Five Things We’re Reading

Jun 11, 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 of the articles that the MLC lobby team has been reading this past week. We hope you find them as interesting and useful as we do.

Gen Z Is Struggling Financially More Than Millennials Did At Their Age: Study – Why are young twenty-year-olds having a harder time making ends meet than those of similar age did ten years ago?

Fed Holds Off on Rate Cuts After ‘Lack of Further Progress’ on Inflation – What factors drove the decision to keep interest rates at a 23-year high?

The Art of Asking Smarter Questions – Those in business never receive training on asking good questions, here are five strategies that can help when approaching a problem.

Research: Why We Choose the Hard Way to Do Tedious Tasks – Is the key to increasing efficiency ensuring you avoid “entrenchment,” which is created through repetition of the same activities?

Andrew O’Hagan to Scarlett Thomas: 12 of the Best Books of 2024 So Far – If you’re looking for something to read, here are some great options.

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