Work/life balance


How do I balance family commitments with running a home-based business?

8:00AM | Tuesday, 20 August 2013 |  Put relationships before resources and information before decision making so that every step builds your confidence.

Running a business with little ones in tow

6:24PM | Wednesday, 26 June 2013 |  Business can be stressful and crazy at the best of times – let alone with kids. However, by following these tips, you can minimise the carnage.

How can I cut down my workload?

12:00AM | Thursday, 22 December 2011 |  There are three essential skills you must work on if you want to have a good night's sleep.

I work from home. How do I keep work out of my family time over Christmas?

12:26PM | Tuesday, 13 December 2011 |  There are a few tricks to balancing Christmas with running a home-based business.

I’ve just hired my first lot of new staff. Can we all work from my home office?

12:39PM | Thursday, 16 December 2010 |  The signs are right for your move beyond the family home, subject to your finances.

Set up a home office

7:00AM | Tuesday, 17 July 2012 |  If you don’t already physically work from home, chances are you still do plenty of work at home – most entrepreneurs are simply too busy to squeeze everything into the working day.

Employers urged to let workers switch off this Christmas

12:11PM | Thursday, 1 December 2011 |  More than 50% of Australians check work emails while on holiday, a new report reveals, heightening the danger of creating stressful workplaces.

Team Mumpreneur or Team Businesswoman?

11:35PM | Wednesday, 16 November 2011 |  What name do you use to define your family/work balance? Is the term mumpreneur a strong reflection of your identity or something that sits uncomfortably?

Employers urged to consider “alternative” talent pools

11:33PM | Thursday, 3 November 2011 |  Employers are being urged to think outside the square with regard to future employees, with a new report outlining the severity of Australia’s skills shortages and the action that must be taken.

Learning on the job

10:59PM | Thursday, 13 October 2011 |  When it comes to learning on the job, lessons aren’t confined to those who want to boost their chances of a promotion. Aspiring start-ups can also glean the skills they need to embark on the path to entrepreneurship.