The question before us, “Can you work and have a life?” calls for an affirmative response from our minds and hearts, and even our souls. Over two hundred years ago, at another time that tried souls, Thomas Paine, in Common Sense, counseled the nation that “A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it the superficial appearance of being right.” There will be no victory in achieving dignity at work, no successful dual agenda of having work and a life without moving beyond the bottom-line thinking that holds us hostage.
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