By Rieva Lesonsky

Have you missed any of my blog posts from around the Net this week? Here’s the quick rundown.

My business partner Karen Axelton recently saw the Dalai Lama speak and took away some interesting business (yes, business) lessons from this spiritual leader. Read more in my post on the American Express OPEN Forum.

Are you miserable in your job and think starting a business will make you happy? Find out what entrepreneurs say about that in my post on AOL Small Business.

Are your employees ready to bail the minute the economy improves? If you’re worried, read my post on Network Solutions’ GrowSmartBusiness blog to find out what motivates workers from different generations to stay.

We could all use a little marketing wisdom. Visit my post on the SCORE Success Blog to learn about three marketing resources you’ll want to bookmark.

Next time you’re feeling discouraged and need some inspiration, check out my column on to read about some teenage entrepreneurs whose stories are sure to energize you.

There’s both good and bad news about small business’s financial picture these days. Get the scoop over on Anita Campbell’s Small Business Trends.

How can you better target customers with your marketing message? Find out in my blog posts at AT&T’s Small Business InSite.

Image Courtesy: Karen Axelton