The Weekend Starts Here...

The Weekend Starts Here...

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The good news is, it’s no longer March! I don’t think I’ve ever felt so glad to see the back of a month.

Has the enforced downtime changed your behaviour at all? I’ve always been a baker, but these last few weeks I’ve felt compelled to bake at weekends (I’m down to my last bag of bread flour – one of the few things to have disappeared from French supermarket shelves – and am feeling rather distraught!). Seems I’m not alone.  [ Shane Parrish 3 min read]

The Corona Crisis vs. The Great Depression [ Ben Carlson 3 min read]

A mandatory part of every new Bloomsbury employee’s probation period is reading ‘Getting Things Done’. The wisdom in that book can be put to good use outside of a work environment too.  [ Tim Harford 3 min read]

Hand washing, like any habit, needs to be made easy to adopt. [ Mike Dariano 2 minute read plus 4:12 video]

And, still on the subject of handwashing, the tragic story of the man who first realised its importance [ Bob Seawright 3 min read]

On average, fund managers who outperform do not tend to continue to outperform.  [ Barry Ritholtz 2 min read]

“The history doesn’t show us what’s going to happen, only what did happen.” On Dinosaurs and Dividends  [ PsyFi Blog 3 min read]

The Maths Behind Social Distancing [Infographic]

“Don’t overthink this, just come up with a plan and execute.” When Should I Rebalance?  [ Michael Batnick 3 min read]

And finally. What do you do when you’re stuck at home with four kids? A Les Mis parody obviously 😂 [4:01 video]

Whatever you’re up to this weekend, I hope it’s a good one.

Stay safe.