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“We see the time not too far distant when we can have a four-day week and family life will be even more fully enjoyed by every American:” Richard Nixon on the 4-day week

Some time ago I posted about a speech that Richard Nixon gave in 1956 mentioning the 4-day week. This morning, the Nixon library sent me a PDF of

By |2021-06-11T12:42:07-07:00June 10th, 2021|4-day workweek, History|Comments Off on “We see the time not too far distant when we can have a four-day week and family life will be even more fully enjoyed by every American:” Richard Nixon on the 4-day week

Richard Nixon talked about a 4-day week in 1956

Recently in British magazine The Spectator, an article appeared explaining “Why Conservatives should support a four-day week.” I appreciated it because I think that if we move away

By |2020-06-30T14:04:23-07:00June 30th, 2020|4-day workweek, History|Comments Off on Richard Nixon talked about a 4-day week in 1956

“This interest should be so absorbing that when he is thus engaged, business is banished from mind”

Walter Dill Scott, in his 1914 book Increasing Human Efficiency in Business (available on the Internet Archive), advises workers on the need for hobbies: Upon entering business every young man should

By |2017-01-05T14:24:56-08:00January 5th, 2017|Advice, Business and work, History|Comments Off on “This interest should be so absorbing that when he is thus engaged, business is banished from mind”
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