Tag: perspective

Getting paid based on your value

Today I had a question that went like this – how are people paid?  The intent of the question is not to understand how someone is actually paid (i.e., salary, hourly), but to understand how salaries are determined in the first place.  I stumbled upon…

Going back to school

After undergraduate school, I immediately joined a startup pharmaceutical company as a chemist.  After several years, I joined a larger company that offered tuition reimbursement as a benefit.  I took advantage of the tuition reimbursement program, which I highly recommend to anyone who is…

Success now versus then

There I was standing in front of Knappogue Castle in Ireland.  I was on my honeymoon with my wife of course and we were cruising around in a Volvo S80.  As a young boy, when I thought about success I thought of living in…