Work/life balance



Anita Roddick

10:15AM | Friday, 8 October 2010 | Anita Roddick

Nobody talks of entrepreneurship as survival, but that's exactly what it is and what nurtures creative thinking.

Go for a walk at lunch

10:08PM | Wednesday, 6 October 2010 | The Taskmaster

Stress is caused by lots of things, but not exercising and not eating properly do nothing to help.

Andrew Denton

9:00AM | Wednesday, 29 September 2010 | Kate Sallai

Pressure and stress is the common cold of the psyche.

Sole traders slash working hours

9:31PM | Monday, 27 September 2010 | Oliver Milman

New research suggests sole traders have cut their working hours back more than any other group in the last decade.

Take a break in the next two hours

9:42PM | Monday, 20 September 2010 | The Taskmaster

Each day, Taskmaster generally tells you to do something. Today, I am telling you to do nothing.

Mick Jagger

9:44AM | Thursday, 16 September 2010 | Mick Jagger

I can’t get no satisfaction.

Philip Knight

9:56PM | Monday, 13 September 2010 | Philip Knight

There is an immutable conflict at work in life and in business, a constant battle between peace and chaos. Neither can be mastered, but both can be influenced.

Why is it so important to stay healthy when starting a business?

8:16PM | Monday, 30 August 2010 | James Thomson

When you are putting in long hours to get your business off the ground, it can be tempting to forgo exercise or even sleep and do a bit more work. But it’s a temptation that should be resisted.

How do I separate work time from family time?

8:13PM | Monday, 30 August 2010 | James Thomson

Having the family so close to work can also spell trouble if distractions and family problems start to eat into work time. So what is the best way to separate work time from family time?

How do I prevent procrastination when working at home?

8:12PM | Monday, 30 August 2010 | James Thomson

Procrastination is the enemy of the home-based entrepreneur, and the urge to put off until tomorrow what you should be doing today must be fought at all costs.

How do I stay business-like at home and avoid distractions?

8:59PM | Monday, 30 August 2010 | James Thomson

Home-based entrepreneurs need to become very good at dealing with distractions. Yelling kids, family emergencies, and the old trap of the couch are all potential time eaters than can keep your focus away from you business.

Boosting your profits

8:44PM | Friday, 27 August 2010 | James Thomson & Patrick Stafford

There are countless ways for business owners to boost profits.

Measuring offline marketing spending

8:30PM | Wednesday, 25 August 2010 | Nina Hendy

There's an old saying in marketing that those in the business know only too well – half of your advertising spend is wasted, but the trick is to figure out which half.

The lie about balanced living

8:42PM | Tuesday, 24 August 2010 | Suzi Dafnis

Searching for that ever-elusive work/life balance?

On the home front

8:51AM | Friday, 20 August 2010 | Jane Shelton

While a home-based office cuts costs it can also lead to serious space issues.