Leaders are readers, as the saying goes. But the percentage of Americans who read literature fell to a three-decade low last year. As different platforms compete for our attention, what is the implication of this dramatic change in our habits? (Washington Post)
This is a beautiful article about how reading takes us to a special place in which we are free to escape. Reading lets us "pass over" to the world of others to learn what it means to be a person with emotions and aspirations that we might otherwise never have know.
Comfort in - dump out. I highly recommend this incredibly useful article which describes a simple ring model that shows us how to help those in need and avoid causing more discomfort
College is increasingly seen by high school students as a means to an end: getting a job. Since the recession, the degree choices made by teens are showing that higher education has become less about preparing for life or learning something that interests undergraduates and much more about securing employment
. (Washington Post)