Dating for Dollars

I got some laughs out of this article, so let’s check it out! 😀

”Millennials Discuss Money on a First Date”

“Salary, credit scores, and all things financial are all more likely to be on the table along with the wine and cheese during a first date if you’re a Millennial, according to Bankrate’s Love and Money survey, carried out by YouGov Plc and taken from a sample of 1,221 adults.”

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Aggression Versus Risk

Hey y’all! 😀

Long time no chat.

I’ve been buried under a project since late 2018 that required all of my creative energy but now I’m back! >:D

I had a good conversation with a friend the other day about aggression versus risk.

We were specifically talking about business, but I think these concepts apply across the board. Continue reading “Aggression Versus Risk”

Social & Professional Relevance

Relevance

I first considered professional relevance when I was a database programmer.

I realized that without the program I was creating, they would have needed actual people to do the job that I was making the computer do.

A LOT OF PEOPLE.

A lot of people in a lot of places, including London, Tokyo, New York, and Chicago.

Yet and still, there I was doing the job by myself in a Manhattan hi-rise for like one millionth of the cost of employing all those people who used to do “my” job.

I didn’t think about this for long because it wasn’t my problem, but I think I carried that lesson with me throughout my professional careers.

Depending on what it is that you do, that job may go out of style next year, 5 years from now, or 10 years from now, and then what are you going to do? o_O Continue reading “Social & Professional Relevance”

Save Yourself First

There are several articles which describe stages of financial status in essentially this order:

Survival
Stability
Security
Success
Significance

Such as: thrivingonpurpose.com/blog/the-5-levels-from-survival-to-significance/

Survival is basically, well, at least you aren’t dead. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Continue reading “Save Yourself First”