Work-Life Balance

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How Taking Time Off Can Help You Get Ahead

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.
France's New Economics Minister Proposes Increase on 35-Hour Workweeks

France's New Economics Minister Proposes Increase on 35-Hour Workweeks

Days prior to taking office, Emmanuel Macron suggested that unions should vote on certain 'exceptions' to a long-running and controversial French law.
The Difference Between Work Friends and Real Friends

The Difference Between Work Friends and Real Friends

Will your friend be there for you in your tough times or just for lunch or happy hour?
Why Your Team Needs YOU to Take a Summer Vacation

Why Your Team Needs YOU to Take a Summer Vacation

If you are on the fence about taking a vacation (or think that your team cannot survive without you), here are three questions to ask yourself.
The 10 Most-Visited Countries In the World

The 10 Most-Visited Countries In the World

Have you traveled to Thailand? How about Turkey? If not, perhaps you should.
5 Life Lessons That Made Me a Better Entrepreneur

5 Life Lessons That Made Me a Better Entrepreneur

Some of the words of wisdom that guide my personal life have proved to be just as useful in the office.
To Better Balance the Work-Life Scales, More Men Should 'Lean Out'

To Better Balance the Work-Life Scales, More Men Should 'Lean Out'

Gender bias holds back women in their careers but also keeps men at work instead of with their families. Each person must decide, how much more is there to life than making a living?
Arianna Huffington's Recipe for Success: Unplug, Renew and Recharge.

Arianna Huffington's Recipe for Success: Unplug, Renew and Recharge.

The media mogul took a scary wake-up call and channeled it into a new lease on life -- one with a lot less stress and anxiety.
8 Ways to Reduce the Stress of Balancing Work and Family

8 Ways to Reduce the Stress of Balancing Work and Family

While some founders may need to be burning the midnight oil, there are a few ways to better manage your own business and take care of your family without getting overly stressed out.
What I Learned About Business After Getting Married

What I Learned About Business After Getting Married

Your business can improve if you focus on your important relationships -- most important of them being the one with yourself.
Can Your Business Live Without You?

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.
Create White Space in Your Life to Gain a Competitive Edge

Create White Space in Your Life to Gain a Competitive Edge

Sometimes, slowing down is the answer to boosting work performance.
Gender Roles Be Damned: This Startup CEO Quit His Job to Be a Better Dad

Gender Roles Be Damned: This Startup CEO Quit His Job to Be a Better Dad

Max Schireson says that, as a male CEO, he's never been asked how he balances being a father and running a company.
My 7-Day Work Week Experiment

My 7-Day Work Week Experiment

The lessons I learned, plus the wisdom of the 'day of rest.'
Spend a Splendid Summer Vacation, Entrepreneur Style

Spend a Splendid Summer Vacation, Entrepreneur Style

These 20 proactive and budget-friendly tips will help you maximize your time off.
4 Ways to Steal Time for Yourself and Find a Better Balance

4 Ways to Steal Time for Yourself and Find a Better Balance

Don't succumb to life's pressures and an eventual burnout. Try these activities to find a happy medium between life and work.
Does a Work-Life Balance Exist for Entrepreneurs? Not Really.

Does a Work-Life Balance Exist for Entrepreneurs? Not Really.

Three quotes shine a light on this much-discussed topic. The bottom line: Don't dive in until you're really ready to commit.
10 Ways to De-Stress at Your Desk (Learned from Kids)

10 Ways to De-Stress at Your Desk (Learned from Kids)

Take a minute per day to forget that you're an overworked adult and see your anxiety melt away.
Entrepreneurs Must Skillfully Perform on Two Stages, Not Forfeiting Home for Company

Entrepreneurs Must Skillfully Perform on Two Stages, Not Forfeiting Home for Company

A CEO who can't turn off that business persona for the nonwork parts of life may encounter a bountiful set of serious problems.
One of the World's Richest Men Wants a Three-Day Workweek

One of the World's Richest Men Wants a Three-Day Workweek

Speaking at a business conference in Paraguay, Mexican telecommunications billionaire Carlos Slim called for a 'radical overhaul' of the traditional workweek paradigm.
5 Ways to Really Unplug and Enjoy Your Vacation

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
7 Secrets to Designing a Business That Gives You Ultimate Flexibility

7 Secrets to Designing a Business That Gives You Ultimate Flexibility

Your venture doesn't have to take over your life. Follow this list and have the time to do the things you want.
Working Endless Hours Does Not Make You a Hero (Infographic)

Working Endless Hours Does Not Make You a Hero (Infographic)

Comparing hours worked with output across countries shows that putting in more time does not necessarily equate to more revenue.
An Insider's View of How Women Can Advance Their Tech Careers

An Insider's View of How Women Can Advance Their Tech Careers

A startup co-founder insists that female engineers should be full players in the startup game.
Why Do People Actually Quit Their Jobs? (Infographic)

Why Do People Actually Quit Their Jobs? (Infographic)

Lack of advancement, poor work-life balance and economics – here are the real deal breakers for employees.
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