Vacations The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Vacations en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 14 Oct 2014 18:30:00 GMT 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. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 18:30:00 GMT Jake Gibson 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. Mon, 06 Oct 2014 19:15:00 GMT Karen Lachtanski 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. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 20:57:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow 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. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 16:00:00 GMT Joe Robinson 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. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:57:00 GMT Geoff Weiss 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. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 20:00:00 GMT James Green 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. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 19:00:00 GMT Bob Sullivan 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. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Beth Miller How to Make the Most of Your Money While on Vacation Start with focusing on these three vacation expenses. Sun, 03 Aug 2014 16:00:00 GMT J.D. Roth Spend a Splendid Summer Vacation, Entrepreneur Style These 20 proactive and budget-friendly tips will help you maximize your time off. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:00:00 GMT Lea Elaine Green 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. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:39:00 GMT Geoff Weiss 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 Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:30:00 GMT Chris Lyman 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? Wed, 16 Jul 2014 16:30:00 GMT Heather R. Huhman 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. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 21:03:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow 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. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 11:30:00 GMT Gwen Moran 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. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 17:00:00 GMT Jeffrey Hayzlett Burned Out? 4 Destinations to Bring Back Your Entrepreneurial Spirit. Regroup, re-energize and retrieve that go-get-'em spirit in these dynamic cities. Sun, 29 Jun 2014 18:00:00 GMT Breanna Wilson How One Startup Is Changing the Vacation Tour Business Peek is offering travelers an easier way to book memorable activities for your next vacation. Wed, 25 Jun 2014 14:16:53 GMT Emily Price 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. Sat, 14 Jun 2014 18:00:00 GMT Jason Fell 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. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 15:30:00 GMT Jeff Shore