Tag: Work-Life Balance

How to Create a Healthier Work Environment for Your Employees

“Employee wellness” has been a buzzword in business circles for some time now. Companies have a significant financial interest in keeping their employees healthy as not only does it reduce insurance costs but healthy employees take less time off from work and tend to be more productive when they are on the job. That being…
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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.  There is my job, my school work, four needy kids, my ailing father, Girl Scouts, Church, and -oh yeah- me.  I’m not wonder-woman.  I will say that over and over again.  I am…
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Is Overworking Affecting Your Health? These Signs Say Yes

~by Wendy Dessler ~ 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…
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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! Entrepreneur Interview Q & A —– 1.…
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Knowing When to Say ‘No’ As an Entrepreneur

~by Haley Lynn Gray~   Business owners have many opportunities arise. The challenge is choosing the right ones. Good opportunities will enhance your company. If it doesn’t enhance what you’re doing, or getting you closer to your goals, you should say no.   Too many entrepreneurs never learn to say ‘NO! In an effort to get…
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Entrepreneur Tip: Take Care of Yourself

~by Haley Gray~ 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, and they need to be driven somewhere. They also like to eat on a regular basis, have clean clothes to wear, and little things…
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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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multi-generational workforce

Why You Should Hire a Multi-Generational Workforce

~by Cari Samalik~ . The possibility of having a multi-generational workforce isn’t new. The era of industrialization introduced many entrepreneurs and businesses to the same dilemma. However, since times have changed because of the advent of the internet, it seems that the gap between generations of workers has widened, and problems of communications and stereotypes…
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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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