It's Friday, November 20th. That means Hunger Games: The Mockingjay Part 2 is being released in theaters across the US — which is more relevant to work than you may think. After all, your company is competing against others in your industry for customers and capital — you're Katniss in your own right!
Here is our roundup of links that will give you and your organization an edge over the other "tributes." May the odds be ever in your favor.
How to Build a Killer Startup Growth Engine (Dan Martell): Entrepreneur Dan Martell shares the formula for creating a killer growth engine: it's a great marketing strategy + product story + product marketing.
Study Links Daily Coffee Habit To Longevity (NPR): Rejoice, coffee addicts! A new study by the Harvard School of Public Health says that people who drink 3 to 5 cups of coffee a day have a 15% lower risk of premature death compared to non-coffee drinkers. And even decaf drinkers see benefits.
You Have 70,000 Thoughts a Day. This is How to Organize Them for Maximum Productivity (Quartz): With so much going on in your head, how do you manage it all? Here are five steps to organize and declutter your mind so you're on track for a productive day.
How to Be Good at Managing Both Introverts and Extroverts (HBR): Some excellent tips on balancing the needs of different personality types in your team. Best tips: promote privacy, and rethink the workday (eg: no meetings before 12:30 PM).
What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Steve Jobs About Silicon Valley (Fortune): Wrike CEO Andrew Filev answers the question "How important is it for startups to be in Silicon Valley?”
More Work Management Reads
Think About This:
- The Cult of Productivity is Preventing You From Being Productive (Quartz)
- Retailers Failing When Using Social Media to Answer Complaints (Forbes)
- Don't Believe These 5 Leadership Myths That Undermine Your Confidence (Entrepreneur)
- How to Run 4 Miles When You Really Don't Want To (Jon Acuff)
Go Try This:
- How to Be Confident and Reduce Stress in 2 Minutes Per Day (James Clear)
- 10 Marketing Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs (Slideshare)
- The Simple Technique to Fit a 40-Hour Workweek Into 16.7 Hours (Fast Company)
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