Think And Act; A Series Of Articles Pertaining To Men And Women, Work And Wages

Paperback | January 8, 2012

byVirginia Penny

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1869. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... BUSINESS QUALIFICATIONS. " T7WERY occupation has some leading essential quality J_J which its follower must have, or success is impossible. The great cardinal powers of business, as they may be called, are strength -- ingenuity -- good address -- and strong nerve or enterprise. Some occupations require only one of these essentials with other qualities, to carry them on with honor and success." A knowledge of business, promptness, the strictest integrity, close application, agreeable manners, an obliging disposition, and strength of character, with a steady, vigorous course of action, founded on right principles, will usually bring success. A well-balanced intellect is, of course, essential. The vicissitudes that frequently occur in trade, debar many from risking their all in undertaking business on their own responsibility. Of course an engagement in business should not be attempted without proper qualifications, and some experience. Rent, clerk's hire (if necessary), stock of goods, with personal expenses, must be taken into consideration. Hope and caution, prudence and forethought, are needed by those who carry on business for themselves. It is well to secure, as friends, people of morality, education, intelligence, refinement, influence and wealth. The misfortune is, the worthy poor rarely have the time, opportunity, and means of making friends. Every kind of business has its vexations. Those who would succeed must remain steady in their pursuits. A person that is often changing from one enterprise to another seldom becomes an adept in any. Women need to give their minds wholly to their work. That is one of the secrets of success, and one in which men generally greatly exceed women. The reason of men being better able to concentrate their minds on bu...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1869. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... BUSINESS QUALIFICATIONS. " T7WERY occupation has some leading essential quality J_J which its follower must have, or success...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.23 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217806996

ISBN - 13:9780217806992

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