Category: Work-Life Balance

More Than Work: 4 Ways to Help Employees Through Hardships

~by Brooke Chaplan~ . Everyone experiences life hardships from time to time. These circumstances are just a natural part of life. Unfortunately, many employees feel they must choose between keeping their job and handling their business during times of hardship. As a business owner, it’s important that you show concern for the health and well-being…
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3 Strategies to Help Reduce Stress So You Can Work Efficiently

~by Emma Sturgis~ .The phone call with the cranky client. The lunch meeting that goes until four. The last-minute project that gets dumped on your desk before the weekend. All these situations and more represent just some of the stresses you’re likely to feel at work. Unfortunately, it’s usually not possible to work without at…
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How to Achieve and Maintain Balance in Everyday Life

~by Jenn Bovee~ . Since about the early 1990’s I have been infatuated with the concept of balance. Sometimes it feels as mystical as a unicorn. You know, the very minute you think you have grasped it, POOF, you are overwhelmed and overcommitted to things again! The experience I have just described is only magnified…
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Business Trip: 4 Ideas to Make Yours More Comfortable

~by Rachelle Wilber~ . If you have to travel for business, there are certain things that you can do to make your trip more comfortable. Just because it’s a business trip doesn’t mean that you should have to sacrifice a lot of comforts or a sense of enjoyment. Here are a few of the best…
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3 Surefire Ways to Make Your Corporate Events Excellent

~by Brooke Chaplan~ . While the world of business is usually one that focuses on work above all else, it’s important to take time out during the year to celebrate. Your teams have worked hard and your investors have kept the faith even during hard times – so it’s up to you as the person…
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How to Fill Your Business Trip with Maximum Luxury

~by Anica Oaks~ . Just because you’re traveling on business doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy yourself and make your trip as comfortable as possible. There are many ways to add luxury to any business trip. It just takes some creative planning before you leave home. Let’s look at some of the best ways to make…
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10 Ways You Might Be Sabotaging Your Business

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ . It’s normal to want our businesses to grow without having to hustle to get them to start growing. In the beginning it takes a lot more energy to get a business up and running and off the ground than it does to keep it going and growing once it is…
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Money or Happiness: Which is More Important with Your Career?

~by Jason Galaif~ . Do I want a job that brings me happiness or a big paycheck? It’s a question we all must ask ourselves at some point, but it’s not one that often brings about good answers or results. Ideally, a job that can do both would be great, but in today’s economy, getting…
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Core Reasons for Low Levels of Employee Productivity

~by Chloe Taylor~ . A company can have the best modern technology, strong relationships in the business world and a number of other resources, but if it doesn’t have a productive workforce, it all falls apart. Employee productivity is the amount of work they manage to perform during their working hours. On average, an employee…
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Is Overwhelm Just Part of Being an Entrepreneur?

~by Sophie Taylor~ . Is overwhelm an expected part of being an entrepreneur? Or is it really just burnout in disguise? . . I wasn’t going to make it. My fingers trembled – coffee jitters – as I speed-typed my (already late) blog post as fast as possible. Every two seconds, my screen flashed as…
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