Large German companies are required to give board-seats to representatives from their workers' unions, which makes the companies both more profitable and more equitable, so it's unusual for German workers to go out on strike, but 15,000...Show More Summary
This discussion is something I’ve tossed around in my head for awhile. As I have gone back and forth on the topic, I decided to debate myself while I answer the question: Is work-life balance a real thing? If so, what is it and can it be achieved, specifically in a demanding field such as […]
Commentary: US News and World Report releases its list of 100 best jobs. At the top, a job that apparently offers great work-life balance. Really?
As much as the business world talks about work-life balance these days, you would assume that perfect harmony between your job and your personal life would be easy to achieve. Sometimes it works out that way, but often it doesn’t. If...Show More Summary
Running a major company is hard work, but many CEOs make personal time a priority. These highly successful professionals firmly believe a balanced lifestyle is necessary to stay at the top. If your personal life has taken a backseat to your career, consider making a change for the better. Get inspired by learning how some...
There's nothing like snagging that perfect work-life balance. If that's what you're after, here are the top industries to look at.
Germany's largest union is bracing for a combative start to the new year as it presses demands for a 28-hour working week, warning employers to expect mass strikes in the battle for a better work-life balance. The mighty IG Metall union,...Show More Summary
An increasing number of office workers can now work from any location for at least part of their working week. According to the Work Foundation, 30% of office workers could work from any location for at least part of their working week in 2016. This figure is expected to rise to 70% in the next few years.
The Olympian and filmmaker on mastering work-life balance—a skill she learned the hard way
Work-life balance has always scared me. Aside from the fact that it isolates work and life as two opposing states of being, it’s the number one topic that’s always brought up at a table of entrepreneurs. I do think it’s important toShow More Summary
A life without a healthy work-life balance can lead to a wide array of negative outcomes — both mental and physical.
Providing working arrangements that meaningfully improve the work-life balance of employees can give firms a competitive advantage, research by Newcastle University has found.
“Balance is not something you find. It’s something you create.” – Jana Kingsford With all the buzz in contemporary media about maintaining a healthy work-life balance, you’re probably well aware of its importance by now. There are only...Show More Summary
Guest blogger Sue Hawkes (www.suehawkes.com) is a bestselling author, keynote speaker, Certified EOS Implementer, Certified Business Coach, WPO Chapter Chair, and globally recognized, award-winning seminar leader. Chasing Perfection: Shatter the Illusion, Minimize Self-Doubt & Maximize Success is her fourth book. Show More Summary
Work-life balance in the business world has become a meaningful way to achieve higher satisfaction with our work and personal lives. But when we hear about flexible hours, co-working situations, and idiosyncratic weekly schedules that...Show More Summary
Frontier Airlines flew me from San Jose to Denver for $98 round trip on days that worked around the BoardingArea mini-BAcon workshop on Google Analytics and SEO. Another tech day in a long series of lessons I have attended over the past decade about how a blog should be organized to make money. Show More Summary
Time management is all about developing a focus for different tasks, for different sets of time intervals. Time management is also a key to one’s success. How can you succeed when you have only 24 hours in a day and you have to utilise it better than everyone else to stay ahead on the growth...
As communication infrastructure has improved (with the amount of homes with superfast broadband connections topping 10.8 million last year), workers now receive an almost identical connectivity experience at home as they do in the office. Because of this, a rising number of young professionals are working remotely and living a nomadic lifestyle. The trend shows no...
We all want to be more productive and better organized, don’t we? What we fail to grasp is that most of the time being more productive means striking a better work-life balance. A big part of leading a productive life, and not just listing your To-Dos and goals, is consistently prioritizing that support the expansion...
Remote working can lead to disengagement and low productivity. But when done right, it is highly beneficial for morale. Remote working has been around for decades, but with a growing emphasis on work-life balance and flexible arrangements in recent years, having the option to work offsite has become increasingly sought-after. But a recent survey revealed...