– This is a pretty electric pencil sharpener
– A powerful listen: Made to Be Broken
– A counting: A voice portrait of The United States
– Kottke launched a podcast. I am here for it.
– Sew-it shoulder bag. Fun!
– Thinking about the appropriate scale of a business a lot since I watched this talk by Matthew Stichcomb: “How do do you develop a business that is of appropriate scale and can still honor all the people and places that it touches and root itself deeply in the community so that your growth is actually supported and creating benefit for everyone.”
– Fellow Americans. Here’s a handy guide to casting your vote. What are the options? What are the deadlines? What is the right link? Plan your vote!
– Great read: Your ‘Surge Capacity’ Is Depleted — It’s Why You Feel Awful. Here’s how to pull yourself out of despair and live your life, by Tara Haelle
– The Work You Do, the Person You Are, by Toni Morrison
– New Gimlet podcast: How to Save a Planet. Earthlings, we’ve got work to do.
– Love when folks share their workflow. In this case, Ugmonk shares how he uses Dropbox Paper to run his business.
– Essential Reads on Feminism: The New York Public Library Creates a Reading List to Honor the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment
– Japanese grandparents create life-size Totoro with bus stop for their grandkids. Life goals!
– A pool full of Golden Retrievers. Yes, please.
– This made me smile: Chocolate snow falls on Swiss town after ventilation defect at Lindt factory
– A New Interactive Map Shows All Four Million Buildings That Existed in New York City from 1939 to 1941
– “The purpose of a meeting is not to fill the allocated slot on the Google calendar invite. The purpose is to communicate an idea and the emotions that go with it, and to find out what’s missing via engaged conversation. If we can’t do that, let’s not meet.” Toward a Zoom agreement
– Are you hiring or looking to find a new gig with a heart-forward, creative company? Give the CreativeMornings job board at try.
– A big thank you to Parsons at Open Campus for sponsoring my blog this week.