It has taken me years to become good at a few things. Just don't ask me to operate a train, cook a dish, or fix an HVAC. Respect to those who do.
According to Munich Re AG, insurable losses from fires, floods, and storms doubled last year. By its estimates, climate-related losses topped $140 billion in 2018. Climate costs will skyrocket in the coming decades as the world becomes insufferably hot, crowded, and urban.
Did you know that PwC is the fifth-largest privately owned company in the United States?
Hopkins researchers have made significant breakthroughs in water purification, genetics, and space exploration. The university is known as a giant in the fields of life sciences.
Young people should explore the world. They should experience and learn from it. But wouldn't it be great if they could, as thriving professionals, bring those experiences back to the communities that raised them?
In this world, wisdom – the type that comes from age and experience – is a competitive advantage.
In a savagely competitive world, the difference between great and very good is much, much larger than the difference between very good and good.
For a young man from Iowa or Baltimore, or a small town in Canada or Britain, this would have been his first look at the vaunted German war machine.