How to Succeed in Today’s Economy

Wages have stagnated for middle-income workers over the last fifty years, yet the top 5% of income earners have seen real income growth of 91%. Why aren’t middle class workers getting ahead and what can you do about it? Why Middle Class Workers Aren’t Getting Ahead Ask almost any politician the causes of middle class income stagnation and… Continue reading How to Succeed in Today’s Economy

Sacrifice Leads to Success; Sacrifice Follows Success

One must sacrifice to achieve success. Hundreds of books have been written with this simple corollary as the central principle. In Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell cites the 10,000 hour rule: that to achieve mastery in a field, one must expend 10,000 hours of effort. This points to sacrifice as a key element of success. Many highly successful people… Continue reading Sacrifice Leads to Success; Sacrifice Follows Success