There’s this perception in America that smart people wouldn't work with their hands, and it's a dangerous misconception. What you do for a living says nothing about how a person thinks. In fact, whatever we do can be an art if it's done with pride, skill, dedication and true emotion.

These are some of the lessons Paul Winans learned from an interview with a hot dog vendor and they apply to how we ought to manage our workforce: To be a good boss, you must continually help your workers feel pride in their work.  Read more.