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10 ways to manage stress and stay calm under pressure as a business leader

Overloading your mind with too many to-dos can lead to burnout and emotional outbursts. Maskot/Getty Images Business leaders can use certain techniques to minimize stress and burnout at work. Managing your daily workload, practicing delegation, and scheduling downtime can help reduce anxiety. Building supportive professional relationships can also help leaders avoid being short-tempered and prone to outbursts. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. One of the most valuable...
Tags: Leadership, Trends, Strategy, Work Life Balance, Stress, Stress Management, Business Leaders, Nordic, Don, Inc, Contributor, Inc.com, Martin Zwilling, Contributor 2019


[PODCAST] Oracle – The New World of Work Includes Mental Health With Emily He

Oracle – The New World of Work Includes Mental Health With Emily He Today we have Emily He of Oracle on the show, and we are going to talk about the new world of work, which includes mental health. And, thank goodness for that, especially coming out of one of the worst years ever. Introductions […]
Tags: Technology, Featured, News, Podcasts, Future Of Work, Tech, HR, Branding, Blog Posts, Hr Technology, RecruitingDaily Podcast, Work/Life Balance, Employee Wellbeing, RecruitingLive! with William Tincup, HCM technology


5 therapist-recommended tips to stay mentally strong when you're working from home

Scheduling fun activities can help you stay mentally strong during isolation. Eugenio Marongiu/Getty Images Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, author, and host of the Mentally Strong People podcast. If you're feeling isolated or disconnected while working from home, Morin says starting new daily habits can help. Schedule fun activities outside of work, connect with friends, and practice mental strength exercises throughout the day.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. It's...
Tags: Health, Trends, Strategy, Work Life Balance, Mental Health, Nordic, Therapist, Morin, Amy Morin, WFH, BI-freelancer, Contributor 2019, Eugenio Marongiu Getty, Amy Morin Courtesy of Amy Morin


Tidy your room – and shut the dog out: 11 ways to excel in a Zoom job interview

Even if you’re secretly in pyjama bottoms, the usual rules apply – plus a few extra. Look at the camera, check your backdrop, and try to keep the room clear of other people and petsIf job interviews are awkward and nerve-racking at the best of times, this is magnified by the prospect of having to do it from a corner of your home on screen, while hoping your children or pets don’t put in an appearance. Unfortunately, the pandemic has made interviewing for a job via the internet an increasingly co...
Tags: Money, Life and style, Work & careers, Job Hunting, Work-life balance, Guardian Careers


As a type-A mom trying to 'have it all,' I suffered a breakdown. These 5 tips helped me regain control and prioritize self-care on a daily basis.

Prioritizing alone time is key for working moms to de-stress. Getty Images Jessica Milicevic is the owner of Maven Media, a strategic branding and marketing agency in North Carolina. She wrote a list of ways working moms can practice self-care without sacrificing too much time or money. Disconnecting, enjoying quiet time, and practicing self-compassion are easy ways moms can prioritize their wellness. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The term self-care has become one...
Tags: Wellness, Facebook, Parents, Trends, Strategy, Work Life Balance, North Carolina, Nordic, Self Care, Working Moms, WFH, Maven Media, BI-freelancer, Contributor 2019, Jessica Milicevic


I was a type-A mom trying to 'have it all,' and I suffered a breakdown. Here are my 5 tips to help any working mom prioritize self-care on a daily basis.

Prioritizing alone time is key for working moms to de-stress. Getty Images Jessica Milicevic is the owner of Maven Media, a strategic branding and marketing agency in North Carolina. She wrote a list of ways working moms can practice self-care without sacrificing too much time or money. Disconnecting, enjoying quiet time, and practicing self-compassion are easy ways moms can prioritize their wellness. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The term self-care has become one...
Tags: Wellness, Facebook, Parents, Trends, Strategy, Work Life Balance, North Carolina, Nordic, Self Care, Working Moms, WFH, Maven Media, BI-freelancer, Contributor 2019, Jessica Milicevic


3 entrepreneurial couples who've appeared on 'Shark Tank' reveal how they balance running a business with their romantic relationships and families

Sharing a home and a business isn't easy, but these couples make it work by taking breaks and respecting boundaries. Crystal Cox/Business Insider Starting a business with your significant other can blur the lines between work and personal life. 3 entrepreneur couples who appeared on "Shark Tank" said finding a healthy balance is key. Gina Marie and Scott Davis, cofounders of Dog Threads, schedule family time to de-stress. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Separati...
Tags: Couples, Minnesota, Romance, Small Business, Entrepreneurship, Relationships, Milwaukee, Entrepreneurs, Trends, Strategy, Work Life Balance, Ariel, Canary Islands, Shark Tank, Nordic, Robert


