I Hate Monday: Edition #13

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Welcome to I Hate Monday, a list of my favorite must-know recommendations, finds and other ightfully unproductive things. Because it is Monday after all. What else would you rather be doing? I’ve always said that we were all a bunch of fools for not taking advantage of the library. Do we realize there’s this place we can go to learn about anything we ever wanted to know? You could be a bazillionaire by now, had you read a few

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I Hate Monday: Edition #12

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  Welcome to I Hate Monday, obvoiusly the most productive way to procrastinate until it’s not Monday any.   Know why Danielle Laporte’s been so wildly successful? Because she doesn’t just give you advice. She gives you advice wrapped in story. It’s the story—the language, the imagery, the way it makes you relate to her and her—that is the real reason everyone on the web is going ga-ga. Check out the only 2015 review post I didn’t want to

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I Hate Monday: Edition #11

IN: I Hate Monday

Welcome to I Hate Monday, obvoiusly the most productive way to procrastinate until it’s not Monday any. This is going to be the best thing you watch today. It’s going to make you tear up. It’s going to make you smile. It’s going to make you feel like everything’s going to be ay. It’s going to make you want to run away to Italy with nothing than a Moleskine, or let go of that thing you keep doing that

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I Hate Monday: Edition #10

IN: I Hate Monday

Welcome to I Hate Monday, the most productive way for small business owner, freelancers & creatives to procrastinate until it’s not Monday any. Let’s face it: Lounging around your living room in a perfectly ironed pants suit is fucking weird—which is obviously why yoga pants have become the dress code of work-from-home business owners & independents worldwide. (And also because you can easily trick people into thinking you actually do things like aforementioned “yoga.”) But, you know, there are major

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I Hate Monday: Edition #9

IN: I Hate Monday

Welcome to I Hate Monday, the most productive way for small business owners & s to procrastinate until it’s not Monday any. Here, Erika illustrates one of the real secrets to blogging that no one talks about much because it’s much easier said than done: Don’t just talk. Don’t just teach. Make meaning from the mess. Here, she tells a story of paying it forward…and what it means for all of us. “The experience IS the product,” says me 100 times

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I Hate Monday: Edition #8

IN: I Hate Monday


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Welcome to I Hate Monday, the most productive way for small business owners & s to procrastinate until it’s not Monday any. Cracking up about this: Parody slogans for start-ups and companies. Read through for a dose of clever inspiration (while simultaneously feeling ragingly jealous that you aren’t that clever), or chug a gallon of egg nog and submit your own! Formal permission to throw eggs at the house of whoever invented this godawful app. If you’ve ever worn a button

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I Hate Monday: Edition #7

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Welcome to I Hate Monday, the most productive way for small business owners & s to procrastinate until it’s not Monday any. Having a bad day? Feeling bitter? Want to punch somebody in the noggin? (Don’t actually do that, you guys.) This adult coloring bo, called “F*ck This Journal: Betterness Through Bitterness,” might just be the thing. As they say, embrace your cre-hate-tivity? If Christmas lights can screw with your Wifi, WE’RE ALL DOOMED. (Two points for you, Grinch.) The New

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I Hate Monday: Edition #6

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Welcome to I Hate Monday, the most productive way for small business owners & s to procrastinate until it’s not Monday any. First and foremost, let it be known that Cards Against Humanity ran the world’s best Black Friday sale ever, offering a revolutionary opportunity to pay $5 in exchange for…nothing. From their FAQ: “On Black Friday, everybody is selling something. We’re the only company to offer the superior Black Friday experience of buying nothing.” And guess what? They made $71,145!

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I Hate Monday: Edition #5

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Welcome to I Hate Monday, the most productive way for small business owners & s to procrastinate until it’s not Monday any. “I won’t give you the gift of hating you.” A man pens a letter to the terrorists who killed his wife, Helene, in Paris. How many times have you not done something because you were worried you’d suck? This new art exhibition is a tribute to suck. Called Permission to Fail, it showcases all the fuck-ups that came before

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I Hate Monday: Edition #4

IN: I Hate Monday

Following the events of this past weekend, there’s a lot to be contemplative about today. More than anything, we should be spending time considering the recent acts in Paris, keeping up with the news & forming educated opinions about what’s happening in our world. Please, make time to get outraged. Make time to take it personally. Make time to be absolutely fucking destroyed. And then, and only then, when your brain and your heart and your hands are shaking so much they need

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I Hate Monday: Edition #3

IN: I Hate Monday

Welcome to I Hate Monday, the most productive way for small business owners & s to procrastinate until it’s not Monday any. By FAR this is my favorite thing on this list today: A video that shows what happens when people in other industries get asked to do free spec work first. DYING. Have you seen Dropbox Paper yet? They’ve finally jumped on the real-time collaboration band-wagon, à la Google Docs. Thank GOD. (One thing I do really like about it? The

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I Hate Monday: Edition #2

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Welcome to I Hate Monday, the most productive way for small business owners & s to procrastinate until it’s not Monday any. 1. THERE IS A BOB ROSS PAINTING MARATHON HAPPENING ON TWITCH. That is all you need to know. Monday blues can officially be smothered in “little happy clouds.” 2. This is the worst idea anyone has EVER had. 3. Does the struggle of putting a tea bag into a cup of piping hot water really chap your ass? Don’t worry.

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I Hate Monday: Edition #1

IN: I Hate Monday

Welcome to I Hate Monday, the most productive way for small business owners & s to procrastinate until it’s not Monday any. There are four things I hate about Monday: Sunday is better. Everyone sends invoices on Monday. Why is this a thing? I can only figure it’s some kind of sadistic ritual that humans do to make themselves feel better about the fact that it’s not Sunday any. Lunch wine says “alcoholic” than any other day of the week.

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I Hate Monday: Edition #0

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Welcome to the official I Hate Monday list of this week’s gems around the internet that are obviously way better than anything else you could possibly be doing today. 1. This girl’s voice. We met on the other day and just listening to her puts me in a creative mood. Art is everywhere, you know?  Sidetone: Why the *!*$? can’t I sing like that? 2. In case you live on a polygamist ranch and have no idea what’s happening in the

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