This one goes out to Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake

The Mission Newsletter, 8/29/18

“Having a word for something helps spread awareness of it.” -Taleb

Ask Chad Anything

Episode 87 of The Mission Daily

You ask, Chad answers! In this episode, Chad takes questions from listeners about his advice on subjects ranging from how to maintain long-distance relationships to his three most valuable daily habits.

Listen to Episode 87 of The Mission Daily.

The Mission Daily is a podcast dedicated to accelerated learning and helping you become healthier, wealthier, and wiser. It is designed to help you learn — as fast as you possibly can.

App Development Trends

20 Mobile App Trends That Are Shaping The Future

While the possibilities of app development are endless and bountiful, it can be quite tricky to keep up with all these mobile app trends. That’s why our team at the Mission created a list that will help you stay up to date with the latest and greatest in app development trends. 📈 ⌚️ 🚀

From Augmented and Virtual Reality to chatbots and wearable apps, here’s our list of the 20 mobile app trends that are shaping the future.

News That Matters

Now what you read is not a test, we’re recapping what’s on the street.
And us, QZ, and all these reporters’ pens are gonna try and make you say “Neat!”

Now Grand Canyon’s got canyons, but Yellowstone’s shakin’ stones,
There’s gonna be an earthquake, new research has shown.
Magnitude-7, what, 7, and it’s gonna come quick,
A 7-point quake, if the volcano don’t erupt thick.

Here’s a little story we’ve got to tell, about those little pills you know so well,
Antidepressants started way back in the 70s, for the sads, pain, and anx-i-ety.
Pros have found new receptors to boost our serotonin,
A few brain receptors and they’re gonna hone in,
Testin’ drugs for man, on a small mice clan,
If these trial runs work, they may have a game plan.

We on an all-male tour, with corporate boards in the land,
It takes nearly 40 years for women to earn a chance to command.
CA’s sayin’, “Nope, fat chance, not here.”

Treat your password like you would your underpants:
Change your password, please, it can’t hurt, it can’t!
Change your password, please, it can’t hurt, it can’t!

One, two, three, and to the fo’,
Turn on your VR headset to shop Walmart behind closed doors.
Two new patents about to make an entrance, so buckle up.
(’Cause Walmarts about to rip the retail playbook up.)

It was all a dream.
Teachers used to think they could earn esteem,
Helpin’ students in the high school scene.
But the pay’s not enough anymore,
Schools are reporting shortages from LA to Baltimore.
Teachers liked their salaries ‘till the raises stopped,
Inflation hittin’ their bank accounts like a rock.
Way back,
When the times weren’t so jacked, in the 90s
Paychecks were more fat.
Teachers made 2% more, duh-ha, duh-ha,
They’ve had it, man, this is the last straw.

Join us at SIGNAL!

If you don’t have your ticket to SIGNAL yet, head over to signal.twilio.com and get your ticket for 20% off by using the promo code: MISSION20. The Mission team will be there, so please drop by and say hi! 👋

The Best of What We Are Reading

We hosted a Book Club live discussion last night! (ICYMI — Check it out here.)

For the next The Mission Book Club book pick, we will be reading The Courage to Be Disliked: The Japanese Phenomenon That Shows You How to Change Your Life and Achieve Real Happiness by Ichiro Kishimi and Fumitake Koga.

This book considers the ultimate question: Is happiness something you choose for yourself? 🤔

The live discussion will be held Sept 17th at 6pm PT (or 9pm PT). Mark your calendars, cause this is one you definitely won’t want to miss.

(Psst… Love great books and in-depth discussions? Join The Mission Book Club!)

Writer Spotlights

Focusing on the Time You Have, Not How Much You Have by A.J. Juliani

Criticism Stings — Here are Three Steps to Turn It into your Secret Weapon by Kevin Harrington

Elon Musk’s “Time Blocking” Method: 3 Steps to Manage Time Effectively, Even If Your Schedule Is Hectic. by Mayo Oshin

Our Media

The Mission is a new kind of media company. We publish stories, videos, and podcasts to help smart people get smarter. You can find us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram or learn more about us here. We’d love to connect!

Custom Podcasts

The Mission helps mission-driven companies build trust and connect with customers in a new way.

We create custom podcast sponsorships for enterprise companies. To learn more about why companies like Salesforce trust us to produce results, connect with our team here.


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