it’s actually pretty difficult to pin down a direct, non-anecdotal (sorry, but a quote from the chairman of the National Restaurant Association in 1991 doesn’t really stand up) evidence that higher minimum wages directly impact teen hiring.
cool, but it’s pretty obvious that this is true. You say that job skills are acquired…
Glad to hear you’re finding the return you’ve been seeking.
For clarity purposes, I wasn’t talking about sending emails to 5 people, I was talking about growing a list to the point where you have valuable feedback. That list may be a email list, or it can be a friends/connections list on Medium, but growing your network in either scenario is what brings greater ROI.
Perhaps we’re getting off topic. But if I’m not mistaken, and feel free to correct me, you posted this thread out of fear. Fear of not getting the right feedback, whether that was the amount of feedback or quality of feedback. Sure that’s not the same fear as some have of heights, or most people have of death, but it’s fear none the less.
First off, if a Big Mac has to cost $10 to not subsidize an employee, good. In case you’re unfamiliar with subsidizing things. We, as American taxpayers, pay the difference between earned wage and the living wage. We do this through tax spending programs. You might recognize them as low-income housing, SNAP, etc. So if you’re already a tax paying…
Hey, I don’t visit Medium too often. So this has sat for a while.
But in all honesty, what you said just sounds like a reason to put off what you want to do because it’s difficult, frightening or a mixture of the two.
I’ve found that when it’s difficult and frightening it means I’m going the right…
Find meaningful metrics. What’s better 100 people recommending your post, or 10 people downloading your free e-book. 1,000 people reading your post, or 5 signing up for your email list. Find ways to track who is REALLY in your corner, then empower those people to give you the feedback you’re seeking.