#ThirstyThursday Issue #40

The Assist Newsletter
August 18, 2022
Thirsty Thursday with The Assist
Just for fun: Why does Snoop Dogg use an umbrella? (Find the answer at the bottom.)


2 Weeks > 2 Hours


@mpickle Twitter productivity


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Lower Your Stress


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Thousands of Entries in Seconds


@cheatsheets TikTok Excel picture trick


Swipe This Engagement Calendar


Empuls' Engagement Calendar

We know a lot of you live by calendars, so we’re excited to be partnering with Empuls to get the word out about their Engagement Calendar so you can plan for more fun days at work.

In this calendar, you will find:

  • 🥳 A list of celebratory days for the second half of 2022. (And we don’t just mean known holidays, we mean days like World Managers Day or World Gratitude Day.)
  • 💡 Ideas and cues on how your teams can come together around them.
  • ✨ Inspiration to turn them into unforgettable milestones.

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Break the Cycle


Chrystal Evans Hurst YouTube Level up


Hiring Tip #1


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