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The Biggest Source of Employee Stress? Unclear Goals

By | Nov 1, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Despite the fact that most of us are fully aware of our stress already, National Stress Awareness Day is officially on November first. You might even be tempted to label 2017 National Stress Awareness Year, but we don’t want to be unfair to 2018. And among…

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Study: Stress Is Impeding Your Intuition

By | Oct 30, 2017 at 11:30 am

There’s no two ways around it: building a startup is stressful. Raising capital takes time, building an audience takes work, and putting it altogether is enough to make your anxiety-riddled brain crack under the pressure. To make matters worse, study after study has shown…

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6 Ways Founders Can Manage Stress and Avoid Burnout

By | Oct 29, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Entrepreneurship has a dark side that is seldom talked about. In that space, you will find founders who show signs of anxiety, burnout, and even depression that strike at different times. Some hit when startups fail to make the 5-year mark. Others arrive alongside…

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7 Ways to Manage the Crazy at Work

By | Oct 25, 2017 at 10:50 am

At some point something at work is going to stress you out. Whether it be the demand of the job, a fast pace environment, coworkers, the pile on of tasks, unrealistic boss demands, whatever, our mind and body will get taxed at some point….

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NYC

4 Traits That Set Real Entrepreneurs Apart from Wannabes

By | Oct 19, 2017 at 8:30 am

The word “entrepreneur” is being thrown around a lot these days. The term has become so commonplace that distinguishing the real entrepreneurs from the wannabes remains a challenge. Though it is true that a genuine entrepreneur can come from any socioeconomic strata, being a…

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Study: 1 in 3 Tech Employees Self-Identify as Workaholics

By | Oct 16, 2017 at 10:50 am

Possibly the biggest socially acceptable item to complain about at your job is just how hard you’re working. But working too hard takes a toll: Workaholics are about three times more likely to be depressed or anxious. I have to wonder: How many people…

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5 Tips for Surviving Extreme Business Travel

By | Oct 12, 2017 at 9:20 am

There’s no way around it. I travel too much. While my Instagram feed frequently features a glam version of my life in places like Montecito or Martha’s Vineyard, most of my travel is for business. Despite the travel perks I’ve purchased, my road warrior…

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Chicago

Productive on Six Hours of Sleep? No You’re Not, You Liar

By | Oct 9, 2017 at 10:50 am

Do you regularly sleep for just six hours a night? And you think you’re more productive as a result? You should sit your sleep-deprived butt down before you hear the news I have to share with you today. Not only does it make you…

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3 Tips for Founders with Full-Time Jobs

By | Oct 6, 2017 at 7:15 am

Is it crazy to juggle a full-time job with running a startup? Considering that over 92 percent of startups fail within 3 years, having a corporate job might seem like a set-up for failure from the very beginning. But people have done it and…

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Denver

Brad Feld Cofounder of Techstars Talks Depression and Obsession

By | Oct 5, 2017 at 11:30 am

Brad Feld, managing director of the Foundery Group and cofounder of Techstars, has battled his own demons. In his blog post, FeldThoughts, he addresses the realism of going through the highs and lows while building businesses, and that startup founders could face a similar…

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5 Natural Remedies to Calm Your Frayed Nerves

By | Oct 2, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Experiencing symptoms of anxiety could be a regular part of your day because of all the stressors in your life. Whether it be trouble sleeping, an unsettled mind, loss of focus, increased heart rate, or a change in temperament, these changes can get in…

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DC

How a New FDA Pilot Program Will Speed Up the Health Tech Industry

By | Sep 27, 2017 at 12:20 pm

The Food and Drug Administration announced on Tuesday its plans to launch a pilot program for nine top tech companies, allowing them to avoid a few regulations that have been slowing down the release of software and products within the health industry. In essence, they’ll be…

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10 College Majors That Deprive You of Sleep

By | Sep 26, 2017 at 10:50 am

Sleep is an entrepreneur’s best friend and worst enemy. If you get enough of it, you’ll be an innovation machine that couldn’t be stopped by the worst of mental blocks. However, if you’re sleep deprived, you’ll end up as a mindless zombie making more…

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Why Meditation Apps Aren’t Undoing the Stress Caused by Smartphones

By | Sep 26, 2017 at 7:15 am

How many times a day do you check your smartphone? One study found that the average number of mobile phone notifications per day to be 63.5. Most of these notifications came from messages and emails, and almost all of them were seen within minutes…