Everyone should write. You know why? Because everyone is full of ideas they’re not aware of.
NEW YORK – The S&P 500 closed at a new high on Wednesday in what analysts hailed as the accumulated result of several hundred million people waking up every morning hoping to solve problems and improve their lives.
This chart, from Morningstar, tells an amazing story:
Thomas McCrae was a young 19th Century doctor still unsure of his skills. One day he diagnosed a patient with a common, insignificant stomach ailment. McCrae’s medical school professor watched the diagnosis and interrupted with every student’s nightmare: In fact, the patient had a rare and serious disease. McCrae had never heard of it.
The first generation of workers who have never lived without the internet is just now entering the workforce. That’s reason for optimism. It’s also a reminder of how young the vision of mass connectivity is.
Business is not easy. Investing is not easy. Why? Because most of matters can’t be easily defined as black or white. It’s a vague, shifting shade of grey. For example:
Paleo, gluten free, juice cleansing, no sugar, low carb, low fat, high fat, South Beach – if there’s one thing these diets all have in common, it’s their transience.
Amazon launched 22 years ago this week.
Technology offers incredible potential to make kids’ education more accessible, exciting, and effective.