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Startup Tips

Why you should start taking a proper lunch break

Working while exhausted or starving eventually makes you unproductive.

When was the last time you took a proper lunch break during the workday? One where you did not hunch over your phone or laptop the whole time, or inhale a slice of greasy pizza between meetings?Related: 7 Reasons Not to Let Work ...

by Sarah Vermunt  | May 25, 2016 07:00:00
Startup Tips

Instead of skipping lunch, do what successful people do

Another busy day? You can remain productive while doing things you need or like to do.

Some people these days are so consumed with work that they don’t take the time to enjoy a proper lunch break. Many skip lunch altogether. But the most successful entrepreneurs deliberately use their lunch break to their benefit, whether it is to enhance ...

by Jacqueline Whitmore  | June 26, 2015 10:00:00
Startup Tips

4 reasons why entrepreneurs should take Labor Day off

Unplugging yourself from work-related things even just for a day can help increase productivity.

For most people, Labor Day is a time to kick back, relax and enjoy the company of friends and family. But for many entrepreneurs, it is just another work day.One internal study conducted by accounting firm Ernst & Young in 2006 showed ...

by Matthew Toren  | May 01, 2015 12:00:00
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Why entrepreneurs need more 'me' time

Working straight hours doesn't increase productivity levels. Taking a break isn't so bad after all.

Does this situation sound familiar? You've been working non-stop on a problem, logging in 60-hour workweeks and gluing yourself to the desk during the weekends. Even when you take a break, to have coffee with a friend, or attend your daughter's ballet ...

by Lisa Evans  | April 01, 2015 03:00:00