DAILY FOOD FOR BRAINS – QUOTE #1

“For the first time in history, high-wage earners work more hours than low-wage ones.

We no longer have leisure-class elites. The rich are working harder than ever. Leisure is something for the poor.

Computer screens – particularly when combined with Adobe-Acrobat – were supposed to reduce our dependence on paper. Instead our per capita use of paper has risen.

We now travel more for business than ever before even though sophisticated telecommunications, e-mails and video links were supposed to end all that.

People have actually fallen for the ‘winners curse’. That’s how economists describe the irrationality of on-line auctions when one person wins by paying more than anyone else would pay which literally means the winner was willing to pay too much.

In fact, property crime has gone down because there’s really nothing worth stealing in the new economy.” Elsewhere USA- Dalton Conley

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Dr. Conley is Adjunct Professor of Community Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He also serves as Acting Dean of The Social Sciences at New York University.

When I read this book, I felt that if professionals in other fields truly understood the leisure time that Network Marketing yields, they’d make a beeline for our industry. For over two decades I’ve had a blast every day…thanks to a couple of years of professional networking. -Mark Yarnell

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