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Time to slaughter the “hard work” sacred cow


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In his column for The Times, IEA Director General Mark Littlewood makes the case for abandoning the fixation with “hard work” and instead focusing on inspiration, innovation and insight.

He writes:

“Once a country has the basic elements required of a market economy — property rights, freedom of exchange and the rule of law — invention and imagination are what generate prosperity, far more than a determinedly diligent workforce.”

Read the article in full (behind paywall) here.



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