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Miami

How Slowing Down Will Increase Your Productivity and Improve Your Sex Life

By | Dec 5, 2014 at 8:00 am

Here is a sad fact to put things in perspective: A recently released study indicated one in ten participants admitted to having used their phone during sex. As far as young adults, ages 18 to 34, make that one in five — 20 percent. “We…

Entrepreneur

The Dos and Don’ts of a Productive Morning [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Dec 1, 2014 at 7:00 am

This morning when I first woke up, the first thing I did was stress out about all the things I had to get done today. Sadly, worrying about my to-do list right at the beginning of the day can actually have the paradoxical effect…

Happiness

5 Habits That Can Trigger Your Anxiety

By | Nov 24, 2014 at 11:00 am

I suffer from anxiety. I sometimes feel that dread and agitation in my chest associated with an unidentified danger that only exists in my mind. I start to worry about the future and things that have not happened (but they could) and forget to enjoy…

Culture

8 Ways to Promote Your Business as a Leader in the Field

By | Nov 23, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Clear values, innovation, pricing strategies, passion, and branding are all key attributes that will help to transform new and existing businesses into trusted household names. Yet without excellent leadership skills, a business can quickly crumble. Read on for 8 simple ways to promote your…

Happiness

How Constantly Checking your Phone Can Ruin Your Posture

By | Nov 19, 2014 at 10:00 pm

Believe it or not, but your constant texting and checking your Instagram is ruining your posture. A new study published by the Surgical Technology International found that people spend an average of two to four hours a day with their heads tilted over reading and texting…

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Healthy Entrepreneur

Take a Digital Detox and Reevaluate your Relationship with Technology

By | Nov 16, 2014 at 8:00 am

Does your finger always itch to send text messages? Do you have this irresistible feeling to check email or chat messages every five seconds? Does spending a day without Smartphone seems like totally absurd idea to you? Then you must be suffering from tech addiction….

Business

3 Easy Steps to Deal with Immediate Stress

By | Nov 5, 2014 at 4:30 pm

Entrepreneurs are faced with stressful situations on a daily.  I actually think that stress isn’t always bad; if kept under control, it can help you perform under pressure and motivate you to do your best. However, if stress takes over your life and you’re…

Business

Become a Stronger Startup Founder by Nurturing Your Soul

By | Nov 3, 2014 at 4:30 pm

Last week I was invited to an event where a group of female startup entrepreneurs shared their experiences as business leaders. What was so refreshing about this particular conversation was that they all spoke about the role spirituality plays in their leadership style. We constantly read…

Business

9 Signs You’re Burning Out and Jeopardizing Your Startup

By | Oct 21, 2014 at 8:00 pm

The saying goes something along the lines: An entrepreneur is someone who works 23 hours a day for themselves to avoid working one hour a day for someone else.  You know it is true, and that mindset is ingrained in the startup culture. It’s not easy adapting…

Amazon

“Winning Without Losing” Author Martin Bjergegaard

By | Oct 13, 2014 at 4:30 pm

This isn’t exactly your typical magazine interview, but then again Martin Bjergegaard is not your typical book author. Not only did he speak with dozens of successful startup founders to compose “Winning Without Losing” with his friend and colleague Jordan Milne, but he launched…

Business

What Startup Teams Can Learn from the World Cup

By | Jul 7, 2014 at 4:30 pm

I’ve been obsessed with the World Cup matches over the last few weeks. I find myself marveling at the elegance of some of the national teams. They have a way of moving fluidly like an amoeba, while striking out flexibly in order to defend…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Boston

3 Yoga Poses for Busy Entrepreneurs 

By | May 1, 2014 at 12:00 pm

In April, Boston startup Happier launched a $20 course called Yoga to Go, which is like bite-sized yoga for very busy people (or beginners). If a one-hour class (and the requisite yoga pants) intimidates you, Yoga to Go is a way to get your…

Entrepreneur

When Quitting is the Exact Right Thing to Do

By | Apr 29, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Most of us are raised under the belief that life is about never giving up, especially in the pursuit of a long-term goal. However, there is value in knowing when to consider if this pursuit is worthy of your continued time and effort based…

Entrepreneur

No Success in Business Is Worth a Failure at Home

By | Feb 7, 2014 at 4:42 pm

You balance a lot of things when you start a company — long-term and short-term sacrifices and wins, debt and equity, revenue and cost of revenue. While entrepreneurs develop finely tuned antennae for these values, they often completely miss a far more important tradeoff….

Entrepreneur

The Startup Road Warrior: Healthy Travel Tips for Entrepreneurs

By | Jan 29, 2014 at 9:00 am

Another day, another airport. Nashville, Tennessee. Melbourne, Florida. Hartford, Connecticut. Boston, Massachusetts. That was my January. And that’s the life of an entrepreneur. Growing the business means being on the road, but it makes my New Year’s resolutions all that much more difficult. Working…

Entrepreneur

How to Get Your Tech Company Comfortable with Unplugging

By | Aug 10, 2013 at 10:00 am

For many people, the weekend no longer signals the end of the workweek. While innovative companies try everything from napping pods to yoga classes to onsite laundry services to make employees feel more at home, employees’ time off is beginning to look more like…

Entrepreneur

A Layman’s Guide to Fish Oil Supplements [Interview with Coromega]

By | May 30, 2013 at 11:00 am

This post is part of Tech Cocktail’s “Healthy Entrepreneur” series, bringing you insights on food, exercise, and sleep throughout May. The series is presented by Coromega (more info and a giveaway below). With Coromega sponsoring our Healthy Entrepreneur series for May, we thought we’d take the…