5 things you can do every day to be more productive and less exhausted at work

There's a lot the world of work can learn from the sporting world, whether it's about effective leadership and teamwork or dealing with pressure and delivering peak performance. Research shows increasingly high levels of stress and fatigue at work, with 50 percent of workers saying they're exhausted due to work. Although some stress is necessary for growth, says performance coach, author, and lecturer Steve Magness, adequate recovery is also essential for you to avoid burnout...
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7 easy ways to begin building your own personal brand

Personal branding is becoming increasingly important as more and more people are leveraging social media to market themselves, and it can be difficult to be heard above all the noise. While it's undoubtedly a powerful tool for connecting with new customers or potential employers, social media isn't the only effective way to promote yourself or your business. In this article, Martin Zwilling, the founder and CEO of Startup Professionals, explores other ways to increase your visibility and build m...
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10 ways to keep your business running smoothly while you’re on vacation

Working long and hard every day puts you at risk of burnout, while being able to relax and spend more time outdoors helps to reduce stress and boost your creativity. And yet many entrepreneurs find it difficult to take vacations, even when they have a talented team they can trust to run the business in their absence. To stop you spending your vacation time worrying about what's happening back in the office, here are some top tips from members of the Young Entrepreneur Council for making sure eve...
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These 6 efficiency tips will help you decide which problems to tackle

Work-related stress isn't something only employees experience; it can also affect entrepreneurs. The demands of launching a new business can be overwhelming, especially when you're trying to do everything yourself on a tight budget. Working long hours with the added pressures of uncertainty, multiple responsibilities, decision making, financial problems, and balancing personal, family and business needs can lead to stress and anxiety. Entrepreneur Murray Newlands shares here some of the changes ...
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How to network at big events

Whether you're looking to advance your career or thrive as an entrepreneur, networking events can introduce you to potential future employers, like-minded individuals, industry professionals, potential clients, trusted service providers and more. Although many people find large networking events daunting, it's important to take advantage of the opportunity to forge meaningful connections. With this in mind, career coach, speaker and author, Hallie Crawford shares here three top tips for making t...
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5 reasons why your startup should be blogging

Many startups know they need to blog, but either a lack of time, writing skill, or dedication to the effort keeps them from blogging.Other startups don't see any immediate return on investment from blogging so they put it on the back burner, often forgetting it entirely.Blogging is a long-term investment – one that pays dividends down the road. If you blog often enough, consistently and about the right things, you will see returns in the long-term.If you have ever thought about blogging but eith...
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3 questions to ask before entering into a business partnership

 Starting a new business can be daunting, and rather than going it alone you may decide to form a partnership. Choosing a business partner needs very careful consideration. While you may have potential candidates who share your vision and complement your skills, it's crucial to remember that a successful partnership depends on mutual trust and respect. To help you make the right choice, Mark Baldino and Ben Ihnchak share three questions to keep in mind before, during, and after you've ...
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