Category Archives: Focusing on the right problem

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 … Continue reading

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Cutting the Gordian Knot to Inventing Success

The Gordian Knot is a legend of Phrygian Gordium associated with Alexander the Great. It is often used as a metaphor for an intractable problem (disentangling an “impossible” knot) solved easily by loophole or “thinking outside the box” (“cutting the Gordian knot”). The iconic Gordian knot is analogous to the … Continue reading

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