At this point, most people are aware of the benefits of physical exercise. Like with many things we know are good for us, it doesn’t mean we actually act on it: it’s estimated there is between $400 million and $1.3 billion spent on unused gym memberships in the U.S. only. But at least we do … Read More
What should you read this month? This is your November 2023 guide to discovering the most insightful, inspiring, and transformative books on mindful productivity, creative growth, holistic ambition, and developing a healthier relationship with work.
FEATURED TOOL Welcome to this edition of our Tools for Thought series, where we interview founders on a mission to help us think better and work smarter. Maks Kuchur is the founder of xTiles, an all-in-one workspace for notes, tasks and projects which allows you to organize and manage your knowledge as you see fit. … Read More
Many people believe that creativity is a natural gift that only a select few are born with and that it cannot be taught or learnt. This could not be further from the truth. Yes, creativity is innate in the sense that we are all born with it. But, as we grow up, most of us … Read More
FEATURED TOOL Welcome to this edition of our interview series, where we meet founders on a mission to help us think better and work smarter. Thomas Paul Mann is the co-founder of Raycast, a blazingly fast and extendable launcher that lets you complete tasks, calculate, share common links, and much more. In this interview, we … Read More
At Ness Labs, we understand the transformative power of knowledge. In a world inundated with content, finding truly impactful books can be a daunting task. That’s why, every month, we sift through the vast literary landscape to bring you books that stand out—books that have the potential to reshape the way you think about life, … Read More
For generations, hard skills have been prioritized over soft skills. Today, engineering and computer science education still places a strong emphasis on building technical expertise through math, science, and programming courses, with little attention paid to fostering interpersonal abilities. Many parents and educators still operate under the assumption that academic achievement and hard skills should … Read More
Making your bed in the morning, that first cup of coffee, grabbing a croissant on your way to work, listening to your favorite podcast on the train… As much as we wish for each day to be different, repeating some of the same actions is an important part of our lives. Researchers have found that … Read More
By most standards, I work a lot. Between running a company, pursuing a Ph.D., speaking at events, and writing a book, my days are filled with work. My friends sometimes comment that I work too much. But it doesn’t feel this way. I do work a lot, but not too much. I know because I … Read More
In our age of information overload, writing is not just a means of expression. It’s a tool for clarity, comprehension, and connection. If metacognition is your compass, then writing is your map.