Tyler Cowen's new book Average Is Over makes an excellent followup to his previous work The Great Stagnation and I expect it will set the intellectual agenda in much the way that its predecessor did.
I read about this book in today's Sunday Times. He makes some useful comments about the state of work in the years to come - there will be a greater discrepency between those with money and those without. Continuing to keep our skills updated and to learn new skills and take advantage of technology will be a priority
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If you've got a big idea, there's no doubt that you will run into skeptics along the way. Many skeptics are afraid for you, embrace the status quo, and in their twisted but well-intentioned way, will work to persuade you...
Good advice, we should not surround ourselves with people you think like us, it really helps to have people to challenge us and to make us think more deeply.
On one side of the Atlantic, an academic survey reveals the pain of privilege for the children of moneyed families.
An interesting, if depressing read. Is it no longer possible to work hard and move into a senior role. Not helped by so many jobs needing degrees when you could get them with4 O levels when I was young, and the lack of more manual jobs.