Work-Life Articles For Entrepreneurs & Small Business Owners

3 Work-life Balance Tips For Small Business Owners

As a small business owner, you understandably want to put forth all of your effort into making your business venture a success. After all, you may have your personal financial resources at stake in your company as well as your professional reputation. Your family’s livelihood and financial well-being coupled with your ability to plan for [...]

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Business Owners: 5 Tech Tools To Manage Your Business On Vacation

Taking time off is one of the most important ways for any business owner to recover lost energy and relax from work pressure. In fact, vacationing is recommended for hardworking entrepreneurs for a chance to take a much-needed break and recharge. Taking a short or lengthy retreat from your business – depending on your need [...]

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Five Steps to Spark Company Innovation

Innovation will always be a hot topic for businesses. Whether you are the head of a startup company or the CEO of an established and marketable corporation- everyone is looking to stay ahead of the proverbial curve. And for good reason. The business world is closing in on itself. As technology gets faster, more mobile, [...]

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Affordable Healthcare … Hi! I’m from the Government to Help You

Better than Paper – The healthcare industry has made tremendous strides in patient care and records management by riding themselves of paper records and doing more and more online and on device. The increased use of technology has helped control quality and cost, except when it comes to reporting patient services/care to the government. I [...]

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Complainers are Destroying your Brain!

We all know someone that complains just way too much, it could be a professional colleague or an old friend. Those same people become famous for that nasty habit that everyone hates, constantly complaining about everything. However you now have a great excuse to not listen to them, the excuse is that they are making [...]

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How to be Productive on a Startup Schedule

Jennifer Vargas of Accompl.sh manages to have fun while being productive.  She shares her tips on how to focus on priorities and still attend to what matters in her life.  First in her tips is to assign a weight to one’s priorities – work, family, friends, health, etc.  Knowing what matters minimizes indecision.  Which of [...]

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Entrepreneurs Don’t Need Work-Life Balance

Jeffrey Stibel of Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. zeroes in on common characteristics of entrepreneurs.  He wrote in the Harvard Business Review that entrepreneurs like him are always focused on their dream or vision 24/7.  This blinding passion to achieve their dream has brought imbalance in their lives.  He said most of them skip meals [...]

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4 Tips for Balancing your Business and Family Life

Anyone who has ever owned a small business will tell you that it’s a constant uphill struggle. While many people who quit their day jobs to start their own company do so to have some free time, the reality is that, despite not having a nine to five job anymore, you will likely end up [...]

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Be the Best Work-at-Home-Mom with True Balance

Many women are trying to find ways to spend more quality time with their children, while maintaining a career. So, it’s no surprise that many of us have found a way to work from a home office. This is all in hopes of having more flexibility in our days, so we can attend school functions, [...]

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4 Ways to Resolve Conflict, the Painless Way

In the office world, miscommunication and conflict are two things that happen frequently. These are two things that are inevitable, seeing as how multiple individuals with different backgrounds, views and personalities are required to come together to work as a single cohesive unit. The small differences in personality and manners are magnified when work styles, [...]

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5 Stress Training Tips to Free Your Mind from Stress

Stress training is something that’s easier said than done. Learning how to manage your stress is a process that’s long and gradual—you don’t have to expect yourself to be good at it from the get go. What you can do however is start conditioning your mind and body in order to be better prepared for [...]

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Time Management And The Pareto Rule

Life can become hectic with schedules changing and tasks to carry out. I know a lot of you can relate out there, especially when it comes to juggling our day to day activities, whether at work or errands for your family and home. This is where time management comes in and having the insight to [...]

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5 Steps To Creating A Successful Workplace

Creating a Successful Workplace One of the keys to being an effective manager is to have an approach and philosophy that is consistent and visible to your employees. In fact, every business should take the time to establish a management philosophy for all supervisors and managers to follow that will foster a productive and successful [...]

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Content Overload: What We Need is a Storage Jedi

“Pain, suffering, death I feel. Something terrible has happened. Young Skywalker is in pain. Terrible pain” – Yoda, George Lucas Star Wars Oh come on…give us a break! Yottabytes, Yoda? You thought the same thing when you heard that we’re creating, copying, sending, copying, receiving, copying, archiving stuff. Someone had to invent a new word [...]

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Time Management Tips

Do you ever wonder where your workday goes? Well, here are some interesting statistics on the use of time. See how you compare. According to research, the average person gets one interruption every eight minutes or approximately seven an hour. The average interruption takes five minutes, totaling about four hours, or 50 percent of the [...]

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Align Your Dreams: From Ordinary To Ultra-Ordinary

“Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul; the blue prints of your ultimate achievements.” Napoleon Hill What is your dream? You may want an entirely new job or a significant career change. Maybe you are seeking a promotion, or believe you deserve a raise! Perhaps you desire to [...]

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Enjoy The Pleasure And Challenges Of Working From Home

Many people are drawn to work from home businesses for their flexibility and unlimited income opportunities. Working from home could be something you could do! Everyone dreams of working from home and being their own boss. Truly they do. If you asked almost any employee that has worked for many years what their dream job [...]

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You Know You Need To Change Your Career When…

You know you need to change your career when … You fantasize about working in a tollbooth on the M50. The highlights of the day are tea breaks and lunchtime. You know you have said all this before but you can’t remember when. You keep ringing the talking clock because you know the clock at [...]

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So You Want To Change Your Career – But You Don’t Know What To Do

You have just had another crap day at work. Some of these indicators may be familiar to you! You are tired and you wonder what went wrong. Everyone told you (family, friends, neighbours, the guy on the toll bridge) that this was a great job with great prospects. Now, you are just tired of it. [...]

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Themes, Dreams And Life Story

One of the favored techniques in personal development in adult education is that of the life story. It is often a powerful way for people to connect to long lost dreams and to notice patterns in their life. What may not be so well known is its power as a way to reveal what you [...]

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