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MARSHMALLOWS AND DELAYED GRATIFICATION
CAVEDAY @ SXSW
THIS IS YOUR BRAIN ON FOCUS
CHAOS THEORY AT WORK


DUALISM AND EXERCISE
YOUR BRAIN HAS A DOOR
THE OPPOSITE OF EFFICIENCY


MISE EN PLACE
SMARTARC GOALS
WHEN WILL YOU PEAK?


THE URGENCY EFFECT
SHEEP VS TRUFFLE PIGS
BE AN ATHLETE


SOUND VS SILENCE
FISHING FOR LOBSTERS
ONE TRACK MIND


CREATING FRICTION
THE CYCLE OF HUNGER
I’M AN ELEPHANT AND SO ARE YOU


FRESH START DAYS
THE POWER OF ATTENTION
RITUALS AT WORK


OPTIMISM BIAS/PLANNING FALLACY
IDEAS ARE NOT LIGHTBULBS
NAVIGATING OUR OWN ODYSSEY

 

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3x3 THINGS

Recommendations From the Cave
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READING AND LEARNING

Try this Popular Japanese Morning Routine (Blog, Trello)

The High Price of Multitasking (Article, NYTimes)

8 Ways to Create Flow (Article + TED Talk, Positive Pyschology)


Work Is Like Water (Article, NYTimes)

Shake Shack is Trying out a 4 Day Work Week (Article, CNN)

The Attention Diet - (Long Article, Mark Manson)


Frigid Offices Might Be Killing Womens’ Productivity (Atlantic Article)

Utility Fallacy (Cal Newport blog post)

Keep Going (Austin Kleon Book)



How to be Everything, Emilie Wapnick (Book)

Tiny Breaks That Reboot Your Brain, Zaria Gorvett, BBC (Article)

The Psychological Trap of Freelancing, Charlotte Cowles, The Cut (Article)



Fish (Tap Essay)

Make Time, Jake Knapp and John Zeratsky (Book)

The State of Work/Life Balance (Article)


Give Me Boring Or Give Me Death, Paul Jarvis (Article)

The Importance of Donuts, Lara Hogan (Article)

Why The Depth Year Was My Best Year, David Cain (Article)


50 Ways To Get A Job, Dev Aujla (Book)

Why Do We Work So Hard? (Article)

The Joy Of No Phones (Article)

 

WATCHING AND LISTENING

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, Season 6 (Netflix)

Invisible Women (Podcast, 99% Invisible)

Aziz Ansari: Right Now (Netflix)


Brian Koppelman with Bill Hader- ("The Moment" Podcast)

Chernobyl

G - (Podcast miniseries by Radiolab)



Jeopardy!

The Inventor (HBO) 

The Call To Courage, Brené Brown (Netflix)


Leaving Neverland (HBO Series)

Purl (Video)

Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are, Amy Cuddy (TED Talk) (Note - her study has not been replicated)


Just Run, Derek Sivers (Video)

Creativity School (Podcast)

Study With Me (YouTube)



7 Days Out (Series, Netflix)

Magic Lessons, Liz Gilbert (Podcast)

Design Matters, Debbie Millman (Podcast)

 

DOING
AND USING

Calendly (Web App)

MixMax (Web App)

Tide (Phone App)


Shift by Siempo

Home Screen as Tools (Phone Hack)

Workona (Chrome Plugin)


Phone Free First Friday

Facebook Demetricator (Plug In)

Mac Menu Bar (App List)


Tab Suspender (Chrome Plugin)

Flux, (OSX App)

Ziva Meditation (Practice + Book)


Working With A Coach

Marie Kondo for X, (App List)

Abstract (App for collaborative design)


GMass (Plug-in)

IFTTT (Site)

Rescue Time (Computer App)


Learning How To Learn - (Online Course)

Gemini (App)

Done (App)   


Subtract, Derek Sivers (Article)

iA Writer (App)

Noisli (App, website, and chrome extension)


 
Caveday Cofounder Jake Kahana

Hi! My name is Jake Kahana and I'm a cofounder of Caveday. I also write and curate these newsletters for you. I'd love to hear from you. Just send me an email at Jake@caveday.org with questions, disagreements, or to discuss anything. I promise I'll respond. Thanks for signing up!