Five Things We’re Reading

May 7, 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.

How to Manage Your Anxiety About Public Speaking – It’s one of the most common fears due to how humans are hard-wired. This article provides some ways to manage the fear.

No Oscar Category for Stunt Work? ‘The Fall Guy’ Could Help Change That – Since the 1990s there have been efforts to add an Oscar category for stunt work, which is key in many movies. What is different about the effort this year?

AI’s Trust Problem – There are twelve leading problems people have with AI stopping users from being fully onboard with the technology. How can AI companies overcome the trust gap with consumers?

The FTC’s Noncompete Ban Was Long Overdue – From his time working in President Obama’s administration, the author lays out why he believes this change was necessary and what businesses need to know about it.

Detroit’s NFL Draft Success May Open Door for NBA All-Star Weekend to Follow Suit – After reaching record-number attendance, the NFL draft was deemed a major success. In light of that, could more national sporting events be headed to the city?

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