According to this article (based on a research published in the Journal of Applied Psychology), height and looks do affect one's salary level. It actually claims that "tall people earn about $789 more per inch, per year."
However, there are exceptions such as Danny De Vito, Verne Troyer ('Mini Me') and Bette Midler.
The working hypothesis? "Confidence and energy may actually be the key to success, but being beautiful certainly doesn't hurt."
Shai has been managing and blogging here at ShaiCoggins.com for 17 years. Here, she writes about creativity, productivity, and how to recharge for a better, happier lifestyle. She is the author of Today: Life Journal, Colour Bliss: Kaleidoscopes, and a little known children’s book.
A serial entrepreneur, Shai also currently runs Vervely.com, a boutique digital media agency offering online content, community, and conversion marketing services. Her blogging experience and digital work have been featured in various media, including being listed in Fast Company’s “Most Influential Women in Technology” list.
Originally from Manila, Shai lived in Singapore and the USA before moving to Australia with her British husband. They have two children, a pet bunny, and a rambunctious rescue Labrador.
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