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31 Articles I've Loved Recently

Every now and then I like to mix up the format of Swipe File. Instead of the usual five articles, here is a list of stuff I've read and enjoyed recently.

  1. Signal v. Noise: Why We Choose Profit
  2. QuickBooks: How Female Entrepreneurs Can Hack the Pygmalion Effect to Their Advantage
  3. Kayako: Get over Creative Blocks, Beat Resistance, and Do the Work
  4. Ray Dalio: How the Economic Machine Works
  5. Ryan Holiday: The Notecard System: The Key For Remembering, Organizing And Using Everything You Read
  6. Men's Journal: King of the Hill: How Vail Resorts Conquered the Ski Industry
  7. Rolling Stone: Why We're Living in the Age of Fear
  8. Esquire: Windows on the World: A 9/11 Story About Wine and Wisdom
  9. The Atlantic: If You’re Not Paranoid, You’re Crazy
  10. Backchannel: How Meetup Ditched Its Boys Club
  11. Motherboard: The City That Was Saved by the Internet
  12. Openview Labs: Why Do SaaS Companies Still Charge by the User
  13. Esquire: I Think You're Fat
  14. Inc: How 2 Brothers Turned a $300 Cooler Into a $450 Million Cult Brand
  15. 37Signals: The Original Manifesto
  16. Cal Newport: Are You Working In Your Career or On Your Career?
  17. Help Scout: How to Work a 40-Hour Week
  18. 25iq: A Dozen Things I’ve Learned from Charlie Munger about Mental Models and Worldly Wisdom
  19. Harvard Business Review: Why Americans Are So Impressed by Busyness
  20. Thrive Global: The United States of Burnout
  21. Clayton Christensen: How Will You Measure Your Life?
  22. Brian Balfour: 7 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Career
  23. Business Insider: A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist investigated the science of productivity — here’s what he found
  24. Results Junkies: Having a job is riskier than you think.
  25. Casey Winters: Pinterest's Retention Wins, and Why 90% of SEO Advice is Wrong
  26. Quartz: Google discovers the key to good teamwork is being nice
  27. Attack the Front: Your Body Text Is Too Small
  28. Gary Vaynerchuk: How to Win in Business? Be Open to Change
  29. The Atlantic: In Mental Exercise, Variety Matters
  30. I Will Teach You To Be Rich: The invisible scripts that guide our lives
  31. New York Times: Spend the Money for the Good Boots, and Wear Them Forever

Have a great weekend!

Jimmy