I remember our Prime Minister Narendra Modi once saying, “Be an employer, not an employee”. With jobs diminishing worldwide, technology making life easier and competition among startups getting intensified, employers will do everything they can to cut costs; even if it means firing their average employees. Which means you are not safe.
What does it feel like to become financially independent in a true sense? If more than 80% of your decisions are backed by monitory consideration — or is limited to the extent of your bank account balance, you aren’t truly financially independent.
The typical company drawing board is revolutionizing towards a more strategic layout with more diagrams and flow charts thrown in rather than numbers and figures. Investors have become more active than ever. Cost minimization in the face of radical competition has cropped up in corporate meeting discussions. Layoffs are more prevalent now than ever.
The daily newspaper is an efficient way of assimilating information. Information — coming up daily in huge numbers from around the world. The problem is, most of the news is hardly relevant or essentially just noise. Thus, it becomes absolutely imperative that the chaff gets separated from the hay, the clutter from the gold. It is only wise to look at the bigger picture while forming any rational opinion.