The Freedom of Mobility

DMR_week35_2Everyone is entitled to certain inalienable rights, according to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of 1948. Those rights include dignity, as part of the foundation of justice and freedom in the world. Also included in that potent mix is freedom of movement — all part of the liberty of man. Now that’s a mouthful!

While many people would think those statements pertain to the abolishment of slavery and the right to travel at will, there is actually a lot more to it. Sadly, a lot of people don’t really understand what freedom truly is – especially when it comes to careers.

The fact is everything we do is a choice. When I finally realized how that related to my work, it motivated me to seek more fulfilling ways to contribute, while still living a balanced life.

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Birmingham – Business Hub of the South

DMR_week35_1Birmingham is considered a hub of the South, with its pleasant weather and lower cost of living. In fact, the metropolitan area has always consistently rated highly as one of the nation’s best places to earn a living, based upon its competitive salaries.

Despite its status as a primary industrial center during the 1960s, Birmingham has seen a steady decline in structural manufacturing. However, the residents enjoy a diverse local economy. As such, Birmingham has rated second in the U.S. for building personal wealth due to its local compensation, lower unemployment rates and cost of living.

Birmingham’s central location in Alabama has strong infrastructure links to several well established communities, like that of the research facilities of the University of Alabama. The city’s economy has been largely transformed by investments in medical and bio technology research, which has contributed to the growth of related businesses.

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