OK, you do great stories. You’ve politicians quaking in their pants. You’ve sources calling in with tips every so often. Your colleagues adore you. Your byline is a brand. Celebrities are falling over each other to invite you to parties. But do you the right surname?
A new study by Richard Wiseman shows that people who have a surname that begins with a letter near the start of the alphabet are more successful in life than those with names towards the end. In short,
Rajdeep SardesaI Barkha DutT is more likely to be successful than Barkha DutT Rajdeep SardesaI.
The Bard didn’t but he could well have asked, what’s in a surname? The answer: a lot more than he could have imagined.
Read the full article here: The surname study
Scott Adams: I’ll now read your mind