How to Make It in This
Wild and Crazy Time
I cannot recall a time in the last three-and-a-half decades when somebody, somewhere, was not feeling distressed about his or her career, ability to get work, and overall financial well-being.
Umpteen events have affected that. The oil crisis that started in the early 1970s. The savings and loan crisis that took place in the 1980s and early 1990s. Slow economic growth. Soaring inflation. Stagflation. Recessions. Illegal and unethical business practices. The information technology revolution. The 2000 burst of the dot-com bubble and the most recent financial crisis, which began in late 2007. Or something that had nothing to do with any of that.
If it’s not been one thing, it’s been another. It’s always going to