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However there is another path to middleclass prosperity—hidden in plain sight. Dr. Kevin Fleming in his book, “(RE)Defining the Goal: The True Path to Career Readiness in the 21st Century,” explains where many well-paying jobs are lurking: “The true ratio of Gnome LOVE Speech Language Pathologist Leopard Valentine Day T Shirt in our economy is 1:2:7. For every occupation that requires a master’s degree or more, two professional jobs require a university degree, and there are over a half a dozen jobs requiring a 1-year certificate or a 2-year degree, and each of these technicians is in very high-skilled areas in high demand.