Lisa Evans

Lisa Evans

Lisa Evans is a health and lifestyle freelance journalist from Toronto.

30 Recent Stories

Unusual Ways to Fit In Your Daily Workout
Lifestyle

Unusual Ways to Fit In Your Daily Workout

Entrepreneurs are busy folks. Doing these workouts outside the gym can help keep you on a fitness track.
Why Your 'To Do' List Is Failing You
Grow Your Business

Why Your 'To Do' List Is Failing You

Instead of listing to-do's, try keeping a "done" list.
Looking for Inspiration? Take a Hike.
Grow Your Business

Looking for Inspiration? Take a Hike.

New research suggests taking a walk can help your brain be more creative and generate new ideas.
How to Keep the Marriage Strong When You Work Together
Starting a Business

How to Keep the Marriage Strong When You Work Together

There are certain lessons to learn to make both business and your relationship equally successful.
Using Heart-Centered Leadership to Engage Your Workforce
The 'Treps

Using Heart-Centered Leadership to Engage Your Workforce

Getting your employees to really care about their jobs and your organization requires leading from the heart.
Let Your Employees Mix Business and Personal Time at Work
Grow Your Business

Let Your Employees Mix Business and Personal Time at Work

Productivity rises when you let your workers take work time to deal with personal issues.
Why Doing Good for Others Does Good for Your Business
Grow Your Business

Why Doing Good for Others Does Good for Your Business

The sooner you incorporate social good into your business plan, the better.
How a Warm Drink and a Hard Chair Can Improve Negotiating
Grow Your Business

How a Warm Drink and a Hard Chair Can Improve Negotiating

We respond to different physical sensations. Knowing this can make you a killer at the bargaining table.
Why You Should Take Your Work Outdoors
Leadership

Why You Should Take Your Work Outdoors

Spring is in the air. Time to reap the health benefits of taking your work outside.
How to Create an Autism-Friendly Workplace
Grow Your Business

How to Create an Autism-Friendly Workplace

Autistic individuals have attributes that make them great employees. Here's how to create the right environment.
Is There a Gender Gap in Confidence?
Grow Your Business

Is There a Gender Gap in Confidence?

A new book by two journalists suggests women and men differ in their confidence levels.
What an App Is Telling Us About How Poorly We Sleep
Lifestyle

What an App Is Telling Us About How Poorly We Sleep

The bedroom isn't free from distractions. But you'd be surprised what is ruining a good night's sleep.
How to Manage Your Business and Care For an Aging Relative at the Same Time
Grow Your Business

How to Manage Your Business and Care For an Aging Relative at the Same Time

It is a delicate balance to keep your business on track while juggling the responsibility of caring for an aging relative.
How to Beat Those Awful Monday Blues
Lifestyle

How to Beat Those Awful Monday Blues

If it's always just another manic Monday in your office, don't fret. There are ways to shake those blues and be more productive.
Why Entrepreneurs Have to Spend More Time on Their Teeth
Lifestyle

Why Entrepreneurs Have to Spend More Time on Their Teeth

Entrepreneurs have dirty mouths. Really dirty ones. Here's why it pays to spend more time on dental hygiene.
How Doodling Can Make You More Successful
Grow Your Business

How Doodling Can Make You More Successful

That doodling you do in meetings is far from mindless. In fact, it might make you more creative and focused.
How to Handle Multiple Employees Having Babies All At Once
Grow Your Business

How to Handle Multiple Employees Having Babies All At Once

An office baby boom can be a blessed event, but it can also put a strain on your company. Here is how to manage and plan.
6 Ways to Promote Wellness In Your Office
Grow Your Business

6 Ways to Promote Wellness In Your Office

Entrepreneurs and startups are known for long hours and hard work. That makes it even more important to have a health and wellness plan.
Why Dabbling Can Make You a Better Entrepreneur
Lifestyle

Why Dabbling Can Make You a Better Entrepreneur

Pursuing interests in a variety of subjects stretches the mind and pushes the imagination, causing us to be more creative.
Avoiding Second-Hand Stress
Business Management

Avoiding Second-Hand Stress

Simply being around someone who is stressed can trigger our body’s stress response. Here is how to avoid ruining everyone else's day.
Forget Confidence. Try Being a Little Insecure Instead.
Business Management

Forget Confidence. Try Being a Little Insecure Instead.

Why losing the cockiness and being your own Doubting Thomas may be the best thing you can do for your business.
6 Steps to Salvage an Unproductive Day
Grow Your Business

6 Steps to Salvage an Unproductive Day

No one is immune from those days when work piles up but we lack the ambition to get it done. Here are six steps to get on track.
How Working At Home Can Be Harmful to Your Health
Home Based Business

How Working At Home Can Be Harmful to Your Health

Working at home seems like a great way to balance work and life. But it might have the opposite effect.
5 Ways to Beat Seasonal Affective Disorder In Your Office
Business Management

5 Ways to Beat Seasonal Affective Disorder In Your Office

January and February are the times when we suffer from the Winter Blues. Here are some easy steps to make sure your office is immune.
How Business Travel Can Be a Danger to Your Health
Business Management

How Business Travel Can Be a Danger to Your Health

Flying worldwide can often help build your business, but it also can affect your health in a number of negative ways.
Why Entrepreneurs Need More 'Me' Time
Business Management

Why Entrepreneurs Need More 'Me' Time

A new study suggests it is better to step away from a problem, focus on something unrelated and personal, and then return to the task at hand.
6 Tricks to Fight Post-Holiday Fatigue
Productivity

6 Tricks to Fight Post-Holiday Fatigue

With the holiday season behind us, our body may still be recuperating. Here is how to overcome the holiday hangover.
6 Tricks to Make Your New Year's Resolutions Stick
Business Management

6 Tricks to Make Your New Year's Resolutions Stick

We are great at setting goals and so-so at meeting them. Here are some easy tips to accomplish what you promise to do.
4 Ways to Succeed as a Post-Retirement Entrepreneur
Starting a Business

4 Ways to Succeed as a Post-Retirement Entrepreneur

Studies show older entrepreneurs often have more success than their younger counterparts. But you have to approach entrepreneurship with the right strategies.
4 Ways to Get Into a Positive Mindset for the New Year
Business Management

4 Ways to Get Into a Positive Mindset for the New Year

Having a sunny outlook can help you make better New Year's resolutions and be more successful in achieving them.

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