Friday, August 11th, 2017. Issue #136
Attempt to Read a Book Every Week (It’s a Lot Easier Than You Think) | Thrive Global
I have embraced life long learning. I read. A lot. It’s a habit and the benefits are enormous. I started reading a new book every week two months ago. And guess what, I am stretched as a person. I am forced to embrace a new thought and evaluate my life against it. Reading makes me a better writer.
Whether you're a budding entrepreneur, a career professional, a student or even unemployed, your habits are either empowering you to achieve and succeed, or deterring and holding you back. For most of us, we're limited by our habits. We have habits that hold us back and can't seem to quit. 
We make hundreds of big and small decisions every day. Many of these decisions are opportunities that can change your life, yet many of us don’t know how to assess a decision to yield a good outcome, says Mike Whitaker, author of The Decision Makeover: An Intentional Approach To Living The Life You Want.
James Clear is a productivity expert who uses behavioral science to help nearly half a million newsletter subscribers optimize their habits. He recently sat down with bestselling author Jay Papasan to discuss the hidden psychology of our habits...
One question has fascinated me my entire adult life: what causes some people to become world-class leaders, performers, and changemakers, while most others plateau? I’ve explored the answer to this question by reading thousands of biographies, academic studies...
For Japanese workers in big cities, a typical work day begins with a state called sushi-zume, a term which likens commuters squeezed into a crowded train car to tightly packed grains of rice in sushi. The stress doesn't stop there. The country's notorious work culture ensures most people...
It took me four years of researching, experimenting, and a lot of excuses, to finally reach a point where waking up early as a habit is under my command. But it was worth it. I presume the reason you are reading this article is that you’ve tried to develop the same habit..
Over the years, the company has evolved to offer even more services to the growing self-employed community, which include a real estate section called The Real Daily and a series of events for the Austin area. Not to mention several private Facebook groups for niche areas.

Average is over. The middle-ground has all but dissolved, leaving you in one of two positions: among the leading few or mediocre many. Your relationship with technology will either facilitate unthinkable opportunity and growth or keep you on the wrong side of average.

The Apple brand is synonymous with creative product design as well as appealing to the creative artist. This was in large part thanks to the work of Steve Jobs, whose creativity was a guiding force in his approach to leadership, product design and marketing.

A book I’m reading: 18 Minutes: Find Your Focus, Master Distraction and Get the Right Things Done, by Peter Bregman. Based upon his popular weekly Harvard Business Review columns, 18 MINUTES shows how busy people can cut through all the daily clutter and distractions. 
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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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