Kick off the new year informed of all the latest trends. Check out these reads to handle the coming months like a boss!
A Totally Doable, Not So Intimidating Self-Care Survival Guide To 2018
By Nicole Gallucci for Mashable
This easy read serves as the reminder we all need with this line alone, “Self care isn’t selfish” and gives us some practical tips and tools to put self care into action. We clicked through every link and made our own list of what we’ll be putting into practice this year including using the mute features on social media.
Bill Gates Tweeted 7 Inspiring Moments of ‘Amazing Hope and Progress’ from 2017
By Chris Weller for Business Insider
Bill Gates’ list of accomplishments in 2017 remind us that we’ve made progress. Despite what it may seem, that some of these huge social ills are never going to be solved, Bill Gates reminds us that we’ve made tremendous progress already and that each day, we’re making a difference in someone’s life.
What is Cryptocurrency: Everything You Need To Know [Ultimate Guide]
An in-depth guide by BlockGeeks
Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are here to stay. If you’re not already familiar with them, there’s no time better than the present to get up to speed on the conversational aspects of it at least. This ultimate guide by Block Geeks is a great start. Good luck once you get to the Satoshi theories – we spent way too much time reading them!
18 Goals to Set in 2018
By Nicole Booz for Gen Twenty
It’s an obvious one, but get in a goal setting mindset. We’re big fans of this Gen Twenty goals article for 2018 including their handy graphic for weekly, monthly, and yearly actions. Even though the article is targeted for ‘twenty somethings’, we think everything in the article is applicable and love this lead quote, “Be not afraid of growing slowly; be afraid only of standing still.”
8 Ways Not to Manage Your Email (and 5 and a Half Tactics that Work)
by Sarah Green Carmichael for the Harvard Business Review
We’ve had this discussion with several colleagues, inbox zero is a myth and staying on top of the noise is a constant struggle. Get on top of your inbox with these easy tips from Harvard Business Review. One of our favorite tips that we put into use immediately was to not bother with folders anymore given how strong most email search functionalities are these days.
These 15 Books Will Help You Kickstart Your Career In The Social Sector
by Shreya Pareek for The Better India
What reading list would be complete without a suggestion to read even more? These 15 books all provide much needed inspiration to push through the year regardless if you’re a professional in the social sector or not.
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