March 1, 2019: Friday News Roundup

Happy Friday and welcome to the month of March! This week’s roundup includes a look at technology being developed to hack your brain and the inventions a tech luminary thinks will help create a better future. In the meantime, quit obsessing over your mistakes!

Managers, Coaches Adjust To Get Most Out Of Millennials
We’ve shared articles and even conducted our own research about what, if anything, it means to have the millennial generation dominating the workplace. Apparently, this is an issue in Major League Baseball as well.

How We’ll Invent The Future, By Bill Gates
Bill Gates has seen a few things in his career, has experienced his ups and downs, has seen promising technologies come and go. So, it’s worth checking out his thoughts on inventions he believes will change the world for the better.

How Much Leisure Time Do the Happiest People Have?
There’s a sweet spot between boredom and overactivity, and therein you will find happiness. Being busy is far better than being idle, and according to the research in this article, the ideal amount of “discretionary time” per day is two to three hours if you’re employed.

How to Stop Obsessing Over Your Mistakes
Ugh, why do we do this to ourselves??? To err is human, as the saying goes. Maybe beating yourself up over it is human, too. This article offers some sound advice for “breaking yourself out of this rut,” from knowing your triggers to understanding the difference between obsessing and problem solving.

The Best Brain Hack For Learning Faster Is One You Already Know
Accelerated learning? Tell us more! Technologists and neuroscientists are hard at work on brain-hacking devices, such as the Brain Stimulator, which sounds like something from a bad sci-fi movie but is actually “a set of headbands and electrodes for self-administering transcranial direct current stimulation.”