Five Things We’re Reading

Apr 16, 2024

by Liz Gullett

As MLC’s Communications and Social Media Manager, Liz Gullett keeps clients informed and up-to-date on the goings on in Lansing and the Capitol.

Below are some articles the MLC lobby team has been reading this past week. We hope you find them as interesting and useful as we do.

Star Psychologist Adam Grant Needed Just 7 Words to Explain How to Avoid Burnout and Still Be Super Successful – In a world where burnout is commonplace, can seven words be the solution to help people continue being successful but without working to the point of exhaustion?

Asbestos Is a Global Waste Problem – Here’s How We Might Get Rid of It – As asbestos continues to be removed from buildings worldwide it adds to the growing problem of proper disposal. As landfills fill up and more is known about the deadly impact of exposure, what options are left to safely dispose of it?

How the Seattle Storm Became the WNBA’s Most Valuable Team – Three women paid $10 million for the team and have since grown it into the highest-valued women’s team in the world. Here’s the story behind the rise of the Seattle Storm.

15 Products Millennials Won’t Buy – And It’s Changing the American Economy – From diamonds to cable TV to department stores, many staples of American life are changing as millennials opt for other options.

Senate to Examine Private Equity’s Growing Role in ER Care – As the role of private equity-owned physician staffing groups rises, a Senate Committee is looking into the impact on patient care and if it could hamper the country’s ability to respond during emergencies.

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