“He who is false to present duty breaks a thread in the loom, and will find the flaw when he may have forgotten its cause.” – Henry Ward BeecherI remember a Latin phrase we were taught in elementary school: Age quod agis. In essence, the phrase means “do what you do and do it with all of yourself.” When we do what we do with our whole self, it means working from our center, our core i.e, our heart and our soul (not only from the neck up).When we work from our heart and soul, we’re not talking about some airy-fairy, new-age, “soft”, religious, theological or subversive approach to work. We are, however, talking about a deeper approach to work.This deeper approach to work focuses on excellence, ethics and fairness. This deeper approach to work asks questions – some very tough questions – such as:How can business promote sustainability and the environment? What is a fair and just wage, compensation package, or bonus? When are outsourcing, downsizing, and layoff efforts justified? How does business promote the family? How can I find my true calling? Is there an “enlightened” economics? How can we restore trust in the workplace? Can our workplaces… Read full this story
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