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Friday, Aug 2, 2019

I Make Seven Figures A Year Traveling The World And Honestly ‘Influencers’ Are Bullshit

But calling yourself an influencer is all about you. That means all you’re doing is talking about yourself and trying to show your best life on social media — while then often complaining about how many hours you work and how hard it is. You know why it’s hard? Because, since you don’t really create anything of value to others, you have to hustle for every dollar.

Thursday, Aug 1, 2019

Wednesday, Jul 31, 2019

The Airport Lounge Is Much Improved, if You Can Squeeze In

The airport lounge ain’t what it used to be. Once seen as quiet retreats for businessmen on expense accounts looking to get some work done, lounges are now trying to serve a variety of purposes and, in the process, have become one more area of competition among the airlines and independent operators. Some lounges are offering spa treatments and expansive views of the tarmac, and most are upgrading their food options.

Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019

Airlines are finally fixing the middle seat

“There’s no justice in air travel,” an airline industry insider once told me. A third of passengers on planes get stuck with a middle seat, getting smushed for hours at a time in a chair that costs exactly the same ticket price as a window or aisle. That just stinks. But what if we could rethink the middle seat to be more comfortable?

Monday, Jul 29, 2019

Writing Well

This handbook is for: Aspiring writers who fear publishing themselves online: This will provide you with confidence in your process — so you hopefully take the leap and publish. Professional writers wanting to reach the top 1%: You’ll acquire new writing insights, and you’ll better understand what makes you write well.

Friday, Jul 26, 2019

Thursday, Jul 25, 2019

Walking and cycling to work makes commuters happier and more productive

Our study, involving 1,121 full-time workers who commute daily to work, made several important findings: those who commute longer distances tend to have more days off work among middle-aged workers, those who walk or cycle performed better in the workplace Those who commute short distances, walk or cycle to work, are more likely to be happy commuters, which makes them more productive.

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019

Some Honest Thoughts About the DN Lifestyle (from a Dreamy 21 Year Old Who Actually Did it)

After successfully having lived the digital nomad life for the last 7 months, I’m feeling compelled to give back to the community that got me there in the first place. And by “give back” I don’t mean posting pics of my Mac on a beach (some of which are actually pretty inspiring btw) or trying to sell you on a course. Instead, I want to share some brutally honest thoughts and experiences with you all.