Business: Follies

In the New York Evening Post, last week, Financial Moralist William Feather* wrote, piquantly:

"Business people . . . have temperament. Good businesses are more often ruined by idiosyncrasies of owners than by any other cause. Business men and women . . . are severely handicapped by outbursts of temper, by unreasonable demands, by stubbornness and by vanity.

"The indulgence of these weaknesses burdens many enterprises with thousands of dollars of unnecessary expense. . . .

"Few temperamental business men are cured of their follies. . . . Sometimes they can be induced to take long vacations —to play golf, to buy a yacht,...

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