Tuesday Dispatch: Issue #70
The Owl and The Beetle
This week we learn about hypocrisy, happiness, and cold emails. As well as 2023 tech, and how to master tricky games.
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3 Droplets of Leadership
Hypocrites: How to Survive in a World That’s Full of Them
It is a commonplace to apply different standards to individuals based on their level of expertise.
For instance, experts with specialized knowledge or skills are expected to better understand the subject matter than the general population.
They thus may be held to a higher standard.
I recommend this article on how to address hypocrisy.
The Daily Habits of Happiness Experts
The secret to happiness isn't about always being happy - it's about understanding it. Scientists who have dedicated their careers to studying it have the answers.
Cold Emails FTW
Are you feeling awkward about sending cold emails?
Don't worry; it's a familiar feeling.
Nevertheless, mastering the art of cold emails can make a huge impact!
Don't miss out on this fantastic Twitter thread.
2 Grains of Technology
Ten Breakthrough Technologies in 2023
Each year, they select the top 10 technologies that are currently most relevant.
While some may be familiar to you, others may come as a surprise.
They focus on advancements that will profoundly impact our lives and explain why they are so important.
The secrets of success in Scrabble, Sudoku, Jenga and more
Are you looking to become an expert at Scrabble, Sudoku, Jenga, or Rubik's Cube?
This article provides expert advice to help you reach your goal.
1 Atom of Reflection
"The culture of any organization is shaped by the worst behavior the leader is willing to tolerate." -Steve Gruenert and Todd Whitaker
We all know someone like John who always reaches out to their supervisor with questions outside their area of responsibility. It's frustrating, but don't worry - there's a way to fix it! Let's find out together!