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Puritan Economics

American Puritans were hardworking but not capitalists in the modern sense. They placed common welfare ahead of self-interest and set modest caps on profit-making. ...


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The Penalty of Work

The average layman has the idea that his vocation is his penalty.


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Motivational Speeches Fail

According to USA Today, firms are spending billions of dollars to fire up workers—with little results. The article states:

There has been exhaustive ...

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Satisfaction Valued More than Money

Percentage of Americans who in their work most value:

Job satisfaction: 65
Being paid well: 34
Having an important title: 1

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Employee Worries

What worries employees the most:

Losing job: 19 percent Company going out of business: 13 percent Losing employee retirement savings: 12 percent Losing ...

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Bringing Our Souls to Work

Tim J. McGuire, former editor of the Minneapolis Star Tribune and former president of the American Society of Newspaper Editors, speaking at a seminar ...


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German Unemployed Forced to Work in a Brothel

Unemployed women in Germany who refuse to work in a brothel face the risk of losing their unemployment benefits. A U.K news source, The Telegraph, reports: ...


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Martin Luther King on Excellence

If it falls your lot to be a street sweeper, sweep streets like Michelangelo painted pictures, sweep streets like Beethoven composed music, sweep streets ...


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Seventy-five Percent of Executives Consider Career Change

A 2006 study of 1,733 executives asked the question: "If you could start your career over in a completely different field, would you?"

Yes—51 percent Maybe—24 ...


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Surgical Assistant Experiences Power of Prayer

I am a surgical assistant—the surgeon's right-hand man. At one point in my career, I lost my passion. I wanted a job with spiritual significance, ...


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