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Lisa Evans

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

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The 7 Sleep Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs

The 7 Sleep Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs

Poor sleep can affect your ability to make good business decisions. Here's how to keep your business strong while still catching some shut eye.
September 9, 2013 in Lifestyle
4 Healthy Alternatives to Energy Drinks

4 Healthy Alternatives to Energy Drinks

Traditional energy drinks can cause you to crash. Try these healthy alternatives to beat the afternoon slump.
September 6, 2013 in Health & Fitness
7 Ways Exercising Can Make You a Better Entrepreneur

7 Ways Exercising Can Make You a Better Entrepreneur

Making time to get in a good workout does more than just benefit your health, it can also help benefit your business. Here's how.
August 28, 2013 in Lifestyle
How to Deal With the Dual Demands of Children and Elderly Parents

How to Deal With the Dual Demands of Children and Elderly Parents

Sandwich-generation entrepreneurs -- those in their 40s and 50s -- are juggling more family demands. Here's how to keep your sanity and your business.
August 22, 2013 in Lifestyle

Why You Don't Need a Digital Detox to Loosen Technology's Grip

Many people find themselves addicted to checking their smartphones, but you don't have to quit cold turkey to reduce the "fear of missing out" anxiety. Here are three small ways you can become less te
August 7, 2013 in Productivity

'Brain Gyms' Give Entrepreneurs a Way to Improve Performance Without Breaking a Sweat

Improve your memory, concentration, and strategic thinking with a workout for your brain.
August 2, 2013 in Productivity

University-Backed Businesses That Put Students in the Driver's Seat

Student-run businesses aim to give aspiring entrepreneurs an opportunity to test their mettle.
July 30, 2013 in Starting a Business
10 of the Best Airport Gyms in the World

10 of the Best Airport Gyms in the World

Rather than snacking in the airport bar while waiting for your flight, use the time as an opportunity for fitness.
July 25, 2013 in Business Travel

Is Cycling the New Golf? The Case for a Bike-Friendly Office

Advice from two bike-friendly companies on how to boost morale and productivity with an easy switch.
July 19, 2013 in Health & Fitness

The Surprising Health Benefits of Stress

You probably know that too much stress is bad for your health, but small amounts of stress can be beneficial.
July 15, 2013 in Health & Fitness

4 Food Combinations That Will Boost Your Health and Productivity

How to use food synergy to boost your physical and mental health.
July 10, 2013 in Health & Fitness

The Hotel Room Workout: 5 Exercises When You Can't Get to the Gym

Don't let your travels get in the way of your workout routine. Here's how to keep fit when you're away from home.
July 5, 2013 in Business Travel
What Dogs Can Teach Us About Working More Effectively

What Dogs Can Teach Us About Working More Effectively

You might think that bringing your pet to work would be a distraction, but some entrepreneurs have found it is just what they needed to revitalize their business.
June 21, 2013 in Business Management
Father and Son Business Owners Share Their Secrets to Success

Father and Son Business Owners Share Their Secrets to Success

In time for Father's Day, successful father and son business owners share how they balance their personal and professional relationships.
June 14, 2013 in Business Management
The Power of Mornings: Why Successful Entrepreneurs Get up Early

The Power of Mornings: Why Successful Entrepreneurs Get up Early

Waking up earlier can make you more productive. Here is how to turn yourself into a morning person.
June 12, 2013 in Productivity

How to Keep Your Business Running When You Have a Serious Illness

The inspiring story of how an entrepreneur kept her business afloat through a battle with breast cancer, and five tips for dealing with a health crisis while running a business.
June 11, 2013 in Business Management
4 Ways to Make Your Commute Productive

4 Ways to Make Your Commute Productive

Whether you drive or take public transportation into the office, here are ways you can use your commute to improve your business.
May 31, 2013 in Productivity

5 Ways to Sneak Fitness Into Your Day

Don't have time to make it to the gym? Try these tips to incorporate physical activity into your workday.
May 16, 2013 in Health & Fitness
Mother-Daughter Business-Owners Share How to Balance Their Relationship and Company

Mother-Daughter Business-Owners Share How to Balance Their Relationship and Company

In honor of Mother's Day, we spoke to a mother and daughter who are running a business together about how they maintain their both their personal and professional relationship.
May 12, 2013 in Family Business
How Busy Entrepreneurs Can Use the 4 Hottest Diet Trends to Boost Their Energy

How Busy Entrepreneurs Can Use the 4 Hottest Diet Trends to Boost Their Energy

An inside look at what can these diet fads do for your productivity, focus and overall well-being.
May 3, 2013 in Health & Fitness
Asia Bound? 5 Ways to Protect Yourself From Bird Flu

Asia Bound? 5 Ways to Protect Yourself From Bird Flu

A new strand of bird flu has some business travelers worried. Here's how to protect yourself.
April 25, 2013 in Business Travel
4 Ways to Green Your Office

4 Ways to Green Your Office

With Earth Day approaching, consider these tips to make your office more eco-friendly.
April 19, 2013 in Business Management
6 Ways to Reduce Jet Lag Naturally

6 Ways to Reduce Jet Lag Naturally

How to master time zone differences and reset your body no matter where you are going.
April 18, 2013 in Business Travel
4 Ways to Turn Happiness into a Competitive Advantage

4 Ways to Turn Happiness into a Competitive Advantage

Everyone wants to be happy, but did you know that you should prioritize it as a business goal? Here are four ways that your happiness can be used to advance your business.
April 12, 2013 in Productivity
6 Ways to Control Allergens at Work

6 Ways to Control Allergens at Work

Don't let allergies affect productivity, take control of allergens you might not even know are lurking in your office.
March 29, 2013 in Health & Fitness
Sharpen Your Memory with Brain-Healthy Foods

Sharpen Your Memory with Brain-Healthy Foods

Six foods that you can incorporate into your daily diet to improve your memory and get more done.
March 26, 2013 in Health & Fitness
What 3 Companies Are Doing to Keep Employees Healthy

What 3 Companies Are Doing to Keep Employees Healthy

Can going to work help you get fit and lose weight? It can at one of these three companies.
March 15, 2013 in Health & Fitness
What Successful People Eat for Breakfast

What Successful People Eat for Breakfast

Skip breakfast? Grab a coffee and go? Here are four things you should be eating to fuel your productive day.
March 4, 2013 in Health & Fitness
How to Manage the Challenges of a Family Business

How to Manage the Challenges of a Family Business

Working with your family can present some unique challenges and opportunities. Here are four tips to keep you sane.
March 1, 2013 in Family Business
How to Test Your Business Ideas

How to Test Your Business Ideas

Rather than viewing your business goals as a straight line, try this method of zigzagging your way to success.
February 22, 2013 in Evaluating Your Idea

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