Celebrating Father’s Day Around the World

Father’s Day originated in the United States by Sonora Smart Dodd, who was the daughter of a widower who raised six children on his own. Dodd felt that it wasn’t right that mothers should get all the glory – particularly since she didn’t have a mother of her own – so she lobbied local churches, shop owners and government officials in her home state of Washington to set aside a day especially to honor fathers.

A Happier Workforce Can Pay Off in Higher Profits

Can people really be happy or is that just a myth? Most people have difficulty separating the concept of being happy with how much satisfaction they get from their jobs. Because of the economic uncertainties of the past several years –as well as many company’s increasing demands that current workers do more with less – there are a lot of people who are less than satisfied with their work.