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You may find that the subject matter you studied so hard in school is actually not what drives your passion anymore. There isn't a handy syllabus that's going to tell you exactly how your job should be done. It's up to you to be resourceful and navigate through it.
Achieving gender equality could add $12-28 trillion and 240 million jobs to the global economy by 2025, by McKinsey estimates. Meanwhile, economists have calculated that productivity would rise 5.4% if household labour was divided irrespective of gender; a heavily female-skewed distribution of housework is a ‘misallocation of talent’
Bestselling author Alex Banayan spent seven years tracking down Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Lady Gaga, Maya Angelou, Steven Spielberg, Jane Goodall, Jessica Alba, Mark Zuckerberg and a dozen more to uncover how they broke through and catapulted their careers. The book reads like a movie as Banayan voyages from his college dorm room to interview these icons and discover what led to their success.