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Why Taking Time Off From Work Is Good for Your Productivity

All work and no play makes you a very unimaginative problem solver

Great news: taking time off is good for your career.Usually, taking time off is considered the antithesis of a good work ethic. You’re supposed to be productive, and that means busy at all times, right? But as it turns out, busy isn't ...

by Timothy Sykes  | September 05, 2018 12:00:00
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Here's the Secret to Really, Really Enjoying Your Summer Vacation

Follow these three tips and your time away will be easy-breezy and actually relaxing

If you own a business, taking a vacation can be hard in terms of letting go of work time. Evidence? Funding Circle found that 70 percent of small-business owners surveyed said they did not see the holidays as a time to get away from work.Instead, ...

by Syed Balkhi  | April 22, 2018 02:00:00
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3 Reasons Why Taking a Vacation Beats Being a Workaholic Martyr

Nobody is interested in hearing how many hours you spend at the office

Many entrepreneurs boast about the long hours they put in at work. They believe the more time you put towards your business, the more successful you will become.Many entrepreneurs put their business before everything else. They neglect other important things in their lives to ...

by Ryan Peck  | April 19, 2018 02:00:00
News and Events

Six in 10 Filipinos Endure Ruined Vacations Due to Poor Planning

Here are five planning hacks towards more enjoyable trips in the future

While more than nine tenths of Filipinos long for the next long break, about 62 percent admit that they could have had a grander time on holiday if they were better at planning trips, according to a regional survey released September 8, ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | September 09, 2017 07:00:00
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5 Reasons Science Says You Seriously Need to Take a Break

Do you and your business a favor and get out of town

I am about to hit the road with one of my oldest friends for a weekend away from the rest of the world.We do this every year...with varied results. Sometimes we have an amazing time relaxing. Other times, we push each other to the brink as ...

by Victoria Cairl  | August 14, 2017 08:00:00
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10 Telltale Signs You Need a Break From Work

There is nothing particularly noble or even productive about job martyrdom, so give everybody a break by taking one yourself

Subconsciously we all know that overworking ourselves can do harm to us in both our personal and professional lives. Yet for some reason, we continue to work ourselves to death.I'm an entrepreneur who works 70+ hours a week. You, and I, should know ...

by John Rampton  | December 07, 2016 12:00:00
Startup Tips

Going away this summer? Start planning now

Try these 9 tips to save money for your highly-anticipated vacation.

Summer is just around the corner, and you are likely thinking about where you want to go with family and friends. As you start brainstorming locations, the best way to save money is to set your budget and book early. Whether you ...

by Andrea Murad  | March 01, 2016 09:00:00
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5 breaks every entrepreneur needs to take

These five breaks can help you find and maintain that elusive work-life equilibrium.

When you own your own business, work never ends. There are always more calls to make, more emails to answer and more items in your in-box to sort through. Your to-do list never stops growing.Related: The U.S. has become the no vacation nationThis ...

by Jacqueline Whitmore  | September 11, 2015 10:00:00
Startup Tips

Smart ways busy professionals can embrace relaxation

Try to take a break from work and relax through these simple activities.

With 50-plus hour work weeks, most busy professionals feel the squeeze: There’s no time to unplug, relax or unwind. Endless obligations, deadlines and stress are all culprits of this fast-paced lifestyle.Here’s the hard truth. Time is a non-negotiable, nonrenewable resource. It’s your responsibility ...

by Karima Mariama-Arthur  | August 29, 2015 10:00:00
Startup Tips

21 travel hacks you need to know before you go

Pack a few of these helpful travel hacks for your next trip.

The best part of traveling is arriving at your destination. All of the other stuff that comes before is typically a drag. Overpaying for airfare. Check. Cramming your life into a suitcase. Check. Sitting uncomfortably close to strangers in a winged tube ...

by Kim Lachance Shandrow  | July 31, 2015 09:00:00
Startup Tips

How to escape your cubicle and live the dream life

Here's how to prepare for entrepreneurship before quitting your job.

I’ve been fortunate to live in some pretty amazing places. They include a small tourist town in the Canadian Rockies surrounded by some of the bluest lakes you can ever imagine, a remote bayside town in Alaska with office views of multiple glaciers; and “classic” paradise on ...

by John Teel  | July 29, 2015 07:00:00
Run & Grow

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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3 signs that you need a vacation, now

How do you know when the time has come to take a break?

As entrepreneurs, we spend a tremendous amount of time with our businesses only to find that months or even years have gone by and we've been living startups 24/7. Now, there’s a lot of argument for the need for such a lifestyle, ...

by Adam Callinan  | July 17, 2015 06:00:00
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