Articles instructing us how to trim our budgets often target the coffee shop specialty coffees: $3.00 a day compounds to $15 a week $60 a month and so on through your working career. I recently heard a compelling rebuttal to the instruction that we do without our morning caffeine stop. “I’m not expecting any great inheritance” the twenty-something employee declared.
U.S. job growth is driven by startup companies but if you’ve been offered the opportunity to get in on a company’s ground floor it’s important to consider potential risks along with the rewards.
We’ve all asked ourselves questions like “Why do smart people make foolish choices?” In Sway: The Irresistible Pull of Irrational Behavior (Doubleday June 2010) the authors Ori Brafman and Rom Brafman examine the reasons for our irrational behavior and suggest how we can make more rational choices.
The question posed in the title of this blog has a double meaning–jobs as in employment and Jobs as in Steve Jobs of Apple.