Prōfectus (latin) (genitive prōfectūs) (masc.)

Advance, Progress, Effect, Increase, Growth, Profit, Success
Profectus is a periodic web-based magazine featuring thoughtful essays and interviews on the intersection of academic literature, public policy, civilizational progress, and human flourishing.
Our goal is to kickstart a cultural and academic conversation around the key drivers of human flourishing, progress, and the barriers that stand in the way of improving well-being, with a recognition of the immense potential for innovation and ingenuity to make positive changes when properly encouraged and applied.
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Clay Routledge is a senior research fellow at the Archbridge Institute, a faculty scholar at the Challey Institute for Global Innovation and Growth, a professor of Management at North Dakota State University, and a leading expert in existential psychology. Clay has published over 100 scholarly papers, co-edited three books on existential psychology, and authored two books.

He has also contributed to a wide range of media outlets such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, Newsweek, USA Today, National Review, Entrepreneur, and Scientific American. Follow Clay on Twitter @clayroutledge.

Ben is the Director of Programs at the Archbridge Institute, where he oversees projects, manages marketing, hosts the Archbridge Podcast, and writes on topics ranging from occupational licensing reform to youth employment. Before joining Archbridge, Ben was the Director of Commerce, Insurance, and Economic Development at a national association of state lawmakers. Follow Ben on Twitter @bgwilterdink.