Like it or not, over time there are some industries that will just fade
away, sometimes due to technology, other times due to a changing
marketplace. So it’s always a good idea to be prepared for when your
industry might just die.
Americans spend most of their day--and in some cases--their evenings--in
the office. In fact, according to a Gallup poll, Americans clock in
more office hours than any of their global counterparts. Full-time
workers average about 47 hours per week in the office, which equates to
just about six days a week. And nearly four in 10 workers said they do
50-plus hours in the workplace weekly. But working all these hours might just be counterproductive, say experts.
Chess player, coach and commentator Maurice Ashley was recently inducted into the U.S. Chess Hall of Fame after becoming a chess grandmaster in 1999. Out of the 1,500 grandmasters in the United States, Ashley is the only African
American one and the first African American player to be
inducted into the hall of fame.