My Article: Making Money Versus ‘Making Good,’, 12/5/18

I have a bias of course: I’d like to know that we will have a future generation of teachers and police educating our youth and keeping us safe, who can make a good living and find meaning in their work.

David J. Smith,, 12/5/18

My latest on is posted below.  I look at the dichotomy between making a good living and working for the common good.  Are these two contradictory?  

Click below to read my piece.


Published by David J. Smith

I am a career coach, consultant, and head of a not for profit - the Forage Center - that offers humanitarian education training. I also teach at George Mason University and Drexel University. A one time lawyer, I spent many years teaching in a community college where I was a Fulbright U.S. Scholar teaching in Estonia. I'm the author of Peace Jobs: A Student's Guide to Starting a Career Working for Peace (IAP 2016). I've been married to my best friend for over 31 years and we have two well adjusted adult children who teach me something new everyday. I live in Rockville, Maryland.

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