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Preparing for Investing Unknowns
Are we on an investment cliff? It’s in our nature to assume that current trends – whether good or bad – will continue. But it’s important to keep in mind that the market is random. Predicting its future from the recent past is less than accurate. That’s where the statistical principle, regression to the mean, comes in.
Practicing at the Top of Your License
The term ‘practicing at the top of your license’ has recently taken on popularity in the medical community. There are several practical reasons that the medical system benefits from everyone practicing at the top of their license.
Tips on Transitioning to a Non-Clinical Job
Depending on expectations, it can be stressful and unproductive when doctors looking to move to non-clinical work take certain steps of the transition process out of order. While there are always exceptions, and some physicians are indeed lucky and land dream jobs without any preparation, often, there is preparation involved in getting a non-clinical job.
Space Travel on a Budget
Elon Musk is now saying that private citizens can fly to the moon. The cost? A lot — millions and millions and millions. But, there is a way for us lesser beings to participate. By visiting the Atacama Desert, the driest place on earth. Its terrain is like the moon. The advantage to more minor mortals is that the price is minimal compared to a moon jaunt, plus getting there and coming home is easier (also safer, I assume).

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