Category: Work-Life Balance

Shakira Washington

4 Ways to Keep Your Mind Sharp While Furloughed

A week into quarantine, my job furloughed me. Like millions of Americans, I was left wondering – what now? You are probably concerned about how you are going to fill your days since you are no longer working from home. There are family and household obligations, of course, but it is vital to keep the mind and body active.

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Separating Work and Personal Life: 4 Things to Consider

You may be working at home and wondering, “How do I separate my work life from my home life?” You are not alone.

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4 Tips To Remain Productive Working From Home

You may be a month into working from home and wondering how to remain productive while working from home. You are not alone. There are many things that you can do to create a home office that ensures success.

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Switch to a Tech Career and Start Working Remotely

Breaking into tech is a recommended move, especially considering the future expansion of the industry. It is reported that 25% of American jobs are at risk of being replaced by automated tools or robots. According to this report, other industries will have lesser roles to fill in the future, while the artificial intelligence area will only thrive and generate more jobs. This goes to show that tech skills are more in-demand than ever today.

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3 Leadership Lessons I’ve Learned Working From Home With Kids

Watching over your children and still remaining productive is a big challenge of working from home. What are the tricks to work from home and continue to lead by example both at home and in the workplace?

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3 Ways On How To Navigate Cooking Healthy For Your Kids As A Busy Parent

The modern American family is seemingly busier than ever. However, that doesn’t mean families have changed entirely. For example, parents typically want to provide their kids with nutritious meals.

Balancing Business and Family with Kids

Balancing Business and Family: How to Be a Digital Nomad with Kids

Being a digital nomad probably sounds like a great idea to free spirits and those with a sense of adventure. And why not? With the expansion of online jobs, we’re no longer bound by an office, a city, or even a country. In fact, as long as you do your job on time, you can be anywhere in the world, which can allow you to see the world and meet incredible people on every continent. This concept of living in many different places throughout your life may be too appealing for some people to pass. However, once you have children depending on you, things can get slightly more complicated. Some will say that kids need to stay in a single place in order to have a normal life, but this doesn’t necessarily have to be true. Here are some ways you can handle the issues of being a digital nomad with children.

Changing Careers

3 Things You Need to Know About Changing Careers

There are many reasons that someone might think about changing careers. For some people, they have gone as far as they can go in their current path. When you hit enough roadblocks in receiving a promotion, it may be time to make a change. Other people are simply ready for something new. Tired of the same routine, they long for a career that uses their skills in a different way. If you are thinking about a career switch, it is important to plan ahead to make a smooth transition.

Combining Finances with Your Significant Other

Balanced Budgeting: Combining Finances with Your Significant Other

As we know, money and financial stress can be extremely common issues for many individuals and couples. Your financial state impacts the way you’re able to live your life and contribute to society day-to-day. This is why it’s often challenging for couples to determine the best time to merge their finances, and how to do so without impacting their relationship in a negative way. When combining finances with your partner, it’s important to strategize together and take the proper steps that are agreed upon in order to avoid any unnecessary strain in your relationship.

Proactiveness is The Glue to Leadership

Proactiveness: The Glue to Leadership

Leaders that are proactive get more things done and solve problems before they happen. See how proactiveness is the glue to a leader.