Mondays might not be your favorite day of the week, but the good news is that we’re all in this together ladies and gentlemen. As purveyors of prime Grade A web content, the SolidSmack crew has done some of the heavy-lifting to make sure you get your Mondays started on the right track.
Welcome to The Monday List.
Every Monday, we link you up with some of the most insightful, informative, and socially-relevant stories to keep tabbed, bookmarked, reading listed, pocketed, or what have you to get your week started on the right foot. Be sure to check in each week for a new crop of freshly sprouted words curated straight from the source of your favorite homegrown ‘Smack.
What We’re Reading This Week:
If it wants to survive Trump’s tariffs and an aging customer base, the company has to embrace a cultural shift.
The internet of old — composed largely of thousands of scattered communities populated by people who shared interests, identities, causes or hatreds — has been mostly paved over by the social-media giants.
Treat the situation as if you and your boss are on the same team. “Ask yourself, ‘Why would this person say yes to me?’ ” Neale says. “If you can’t answer that question, you’re not ready to negotiate.”
As Audi prepares to launch the regular e-tron SUV and pushes ahead with its autonomous driving work, it’s nice to know the automaker can accelerate into a future that doesn’t smell like gasoline—without taking away your right to clip the apex.
Your phone is training you to be its servant. Here’s how to fight back.
People in middle age are flocking in record numbers to intense workouts and challenging races. What are they chasing?