Vacations

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10 Ways to Recharge
Entrepreneurs

10 Ways to Recharge

Your guide to escaping the burnout model.
The Secret to Increased Productivity: Taking Time Off
Productivity

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
Work-Life Balance

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.
Geoff Weiss
Why a Hiatus Is Key to Preventing Job Fatigue
Stress Management

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.
James Green
How Taking Time Off Can Help You Get Ahead
Work-Life Balance

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.
Bob Sullivan
Can Your Business Live Without You?
Succession Planning

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.
Beth Miller
How to Make the Most of Your Money While on Vacation
Vacations

How to Make the Most of Your Money While on Vacation

Start with focusing on these three vacation expenses.
J.D. Roth
Spend a Splendid Summer Vacation, Entrepreneur Style
Vacations

Spend a Splendid Summer Vacation, Entrepreneur Style

These 20 proactive and budget-friendly tips will help you maximize your time off.
Lea Elaine Green
Airbnb 'Squatter' Nightmare: Does the Sharing Economy Need a Security Overhaul?
Legal Center

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.
Geoff Weiss
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5 Ways to Really Unplug and Enjoy Your Vacation
Vacations

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
Chris Lyman
Common Vacation Mistakes Managers Make (Infographic)
Company Culture

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?
Heather R. Huhman
6 Ultra-Handy Tech Tools to Simplify Your Summertime Travels
Technology

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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
4 Ways to Beat the Summer Slump
Productivity

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.
Gwen Moran
5 Hidden Ways Your Summer Vacation Pays Off for Your Business
Business Ideas

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.
Jeffrey Hayzlett