summer, it may be enticing to sit back, relax and put business on cruise control. However, it’s important to remember that, no matter the season,..
According to Moran Cerf, a neuroscientist at Northwestern University who has been studying decision-making for over a decade, the surest way to maximize happiness has nothing to do with experiences, material goods, or personal philosophy.
In 1931, Winston Churchill found himself more or less exiled from political life. In the previous years he had found himself vehemently fighting members of his own party over a number of issues and when a new government was formed, Churchill was not invited. 
A book I’m reading: The Art of Taking Action: Lessons from Japanese Psychology by Gregg Krech. This isn’t just another “how to get things done” book. It’s about how you do what you do, and the impact that your action (and inaction) has on the world. 
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Until Next Week,
Thomas, Curator at Postanly
Thanks for your attention. Have an epic weekend!
Thomas · 17 Saxon Rd · London · England · SE25 5EQ · United Kingdom
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