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August 2015 – Jotting Joan

Month: August 2015

  • Higher pay: no good deed goes unpunished

    One good turn deserves another. That should be the case for Dan Price, of Seattle, a millionaire who founded the credit-card processing company Gravity Payments and announced in April that over the next three years he would raise the salaries of the lowest paid persons in his company to $70,000 and lower his own million…

  • antique clock ticks on

    In today‚Äôs rush of activity we set appointments to the minute and get antsy when 10 or 15 minutes have passed. Today we can travel from one end of the country to another in a day, have precise scientific experiments that have to be carefully timed and participate in athletics where the fastest competitor is…