In work and in life, I love a script. If a repetitive type of interaction is part of your life—making a certain kind of small talk, having to send the same type of email with some frequency, making daily phone calls to clients or vendors or sources—why bother wasting mental energy coming up with fresh material every…
Making plans with your friends, loved ones, and romantic partners should be a straightforward process, maybe even an enjoyable one. And yet, so many people are absolutely god awful it, muddying the waters with dithering, failure to grasp or account for basic details, poor communication skills, and sheer laziness.
In case you haven’t already heard, midterm elections are next Tuesday, November 6th, and it is absolutely imperative that everyone who is able to vote, votes.
Every week, we share the shortcuts, workspaces, and productivity tips of our favorite experts. This week, we’re going behind the scenes at Lifehacker. I’m Virginia K. Smith, and this is how I work.
When last we corralled the Lifehacker staff’s Weekly Upgrades, our editors were exploring new podcasts, giving money to Apple, and finding ways to get along better with an ornery cat.
When last we corralled the Lifehacker staff’s Weekly Upgrades, our editors were cutting back on Twitter and Taco Bell, basking in puppy pictures, and finding new ways to cut down on our coffee consumption.