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Work Ethic

The American Nightmare

Josh Cohenzadeh | Posted 12.20.2011 | Home
Josh Cohenzadeh

As an average American I believe it is our duty to ensure that democracy works as our forefathers intended it. Each person needs to vote for what is best for him or her in their current financial condition, not in the situation they wish to be in 20 years from now.

Why Americans Need To Stop 'Micro-Tasking'

Mark Morford | Posted 12.20.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Morford

In other words, you have your gift, your offering, your divine instructions. Don't screw it up.

America's Young Recognize Importance Of Work-Life Balance: Study

Marian Salzman | Posted 10.29.2011 | Healthy Living
Marian Salzman

Our work ethic has always been our ace in the hole for being competitive on the world stage, but are we doing ourselves and our country a disservice by not embracing vacations?

Lazy Is an Entitlement Concept

Grant Cardone | Posted 10.29.2011 | Business
Grant Cardone

Lazy is an entitlement concept accepted by the middle class that is crushing America's greatness and spreading like a contagion. Lazy is the 'new' ad...

Does Stress Validate Our Existence?

Julie Gray | Posted 07.26.2011 | Healthy Living
Julie Gray

Being stressed out and tired validates our existence as being, in some way, indispensable. If you are relaxed, happy and rested, you must be a real slouch.

Is Angry Birds Destroying America's Work Ethic?

Grant Cardone | Posted 06.19.2011 | Business
Grant Cardone

I recently downloaded Angry Birds to see what all the hype was about and immediately realized that the demise of the American work ethic is the fault ...

Learning How to Be the Boss

Yael Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Yael Cohen

These days being your own boss is like being Charlie Sheen's psychotherapist; everyone wants it, but we don't exactly know why. When I started FCancer...

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.

The Unsung Heroes Of The Bar

Karl Kozel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Karl Kozel

The barbacks today are largely immigrants, and you should pull up a stool and watch America at work. When you do so, you might just see the ghosts of some of your ancestors.

Is Your Work Ethic Keeping You From Living Your Life?

Joe Robinson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joe Robinson

The work mind wants you to quantify your life, when it's the quality of living time that counts. There's nothing wrong with being productive, and I'm a big fan of it -- at work.

Happy Labor Day

Will Durst | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Will Durst

Poor Labor Day. Gets no respect. It's the Rodney Dangerfield of celebrations. The runt of the holiday litter.

Entitled Rookie Job Seekers are Not Empowered

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

I like to think the millennial age of entitlement ran amok when a sports entrepreneur invented T-Ball so every mini little leaguer could actually hit ...

Fact or Fiction: Is Gen Y Lazy?

Deborah Frett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Deborah Frett

Unlike the Silent Generation, Boomers and Gen X, Pew found that Gen Y is the only generational cohort that doesn't cite "work ethic" as a defining characteristic. The top three responses elicited by the open-ended question were: technology use, music/pop culture and liberal/tolerant.

Interview With a Philosopher: Only One Person/Over Sixty Jobs.

Tom Morris | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Morris

Tom Morris visits with hard working philosopher, Shannon Eric Kincaid, Ph.D., author of a recently finished book, Jobs I've Had. Tom: Hi Shannon. At...

What Is Work? Success Through the Immigrant Mindset

Sharon Glassman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sharon Glassman

"I was raised by two people who had lost their country," explains Glenn Llopis, a California-based entrepreneur with Cuban parents. "We were taught to see and seize opportunity."

China's Economic Battle for Global Leadership

Joseph Meuse | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joseph Meuse

While we don't yet realize it in this country, America is in an economic war with China. We have been in this economic battle for years, and are much closer to losing than we realize.

4 Problems That Could Sink America's Economy | Rick Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

If we're lucky, the recession is winding down, and life will start to feel a bit more comfortable before long. But that doesn't mean things will go ba...

Seven Secrets to Missing a Meeting

Marc Hershon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marc Hershon

Your key to getting more of your time back is to focus on those passive meetings...then start finding ways to skip them.

Peaceful Revolution: What Gen Y Really Wants -- And Why We Should Care

Astri von Arbin Ahlander and Yelizavetta Kofman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Astri von Arbin Ahlander and Yelizavetta Kofman

If companies want to find loyal, dedicated employees from the Gen Y-Fi crop, it is in their best interest to insist that the government prioritize national health care and social security.

Getting to Work

Mike Bonifer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mike Bonifer

Throughout the campaign, this idea of getting down to work told us what kind of person we'd be getting as President.

Getting from Good to Great

Amy Swift | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Amy Swift

Whether you are making handbags or researching a cure for AIDS, having passion for the product is key to sustained greatness.