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Bill Doubling Paid Service Incentive Leaves to 10 days Approved By Congress

Proposed law aims to boost workers' morale and productivity

Qualified employees may soon enjoy yearly paid leaves of up to 10 days after the House of Representatives passed on third and final reading a measure seeking to double the service incentive leaves on August 29.With a vote of 203-0, the Lower ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | August 29, 2018 07:00:00
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The First Step to Achieving Work-Life Balance? Stop Calling It That

A contributor's suggestion for a new, improved term? 'Work-life integration

Not too long ago, the mere mention of "work-life balance" would have raised a few eyebrows in the coiffed, stuffy corners of the c-suite of most Fortune 500 companies. It might’ve been touted as something "new age-y" for laid-back Californians, but certainly not something ...

by Jeffrey Hayzlett  | August 28, 2018 12:00:00
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You Need to Know the True Costs of Overworking Yourself

Real success includes having a life

Entrepreneur burnout is common among business owners, especially those in the early stages of establishing their businesses. Symptoms include anxiety, hopelessness, restlessness, irritability and depression -- and depression is the most dangerous.According to research by Dr. Michael Freeman, a clinical professor at University ...

by Ayodeji Onibalusi  | August 19, 2018 02:00:00
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Jeff Bezos Prefers This Over Work-Life Balance

Work-life balance naively suggests working and non-working hours should be evenly apportioned

Amazon is known for building a culture that values hard work. So much so that the organization has received criticism from current and former employees for having to work on Thanksgiving, or even when ill.When asked about Amazon’s work-life balance, Jeff Bezos remarked that he ascribed to ...

by John Boitnott  | July 19, 2018 06:00:00
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This Entrepreneur Has No Office Desk But Juggles 4 Jobs and Motherhood

She proves you can be successful when you make time for the passions you love

A lot of parents want to raise their children to be fearless so that they can follow their dreams. But if the tables were turned, will they be able to pursue their advice? Mom Cathy Cantada-Dizon, 39, says yes, they can.You see, Cathy has ...

by Kitty Elicay for  | May 23, 2018 12:00:00
Startup Tips

Running Multiple Businesses? This is How Billionaires Apportion their Time for Maximum Output

Running more than one business at the same time isn't so crazy if you're working all the time already anyway.

Think starting one business is tough? Try owning multiple.As any serial entrepreneur will tell you, it’s not actually that crazy to start and manage multiple businesses. After all, it improves your odds for financial security, demands you to use all your skills and keeps your ...

by John Rampton  | May 11, 2018 09:00:00
Startup Tips

What’s It Like Being Married (With Kids) to the Co-Founder of Your VC-Backed Startup

The founder of Sprout Solutions recounts how he and his wife oversaw the company’s growth while raising a family

Corporate communications is changing globally, as we can see in some of the stories that populate our newsfeed. Business readers want to know as much about what executives do outside as well as during working hours. We want to see the person ...

by Patrick Gentry  | April 28, 2018 12:00:00
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4 Habits That Helped Me Spend More Time With My Family and Still Build a Successful Business From Scratch

These 4 techniques helped me achieve my vision of a careful balance between my business and personal life

It's the American dream: running a successful business by day, then spending free time with a close-knit, loving family by night. Many entrepreneurs work hard each day with that end-goal in mind -- but it's not always easy. Martha Stewart, who made ...

by Daniel Wesley  | March 11, 2018 12:00:00
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(Infographic) Is Work-Life Balance Even Possible?

If you don't get a handle on things today, you could be setting yourself up for challenging obstacles in the future

With email, social media and today's technology, it can be hard to separate life inside and outside the office. Sometimes it even feels like achieving work-life balance isn’t even possible, especially if you’re working upwards of 50 hours a week.A recent study by Family Living Today and Now Sourcing uncovered ...

by Rose Leadem  | February 20, 2018 12:00:00
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What To Do When Your Life, Love and Labor Collide

Working with your spouse can be a minefield if you don't have a strategy for your business and your marriage

For 16 years, I ran a small business owned only by me, myself and I. And then in 2013, I did something I never thought I’d do: I invited my husband to come work with me.I never thought it’d be so hard. Now, I ...

by Tina Young  | February 19, 2018 08:00:00
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4 Strategies for Having a Career and a Family

Put these tips to work for you so you successfully achieve the work-life balance you want

The following excerpt is from Dr. Patti Fletcher’s book Disrupters: Success Strategies From Women Who Break the MoldThere's no such thing as work-life balance. Balance is like a seesaw: When one side goes up, the other goes down. It's a one-for-one trade-off, an either-or proposition. ...

by Dr. Patti Fletcher  | December 30, 2017 08:00:00
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How Having a "Raket" Is Redefining 'Work-Life' Balance

Work-life balance isn't just about babies and friends

This story appears in the December 2017 issue of EntrepreneurWe talk a lot about maintaining a healthy work-life balance. And rightly so. It’s a good thing that employers are giving people with kids more leeway to let them be both good parents and good workers. But ...

by Ania Kubow  | December 23, 2017 08:00:00
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When Your Home Life Is Stressful, Your Business Suffers

Try these two exercises to improve your personal relationships -- and improve your business as a result

We've all been there. You leave the house after another fight with your significant other. You try to keep the fight out of your mind, but it hangs over your head, drawing your attention and emotional energy away from being present for ...

by Destin Greek  | September 30, 2017 06:00:00