An eclectic mix of articles I want to share with you this week. On productivity, taking cues from geniuses, New Yorkers continue the 7 PM cheer, the energy in words, and more. Oh, and two not-for-profits are featured in our do-gooder section this week:

  • 26 productivity apps voted 2021’s best (so far) by Fast Company.
  • Succeed by taking notes from geniuses.
  • Just for fun (Subscription) [Pro tip: subscription required, but if you haven’t used up your freebies for the month, Google the article title and see if you can get to the article that way.]
  • Could Gen Z Free the World From Email? (Subscription) [Pro tip: subscription required, but if you haven’t used up your freebies for the month, Google the article title and see if you can get to the article that way].
  • Perfect number of hours to work per week? Wired’s got thoughts.
  • Have you heard about Chief? It’s an organization for executive women. I joined recently, looking forward to all the benefits, including lots of amazing events and opportunites to connect with like-minded leaders. I’ll share more as I get more into it. For now, color me excited!
  • Speaking of networking and connecting, here are tips on goals you’ll want to commit to before you continue your outreach.

Do Good Spotlight #1: INT-O

We recently learned about INT-O and couldn’t wait to share with you. International Optimism Yellow (INT-O Yellow) is a color with a cause. It was developed as a platform for participation and collaboration between: Pantone, artist Uncle Riley, UMEWE and YOU. It was conceived as a tool to explore Optimism and positively impact reality.

Learn more here, it’s so cool!

Do Good Spotlight #2: Passage Theatre

Passage Theatre Company in Trenton, NJ is committed to creating and producing socially relevant new plays and arts programming that deeply resonate with and reflect the community. Through professional productions, educational programs, and community engagement, they present diverse perspectives and new voices that inspire audiences and invigorate the art of live theatre. We donated to help them progress on their mission and you can too. Learn more about Passage Theatre here.

I hope you were inspired and informed by the articles shared this week and check out the Do Gooders too. Have a great rest of the week, enjoy!