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There seems to be an inverse correlation between an out-of-control world and the pursuit of personal control.
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Do you really need to work?
We all need someone to laugh at the HR dude's see-through linen pants with.
I am freezing. It is 23 degrees outside and sunny, but I am freezing. I am sitting in a windowless room with the air conditioner turned on way too high. It has been two hours since I have seen natural...
Abandoning a stable and predictable future is scary.
We learnt a lot about stress this year.
Plus 10 other leadership styles that just don't work.
Except for one little thing...
It's about so much more than after-hours emails.
Make sure you get out of the (home) office on time.
Husbands weren’t negatively affected when women spent more time at the office.
Are you a sprinter or a marathon runner?
This situation -- the inequity between what workplaces in Australia are legally obliged to do and what happens in reality -- really felt wrong. And despite implementing various policies that are designed to improve work-life balance, such as flexi-time, nothing seemed to be having a big enough impact.
An Aussie CEO shares how it's done.
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Don't worry, they're actually pretty easy.
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Neglecting your wellbeing won't lighten your load.
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I recently spent six months with a negative, emotionally draining client. Like dust in my apartment, the toxicity settled in so subtly I can't even put my finger on when it started taking its toll.
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Implying that a balance is required implies a weighing of opposing forces competing against each other, like a set of scales or a see-saw. More of one means less of the other. Immediately the war is waged between work and life. But is it real?
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Australians have the unfavourable title of being one of the worst nations when it comes to taking sickies but experts say a sneaky day off could be a sign of work dissatisfaction. Australian Bureau o...
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Australian small business owners are embracing the flexibility that being your own boss allows, with more than two-thirds saying they are satisfied with their work-life balance. In the recent MYOB Bus...
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Working from home is great. I can take mornings off to go to BodyCombat, I don't have to attend any staff meetings, I never have to hear anyone say "Can you action this ASAP?" and I can't get the sack. Also, my office is active-wear friendly. So it's a perfect situation. Except in the school holidays...
Are you planning a major life overhaul for 2016, or does that sound terrifying? The good news is that you don't have to change everything in your life in order to make some significant improvements in...
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Just as cars have service checks to see that they're running properly, people can give themselves 'performance checks' to make sure they're also in great running order. And no, you don't have to head...
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Small business owners are working themselves into the ground by not taking holidays or having enough downtime, recent surveys have found. Of the 515 small business owners and managers surveyed by clou...
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While the 9am-5pm working day has become a thing of the past, many of us are working even longer hours -- partly due to technology, making it impossible for us to switch off. Research has shown that...
We know sitting is the new smoking and drinking wine in the afternoon is only okay if you're French, but how bad are your six hour Sunday afternoon Netflix sessions for you really? Maybe you're the ki...
Americans are forfeiting their vacation days, despite the stress, anxiety and other negative effects of not taking time off from work. In fact, a report by Project: Time Off, shows U.S. employees took...
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Standing desks, office meditation sessions and healthy snacks have become common in modern workplaces as corporate culture shifts toward greater employee wellness. But such perks are just the first st...
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We all lead hectic lives. Between work and home, finding time for business meetings and dinner with friends - let alone enough sleep - is a daily challenge. Technology is here to help. With our smart...
We know women and older Australians are the two fastest-growing groups in the workforce. And that at the same time the future economy wants us to have more babies now, the government doesn't want to pay for maternity leave. Securing a spot in a decent childcare centre is like finding the golden goose.