Samantha Vroman

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LinkedIn Conquered Work — Now It Wants the Rest of Your Life

Modesty is what made LinkedIn famous. Where Facebook encourages users to share every last embarrassing moment of their lives, LinkedIn is the …

How To Be Much Happier At Work

The new science of positive psychology has made enormous progress in the last few years identifying what makes people happy at work.<p>In today’s column I’d like to look at one of the most powerful discoveries in this field to improve how good you feel when you’re at the office.<p><b>The Important Concept</b> …

The Idea Behind Work-Life Balance Is As Old As The Bible

Mathew Hoffman doesn’t remember one of the biggest milestones of his career, because he wasn’t there when it happened.<p>One Friday three decades ago, Hoffman, then 27 years old and a newly minted lawyer, was growing increasingly agitated as he waited to hear the outcome of his first-ever jury trial. …

Want Work Flexibility? Here's How You Can Make a Change

You dutifully show up to work, day in and day out. Although you try hard to get all of your work done, distractions abound at the office. …

How One Entrepreneur Mom Won the Work-Life Balance Game

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>With the goal of demystifying entrepreneurs, this monthly series from entrepreneurship group Empact profiles young founders as they grapple with the trials and tribulations of starting up.</i><p>It was 2008 when Sarah Schupp’s …

3 Beliefs That Transformed My Work-Life Balance

It was probably about my third month living New York City when I realized that I had lost control. I was working long days while also trying to stay …

Home Economics: The Link Between Work-Life Balance and Income Equality

The central conflict of domestic life right now isn't men versus women or mothers versus fathers; it's the family against money.<p>My wife leans in. A year ago, after nine hours of labor, she received an epidural and immediately asked me to pass the iPad so she could send a note to work. I suggested …

Work-Life Balance Is Bogus; Here's How to Get It Anyway

It was a crazy to-do list. I knew it deep down.<p>Recently I decided I <i>needed</i> to update my website, start writing my new book, get more client business, keep blogging and join a well-connected new committee.<p>Oh, and have a little fun, too.<p>I told myself it was completely doable. I just needed to focus on …

10 Questions to Ask When Making Your Personal Life Awesome

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Having a life outside of work is typically a tall order -- and sometimes not even an option -- for time-strapped entrepreneurs and other busy professionals. Never mind having a happy, organized and fulfilling one. But being all work and …

7 Facebook Statistics You Should Know For An Engaging Facebook Page

<i>This post was originally published on the Buffer blog.</i><p>One of the things we focus on most at Buffer is the best time to post to Twitter and Facebook. This is because we want to help you get more engagement with your audience, which is beneficial for everyone.<p>While the best time to post is definitely …

Unpaid Overtime Pro app review: designed to address the working conditions affecting millions of employees across the world

Introduction<p>Countless people around the world work their butts off and put in additional hours at work without ever being paid for their extra labor, …

Etsy-nomics lets sellers stitch together a living with new pattern

The creations are tiny — images painted on 3-by-5-inch discarded library catalog cards. But they’re a big hit on Vickie Moore’s Etsy shop, WingedWorld, allowing the 41-year-old mother of two to supplement her part-time job as a newspaper reporter.<p>“I thought I would have a few sales a month,” she …

Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Just Bought This Gorgeous $27 Million Mansion In Silicon Valley

So he just bought a massive 22,000-square-foot custom home in the affluent Silicon Valley town of Atherton, Calif., reports Realtor.com's Neal Leitereg on the Celebrity Real Estate blog. He paid $27 million which was a bit of a deal. The home was listed in late September for $31.8 million, …

Forget The Farms And Shopping Centers. Here's A Look Inside Billionaire Stan Kroenke's Many Homes

Stanley Kroenke made his fortune in real estate developing warehouses and shopping centers, many of them used by Wal-Mart, which was founded by his wife Ann Walton Kroenke’s uncle. Since then he’s amassed a sports empire that includes the NFL’s St. Louis Rams and Premier League soccer club Arsenal, …

75 Years Ago, This British Stockbroker Saved 669 Children From Nazi Death Camps

Nicholas Winton, now 104 years-old, joined his friend Martin Blake in Czechoslovakia to help refugees created by the German annexation of the Sudentenland.<p>Winton was of German Jewish ancestry and had heard of the violence against Jewish communities in Germany and Austria, especially the infamous …

The 20 Biggest Real Estate Moguls In New York City

Today wealth intelligence firm Wealth-X released data on the top 20 real estate moguls in New York City, ranked according to their personal net worth.<p>Richard LeFrak, chairman, CEO, and president of LeFrak Organization, leads the list with a net worth of $4.9 billion. LeFrak's family has invested in …

Queens Galley, the Soup Kitchen That Serves Gourmet Food

In upstate NY, those in need get meals made with heritage pork, heirloom tomatoes, and local creamery ice cream, thanks to the Queens Galley soup kitchen<p></head>Lunch starts with a soup, a purée of heirloom tomato topped with oozing, melting chunks of goat-milk cheese from Acorn Hill Farm. It's …

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How Feeling Grateful Can Make You More Successful

I find it fascinating that we have, here in America, a designated day to be thankful. It implies that on every other day it’s normal to be apathetic, dissatisfied, and disappointed. And many people seem to think it’s somehow gauche or naïve to be too grateful: I actually overheard a 20-something …

HOUSE OF THE DAY: JFK's Sprawling Estate In Virginia Can Be Yours For $11 Million

The four-bedroom ranch house lies on more than 160 acres of idyllic farmland in Marshall, Va. Of the many homes the Kennedys owned, this was the only one the couple built together, completed in 1963, just weeks before the president was assassinated.<p>The estate is more than just a historic landmark — …

The Changing Face of London Homes: New Urban Living Trends

London homes are changing. Cultural globalization, accelerated by a massive influx of foreign buyers in prime central locations, has helped spark new urban lifestyle trends that are reshaping the city’s real estate.<p><b>“</b>The way Londoners live is ever evolving: wants and needs are influenced by urban …

An Indian Developer Paid $530 Million For Canada's Embassy In London, And Plans to Turn It Into Apartments For The Super-Rich

The seven-storey Canadian High Commission in Grosvenor Square, known as Macdonald House, will be converted into luxury residences for the super-rich, Indian media said.<p>"We will create a world-class development, which befits the status of the address," said Abhishek Lodha, managing director of Lodha …

Four Ways Changing When You Eat Could Help You Lose Weight

In the beginning, eating was simple — consume three square meals a day and you're done (thanks, Mom!). But then diets got more complicated. Instead of having proper meals, we now fit food in whenever we have time — and usually end up so famished by 3 P.M. that we're stalking the office vending …

How To Find The Bars That Women Love

We've been playing with a preview of it and really like it.<p>It uses some pretty cool big data technology to look at the photos, understand what's going on in them (are people smiling? what are they wearing?) and match them to their GPS locations.<p>From that, the app tells you, city by city things like:<p>…

Burnout is the consequence of a broken way of work

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>It’s the time of the year where we can start to feel overly stressed by the demands of work, family, and community. But for …

7 Content Marketing Myths Debunked

Blogs are an important component to your content marketing strategy since they are a regular channel for communication with your audience. However, incorporating other types of content into your strategy can be equally as important.<p>Visuals, infographics, white papers, eBooks, user-generated …