Radical Flexibility: The Great Reawakening

This three-part series looks at what’s next for human resources and talent acquisition. Part one makes a case for 2021 as HR’s moment of radical praxis, part two for rebuilding the relationship with TA, and part three for recentering what functions as the heart of organizations.   Radical Flexibility: The Great Reawakening If we’ve learned […]
Tags: Featured, News, Future Of Work, Communication, Company Culture, Remote Work, Recruiting, HR, Guest Post, Branding, Blog Posts, Work/Life Balance


The lost art of rest: How to relax

Even though our bodies and minds are begging for a break, modern culture has turned rest into a sin. So how can we catch a breath?I'll start by telling my own story. It will serve as proof that I represent one of the most severe deficits of contemporary society: I don't know how to rest. However, it also shows that each of us is the best healer of our own exhaustion and can find a way to deep rest. The path is simple to walk, but hard to enter. Especially now, when an urbanized civilization forc...
Tags: Work, Motivation, England, London, Rihanna, Life, Happiness, US, Research, Bbc, Atlantic, Paddington, Work-life balance, Innovation, Cornwall, Vietnam


Workplace disrupted – five themes that will define the future of work

Last year the Government of India announced ground-breaking measures that ease several registration and compliance requirements to enable employees of IT and BPO companies to work from anywhere, permanently.This was a watershed moment for the future of jobs and workplaces scripted in a country that has 4.36 million ICT workers (almost half of that of the whole of Europe) who are at the forefront of global digital transformation that is currently afoot, providing services to virtually every Fortu...
Tags: Work, Productivity, Europe, India, Future, Work-life balance, Innovation, Ai, Personal Growth, ICT, BCG


Jeff Bezos' morning routine includes time to 'do nothing' - here's how it helps maximize his productivity at work

Jeff Bezos originally founded Amazon as a simple online book retailer in 1994. MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images Since founding Amazon in 1994, Jeff Bezos has grown the company into one of the world's most well-known retailers.  According to his book, he swears by going to bed early and waking up early as keys to his success. Bezos also sets aside personal time each day to "putter" around, which helps him make high-quality business decisions. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stori...
Tags: Amazon, Sleep, Trends, Strategy, Work Life Balance, Jeff Bezos, Nordic, Bezos, Inc, Contributor, Morning Routines, Contributor 2019, Jason Aten


Job stress drove me to congestive heart failure at age 34. As I got better, here are 3 things I did to revive my small business while protecting my health.

Shannon Hennig. Shannon Hennig Shannon Hennig is a small business owner and health and wellness marketing expert. In September 2020, she was suddenly hospitalized with a diagnosis of congenital heart failure and had to take time off from running her business. As she eased back into work, began health treatment, and continued homeschooling her young son, Hennig learned to set boundaries to safeguard her physical and mental health. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. In Sept...
Tags: Health, Parents, Trends, Strategy, Work Life Balance, Nordic, Working Moms, Heart Failure, Small Business Owners, Hennig, Contributor 2019, Original Contributor, Shannon Hennig, Shannon Hennig Shannon Hennig Shannon Hennig, OpenInk Solutions


Agents are happy with careers despite long hours: Inman survey

Inman's second-annual Agent Appreciation survey revealed that many agents are working every day of the week and that just as many are completely satisfied with their careers.
Tags: Real Estate, California, Lifestyle, Los Angeles, Analysis, Radio, Canada, Work-life balance, Hawaii, Agent, Rhode Island, Industry News, Ontario, Inman, Heather Scott, Calabasas


We're freelancers who relocated to a tiny town in Maine during the pandemic. Here's how we earned over $150,000 in 2020 while raising our toddler and enjoying local adventures.

Kearl and her family at Beth's Farm Market in Warren, Maine. Mary Kearl In 2019, Mary Kearl and her family traveled to 12 countries while working remotely. As COVID-19 spread, they decided to move from Los Angeles to Maine to shelter in place. While following social distancing regulations, Kearl and her family found safe ways to adventure locally while she and her husband kept their freelance businesses afloat/ Kearl says the time she's able to dedicate to family by being a freelancer ...
Tags: Freelancing, Halloween, Small Business, California, La, Careers, Los Angeles, Trends, Strategy, Work Life Balance, Canada, Maine, Nova Scotia, Moving, Nordic, Thomaston Maine


I improved my work-life balance by getting rid of negative thinking - here are 7 daily habits that helped me do it

