This week's gold is a curated round-up of the week's great stuff from around the Internet. I share the gold I've found for your benefit and convenience.
This Week's Gold:
- The more I observe, I more think the current corporate culture is unsustainable. In that light, I'm intrigued by Michael Porter's idea of "shared value" that Ben Schiller wrote about in Never Mind Corporate Responsibility, Companies Can Solve Actual Social Problems. I'm not convinced that it's a flawless solution, but I'm at least into the idea of it shaking up the status quo for potential good.
- 4 Truths About Managing Your Younger Workers by Christina Desmarais shares Jim Knight's insightful thoughts on younger workers. The points demonstrate how business is changing.
- You've probably already read What I Learned About Life After Interviewing 80 Highly Successful People by James Altucher, since it has over 220k views. If you haven't, do it now. Every part is great, but point J is just so friggin' good. It's such evidence of our uniquely crafted nature.
- When we moved to Raleigh last year, we downsized to less than half the square footage we had before, which is not that impressive considering we had a giant old house in Pittsburgh. I've been interested in downsizing again lately, especially considering the points Crystal Paine lays out in Small House Living: Could you downsize in house?
- Jim Cavanaugh's Staying Out of Coast Mode was a reminder of how much hustle matters. Keep hustling.