Michael Jordan makes more money from Nike annually than all of the Nike factory workers in Malaysia combined.
And how much hard work did Michael Jordan put in as compared to the combined effort of the factory workers?
It reminds me of the salary distribution in most companies. It's never a nice normal distribution (bell-shaped) curve. Chances are that the average salary exceeds the median salary, denoting a huge skew in salary.
The few rich people in most large organisations are damn rich, while the majority are on "normal" pay.
And do these rich folks deserve it? Of course! It takes an exceptional people to be Michael Jordan. And also gutsy people to create their own business empires.
But then there's also things like Wall Street, AIG and those big bonus-paying banks, where the rich fiddles with the cash of the poor and ignorant.
Its reflections like these that makes me wonder why I work so hard for the
This post was not meant to be whiney. I just need to slap myself now and then not to get too comfortable being an employee.
After all, why be good when you can be much better?
Why be good when you can be
Nino has shared the following link, take a look.
Link: Executives receive one-third of all pay in the U.S.