Progress: heeding the right indicators

These days economic trends are a big factor in people's lives, affecting their decisions in multitudinous ways. Daily newspapers and news broadcasts generally include reports about stock market activity, changes in interest rates, and commodity price fluctuations. Magazine articles and books dealing with and analyzing various facets of the personal, corporate, national, and global economic scene proliferate.

But for all today's sophisticated means of gathering and analyzing information, it appears that mankind is still very much at the mercy of national and world trends rather than in control of them. Is there a more reliable approach? Is there a method the individual can rely on that is applicable to the larger, universal economic scene as well?

Losing a job isn't the end
September 12, 1983

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