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Why Rest Is the Secret to Entrepreneurial Success

The surprising power of downtime: Here's why the most successful founders work the least

Cheetahs are the world’s fastest land mammal. These feline sprinters can accelerate from 0 to 60 miles per hour in three seconds flat. Explosive speed enables them to take down an antelope, but when they’re not hunting, cheetahs expend as little energy ...

by Aytekin Tank  | January 14, 2019 06:00:00
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The Billion-Dollar Reason You Should Get More Sleep

No rest is bad for business

A team of researchers from UC Berkeley earlier this summer published a study that found not getting enough sleep led to a state they described as “viral loneliness.”“We humans are a social species. Yet sleep deprivation can turn us into social lepers,” explained ...

by Nina Zipkin  | August 23, 2018 02:00:00
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To be an Overnight Success Tomorrow, Get a Good Night's Sleep Tonight

Ample sleep is a strategic advantage

Contrary to popular belief, lasting success is built overnight. All your entrepreneurial dreams are possible when you make getting adequate rest a priority. Some of the benefits that correspond with sleep include an uplift in mood, increased creativity, enhanced productivity and more positive ...

by Vernon Lindsay  | July 23, 2018 12:00:00
Startup Tips

10 ways to function on very little sleep

Try these 10 techniques for you to function well despite not having enough sleep the night before.

No matter the culprit, we’ve all had those nights when we don't get enough sleep. So, what’s person to do when that alarm clock annoyingly goes off in the morning? Aside from drinking caffeine (in moderation), try these 10 other techniques in order to ...

by Murray Newlands  | September 12, 2015 08:00:00
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The surprising sleep habits of the rich and famous (Infographic)

Get to know the odd sleeping habits of some of the richest and most famous personalities.

Thomas Edison thought sleep was a waste of time, preferring instead to take a series of daily power naps. So did Leonardo da Vinci. Nikola Tesla clocked about two of hours of shuteye per night. The secret to their success? Perhaps it ...

by Kim Lachance Shandrow  | August 13, 2015 02:00:00
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Sleep may unlock previously unavailable memories

Learn just how important a full night's sleep is in keeping forgetfulness at bay.

Sleep and memory. Their relationship is complex, but researchers have established that getting a good night's rest is instrumental in keeping forgetfulness at bay, in part because, when sleeping, your brain "replays" activity from earlier in the day.A new study published in ...

by Laura Entis  | August 02, 2015 02:00:00
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5 reasons why your team needs you to take a vacation

A well-timed out-of-town trip can do wonders for mental fitness.

If your workday begins and ends without seeing natural daylight, or if you count a company conference as a vacation, a break from the action might be just what the doctor ordered. A well-timed trip can do wonders for mental fitness—something you’ll ...

by Marty Fukuda  | July 25, 2015 07:00:00
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10 biggest motivation killers and how to fix them (Infographic)

Eradicate these 10 biggest motivation killers from your workplace.

It happens to everyone: sitting at your desk, you realize that you lack any motivation whatsoever to get any work done. Good luck being productive when this motivation slump hits hardcore, infecting your entire office.The only long-term fix for a lack of ...

by Kate Taylor  | July 22, 2015 07:00:00
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This is your brain on not enough sleep (Infographic)

What happens when you are deprived of enough sleep?

When you’re so tired and you haven’t slept a wink, your mind goes on the blink. That’s more than just a play on a quaint batch of Beatles lyrics. It’s the truth.The sleep-starved mind is a mind on the blink, a groggy, ...

by Kim Lachance Shandrow  | June 01, 2015 07:00:00
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7 ways to be more productive on the weekends

Resist the temptation to be idle during weekends.

Most people use the weekends to kick back and relax. Unfortunately, entrepreneurs don’t always have that luxury. If you own your own business, you’re on duty, or at least thinking about work, seven days a week.While you don’t have to be at ...

by Jacqueline Whitmore  | May 30, 2015 08:00:00
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How you can take a vacation without your business falling apart

Ensure a stress- and worry-free vacation by following these simple tips.

Whether your virtual office is in the heart of Makati City or the shores of Boracay, taking a vacation is critical to keeping a work-life balance and staying refreshed for your entire team--no matter where your office is located.That said, getting away from ...

by David and Carrie McKeegan  | April 20, 2015 10:00:00
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The benefits of taking a break

When you really need a vacation but it just isn't possible, here some other things you can do.

Incessant work on behalf of clients can be flat-out exhausting. That fatigue can leave professionals tired, uncreative, and lacking the inspiration to put together unique and innovative ideas and campaigns. This is about the dreaded b-word: burnout. For many PR pros, that word ...

by Danielle Blevins  | April 18, 2015 06:00:00
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7 ways to reignite your creative spark

Here are some ways to pull you out of a creative slump.

Call it what you like: writer's block, mental block or artistic rut. When the creative juices have clogged, it can seem like they will never flow again. PR pros and marketers know the horrors of creative slumps, of struggling to meet deadlines ...

by John Lanyon  | April 12, 2015 06:00:00