Life Balance

  • 7 Evergreen Tips to Beat Telecommuting Blues

    … Telecommuting is on the rise and we’re not surprised! Photo by Jeff Sheldon The popularity of teleworking can be attributed to its various benefits, which include saved time and money, reduced downtime, increased productivity, and decreased attrition rates. Those are its benefits are from an employer’s point of view. From an employee’s…

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  • 3 Ways You Can Show That You Value Your Employees

    … to be serving. But some would argue that any company making it a habit to listen to its customers over its employees has misplaced its priorities. Of course your customers are important. Your product or service ought to be one that benefits the people who trust you enough to give you their money. But recognize that satisfied and reliable employees…

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  • You Need to Avoid This Freelancing Pitfall

    … not even be aware that you need to get away. But once you’ve taken a little time at the beach or the mountains, you realize after you get home that you feel rejuvenated as a result of your break. The Freelancing Pitfall Now that I’m freelancing, I find it somewhat easier to rest well in light of what I learned as a teacher. However…

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  • 5 Unusual Workplace Benefits That You Did Not Know Existed

    … 5 Unusual Workplace Benefits That You Did Not Know Existed November 1, 2016 By Katia Myroniuk Leave a Comment Photo by Nick Karvounis It is typical for companies to offer a 401k plan or health insurance as part of the employee benefit package. However, there are many other perks and benefits that employees would love to have as well, all…

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  • 5 Simple Smartphone Rules for Overworked Freelancers

    … we’re trying to find a balanced lifestyle, freelancers can still get sucked back into work anytime they look at their phones. Here’s my definition of Business Zen: We started our businesses so we could spend our days doing what we love. Striving for business minimalism lets us clear out the stuff that’s holding us back, and allows us to focus…

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  • The Importance of Relaxation When Starting a New Company

    … If there is one trait common to at least 99.99% of all entrepreneurs who are starting a new company, it is being unable to sit back and relax. Unfortunately, the challenge of resting well might be one of the worst obstacles to success that you might ever face. If you want to succeed, you need – really need – to learn to relax. And if you don’t…

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