Work-Life Balance

Why You Can, and Should, Become an Entrepreneur

Have you ever dreamed of owning your own company that could thrive on helping other people? Here is why you can and should do it: You Get Paid for What You Love to Do When you are an entrepreneur, you are always looking for new ways to make things better, and in record time - whether it’s cooking, working, running or anything else. This is what it’s all about - having the … [Read more...]

Four Ways Millennials Are Killing the 9-to-5

Millennials tend to get a lot of flack for many things that are wrong in the world. They're blamed for the student loan crisis and the decline in marriage rates. However, there are a lot of innovative ways the millennials have made a mark for themselves, such as having a work-life balance. As a result, you can say many millennials are killing the 9-to-5. Consider these four … [Read more...]

9 Techniques to Keep Your Best Employees from Quitting

Professional employees are an asset for every company. Those people make your business flourish by carrying out high-quality work. However, as more and more opportunities arise on the job market, it’s become easy to have your best employee lured away by competitors. Keeping good employees from leaving the company is simple when you have a flexible mindset and know how to manage … [Read more...]

5 Struggles Every Solopreneur Understands (And How to Make Peace with Them)

In my last post, I shared a number of benefits of being a solopreneur because, let’s face it, it has to be worth it or else I and all of the other solopreneurs out there wouldn’t likely take this type of career route. However, no matter how much you like what you do for a living as a solopreneur, working for yourself and by yourself isn’t always easy. Especially if you truly … [Read more...]

Staying Healthy When Your Work Keeps You at a Screen Most of the Day

It crept up on me slowly. It started with a few aches and pains when I woke up in the morning. Then it turned into some occasional stiffness throughout the day. However, it really caught my attention early last winter when I actually yelped in pain as I attempted to look over my shoulder to make a lane change while driving. By this time, I had developed a full-blown neck and … [Read more...]

How to Boost Your Productivity While Working From Home

When you decided to work from home, it’s likely you were drawn to the flexibility and the independence it provides. You can set your own schedule, perhaps working nights and weekends for a big project one week and then sleeping in the next day or two. You can take a break when you want, allowing you to be there for your kids’ recitals or to take advantage of a perfect … [Read more...]