HOT STREAK. There is data to show what career to pick if your only goal is to make an impact. Hot streak a period when a person’s performance is exceptionally high compared to the routine work. Federer had a long hot streak compared to other tennis players. Right now, Croatian soccer team is another good… Read More »
The fear of speaking ranks only second in the long list of people’s fears. Source: Gallup, 2001.
Not getting the bang for their credit. More and more people are going to college than ever before, but that doesn’t necessarily translate into earning growth. Does college degree help in earning higher salaries? This data from The Economist highlights the extent of over-education in US and other developed countries. Between 1970 and 2015, the number of college… Read More »
Passport power. Number of countries that allow visa free entry (or visa on arrival) for various passports. Life of a traveler can be very different depending on what passport he or she holds. Germans can get into 161 different countries before applying for a visa, while those in US and Canada have that privilege to… Read More »
Still the same. Least changed cities among top 50 US metros in past ten years. MagnifyMoney ranks the least changed cities in past 10 years based on key data including income, commute time, rent, housing, crime rates, etc. and Birmingham, AL beat them all. None of the top cities are in western or south-western US.… Read More »