Don't Panic Labs Reading List

DPL Reading List – January 22, 2021


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Each Friday, we share a curated list of articles we found during the past week. Here’s the list of the new and interesting ones we found this week. If there’s an article you think we should read, let us know in the comments below.


Good Leadership Is About Asking Good Questions – Asking questions can put you on the path to solving intractable problems and help you connect with others. Read how leaders who ask powerful questions have the greatest success in both seizing new opportunities and addressing unexpected challenges.


Brave browser now supports peer-to-peer IPFS protocol – Brave, the privacy-focused browser, was recently updated to support IPFS browsing, which is a peer-to-peer protocol used for hosting web content. Its inclusion could help make the idea of a decentralized web a reality.


Microsoft to fix Windows 10 bug that can corrupt a hard drive just by looking at an icon – Microsoft says it is working on a fix that addresses a strange vulnerability. In this case, a Windows 10 user extracts a ZIP file or simply looks at a folder containing a malicious shortcut that triggers a hard drive corruption.


How to identify and encourage the key traits of innovators – Catalysts are people who naturally gather lots of information from various sources, see infinite possibilities, create a vision, and take action to improve everything around them. These authors show how to identify these people in your organization who may be catalysts.


9 Trends That Will Shape Work in 2021 and Beyond – 2020 is already being seen as a watershed year on many fronts. In what ways will the events of last year ripple through the workplace? This HR expert lays out nine predictions for the future of work.


How to Keep Your Cool in High-Stress Situations – We’ve likely all heard of “fight-or-flight” reactions. As leaders, we must find ways to self-regulate our reactions so we can help others. Recent research is providing insights that can help us move beyond our innate response to a higher state where we can be more effective.


These are the 3 skills you need to succeed in 2021 – The executive director of Harvard Business School Online suggests three areas that are essential for professionals who want to upskill this year.

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