Thanks for checking out the Weekly Learning Roundup. These bite-sized, weekly posts are designed to give you a quick hit of interesting learnings and articles I came across this week.

It’s a motley assortment of tips, resources, and links that will hopefully give you a bit of inspiration for the upcoming week. Enjoy!

What I’m reading —

OKRs are Old News — Introducing Goal Science Thinking by First Round Review

Setting better goals both personally and professionally is an area I’m weak in. This article explains clearly the benefits of using the science behind goal-thinking that can be applicable both in the workplace and in our personal lives.

Books, documentaries, or podcast episodes I’m enjoying —

How to ‘Waste Money’ To Improve the Quality of Your Life by Tim Ferriss

Tim Ferriss provides valuable advice on the value of uninterupted time and deciding what to delegate versus what to keep. He also recommends reading Peter Drucker’s The Effective Executive to help with prioritizing the right things in life. Lots of helpful tips in this 20-minute episode.

A quote that’s inspiring me —

The only place the mind will ever find peace is inside the heart.

— Elizabeth Gilbert

Product or service I’m loving —

Pocket Casts

The guys who create this app say it’s “the world’s most powerful podcast player” and they’re not joking. Pocket Casts allows you to create filters and playlists, star favourite episodes, and much more all in a sleek design. It costs a few bucks but it’s well worth it if you’re an avid podcast listener.

As always, thanks for checking out this Weekly Learnings Roundup. Follow me on Twitter @peternakamura to see the full list of articles that I share on a daily basis.