Filtered Resources: Wellbeing
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People & Culture | Podcasts | Purpose-Driven Business | Sustainability | Wellbeing
Why People — and Companies — Need Purpose
January 24, 2020
In this HBR podcast, Nicholas Pearce, clinical associate professor at Kellogg School of Management, says too many companies and individuals go about their daily business without a strong sense of purpose. He argues that companies that are not simply profit-driven are more likely to succeed and that the same goes for people. He says individuals who align their daily job with their life’s work will be happier and more productive.
Articles | Entrepreneurship | Startup | Wellbeing
I failed my startup : the hard truth. 4 lessons learnt you should know about
January 18, 2020
Startups are hard: 9 out of 10 will fail. As an entrepreneur, you can’t ignore those numbers. But you also believe wholeheartedly that your idea is special. You believe that your team is special and that you will beat the odds. Cold stats can’t temper your enthusiasm, and nor should they.Motivational quotes and success stories are plentiful these days, but failing stories are just as important to learn from.
Entrepreneurship | How To | Startup | Wellbeing
How to build habits that will last all year
January 13, 2020
A habit is something you do on the regular, almost without thinking. And yet—when it comes to forming new habits, it feels nearly impossible to get behaviors to become sticky. We exercise for a week before begging for the couch to take us back. We keep our online to-do list organized for a day before going back to our Post-it note system. We go to bed at 10:00 p.m. for one night before Netflix rears its beautiful head. It isn’t as easy
Economy | People & Culture | Podcasts | Sustainability | Tech | Wellbeing
Your Undivided Attention Podcast
January 3, 2020
Technology companies are locked in an arms race to seize your attention, and that race is tearing apart our shared social fabric. In this inaugural podcast from the Center for Humane Technology, hosts Tristan Harris and Aza Raskin will expose the hidden designs that have the power to hijack our attention, manipulate our choices and destabilise our real world communities.
Articles | Books | People & Culture | Wellbeing
The best books to read at every age, from 1 to 100
December 25, 2019
Books are a portal to our personal histories. Pick up a worn copy of a childhood favourite and you might be transported to the warmth of a parent’s arms or a beanbag chair in a first-grade classroom or a library in your hometown. Avid readers could build autobiographies around their favourite books and come to the realisation that what they have read is almost as meaningful as when they read it. In light of that reality, The Washington Post took
Diversity | How To | People & Culture | Wellbeing
How to get better at using a coworker’s nonbinary pronouns
December 10, 2019
This is a compilation of suggestions about how to get better at using a coworker’s nonbinary pronouns (they/them). While most of these suggestions are for nonbinary folks, some of them also apply to people switching from he/his/him to she/hers/her and vice versa.
Articles | Economy | People & Culture | Wellbeing
How working less could solve all our problems.
December 3, 2019
Shorter workweeks could help reduce accidents, combat climate change, make the genders more equal, and more, contends historian and author Rutger Bregman.
Reports | Tech | Wellbeing
How healthy is the internet?
November 12, 2019
Mozilla’s Foundation 2019 compilation of research and stories explains what’s key to a healthier internet across five issues, from personal experience to global concerns: is the internet safe? how open is it? who is welcome? who can succeed? who controls it?
Articles | People & Culture | Scaleup | Startup | Wellbeing
The ethics of the 4 day work week. It’s not just about the hours
November 8, 2019
Arguments for fewer working hours usually focus on the “economic” benefits, in the sense of resource allocation that maximises satisfaction, but a new report says there’s a more important reason: that it is ethically desirable. Ethical desirability isn’t just a matter of costs and benefits: it’s also a matter of justice and realising common goods.
People & Culture | Purpose-Driven Business | Videos | Wellbeing
How can good mental health and well-being drive innovation in business?
November 5, 2019
A 45 minute webinar with guest speakers Delphine Dépy Carron, Peter Koening, Alexander Inchbald & Gib Bulloch discussing the question: ‘How can good mental health and well-being drive innovation in business?’.
How To | People & Culture | Wellbeing
Your Commute Is Bad for You, Here’s How to Make It Better
October 14, 2019
We’ve all been there: You tell people your commute is 45 minutes each way, but every day, there’s a delay. An accident. A broken down train. Inclement weather. A barge hitting the bridge you have to cross to get to work and causing a four-hour traffic backup (true story). To compensate for the inevitable delays, you leave the house earlier and earlier. And to leave earlier, you have to go to bed earlier—or be exhausted for the whole day. You
Entrepreneurship | How To | People & Culture | Wellbeing
Overwhelmed by your to-do lists? Try this simple solution
October 7, 2019
The term “burnout” dates to 1974 , but judging from the media, and many people around us, it’s the official diagnosis of 2019. While we try to overhaul society, we still have to tackle our to-do lists, and there’s one technique Oliver Burkeman has recently found more useful than any other, as well as better suited to this era of exhaustion and overwhelm: limiting work-in-progress, or WIP.