Finances

Why You Shouldn’t Make Decisions When You’re In a Bad Mood

Ever found yourself wondering “what was I thinking” after making a life decision? It’s probably because you let a bad mood and negative emotions cloud your judgement.

5 Benefits to Running

We know that exercise improves our health and can help us lose weight, but there are more benefits to running than you might realize.

Health Benefits of Pets

Pets help us live longer, happier, and healthier lives mentally and physically. There has been a lot of research done on the positive health effects of companion animals and the benefits of adding a pet to a household or workplace.

Tips for Running Your Family-Owned Business

Tips for Running Your Family-Owned Business

No matter the ties, family run businesses present their own set of challenges. A family business can be a great opportunity, but if expectations are mismanaged, it can become a source of stress and conflict. We have 8 tips to successfully grow your family run business.

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Finding Your Mentor in the Gig Economy

Finding Your Mentor in the Gig Economy

Being a gigster often means simply going from contract to contract without much feedback beyond the job. It is much harder for a gigster to make connections to progress in their careers when they don’t have the structure of the “permanent” job. So how then can a gigster find a mentor?

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Work-Life Harmony and Your Finances

Work-Life Harmony and Your Finances

Do you have a work-life balance? We have become a society that glorifies being busy and being a “workaholic” as a badge of honour. Then we wonder, why do kids have anxiety so young? Why are my employees taking so many sick days? Or, what am I doing with my life? We have forgotten about work/life harmony.

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5 Negotiating Mistakes Women Make

5 Negotiating Mistakes Women Make

Negotiating know-how is every bit as important as the skills and expertise you bring to the position you are applying for. It is in your best interest to prepare for the ‘compensation conversation’ ahead of time, and go prepared to ask for what you want. Remember, you are worth it!

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How to Ask Your Employer for What You Need

How to Ask Your Employer for What You Need

As employees, we often feel like we are expected to perform in a vacuum that does not include our personal lives and needs. We expect and get concessions for basic needs like medical and childcare, but what about mental health? Even though this can be a scary road, you can ask for what you need by following 3 basic tips.

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