Work-Life Balance

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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)

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

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

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

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

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)

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

A startup co-founder insists that female engineers should be full players in the startup game.

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.

What You Don't Know (But Should) About Managing Millennials

Gen Y-ers' appreciation for work-life balance, affinity for team collaboration and passion for helping their colleagues makes them an important asset.

False Assumptions That Perpetuate the Overtime Epidemic in Startups

Founders have a tendency to overextend themselves, and when they model this behavior for employees, they create a perfect storm of stress and burnout for their team.

5 Secrets to Achieving and Maintaining Work-Life Balance

Burning the candle at both ends doesn't necessary increase output. Here are a few tips on how to have it all – and remain successful at your job.

Pepsi CEO Indra Nooyi: 'I Don’t Think Women Can Have It All'

'The biological clock and the career clock are in total conflict with each other. So we’re screwed,' she joked, speaking at The Aspen Ideas Festival on Monday.

Sweden's Six-Hour Workday Experiment Officially Kicks Off Tomorrow

The year-long initiative seeks to determine whether reducing hours leads to increased productivity and fewer sick days.

How to Create a Healthy Startup Atmosphere

Keeping you and your team working in a balanced way can affect whether your enterprise sputters or goes the distance.

Work, Eat, Sleep: How These Products Are Trying to Improve Your Daily Grind

A standing desk, a customized mattress and a smart scale. Can replacing daily objects allow us to lead healthier, more productive lives?

Forget This Work-Life Balance Blah, Blah, Blah

Here are the 7 things you should think about when considering all the chatter about 'balance.'

Get This: A Cooler That Uses Dirt to Keep Your Beers Cool

The 'eCool' cooler takes an earthy approach to chilling your beverages -- no ice required.

Franchise Players: A Firefighting Salsa Dancer Finds Flexibility as a Franchisee

Franchising gave Alex Lee the flexibility to keep working as a firefighter and competing as a salsa dancer.

18 Things to Do Right Now to Be a Happier Small-Business Owner

Running a company has its ups and downs, so rely on a robust set of strategies to keep an even keel.

What's Worth Chasing: Happiness Now or Happiness Later?

The pull between feeling good now and working toward a long-term reward can be exhausting. But it is possible to find balance, and sometimes, achieve both at once.

Arianna Huffington Wants to Redefine Success. But Are We Ready to Listen?

The founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post is on a crusade to change the way we work. She has science on her side, but that may not be enough.

How You Can Avoid Becoming a Workaholic

Working too much can negatively affect your life and your business. Here are four tips for finding the right balance.

When to Spend Your Time Versus When to Spend Your Money

Work-life balance is about managing the way you use both.

Running a Home Business? With a Spouse? How to Cope.

Working from home can get complicated when your better half is there with you. We share tips on how to cope.

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