Labor Day began as a tribute to the contributions workers make to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country – a much needed rest for the weary who were putting in 70 hours, seven days a week to support their families.
The day stands for something special and profound, a day to honor the deep commitment each of us holds to set examples for our children, to provide for our families, to give back to the communities we love. Labor Day is a celebration of life and what we give to it.
Michelangelo once said, “If people knew how hard I had to work to gain my mastery, it would not seem wonderful at all.” Success is hard work no matter how you look at it. After another spectacular summer in the relocation industry, we can all appreciate just how hard we have worked. Aires’ President Jeff Wangler commented, “Our people are the finest and most talented in the industry. They provide extraordinary service through countless hours of dedication and hard work. I will celebrate this holiday knowing how lucky I am to work with so many amazing people.”
This “workingman’s” holiday should be filled with recreation and amusement, should be enjoyed with family and friends. Most importantly, it should be to reflect on your own contributions and to celebrate what you do every single day. Put those phones down, turn off your computers, breathe some fresh air, and hopefully get some sunshine. And, in case you were too busy to plan for this holiday weekend: