Weekender Issue #86

The Assist Newsletter
June 10, 2023
The Assist Saturday Quote

Brainteaser of the day: What travels faster: heat or cold?

Click here to see the answer.


Treat Yo’Self


🍷 To Rosé
Happy National Rosé Day! Check out what makes a rosé and go pick out a bottle to drink today >

😊 To Work-Life Blending
Maybe work-life balance is a myth, but you can consider work-life blending instead. Read more here >

To a New Mug
Want fresh coffee or tea that lasts all day? Try out one of these travel mugs >

🎶 To Jammin’ Out
Whether you’re listening on your commute, while you workout, or simply at your desk, jam out to this playlist >

🧶 To Knitting
Want to try something new, get off screens, and be relaxed? Knitting might be for you! Give it a shot >


Reward Smarter, Not Harder


Bonusly Rewards Calculator

🦸‍♀️ Calling all workplace heroes!

By offering meaningful rewards, you can significantly boost participation in your employee recognition program.

Curious what your yearly rewards cost per employee could be? 

Check out Bonusly’s Rewards Calculator to help you tailor rewards to fit your budget and celebrate successes that matter.

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How To Be More Decisive


When you make a decision and truly commit, you can overcome every obstacle. By committing to a decision, you are making a statement. You’re telling the world, “This is how it’s going to be.” Knowing how to be decisive projects confidence and charisma and is a trait of true leaders.

We can get so caught up in the desire to make the right decision that we end up making no decision at all. Learning how to be more decisive, however, takes effort and a level of commitment all its own. How many times have you thought to yourself, “I’ll do this,” only to second-guess your decision, eventually backing away from making a decision at all?

That’s no way to go through life. As Tony Robbins says, “It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped” – and we all want to shape our own destinies.

Continue reading


We Love a Good Template


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We’ve compared monday.com to the Swiss army knife of project management softwares — and they’ve taken it up a notch by launching industry specific templates.

Here are some of our fave templates that you can use today (for free):

For HR & Recruiting:

For EAs/Admins/Operations:

See more templates


From Dale Carnegie


“Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.”

Joanna’s Recs


Joanna Ericta

Comedian to watch 📺 : 
Jimmy O. Yang Guess How Much?

Song to bump 🎵:
Bad Dream by Cannons

Podcast 🎙️:
Darknet Diaries  

Book 📚:
The Humans by Matt Haig

Wishlist Rec 📝:
Cute Elephant Pen and Phone Holder

Cameron’s Recs


Cameron Huber

Show to binge 📺 :
Murdaugh Murders: A Southern Scandal

Song to bump 🎵:
Dance The Night by Dua Lipa

Podcast 🎙️:
This Past Weekend

Book 📚:
Romantic Comedy by Curtis Sittenfeld

Wishlist 📝:
Desk Organizer


In Case You Missed It…


Say goodbye to decision fatigue and hello to entertainment bliss with Likewise’s free personalized Watchlist newsletter.

Mystery Vibe’s Tenuto 2 is the ultimate accessory that guarantees unforgettable experiences in the bedroom.

Miro released a free Emotions Wheel Icebreaker you can do with your team to get a sense of the current team vibes.

Vinovest makes wine and whiskey investing accessible to all, with expert guidance and hassle-free management.


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Dobby pet of the week
Dobby is a rescue who has had a big personality from day one.
He loves to go to the beach, eat treats, and play with his toys by throwing them down the stairs. Sass level: 1000.
He always sleeps completely underneath the covers. He’s allowed to because he’s adorable — just look at those ears! And yes, his owners gave him a sock.
P.S. Looking to upgrade your dog’s diet? Check out Nom Nom!
💌 We’re huge pet lovers at The Assist and want to feature a pet each week — fill out this form for your fur baby to be featured!
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