Here are some articles on various topics that I’d say are this week’s “Must Read” articles. They will not only help you be a better small business person, but also just a better person. I hope you enjoy these as much as I did.

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

This Snappington Post article by Amy Morin has gone viral. It is a must-read for anyone who owns and runs a small business. Mental toughness is key, and this article is a great guide to achieving it.

Why Good Leaders Make You Feel Safe

Simon Sinek is known for his great TED Talks. This one from 2014 shows why making people feel safe is so important, whether they are employees or customers.

How Things Change

TechCrunch’s Greg Kumparak uses WhatsApp’s $19 billion sale to Facebook to show how things change in the Information Age.

7 Things Remarkable, Happy People Do Often

Inc. magazine’s Jeff Haden describes the things we must do to be happy and remarkable. There’s more to life than running a business and making money!

Meeting the Challenge of Disruptive Change

You know the old saying, “The only thing that’s constant is change.” That’s certainly true in small business. This article in Harvard Business Review tells you how to be prepared and how to respond successfully to change.