Thangaraj Balasubramanian

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You Don't Get What You Don't Ask For

<i>Jason Zook is the founder of IWearYourShirt and author of Creativity For Sale. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>Ninety percent of people are afraid to ask for things. Is that a real statistic? Nope. But I believe it to be a true statistic, if not higher than that.<p>We, as humans, are afraid …

Motivation

Timelapse Map Shows Oil And Gas Rigs Moving Across 'Saudi America' As Stunning Drilling Boom Continues

We recently showed you a stunning animated map from DrillingInfo.com's Kevin Thuot showing the evolution of the last 14 years of fracking in the U.S.<p>Now Thuot has put together a new incredible GIF showing how oil and gas drilling rigs are moving across states, and the country, in 2014 to the most …

The Known Universe

Want to Know How to Retire Early? Start Asking the Right Questions.

We first became truly serious about early retirement shortly after our daughter was born about 2 years ago. Before this, the “grand plan” was to just …

Retirement

How 'Good Enough' is Actually Optimal

<i>This article originally appeared on the iDoneThis blog.</i><p>Ten years ago, Jon Bell, now a designer at Twitter, told his wife that he’d be happy with how much he was making for the rest of his life.<p>I didn’t make much at the time. But that marked the day I began trying to fight back the impulse for …

Not Everyone Has the Tools to Become Rich: How Our Childhood Shapes Our Ability to Succeed

Monkeys can teach us a lot about economics. Emotionally, their brains are very similar to ours. As fellow mammals, monkeys and humans both develop strong emotions that set us apart from the rest of the animal kingdom -- emotions that govern our lives, our society, and our economy.<p>In the early …