How to Judge a Learning Program

How many piano/guitar/you-name-the-instrument courses have a 90% success rate? Answer: none. How many language programs? Same answer. How many colleges or graduate schools or technical schools end up seeing 90% of their students graduate and then use the knowledge the...

The Richest Man in Babylon, Part 1

Babylon was reputed to be the wealthiest city of the ancient world. Not just in terms of its ruling class, but also among a large population of merchants and professionals and farmers who lived in beautiful homes, enjoyed produce from their own gardens, and were able...