Each week we endeavor to share five of the more thought-provoking, inspiring articles we’ve encountered during the previous week.
For your reading list this week…
- 10 Surprising Social Media Statistics That Will Make You Rethink Your Social Strategy: FastCompany every now and then publishes an article that really makes you rethink your strategic assumptions. This is one of those.
- Ending Too Big To Fail: New York Fed President/CEO William Dudley gave a speech early in the month in which he said this: “There is evidence of deep-seated cultural and ethical failures at many large financial institutions.” That alone makes the Fed’s posting of the it worth reading.
- A final rule that makes mortgage disclosure better for consumers: The CFPB issued its TILA-RESPA final rule recently, and their blog post on the subject provides interest insight into the development process used to design new disclosure forms.
- 8 Surprising Ways Music Affects and Benefits our Brains: What do you broadcast in your branches? Perhaps music is a better choice than the musings of television pundits. Belle Beth Cooper explores interesting musical territory in this Buffer post.
- The Way We Work Is Soul-Sucking, But Social Networks Are Not the Fix: We’ve mentioned Asana before, but as a reminder it is an innovative project management tool nothing like project management tools (we use it at GC). One of the company founders wrote a great piece for Wired on improving the way we work.
Have your own suggestions for compelling articles to read this week? Drop them in the comments section below.