- What if I say that there's a 50% chance you will get heads ?
- What if I just said, it was likely that you'd get heads?
- Or stated more strongly - you will get heads....as long as the coin's starting position, number of revolutions, and landing point align in the appropriate way.
Caveats, ranges, and declaring something as an estimate are great ways to avoid being right and avoid being wrong at the same time. The thing is, this will work for some professions better than others.
What Happens if you are Wrong at your Job?
For kicks and giggles I went to the BLS website to pull median salaries for the jobs listed above. Feel free to investigate your own. Number of jobs is represented in the orange bars, median salary on the blue line.
For more occupation mishaps, please consider You Had One Job.