Tag: Work-Life Balance

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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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How to Create a Healthier Work Environment for Your Employees

Creating a healthy work environment doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive. It boils down to treating your employees as people and helping them make good choices

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5 Tips for Working Parent Balance

As a working mom with four kids, balance is a never-ending challenge. I have demands constantly pulling me in every single direction. To get to a state of balance, try these tips for working parents.

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Is Overworking Affecting Your Health? These Signs Say Yes

Do you feel like work has begun to consume your life? If so, you aren’t alone. However, it’s not only the time you spend working that is impacting your health. Other factors such as job satisfaction, feelings of appreciation, your work environment, outside responsibilities, and your commute can impact your health in a negative manner.

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How can Women Entrepreneurs Balance their Personal Life and their Work Life?

Women entrepreneurs spend most of their time juggling the demands of a successful career and the demands of a personal life. Although most women believe that achieving the elusive work-life balance is impossible, it is possible.

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Entrepreneur Interview – Jennifer McDonough

Jennifer McDonough is originally from the cheese state of Wisconsin and moved to Raleigh, NC 12 years ago with no plans to be any where else soon! She has 2 children, ages 8 and 5, who keep her on her toes. She enjoys reading, movies, and always learning!

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Knowing When to Say ‘No’ As an Entrepreneur

Too many entrepreneurs never learn to say ‘no’. In an effort to get their business off the ground and keep it up and running, they say ‘yes’ to everything. They end up trying to do too much for too many. Don’t let this happen to you.

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Entrepreneur Interview – Vish Dutt

Entrepreneur Vish Dutt lives in New Jersey and is the owner of Smiling Snaps Productions, a DVD Slideshows business. After getting a degree in computer science, she worked in New York City as a web developer and graphics designer. Once she had kids, she became a stay-at-home mom.

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Entrepreneur Tip: Take Care of Yourself

The hardest thing to do when you’re an entrepreneur is to take care of yourself. It’s true. If you’re anything like me, there are kids that need stuff. You may or may not also have another job, a spouse, and lots of people and things pulling in different directions.

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10 Red Flags That Mean Your Employees Are Experiencing Burnout

4 out of every 10 employees suffer from work stress. While some stress serves as a positive motivator, a constant state of anxiety can create employee burnout. What are the symptoms of burnout and what can companies do to alleviate this problem?