The Best Times to Tweet, Noise vs. Creativity, and What the Most Successful People are Doing Before Breakfast
A couple helpful articles pulled from the 'net for you guys today:
The Best Times to Tweet
From Open Forum, this article lays out the best times to post content to Twitter and Facebook. It also gets into time-posting strategy a bit, discussing the value of posting at peak times versus a less-peak time where your message will have less overall competition. Must-read for you social-media types!
Why Crowded Coffee Shops Fire Up your Creativity
A "Study of the Day" from the Atlantic, this article explains how a moderate amount of background noise, such as what you'd experience at a coffee shop, may prime your brain to think more creatively. A quick and thought-provoking read, it also includes links to the original study.
What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast
Tired of frustrating, floundering mornings where the only forward progress you make is adding about 20 more things to your to-do list? Give this article a read! It's a smidge hippie-dippie motivational jargon-y for my taste, but that's far outweighed by many practical tips on improving your productivity and overall happiness, like "track your time" and "read articles in professional journals" (hint hint nudge nudge)
That's it for this week guys! Thanks for reading and see you all next week!
MONDAY MIKE FACT: Ate at a restaurant in Philly this weekend called Good Dog. Cozy, nice, harmlessly hipsterish bar at 15th & Walnut/Locust. Good food, pictures of dogs all over the walls, friendly staff. Check it out if you're in the area!