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Tuesday Dispatch: Issue #85
The Owl and The Beetle
This week we learn about the law of reciprocity, managing your cognitive bias, and a cool assessment of your attitude. As well as why reading matters and how to master remote team management.
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3 Droplets of Leadership
The Law of Reciprocity
For thousands of years, humans have relied on one another for assistance to find food, raise children, and survive. This has engendered a sense of obligation to reciprocate, fostering a more collaborative environment and reducing the risk of providing aid.
Don't miss this article on the law of reciprocity.
Managing your Cognitive Bandwidth
Despite working fewer hours each day than any other generation in history, we are focused on creating a better future through our daily decisions and finding hope in tomorrow.
Given the many opportunities available, striving to experience as many enjoyable and rewarding activities as possible is natural. When presented with the chance to diversify our daily activities, time quickly becomes a precious commodity.
Check out this great article.
Give And Take Assessment
Are you a giver, a taker, or a matcher? Find out here!
2 Grains of Technology
Why Reading Matters
It is believed that speaking is innate. However, reading is not. Until approximately one hundred years ago, most people did not engage in reading.
When we read fiction, we can create new neural pathways in our brains. Reading thirty pages of fiction each night makes these pathways stronger.
Just as our body requires physical exercise, our brain also needs mental exercise. Check out this great video on this life-changing habit.
Remote Team Mastery
If you want to become a master in managing a remote team, I recommend this email course by Gabriele Proni. It's great, it's free, and it's just one click away. Don't miss it!
1 Atom of Reflection
I'm putting myself on TikTok, producing videos to help new managers. Check out my profile, and drop a like or comment; I'll be happy to see you there!