Levin: Examine the forces that impede your choices on finances and career

  • Article by: ROSS LEVIN
  • Updated: March 10, 2014 - 5:52 PM

I was on an elevator in Texas when a Hispanic housekeeper looked at me and said, “For an old man, you have nice hair.” I laughed and said, “Thank you.” I was not inclined to take her words as a compliment, but I don’t think that she meant them as an insult. I had a choice to be either a little hurt by the old man part, a little flattered by the nice hair part or pleased that someone who was not fluent in English felt comfortable enough to talk to me.

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