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3 Tips to Help You Balance Work and Family During the Holidays

They say entrepreneurs are the only ones who will work 80 to avoid working 40, but during the holidays, that simply shouldn’t be the case. This past decade there’s been a huge increase among forward-thinking companies, encouraging employees to spend more time out of the office, and some going so far as to sponsor paid sabbaticals.

So is this just a bunch of hippie talk? Not according to several scientific studies quoted by Inc. which include: stress reduction, heart disease prevention, improved productivity, and better sleep. (more…)

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Finding a Unicorn: The Quest for a Work/Life Balance

By David Nilssen, CEO & Co-founder of Guidant Financial

The work/life balance topic is always a hot one with entrepreneurs–especially today when Smartphones keep us connected at all times. Now more than ever, professionals are faced with the impossible challenge of cultivating a healthy personal life while striving to reach their entrepreneurial goals.

So, how can you balance your personal life and your professional life?
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4 Issues I Encountered Owning and Operating a Small Business

Opening your own business is so immensely rewarding. For me, it was the fulfillment of a dream. Working a 9-5 job, making someone else successful and working “my fingers to the bone” on behalf of another person simply wasn’t what I wanted to do. So, I started my own company. However, I quickly encountered several problems that threatened to make me lose my sleep and my sanity. With luck and perseverance, I overcame them – here’s what you need to know if you’re ever faced with a similar situation.

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