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American Work Ethic

WATCH: Why Americans Work Around The Clock

HuffPost Live | Posted 09.16.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Americans have a reputation for prioritizing work over play, often sacrificing personal time entirely in favor of finishing professional tasks. Other ...

Can Work Ethic Be Learned?

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 08.03.2014 | Parents
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Is work ethic always instilled -- by parents, in young children? Can it be learned later on or, in fact, even be inherent?

Since When Is Work a Moral Imperative?

Allison Kade | Posted 01.12.2013 | Money
Allison Kade

If you ask me, many of us (Americans in particular, New Yorkers most of all) have confused work-for-money with work-for-life.

What Can We Learn From the French

Josh Sawislak | Posted 02.11.2012 | DC
Josh Sawislak

French workers actually have a stronger work ethic than American, British, or Dutch employees. However, the French still lag in the top-line competitiveness score behind all three. So what gives?

Watch: Why Won't Americans Take Time Off?

Posted 07.29.2011 | Healthy Living

American workers typically get less vacation days than workers in industrialized countries throughout the world, but they also don't take off all the ...

The Absence Of Action

Christopher Herz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christopher Herz

We can see why America as a whole is slowly transforming into a land where production takes a backseat to self-preservation. This creates a system where nothing is produced except for excuses.