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The Day After A Business Trip


Earlier this week I was in Las Vegas for a business trip and that gave me a chance to practice a few of my tips to stay in touch while away from your family.
But what about when you get home?
I don’t travel for business too often but when I do, I always try to schedule […]

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Best Place To Work :: Home Office Or Outside Of Home?


In my interview with Shoemoney, he shared a piece of advice that I thought was rather interesting when asked about the one thing he wish he knew at an earlier age.
Get an office outside the house if you do not have one already. That was really key for me.
Do you agree or disagree?
When trying to […]

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Is A Promotion Worth Giving Up Your Flexibility?


At my place of employment, I am quickly approaching a crossroads in my career that may have a profound impact on my work life balance.
I’ve mentioned before that my current position as a software engineer comes with a great deal of flexibility - including my regular 4-day work week as well as the ability to […]

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Don’t Let The Perception Of Reality Keep You Unbalanced


The company that I work for recently implemented an unofficial policy (maybe recommendation would be a better word) that there should not be any meetings scheduled for Friday afternoons.
In order to help facilitate this initiative, all of the conference rooms were artificially booked after 2:00pm on Fridays to make it a little more inconvenient for […]

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Is American Culture Encouraging Men To Put Work Before Family?


Do you think American culture encourages men to put their career ahead of their family?
There are more and more examples that make me really think this is true. Earlier today I was reading a few articles about work life balance over at Yahoo! hotjobs and noticed something interesting.

In the screen shot above from the […]

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Franchisee vs. Business Owner


For the entrepreneurs in the crowd, I’d like to ask you if you have started your own business or if you have opened a franchise?
Ever since I started my first job out of college I’ve had the desire to own my own business. One of the first questions to answer was whether it was […]

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