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September 10, 2015

Reason Behind Daylight Saving Time

Every fall, Americans turn their clocks back. Every spring, they move their clocks forward. But, why do we do this? 

What is the reason behind daylight saving time? 

A short video made by State Farm insurance sheds light on daylight saving time. The image in this post is a screen shot from the video. Watch the short video below to learn a little about the time change in the context of American culture. 

All posts on Authentic Journeys about Daylight Saving Time (DST): 
Changing Clocks: How It Impacts Life in the US and with Offshore Teams
When do we change clocks in 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021? 
Spring Ahead & Fall Back: What is Daylight Saving Time?
Coordinating Meetings at end of Daylight Savings Time
Turn Back Time - November Marks the End of Daylight Saving Time
Video Tutorials: What is Daylight Saving Time (DST) 
What Do You Do When Time Changes? - On Time Tuesdays
How DST Impacts Indian Offshore Teams
Which States Want to Ban Daylight Saving Time? - On Time Tuesdays 
Photo credit: Still from video in post
updated March 2018

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We help build effective, culturally competent global teams with focus on the cultures of the USA and India. Jennifer Kumar, Managing Director, an American citizen, has almost 10 years experience living, studying and working (owning a business) in India. Authentic Journeys Consultancy is registered as a Private Limited in India (Kerala) and an LLC in the USA (Salt Lake City, Utah). We provide onsite and live-online instructor-led courses, facilitation and corporate coaching.