FatCamera/Getty Images Peggy Caruso is an author, executive and personal development coach, and founder and host of "The Revolutionize Podcast." She encourages her coaching clients to practice good daily habits that prioritize their personal and career goals. Caruso says every professional should schedule personal time on their to-do list, bring self-awareness to negative thoughts, and express gratitude for the goods things in instead of fixating on the bad. Visit Business Insider's homep...
Tags: Opinion, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Work Life Balance, Positivity, Negativity, Nordic, Life Coach, Caruso, Twitter Facebook Linkedin, NLP, Contributor 2019, Original Contributor, Peggy Caruso, Peggy Caruso Peggy Caruso


Furlough refused to 71% of UK working mothers while schools shut - survey

TUC say responses highlight rapid reversal in gender equality that could take decades to repairMore than 70% of working mothers who asked to be furloughed for childcare reasons since schools shut have been refused, according to a survey that experts said highlighted a rapid reversal in gender equality that will take decades to repair.The survey of 50,000 women in the UK has revealed the crisis facing working mothers and was described as a “cry for help” by trade union umbrella body the TUC. Cont...
Tags: UK, Work & careers, Work-life balance, TUC, Parents and parenting, Gender Pay Gap, Coronavirus, UK job furlough scheme


The Steps To A Healthier Work-Life Balance When You’re The Boss

Striking a balance between work and life is much simpler when you’re an employee. Okay, you don’t have the power to make decisions, yet you can show your boss why it is to their advantage.
Tags: Jobs, Work Life Balance, Career Advice, Healthier Work Life Balance


How to help dogs and cats manage separation anxiety when their humans return to work

When one of my co-workers found out about a tiny, orphaned kitten that needed a home a few months ago, he didn't hesitate to adopt it. He says his new companion helped make the months of COVID-19 isolation at home much less stressful.He is not alone. Animal shelters and breeders across the country have reported record numbers of dog and cat adoptions in recent months.But after my co-worker returned to work, he says his adorable kitten started urinating on the kitchen counter while he was away.An...
Tags: Psychology, Work, Family, Animals, Work-life balance, Innovation, Lori, Coronavirus


Barriers to Work-Life Balance Come From A Variety of Sources, A New Survey Reports

As many Americans attempt to balance their lives alone, it can be really valuable to see how this problem affects all of us.
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The pandemic has proven that mothers can work from home and still be excellent at their jobs. Here's what workplaces must do next.

Jessica Milicevic Jessica Milicevic Jessica Milicevic is the owner of Maven Media, a strategic branding and marketing agency in Charlotte, North Carolina. As a mother of four, she says she spent her career job-hopping in search of an employer who would be supportive of her goal to balance her own professional path with raising a family. Milicevic often found herself devalued in the workplace due to her status as a parent, and has made it part of her work with businesses and brands to help ...
Tags: Work, Parents, Opinion, Life, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Work Life Balance, CMO, Nordic, Working Moms, Charlotte North Carolina, Employers, Milicevic, WFH, Maven Media


8 organization and wellness tips for balancing career and family while working from home, according to well-being experts

Getty Images Professional women are facing even more challenges during the pandemic, say well-being experts and authors Liz Koehler and Clare Davenport. At the University of Pennsylvania, they conducted research into the unique macro and micro transitions faced by women in their careers and their impact on overall job satisfaction and quality of work. Koehler and Davenport found that creating unapologetic boundaries, working in an uplifting environment, and investing wisely in friendships...
Tags: Wellness, Opinion, Trends, Strategy, Work Life Balance, Research, Ibm, Goldman Sachs, University of Pennsylvania, Rembrandt, Shakespeare, Well-being, Blackrock, Nordic, Working Moms, Don


People have started 'fake commuting' because they crave the alone time they used to get on their way to the office - and experts say it's a smart idea

"I had started to gain weight over lockdown, and I knew it was mainly because I wasn't moving around during the day," said Charlotte Barnacle. Courtesy photo Many work-from-homers are missing the alone time that once came with commuting to and from the office each day. Librarian Lucy Ahmad says she's incorporated an hour-long 'fake commute' walk into the end of her day during the pandemic to help transition from work to personal time. Whether a morning run, short drive, or daily walk, ...
Tags: Trends, Strategy, Work Life Balance, Mental Health, Cameron, Miami, Commuting, Kate, Nordic, Raymond, Ahmad, Remote workers, Oxfordshire UK, WFH, Akanksha Singh, COVID-19


How Leaders Delegate for a Better Work Life Balance

As a presenter, you likely hold some level of leadership in your organization. Leadership can come with the feeling of needing to “do it all.” True, there is certainly some merit to leaders knowing every facet of their industry. However, it’s important that a leader is not the sole member of their organization with the ability to do a large portion of the work. While teaching peers to own different facets of the business may take time and trust, it should save burn-out in the long run. The b...
Tags: Leadership, Uncategorized, Work Life Balance, Balance, Speaking, Delegate, Delegation, Delegating, Better Work Life Balance, Balance For Leaders, Leadership Balance


‘People are craving something more’: is it time to embrace your career plan B?

