The founder of Microsoft has never had any qualms about sharing his two cents on making money and it seems he's not going to stop any time soon.
According to The New York Post Gates sat down with the executive editor of LinkedIn, Daniel Roth, to detail what he thinks every wannabe billionaire should have in their arsenal: “I do think of basic knowledge of the sciences, math skills, economics — a lot of careers in the future will be very demanding for those things.
“It’s not necessarily that you’ll be writing code, but you need to understand what can engineers do and what can they not do.”
Well—this would have been a mighty fine piece of advice to know before attending an overpriced liberal arts college and taking up a career in writing, but I guess you just gotta deal with the cards you've been dealt (or foolishly dealt yourself, rather).
Really though, I don't think anyone has illusions at this point about the importance of math, economics, and the sciences. Personally speaking, I've also known those to be the big money fields and I admire anyone with the patience and skill set to chase after them. The irony is that you have to like numbers nowadays to see a lot of them on your paycheck...and well, for those of us who are mathematically impaired, we just have to hope that we're creative enough to come up with our own billionaire dream job. Isn't that what being a millennial is all about anyway? Making up a job because you don't want to get a real one.