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Advice from 1891: How to get along

From 'The Circle of Useful Knowledge; for the use of farmers, mechanics, merchants, manufacturers, surveyors, housekeepers, professional Men, Etc., Etc., Etc.' by Charles Kinsley

How to get along.

Do not stop to tell stories in business hours. If you have a place of business, be there during business hours, No man can get rich by lounging in stores and saloons. Never "fool" in business matters. Have order, system, regularity, liberality, and promptness. Never purchase an article you do not need. Endeavor to avoid hard words and personalities. Time is money. Do not kick eve...

 

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