Whether you’ve lost your job or fallen out of love with it, many people turned to something new this year. We meet those who did – plus a beginner’s guide to taking the plungeFor 21 years, Ian Garrett worked in the oil industry. He started his career at BP, then made his way up through the ranks, eventually becoming the chief well engineer for Tullow Oil. He worked long days; his job required a lot of travel, and took him from the North Sea to places such as Angola, Ghana and Algeria. But, at th...
Tags: Money, Life and style, Work & careers, Health & wellbeing, Work-life balance, Tullow Oil, Bp, Algeria, North Sea, Garrett, PGCE, Coronavirus, Ian Garrett, Angola Ghana


Drawing, running or a podcast in the bath: our readers’ tips for switching off after work

How best to resist the temptation to send one more email? Try these healthy hacks to put the home back into WFHEven though it happens in the same space as my Zoom counselling sessions, making music helps me to switch off immediately. I close the camera, switch on my synthesiser and load up the software. That simple process transports me into a sonic fantasy world. I take my voice and the sounds of many of the instruments I play, and I sculpt them.Every week or two, I upload a tune to streaming s...
Tags: Life and style, Work & careers, Mindfulness, Health & wellbeing, Work-life balance, Hobbies, Cornwall Continue, John Walter


14 Ways to Achieve Personal Goals While Successfully Running a Company

What’s one way busy leaders can accomplish their personal goals or side projects while still keeping their company in tip-top shape? These answers are provided by Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC),… Read more » The post 14 Ways to Achieve Personal Goals While Successfully Running a Company appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
Tags: Productivity, Business, Work-life balance, Personal Development, YEC, Achieving Goals


Signs you might be suffering from digital fatigue, and how to switch up your WFH routine to prioritize your mental health

In this photo illustration a female service employee working in Delhi and living in Noida works from home. Manish Rajput/SOPA Images During the pandemic, the once clear line between work life and home life has been heavily blurred.  Without a clear end to the workday, many remote workers may find themselves working extra long hours, and feeling both physically and mentally exhausted from being at home all day. If you think you may be struggling from digital fatigue, switch up your routine ...
Tags: Wellness, Fatigue, Cdc, Entrepreneur, Trends, Strategy, Work Life Balance, Remote Work, Mental Health, Cigna, Delhi, Facetime, Nordic, Noida, Contributor, Tiffany Pham


Ben & Jerry's maker Unilever is offering a 4-day working week at full pay to its New Zealand staff — and all its 150,000 worldwide employees could be next

Newscast/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Unilever is offering its New Zealand staff a four-day working week at their normal full pay. The year-long trial will give employees flexibility in their work-life balance and make the company more productive, Unilever said. New Zealand's prime minister Jacinda Ardern has supported a four-day week, saying it would be good for domestic tourism. The success of the Unilever trial could determine whether the company rolls it out to its 150,000 ...
Tags: Employment, Trends, Strategy, Work Life Balance, Unilever, New Zealand, Bangs, Ben, Ben Jerry, Jerry, Jacinda Ardern, Perpetual Guardian, Grace Dean, Newscast Universal Images Group, Nick Bangs, Four-day workweek


Microsoft productivity score feature criticised as workplace surveillance

Tool allows managers to use Windows 365 to track their employees’ activity Microsoft has been criticised for enabling “workplace surveillance” after privacy campaigners warned that the company’s “productivity score” feature allows managers to use Windows 365 to track their employees’ activity at an individual level.The tools, first released in 2019, are designed to “provide you visibility into how your organisation works”, according to a Microsoft blogpost, and aggregate information about everyt...
Tags: Business, Technology, Microsoft, Privacy, World news, Work & careers, Work-life balance, Working From Home


Make it count! Here’s how to build your legacy

In a year marked by worldwide tragedy, we've been forced to reexamine what is truly important and wrestle with how we can reorient our lives to truly make a difference going forward and leave our mark on the world.
Tags: Relationships, Charity, Lifestyle, Service, Depression, Radio, Work-life balance, Agent, Giving Back, Legacy, Achievements, Brokerage, Select, Life Events, Homeless Populations, Carl Medford