Category: Work-Life Balance

Theory of Limited Energy

The Theory of Limited Energy

A few years ago, I was a member in active working mom board on Babycenter, and the topic of time management came up on probably a weekly basis.  One of the women posed the theory of limited energy, which I’ve learned to apply to everything in my life. It was her belief that she has…
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Don’t Tell Me It’s Impossible

One of the recurring themes in my life is people telling me things aren’t possible.  Of course, I then take that as a challenge, and set out to do that very thing.  Frequently, I’m called crazy, or nuts, or something along those lines.  Occasionally, I get accused of cheating, or having an unfair advantage.  Sometimes,…
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Real Life Struggles of a Business Woman That No One Talks About

Everyone will talk about how problems in the workplace abound for women in business: day-to-day discrimination, the fight to secure funding for endeavors they’re passionate about, and queen bees buzzing about waiting for other girls to succumb to burnout. Each workday is a statement against sexism and a delicate balancing act — one that every…
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Career or Family Time – Which is More Important? Is There a Way to Balance?

~by Brandon Greene~ . Many small business owners, entrepreneurs and professionals struggle with balancing their family life and achieving their career goals. Some people get frustrated and give up on their dreams altogether, while others push their families to the wayside in an effort to further their careers. Neither one of these situations is ideal…
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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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maintain balance

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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