Work-Life Balance

News and Articles About Work-Life Balance

The Average American Works 47 Hours Per Week, Gallup Finds
Work-Life Balance

The Average American Works 47 Hours Per Week, Gallup Finds

Forget 9 to 5: Eighteen percent of full-time employees work more than 60 hours per week, according to the analytics company's latest Work and Education Survey.
Geoff Weiss
6 Tips for Succeeding as Both an Entrepreneur and a Parent
Work-Life Balance

6 Tips for Succeeding as Both an Entrepreneur and a Parent

Work and family are the world's original exercise in multitasking.
Evrim Oralkan
7 Tips for Merging 'Mindfulness' Into the Workplace
Meditation

7 Tips for Merging 'Mindfulness' Into the Workplace

Mindfulness may sound like the latest buzzword, but the centuries-old notion of enjoying the present moment is more than trendy philosophy. In practice it can do wonders to enhance productivity and happiness in the workplace.
Aaron Small
How the Growing Convenience of 'Uberfication' Encourages One-Car Families
Sharing Economy

How the Growing Convenience of 'Uberfication' Encourages One-Car Families

One family discovered surprising savings in money and stress when they shed their second car in favor of ridesharing services and public transportation.
Mike Harden
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
France's New Economics Minister Proposes Increase on 35-Hour Workweeks
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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.
Geoff Weiss
The Difference Between Work Friends and Real Friends
Friendship

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
Productivity

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.
Craig Cincotta
The 10 Most-Visited Countries In the World
Travel

The 10 Most-Visited Countries In the World

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

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

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?
Larry Alton
Arianna Huffington's Recipe for Success: Unplug, Renew and Recharge.
If I Knew Then

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.
Nina Zipkin
8 Ways to Reduce the Stress of Balancing Work and Family
Work-Life Balance

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.
Stan Popovich
What I Learned About Business After Getting Married
Personal Improvement

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.
Thomas Edwards