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No-Vacation Nation: Why Americans Feel That PTO Is NSFW

A look at why U.S. workers are afraid to take time off.

Unlimited Paid Vacation: 'Jedi Mind Trick' or Good Policy?

While some critics may balk at an unlimited vacation policy, when implemented correctly it can be a no-cost way to lure employees and boost productivity.

Unleash the Full Power of the Email Auto-Reply

Tap this shortcut's messaging potential. In concise prose, you can convey a lot about why people choose to do business with you.

Shark Tank Star Robert Herjavec: Don't Ever Expect a 'Balanced Life'

The 'nicest' Shark says that with great success comes great sacrifice -- specifically downtime. The one exception he has to make: his kids.

10 Ways to Recharge

Your guide to escaping the burnout model.

The Secret to Increased Productivity: Taking Time Off

It's not about how many brute hours you rack up -- it's about how effective you are at replenishing mental resources.

Richard Branson Announces Unlimited Vacation Policy for Virgin Staffers

The billionaire will allow employees to take time off whenever they want and without prior approval -- provided they still get their work done.

Why a Hiatus Is Key to Preventing Job Fatigue

A serial entrepreneur explains how he traded sales for sails for a year and won a new lease on life.

How Taking Time Off Can Help You Get Ahead

Employees who use more vacation days end up with better performance reviews, according to a recent study.

Can Your Business Live Without You?

Entrepreneurs who have difficulty answering this question may be facing a planning issue that involves far more than arranging their time off.

How to Make the Most of Your Money While on Vacation

Start with focusing on these three vacation expenses.

Spend a Splendid Summer Vacation, Entrepreneur Style

These 20 proactive and budget-friendly tips will help you maximize your time off.

Airbnb 'Squatter' Nightmare: Does the Sharing Economy Need a Security Overhaul?

The case of an Airbnb guest who overstayed his welcome and now is a legal tenant raises critical questions about what the home-rental platform can do to protect its hosts.

5 Ways to Really Unplug and Enjoy Your Vacation

Often, entrepreneurs and executives really don't disconnect when they take vacations – a habit that can make a so-called relaxing time stressful

Common Vacation Mistakes Managers Make (Infographic)

Are you the type of entrepreneur who's guilty of failing to break away from work so as to recharge and return with a fresh perspective?

6 Ultra-Handy Tech Tools to Simplify Your Summertime Travels

Whether you're traveling for business or pleasure, these gadgets can help keep you on track, in touch and entertained across the miles.

4 Ways to Beat the Summer Slump

Between summer vacations and the wanna-be-outside blues, summertime can be a productivity drag. Here are four ways to keep the summer slump at bay.

5 Hidden Ways Your Summer Vacation Pays Off for Your Business

Getting away can help you come back stronger than ever. Here's how to use time off to the fullest.

Burned Out? 4 Destinations to Bring Back Your Entrepreneurial Spirit.

Regroup, re-energize and retrieve that go-get-'em spirit in these dynamic cities.

How One Startup Is Changing the Vacation Tour Business

Peek is offering travelers an easier way to book memorable activities for your next vacation.

Island Time: 10 Top Summer Vacation Destinations

Looking to get away this summer? As in far away from dry land? Your destination may be on this list of top spots.

Relax! Come Back Stronger by Taking a True Day Off.

Want to work harder and better than before? Relax and don't think about work for 24 hours. Really.

Private Island Sells at $38 Million Discount

Innocence Island in the Bahamas was scooped up for a cool $17 million at auction, though its asking price had been $55 million.

The 25 Best Companies for Employee Compensation and Benefits

Unsurprisingly, the tech sector dominates the list. But can you guess who came in at No. 2?

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