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Labour Day. The First Monday of September Isn’t All About a Long Weekend. It Reps The Struggle For Worker Rights. Where Would We Be Without the Historical Fight?

In our world today, even with all the covid stuff, we have rights as workers that weren't always present. Labour Day (aka: Labor Day) is celebrated in several countries around the world either in September or on May Day, which is International Workers Day. The last couple of years have been a struggle for workers… Continue reading Labour Day. The First Monday of September Isn’t All About a Long Weekend. It Reps The Struggle For Worker Rights. Where Would We Be Without the Historical Fight?

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Auntie Adage #3 Don’t Put All Your Eggs in One Basket. Avoid the All or Nothing Attitude As it Can Come Back and Bite You in The Butt. Use Some Pre-Planning and Smarts!

If all of your attention is on one thing and the others are ignored, then you could be missing out on opportunities that you didn't recognize existed.

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Do You Know How to do a Writing Critique?

Hearing your own work critiqued can lead to a knee-jerk reaction filled with defensive indignation. Others obviously didn't understand. You start to explain and try to bring them to a point of agreement, but it doesn't happen. You view the person doing the critique as an idiot--unworthy of being in the same room with your genius and a total waste of your time.