Wednesday Updates

Quick hits from the last week

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If you're not spending 5 hours a week learning, it's irresponsible? While the title is a little click-bait-y, there's some interesting thinking here.

When it comes to modern-day branding, there are 4 things to keep in mind (if we simplified it all - but a good starting point nonetheless).

Strategies often fail simply because they're not strategies.

Learn to delegate work - it changes everything.

Freelancers are better.

When it comes to designers, this is what separates the good from the great.

Commit. Commit. Commit.

Millenials are willing to work, just not crappy jobs (because they know better). This has always bugged me, just because someone has paid their dues, doesn't mean that it should be standard. Times change, don't get left behind.

Has anyone cracked interviews? Here's a different approach that takes 22+ hours.

What we can learn by translating the same poem in different ways.

Not everyone is going to like you, and it's the best thing ever.

What is your attention worth? And how do brands feel?

40 ways to live a full life (according to one person).

One guy spent some time as a monk and found some funny things he otherwise wouldn't have.