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Work Life Balance

Finding Our Way: Making Our Own Sense Out of the Time We Have Left

Martha Nelson | Posted 07.22.2014 | Fifty
Martha Nelson

For what may be the first time in our lives, we can decide how the day goes. The simple question is: Where do we begin?

Can Women Have it All? Can Men Have it All?

Jenny Darroch | Posted 07.22.2014 | Women
Jenny Darroch

As we head into a world where women increasingly out-learn and out-earn men, yet want to balance a career with family, we will hear more about work-life balance issues. But work-life balance affects men just as much as it affects women.

Emotional Agility: Jessica Shows How to Be a Boss When Life's a B*tch

Emilie Aries | Posted 07.22.2014 | Women
Emilie Aries

Jessica did not have the year she imagined she would. She started the year off with some ambitious new plans and launched a new partnership with a c...

These Are The Best Jobs For Work-Life Balance

Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living

By: Chad Brooks Published: 07/22/2014 06:28 AM EDT on BusinessNewsDaily If your goal is to have a successful work-life balance, certain jobs wil...

7 Ways To Easily Increase Your Willpower

Business Insider | Eric Barker | Posted 07.22.2014 | World

In general, people have an overly positive vision of themselves and their abilities. But what’s the one thing surveys show most everyone will admit...

Houston, We Have a Leadership Problem

Silvia Damiano | Posted 07.21.2014 | Business
Silvia Damiano

If companies want to make a real change, they can start by expanding their definition of leadership success to address the current built-in gender biases that subordinate the leadership competencies in which many women excel.

Mission Possible: How to Thrive As a Working Mother of Young Children

Melissa Llarena | Posted 07.21.2014 | Parents
Melissa Llarena

By letting ourselves get lost in appointments, meetings and obligations, we risk missing out on enjoying what's truly important in life. Here are four takeaways I've realized are crucial for thriving, especially for new moms who feel as though they have too much on their plates.

Billionaire Calls For A Three-Day Workweek

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 07.21.2014 | Business

We should all get a four-day weekend every week, according to one of the most successful businessmen in the world. Carlos Slim, the 74-year-old Mex...

Why Is It So Hard For Us To Do Nothing?

The Wall Street Journal | Posted 07.21.2014 | World

It is summer time, and the living is easy. You can, at last, indulge in what is surely the most enjoyable of human activities—doing absolutely nothi...

Why Don't We Ever Wonder If Men Can Have It All?

Sabrina Parsons | Posted 07.18.2014 | Parents
Sabrina Parsons

Before I had kids I assumed I would always "do it all." I always knew I would have kids, career and that I wouldn't skip a beat. I never even thought about whether it would be hard or doable. I just knew I would do it.

My Friend Thinks I Don't Work Because I'm a Writer

Mary Novaria | Posted 07.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary Novaria

No, I don't punch a time clock, work on the assembly line or have a corner office. I may have the flexibility to run you to the airport, take my mother to the doctor, or babysit my sister's kid, but it's not because I don't work.

How The Average American Work Week Compares To The Rest Of The World

Fast Company | Samantha Cole | Posted 07.18.2014 | World

Americans stay chained to their desks and smartphones for long hours, and many view a 40-hour workweek as "slacking." But are we really getting more q...

Just Tell Me That You're Busy

Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP | Posted 07.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP

Remember, we're not just sending an email, we're maintaining a relationship. So, the next time you get a charming, witty and grammatically correct email from me, don't keep me hanging wondering if you've left civilization for a secluded life in a Tibetan monastery.

The Nature of Work

Chris Barez-Brown | Posted 07.17.2014 | Business
Chris Barez-Brown

But we can't blame our problems with work on work itself because "work" as an entity doesn't exist. It has no consciousness. Work is what we do and it is so much a part of what we are.

Why Women Needed to Hear Nooyi's Disempowering Words

Anjali Joshi | Posted 07.16.2014 | Women
Anjali Joshi

Hanging on by a thread. These are the choice words of women striving to "have it all." Frightening, isn't it?

Why the Future of Work Is Already Here

Sean Kim | Posted 07.16.2014 | Business
Sean Kim

It's a beautiful afternoon as I write this post at the Dineen coffee shop in Toronto. I'm also instant-messaging a co-worker in New York City, about ...

Leaving a Six-Figure Salary to Start a Company Instead

Aileen Gemma Smith | Posted 07.16.2014 | Small Business
Aileen Gemma Smith

"We don't have a usual mom." My teenage sons give this response with a degree of pride and humor. They were first ones I thought of when I decided formally to leave six-figure work and create my own path instead.

12 Jobs You Can Do Anywhere in the World

Amanda Walkins | Posted 07.16.2014 | Travel
Amanda Walkins

The traditional 9-5 office job isn't your only option. Sure, it works for plenty of people. But if you are not in that group of plenty, fear not. Your options are endless! Here are just a few of the amazing alternatives to the traditional cubicle life that you can take with you anywhere in the world.

4 Ways to Live a Happier Life

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 07.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Kimanzi Constable

Your journey is your journey and shouldn't be compared. Make changes at your pace. As long as you're moving forward you'll get there. If someone gets there before you congratulate him or her and then focus on your journey.

Are You Present In Your Life? Banish Busyness and Start Living Your Soul Signature

Panache Desai | Posted 07.15.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Panache Desai

Your kids have piano, soccer, football, tutoring. You're working 45+ hours a week. Your friends want you to attend their dinner party. You're chairing...

It's Your Life You Get to Choose: 7 Tools to Help You Get What You Want

Marilyn Tam | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Marilyn Tam

Waiting for something or someone to give you what you want in your life is abdication of your free will and choice. Yet we've all had occasions when w...

A 'Balanced Diet' Approach to Work-Family Balance

Scott Behson, PhD | Posted 07.14.2014 | Parents
Scott Behson, PhD

A balanced diet means that we eat enough of different types of food without eating too much of certain categories. Similarly, a full life means that we tend to various parts of our lives (family, work, health, relationships, hobbies, exercise, etc.), all of which are important parts of a whole.

5 Signs It's Time to Leave Your Home Office

Frank Chalupa | Posted 07.11.2014 | Small Business
Frank Chalupa

For many entrepreneurs, your first office is often your home office. And while you can't beat the rent, every successful entrepreneur eventually outgrows their humble beginnings.

Echo Chamber

Dean Soukeras | Posted 07.10.2014 | Business
Dean Soukeras

When you find yourself in a heated argument, a fear filled spiral, or an anxiety-induced panic attack, and you're the only one in the room, take a series of deep breaths. Your body will start to relax, and your mind will begin to slow down. When your body relaxes, your mind tends to follows.

"Having it All" Means Learning to Embrace Imperfection

Heather Deason Zynczak | Posted 07.16.2014 | Women
Heather Deason Zynczak

A colleague recently asked me, "How do you do it all? How do you have three young children and a demanding career?" My flippant answer: "I've learned to embrace imperfection."