This is a great clip. Specifically for anyone who is concerned about the future of North America. I started watching this and it literally made me sit up, pay attention and I started taking notes.
In this clip (below),Thomas L. Friedman is taking an optimist approach and talking about things that the United States needs to focus on in order to “get the house in order”. He starts from the ground up, focusing on the individual and what they should be doing and thinking. And then works his way up to the macro-economic/policy scale.
Starting with, why the “Average is over” and you need to bring something Extra. And why that something extra cannot simply be something “non-routine” (as routine work has been outsourced) but rather this something extra has to be “creative non-routine”
Then he would touch up on a whole bunch of subjects and it is just a fascinating….fascinating take on these subjects and it really makes you go “hmmmm”. Some examples: