For many Americans, retiring before age 65 is one of their ultimate financial and lifestyle goals. With some careful financial planning, it’s an achievable goal, too.Read More >
To stay healthy and happy, it's important to maintain a good balance between our work and personal lives. With some careers, achieving work-life balance is easy - with others, not so much. Here's our list of the best and worst careers for healthy work-life balance.Read More >
Non-monetary incentives can be powerful tools that reduce turnover and ignite productivity. Here are some effective ways to motivate your team without increasing salaries.Read More >
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Today's professionals are constantly bombarded with tasks that leave them feeling stressed, anxious and high-strung. Studies suggest that mindfulness can help with this; however, most of us are too busy to sit down for a 30 minute session of mediation. Here are four quick and easy mindfulness exercises you can do at your desk to achieve a positive mind-body balance.Read More >
Beginning January 1st of 2017, French companies with more than 50 workers will be required to give employees a guaranteed “right to disconnect” from their work emails outside of standard business hours. The goal is to reduce stress and improve work-life balance, and we can all learn a thing or two from the new legislation.Read More >
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While happy retirements can mean different things to different people, they all require some type of funding. If you haven’t begun planning your retirement, the following checklist will help you get started.Read More >
Is one of your resolutions to live more authentically in the New Year, especially at work?Read More >
Developing a company culture can be difficult for any business; however, it's especially challenging when some employees don't even work in the building. Strong principles and values don't just make a business unique, they inspire its employees to work as a single, cohesive unit.Read More >
Many entrepreneurs are driven by the appeal of being their own bosses. They get to make all the decisions, from company strategies to marketing techniques to human resources. It all looks good on paper; however, in practice, managing people is much more difficult than most realize. To better streamline your operation and generate goodwill, learn the most common leadership and management mistakes made by the average entrepreneur.
Motivation is a central factor in producing the creativity, work ethic and drive required to be an entrepreneur. Motivation is what causes entrepreneurs to strike out on their own in the first place, because they feel instinctively that the business they want to create is the right thing. But there are also many different factors that can kick entrepreneurs off-course and cause them to lose that motivation.
A closely knit team at your office will likely work better together to get projects and tasks done. Unfortunately phrases like “team building” and “ice breaker” can try the patience of even the most team-oriented staffers and may cause anxiety among introverts. With a little creativity and planning, you can build team building exercises that authentically engage all members of your team and give them an opportunity to refocus, build teamwork and bond. Here are some creative team building activities you may consider for your staff to provide memorable and fun ways for employees to build morale.Read More >
The holiday season is coming to an end and New Year’s Eve is just a few days away. If you haven’t already, that means it’s high time to start thinking about how to improve our businesses for 2016. Have no clue where to start for this looming new year? Here are five great New Year’s resolution ideas for small business owners seeking to grow and improve their odds in 2016.Read More >