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It’s Labor Day in the U.S.A.

Labor Day is one of the rare official holidays that is not focused on one particular, noteworthy historical person, national milestone, or religious observance. At its core, Labor Day salutes the everyday working person. The very history of instituting the … Continue reading

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Thinking About Work

I quit working after the first day of the first job that promised a regular paycheck. At the tender age of 17, I was hired as a mechanic’s floor assistant at the local Ford dealership in my hometown. What the … Continue reading

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Encouragement

The general manager at one of the companies that employed me circulated a memo regarding encouragement. In it, he stated that he did not believe in providing it. Since the employees were engaged in a profession that we chose and … Continue reading

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