The Career Meter

By Christopher Zoukis

MSN’s homepage recently ran an article about America’s Most Successful Business Women.  On the list were such luminaries as Oprah, Meg Whitman, the novelist Stephenie Meyer (all those Vampire movies).  Even Tom Brady’s supermodel wife made the list.  It seems she’s hecka-good at investing money, which, when you stop and think about it, doesn’t really seem fair.  Not only did she get all the looks, but she got all the brains too.  Image courtesy funadvice.com

I was jealous as jelly, almost had a hissy fit.  It took two pints of Ben & Jerry’s to calm me down.

Prior to the article about Successful Business Women, MSN ran a big feature story on the World’s Richest and Most Successful Men.  The list included business men, sports stars, music recording artists, and Hollywood Moguls.  The thrust of the article was that all these guys had Great Careers.

My name was not on the list.

After sulking for a while, I got to thinking.  How come all these people had Great Careers and I didn’t?  For that matter, how come most people don’t have Great Careers?  In the course of trying to find the answer to my question, I pursued a number of different avenues.  First, I prayed about it, asking for divine enlightenment.  What is commonly referred to as Wisdom.  Nothing happened, no revelation from on high occurred.  Then, since Heaven seemed reluctant to give it up, I had a friend consult the next closest thing:  YouTube.  If you’re looking for the meaning to life, YouTube has a video about it.

Eureka!  Based on

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