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The Modern Guide to Your Startup Workplace

By | Oct 1, 2017 at 8:30 am

Our vision of what an “office” looks like has changed over the decades, from the smoky, burbon-filled Mad Men offices of the 60s to the soul-sucking, flickering-lightbulb workplace of Office Space. But some classic elements of office work are still sticking around: The nine-to-five….

Healthy Entrepreneur

Phoenix

How to Embrace the Indispensable Skill of Saying No

By | Dec 15, 2017 at 2:30 pm

If you’re a busy professional, I’m betting that at some point in your career, you’ll feel torn by the continuous push and pull of giving your time, energy, and resources to others and saving some of it to take care of yourself. Whether you…

Health

San Francisco

4 Health Tech Startups Using AI to Improve Daily Wellness

By | Dec 14, 2017 at 10:50 am

In the end, it’s up to us to decide to improve our daily health and wellness. But having a little help from technology can certainly kick off the routines, good habits and focus on our health. These four health tech startups are not only…

Healthy Entrepreneur

7 Places Where Germs Are Hiding in Your Office

By | Nov 27, 2017 at 1:30 pm

With the rise in coworking spaces and open floor plans, there is more movement within the office and thus transferring of germs. And staying health can be more of a challenge if you don’t know where the germs are lurking. According to Unique Support…

Healthy Entrepreneur

San Francisco

The Quarter-Life Crisis Is Another Thing to Worry About Now, I Guess

By | Nov 20, 2017 at 10:50 am

Are you between the ages of 25 to 33? Congrats, you’re at risk. The quarter-life crisis is, perhaps unsurprisingly to anyone following the news this year, a thing now. Anxiety about the future is sky high among the younger crowd, including millennials and Gen…

Gear & Gadgets

8 Anti-Aging Tech Gadgets

By | Nov 19, 2017 at 3:50 pm

You know something’s a common Silicon Valley concern when it becomes a plot point in the TV show literally titled Silicon Valley. Which is why its devoted viewers might not be surprised to hear that last season’s subplot, featuring a “blood boy” who offered…

Parenting

NYC

Travel Made Easier with GoBaby, the Airbnb for Baby Gear

By | Nov 16, 2017 at 1:30 pm

If you’re a parent that has trekked your young kids across the country on vacation for holiday or fun, you totally understand the hassle of lugging all the baby gear along with you. Just dealing with the pack-and-play and car seat alone is a…

Health

Village Capital to Fund Companies Solving Problems of Aging Population

By | Nov 14, 2017 at 3:50 pm

It’s no secret: people are getting older. Between improved healthcare technology and the country’s largest generations hitting that certain age, governments and citizens alike seem unprepared for what will eventually be the largest demographic shift the US as ever seen. Fortunately, the entrepreneurial community…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Do You Check Your Phone Even While Watching TV? So Do 177.7 Million US Adults.

By | Nov 7, 2017 at 2:30 pm

The decline of the attention span often pops up right alongside “millennials are killing businesses” on the list of one-sided complaints about the modern age. But attention spans really are getting shorter. Is that bad? Depends on what people are shifting their attention towards….

Startups & Apps

Portland, Maine

Maine-Based Medical Simulation Startup Wins Pitch Competition

By | Nov 4, 2017 at 10:30 am

A medical simulation startup founded by UMaine students won the Bangor region’s BigGig pitch event last week. The company, Zephyrus Simulation LLC, was spun off from a product developed by a group of bioengineering students at the University of Maine. The product began as…

Healthy Entrepreneur

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…

Health

Miami

New Health Insurance Knowledge Hub Launches for Open Enrollment

By | Nov 1, 2017 at 1:30 pm

If you have a few socially conscious Facebook friends posting on your news feed, you’ve probably heard about the notable lack of advertising funds allocated to open enrollment for health insurance, which starts today and ends on December 15th. However, if you’re one of…

Mobile

5 Android Apps to Use On-The-Go

By | Nov 1, 2017 at 8:30 am

These days, phones are nothing without apps. Apps help us to extend the basic functionalities of our smartphones, tablets, and other handheld devices. That’s the reason why 38 percent of American adults now have more than 20 apps installed on their mobile phone. However,…

Healthy Entrepreneur

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…

Healthy Entrepreneur

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…

Culture

Why Wellness Services Are on the Rise

By | Oct 12, 2017 at 7:15 am

Stress has always been a driving force in the wellness industry, but we seem to have moved past just personal stress to a collective, politically-induced stress. No longer are people simply seeking to remedy relationship or financial troubles, and stress about politics and the security of…

Interviews

Maine

How the Maine Center for Biomedical Innovation Train Scientists of the Future

By | Oct 11, 2017 at 9:20 am

While it sounds straight out of a Sci-Fi novel, Kevin Strange (CEO and cofounder) and his cofounder, Viravuth Yin, along with another researcher, Michael Zasloff, have identified a certain molecule (it’s called MSI-1436) that has demonstrated regenerative properties in the laboratory, first in zebrafish and then…