10 fascinating facts about the Labor Day

 

10 fascinating facts about the Labor Day
(Constitution Daily-NCC )
 

The first Monday in September is celebrated nationally as Labor Day. So how did we get the holiday and why is no one quite sure who created it?

The Labor Day holiday grew out of the late 19th century organized labor movement, and it quickly became a national holiday as the labor movement assumed a prominent role in American society. Here’s how it all started, with the facts, as we know them, supplied by the Labor Department, the Library Of Congress and other sources.

1. The idea first became public in 1882. In September 1882, the unions of New York City decided to have a parade to celebrate their members being i.....

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5 Strategic Thinking Tips for Small Business Owners

5 Strategic Thinking Tips for Small Business Owners
(Small Business Commuting – Pedro Hernandez)

Compared to big businesses, it's easy to think that you're at a disadvantage when it comes to strategic planning.

Big corporations can pour huge amounts of money, technology and personnel into formulating plans to profit from the shifting dynamics of a marketplace. It's a pricey crystal ball that, let's face it, doesn't always offer a true picture of where the business climate is headed.

How is a small business expected to compete?

When it comes to developing a business strategy, all it takes is a common sense approach, not bells and whistles. And before you ventur.....

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Do You Know How to Market Your Business?

Do You Know How to Market Your Business?
(SJC Marketing – Susan J Campbell )


You Need to Have a Game Plan (Marketing Strategy)

Sports analogies are commonly used when trying to share a point. So unless you think they shoot free throws on the fifty-yard line with a nine iron, keep reading. No successful sports team goes into an important game without a s.....

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How Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and 5 Other Super-Successful People Deal With Stress

How Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and 5 Other Super-Successful People Deal With Stress
(Business Insider –Hope Restle)

Everyone feels stressed out from time to time. In fact, according to a new infographic by Make It Cheaper, 47% of people feel stressed every day.
But the most successful people find ways to cope with it and remain cool, calm, and collected at work.

The below infographic highlights the lessons famous executives and CEOs like Elon Musk, Bill Gates, and Susan Wojcicki have learned and shared after years of successfully managing the stress that comes with running a business. Read and take note.

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Yuan and you: How China's devalued currency affects U.S. consumers

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