Thursday, October 8, 2009

The Case for Working With Your Hands

Back in the spring, the New York Times published an excerpt from a book called "Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry Into the Value of Work." The author, Matthew B. Crawford, gave up an office job to work as a motorcycle mechanic, and talks about the culture of that environment, and the joys and sorrows therein. Some of us thought it pretty well reflected what it's like to work in the bicycle business, as well, and that it was worth sharing with you. Read the article online here:

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