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Email: How to Use it as a Free Virtual Assistant

geralt / Pixabay<p>Email can be a beast. Though there are so many ways to connect with people today, we still can’t avoid dealing with it. If you’re not …

How a Virtual Assistant Can Help You Grow Your Business

geralt / PixabayWhen you run your own business, you inevitably have a lengthy to-do list at any given time. It may feel as though you are pulled in …

5 Self-Care Ideas For When You're Experiencing Compassion Fatigue Or Burnout

Social entrepreneurs are, collectively, a compassionate group. Compassion is what leads us to serve others and commit our lives to creating positive change in the world.<p>But this work can be taxing – mentally, emotionally and physically.<p>As a social entrepreneur who lives in the daily grind of …

Work stress vs. personal stress – which causes more burnout?

A study was conducted among Gauteng nurses to figure out whether personal stress leads to burnout more than work stress.<p>Studies often examine work …

Power Up and Be More Productive With These Time Management Tips

Do you feel the need to be more organized and/or more productive? Do you spend your day in a frenzy of activity and then wonder why you haven't …

Time Management

Effective Time Management

<b>Time Management Building Blocks</b><p>Suzanne cannot effectively meet all of her responsibilities by working faster or putting in longer hours. Working …

4 Time Management Tips for Freelancers

As a freelancer, you’re bound to have the envy of your friends and family, but a lot of the time there doesn’t seem to be much ‘free’ in freelancer. …

Twenty time-management tips to improve your productivity

Time-management tips are always helpful as we struggle daily with how to organize ourselves effectively in an overwhelming world. Montreal-based consultant Étienne Garbugli recently shared such ideas he has collected.<p>Here are several that may be worth considering if they're not already in your bag …

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

The Apps 27 High Achievers Use Every Day

There's something on this list you can be benefiting from right now.<p>Think about the apps you use most often. Do they help you get more work done, stay heathy, relax, or save time and money? Here's a fresh list of apps more than two dozen executives say are their favorites.<p>1. Fantastical 2 ($4.99 …

How to Use Facebook Groups to Grow Your Community and Increase Your Reach

Facebook Groups are the place to connect with other like-minded people and are becoming increasingly important for brands and businesses aiming to cultivate a community.<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>Facebook has recently launched Groups for Pages, enabling the 70 million+ Pages on …

Surprising ways to beat anxiety and become mentally strong – according to science

Do you have anxiety? Have you tried just about everything to get over it, but it just keeps coming back? Perhaps you thought you had got over it, …

What To Know About Antidepressants Before You Think They Just Don’t Work

How would you feel if what you thought was a hard-and-fast treatment for your chronic illness was failing you?<p>This is something many people living with mental illness face. Antidepressants are often the first line of defense in treating patients complaining of psychiatric symptoms. Most commonly, …

Mental Disorders

Your guide to self-care: How to guard against burnout syndrome?

Not only Vikram, but 10 out of every 100 working professionals like doctors, lawyers, policemen, entrepreneurs etc. today suffer from burnout …

Rethinking Stress: How to Harness Pressure for a More Productive Life

Everyone experiences varying degrees of stress throughout their lives, whether it’s from your job, the demands of running and growing a business, or …

8 Warning Signs of Chronic Anxiety Most People Ignore

Chronic anxiety is a common anxiety disorder that involves constant worry, nervousness and tension. It goes far beyond worrying about a work project …

Effective Work at Home Time Management

While working at home can be very rewarding, it can also come a...The post Effective Work at Home Time Management appeared first on The It Mom.

Migraines Tied to Increased Risk of Anxiety Disorder

New research suggests the chronic pain associated with migraines may be a reason for an increased incidence of generalized anxiety disorders among …

Depression

5 Proven Steps to Cure Your Burnout at Work

Can't stay focused? Keep losing your concentration? Here's a proven solution.<p>Can't stay focused? Keep losing your concentration? Wondering how to stay motivated even when all you want to do is take a break? It could be that you're burning out.<p>When people burn out, they usually exhibit symptoms that …

A Simple Way To Explain The Difference Between Stress & Anxiety

Since I’ve started taking medication to manage my anxiety, I’ve had the pleasure of feeling — for the first time in a long time — <i>stressed</i> without …

Depression

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Fixing the ROI Problem With Influencer Marketing

The company that may have plugged the biggest hole in influencer marketing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Influencer marketing has been a buzzword in public relations, sales and marketing for some time now. Its durability is a testament to its potential power to drive …

5 Signs That You're About to Burn Out

There's a limit to how much anyone can do before you hit the wall -- hard.<p>While we all know the value of working hard and pushing ourselves beyond our limits, there's definitely a limit to how much we're able to do that on a regular basis. Even the best leaders and workers know that, if you fail to …

The Top 9 Social Media Strategists to Watch In 2017

Watching these social media gurus will help you crush it on your platform next year.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Meet the social media strategists who are ahead of everybody in 2017.<p>Social platforms give entrepreneurs direct access to consumers who can become raving …

What Working at a Social Media Company Taught Me about ROI

Marketers need to think of social as a building block that has the power to support, inform and accelerate nearly every aspect of your business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For the past four years, myself and three other marketers have met frequently to talk shop. …

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg posts manifesto defending social media | Financial Times

Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg mounted a broad defence of social media on Thursday, taking on growing concerns about his company’s contribution …

Why Is Time Management Important? Time's Hidden Treasures

<i>Reading Time</i>: 2.5 Minutes<p><b>Time</b>.<p>It is one of the universal laws governing our existence on this planet. The incredible phenomenon that gives everything …

Delegating: The Only Time Management Tip You Need

Greeting the day as an overwhelmed entrepreneur has become part of the norm for many first time business owners. The hats we wear are numerous and …

Organization & Management Tools Every Entrepreneur Needs to Boost Productivity

Relying on technology can help save you time, energy and frustration.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve heard it time and time again: You’ve got to work smarter, not harder. The best way for any entrepreneur to work smarter is to have the best organization and time …

5 Reasons Why Non-Digital Time Management Is More Productive

As technological innovation marches forward in so many aspects of life, there is a movement gaining momentum to return to the past in search of something important that progress may have left behind.<p>No, you can’t beat the convenience of streaming and digitized music, but the listening experience …

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