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Healthy Entrepreneur

Study: Daytime Stress Is Crushing Your Quality of Sleep

By | Feb 22, 2017 at 2:20 pm

We all know that sleep is important for a healthy lifestyle, but it might be making the difference between a day of crossfire with your friends and family and a day of social harmony. Researchers in the Department of Biobehavioral Health at Penn State…

Healthy Entrepreneur

How Sleep Deprivation Can Crush Your Career

By | Mar 16, 2017 at 12:50 pm

We’ve all been through it: you’re up late at night, you’ve got work in the morning, and you’re not going to get the sleep you need. At first, you think you can make up for it by inhaling some coffee after you wobble out…

Healthy Entrepreneur

4 Ways to Empower Yourself in Work and Life

By | Feb 10, 2017 at 9:15 am

Success doesn’t happen by chance. It happens by choice. If you’re eager to achieve success in your life and business, it’s important to know the strategies, mindsets, and habits that pave the way to making your dreams a reality. As many know, this is easier…

Happiness

6 Ways to Identify Burnout Before It Seriously Impacts Your Business

By | Dec 21, 2016 at 2:20 pm

Entrepreneur burnout can be detrimental to your business, so learn the signs in order to fix the problem before it’s too late. If you’re feeling discouraged, you’re not alone. I definitely feel discouraged from time to time. I’ve been in business for over a decade,…

Business

The Fate of the Office in the ‘Post-Work Era’

By | Nov 28, 2016 at 8:30 pm

With the rise of automation, human work may soon be a thing of the past. But when we reach this ‘post-work era’, what will become of the millions of offices that line our skylines? Professor Moshe Vardi of Rice University estimates that 50 percent of…

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Culture

4 Ways to Spark Creativity and Inspire Tech Employees

By | Nov 27, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Your company is only as great as your team. This is even more true in the case of tech firms that are competing in the digital economy. Inspiration and the grit to continue working until projects are completed contribute to the best of our…

Entrepreneur

7 Ways to Run Your Business as Efficiently as Possible

By | Nov 7, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Efficiency is the key to success when it comes to startups. With minimal resources and a need to succeed as fast as possible, there is no time for excess in running a business. Keeping employees productive and driven will go a long way in…

Jobs

Amsterdam

International Talent Is Flocking to High-Skill, High-Paying U.S. Jobs

By | Oct 21, 2016 at 1:30 pm

Expect to see a growing diversity of nationalities represented in the tech and industrial areas that offer the most highly-skilled and well-paid positions: New data from job search site Indeed.com indicates that the international searches are landing on a specific type of job. What’s the Draw?…

Autonomous Vehicles

Here’s What Self-Driving Cars Will Do to Your Daily Commute

By | Oct 20, 2016 at 5:50 pm

With the new wave of self-driving cars, major changes to the driving world are on the horizon. A daily commute in the near-future will be very different once this technology becomes more mainstream. Gone will be the days of traffic stops and hydroplanes. No longer will you have…

Healthy Entrepreneur

5 Simple Ways to Overcome Impostor Syndrome at Your Job

By | Oct 20, 2016 at 4:30 pm

Feelings of inadequacy, self-doubt, failure, and low self-esteem are common in the business world. Also known as the impostor syndrome, the inability to validate your own successes and the nagging feeling that you’re a great big fraud is more common in startup journeys than funding meetings….

Business

Study: Only 7 Percent of Workers Do Best in the 9-to-5 Office

By | Aug 29, 2016 at 5:00 pm

According to a recent FlexJobs survey, a pitiful 7 percent of the workers polled answered that “their location of choice for optimum productivity” was the office during traditional business hours. Instead, the majority of the 3,000 respondents opted for either home (51 percent) or  a coffee…

Tips & How To’s

3 Ways to Work Fewer Hours at Your Job

By | Aug 19, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Critiques of the workaholic environment in the U.S. are common: Even though the U.S. is only the fifth most workaholic country by some rankings, “Americans are definitely workaholics,” Cullen Murphy, editor-at-large for Vanity Fair, after the magazine ran a study finding that 63 percent of…

Productivity

8 Work Productivity Tips That You Can Actually Use

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 12:50 pm

Whether you’re an employer or employee, productivity should be at the forefront of your mind when at work. As an employee, the feeling of productivity can be extremely rewarding. As an employer, you’re probably aware of the damage that a lack of productivity can…

Lifestyle

Seattle

Seattle Has Literally Ten Affordable Homes

By | Jul 14, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Emily Fox, newly instated Morning Edition host at KUOW in Seattle, recently pondered the living conditions in the area. After discussing with her grandparents, who lived in Seattle, she concluded that the same middle-class lifestyle they enjoyed is impossible to attain today. Which isn’t surprising….

Healthy Entrepreneur

Irregular Work Hours Boost Your Stroke Risk

By | Jun 14, 2016 at 2:10 pm

The startup world is notoriously fast-paced, with all the irregular work hours that go along with it. Some people enjoy never knowing what they’ll be doing next, or when they’ll be able to grab a few hours of sleep. Those people, science says, are…

Startups & Apps

Toronto

4 Toronto Startups That Want to Hire You

By | Nov 3, 2015 at 11:30 am

There was a time when young people from all across Canada had big dreams of moving to Toronto to make their mark in the world. Over time, jobs became more and more scarce, and the cost of living became too high for a lot…

Business

Why Work Doesn’t Happen at Work

By | Oct 27, 2015 at 11:01 am

I recently watched a very informative TED Talk that really changed my outlook on work and productivity. The video features a speaker, John Fried, and his speech is entitled, “Why Work Doesn’t Happen at Work”.  He makes some points in his talk that give…