Put The Weight On The Gain

Put The Weight On The Gain

Recently, I was introduced to the behavioral psychology and economic work of Daniel Kahneman, Winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, and I am now officially obsessed.

His most recent book, Thinking, Fast and Slow, eloquently describes his theories behind our decision making, noting the incredible amount of error our minds output everyday based upon the heuristics we've grown up with or that society has blessed us with.

Would You Rather Have Mono?

Would You Rather Have Mono?

I was having wine with some lady friends a few years ago and we were discussing our jobs and how crazy busy we all were. One of the girls jokingly was telling us that a friend of hers is so burnt out from work, she’s hoping to get mono. MONO. Just so she can rest!

We were all laughing about it, but my heart broke a little thinking about her wanting to go through such an awful sickness to get a break from her job.

4 Golden Rules For Living The Laptop Lifestyle

4 Golden Rules For Living The Laptop Lifestyle

The laptop lifestyle has been all the rage since Tim Ferriss’ book, The 4 Hour Work Week hit the scene in 2007. Twelve years later, a lot of entrepreneurs are still applying his principles. Even Tim admits he works way more than 4 hours a week, but what we all learned from his book was that being chained to a desk isn’t the future of work. This collective eye-opening has resulted in a vast majority of entrepreneurs and employees alike giving it a go. Lucky for us, technology has dramatically evolved, enabling more people to work on their own terms.

Productivity Plan: Tame Your Squirrel Brain

Productivity Plan: Tame Your Squirrel Brain

Current situation: Home all day with a 3 year old and a 1 year old. #sendhelp #bringwine #whatwasithinking 

If you work from home, you know there are distractions around every corner - sometimes with sticky fingers holding cheese and crayons. 

Now that I’m juggling more than just myself and my business, I have to get really intentional with the little free time I do have (aka: nap time). 

Even if you don’t have kids, keep reading, you most likely still have distractions and could benefit from getting maximum output from the time you put in.

Can I Surf Your Brain?

Can I Surf Your Brain?

No doubt you've heard of couch surfing: borrowing someone's couch to crash on for a short period of time as a way to travel, escape, or "get back on your feet." But have you ever heard of "brain surfing?"

Heather LeFevre, author of "Brain Surfing: the Top Marketing Strategy Minds in the World" decided she would take the concept of couch surfing and applying it to some of the top marketing brains in the world. 

And sleep on their couch.