Image from page 94 of “The efficient man” (1914)
Title: The efficient man
Year: 1914 (1910s)
Authors: West, Thomas D. (Thomas Dyson), 1851-1915
Subjects: Success Employee motivation Industrial efficiency Personnel management
Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio : Gardner Printing Co.
Contributing Library: University of Connecticut Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: University of Connecticut Libraries
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mistaken in the fork of the roads anypoliticians promising greatest relaxation, increasing ofplaygrounds, pleasure, sports or anything that createsmore amusements, less work and throttling of any func-tions that seek their developing ability to be efficientworkers, will get their first vote, if not others. In working we should not be afraid to take the kinksout of our backs and when playing we should not hesitatein permitting hilarity to give dignity a good knockoutblow. There is a time for all things; we should work whenwe are at it, and when playing do so and be done with it,and ever be able to draw^ the line. 90 THE EFFICIENT MAN Necessity of Clerical Workers Having Some PhysicalExercise Daily active labor sends the blood coursing throughour veins with a circulation that can give a freshness tothe face to excel all massaging and a permanent fire in oureyes to exceed any flashing that may be temporarily ob-tained by stimulants. The rising generations quest for easy labor and plenty
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There isnt a thing the matter with you. All you need is a littleexercise with actual work. Fig. 12. DANGERS OF INACTION of leisure is giving our age a delicate populace to oftenlook more like walking consumptives than having therugged color and carriage they should possess. irORKIlRS niiPliNDING ON TRAINING 91 It is essential that every person should have more orless physical exercise in order to be healthy. Those who are constantly at a desk or doing lightclerical work debarring them from active movements oftheir bodies especially recjuire some strenuous exercisealmost daily. If it cannot be obtained during their hoursof toil then it should be secured during their release fromwork. Here is where the playing of football or baseball,plenty of good walking, slight racing, boxing, bowling,throwing the hammer, handling dumbbells, or workingaround the home or at any productive labor are to berecomniended. It is to be known that a man given up wholly to clericalwork can become a very weak b
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