Brett & Kate McKay | AOM
'In the United States, over sixty percent of people live a sedentary lifestyle. A quarter of the population gets no physical activity at all'
Why is this? Why are so many adults physically inactive? (8 minute read)
The MIT Press Reader
'It ultimately wasn’t about giving us access to the powerful; it was about giving the powerful access to us'
Media theorist Elizabeth Losh explains how politicians' digital strategies appeal to the same fantasies of digital connection, access, and participation peddled by Silicon Valley. (8 minute read)
Morgan Housel | Collaborative Fund
'The best you can do is put the odds of success in your favor, which means recognizing that if you make 100 attempts, 99 of them might be failures but one might be an enormous win'
It’s supposed to be hard... (3 minute read)
Nick Wignall | nickwignall.com
'Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom'
How we habitually talk to ourselves strongly impacts how we habitually feel about ourselves. (6 minute read)
Scott H. Young | scotthyoung.com
'Work should be satisfying and meaningful. And work should pay well enough, and leave enough time, so that we can enjoy all the other things we value in life'
Career satisfaction comes from finding work we can do well, for people we care about, in a setting where we have enough independence to make our own decisions. (3 minute read)
📺 Video: Worker Productivity's Steepest Drop in 74 Years: What That Means for the Economy | WSJ | 6 Min
🎙Podcast: Nuclear Power Is Our Best Hope To Ditch Fossil Fuels | Ted Talks Daily | 12 Min
Nuclear power is one of the safest, cleanest forms of energy - yet to most people, it might not feel that way. Why is that?
🤔 Something to think about: 'Almost everything great begins with a terrible first effort. Getting started changes everything' - Shane Parrish