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How to Work Hard and Play Hard

by / ⠀Startup Advice / April 1, 2022
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My name is Kate Raidt. I am a lifestyle design junkie. Here is my story. Hopefully, it will help you learn how to work hard and play hard. Starting Out In 1992 I was a broke, miserable college student at Baylor University. I went door-to-door in my dormitory asking people for coins to use “for laundry” when I was actually buying food from the vending machines to feed…

How to Improve Your Work Ethic

by / ⠀Startup Advice / March 27, 2022
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Do you want to learn how to improve your work ethic? The answer is not what you think. Taking a break may improve your productivity and work ethic more than grinding away. Work less on your start-up by building an engine There once was an entrepreneur named name Lisa. While she was still young, she promised herself that she would work hard to commercialize something as important and…

6 Must-Haves in Today’s Workplace Wellness Programs

by / ⠀Startup Advice / July 5, 2019

Updated October 16, 2019 The concept of wellness is an old one. Originating thousands of years ago, wellness describes a harmony between one’s body, mind, and spirit. Wellness gained steam in the West in the 1980s, and soon, the workplace wellness program was born.  In the 40 years since, a lot has changed. For one, wellness programs were once found primarily at enterprises. Today, they’re actually more common…

3 Signs You’re Sacrificing Happiness for the Sake of Your Business (and How to Fix It)

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / November 1, 2014

  In a digital world that never sleeps, it can be difficult for business owners to strike a balance between success and happiness. As soon as you set your mind to one task, five more appear. If one gets overlooked, 10 other balls drop. You probably feel like it’s a zero-sum game. You either keep your business moving forward or you take time for yourself and allow your…

How to Balance Your Life as a 20-Something Professional

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / April 7, 2014

There’s a price for ambition, and it’s been fodder for situation comedies for as long as any of us can remember, the young professional struggling to manage their work, social, and love lives. The young professional is immortal in the world of fiction because so many people can relate. The source of the problem would be simple enough to see if you were to graph the hours you…

How To Balance Ambitious Career Goals With Your Love Life

by / ⠀Career Advice Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / April 7, 2014

Today, I wanted to write about something that I’ve been thinking about for a long time, but haven’t had a chance to discuss with anybody outside of my “inner circle.” I want to talk to you about how I’ve learned to balance the increasing demands of my career — writing, consulting, building products, flying places, etc — with the real life responsibilities involved in maintaining a happy long-term…

3 Tips For Entrepreneurs To Balance Work and Life

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Health & Fitness / September 30, 2013

There I was, standing in the middle of a dirty living room. My dog barking uncontrollably, my husband asking me questions about money, and my mind thinking about emails that needed to be returned. I had finally reached my breaking point. To say I was overwhelmed would be an understatement. As I stood there, my brain slowly began to shut down. All I really wanted was to curl…