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Is This the Ultimate Key to Work-Life Balance?

January 17, 2019

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The Harvard Business Review may have uncovered the key to work-life balance. Ready for it? Get a hobby. It turns out that a hobby is the one thing that allows successful CEOs to completely check out and recharge, which is good for their work life and their home life. In “Why CEOs Devote So Much […]

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How to Find Work-Life Balance…While You’re Still at Work

August 28, 2018

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The struggle for work-life balance is real. There is no clear answer–it’s different for everyone and yet seemingly difficult for everyone to achieve. However, the focus often comes on how to find time for life after work. Work hours become the non-negotiable and after work becomes the time for living. But what about trying to […]

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3 Ways to Tip the Work-Life Balance In Your Favor

March 6, 2018

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Your work-life balance scale probably tips toward “work” if you’re reading this article. That means we need to find a way to tip that scale in your favor. Here are a few ways to create rigid frameworks for your personal time that can’t easily be thrown to the wayside for work. Exercise. Working out is […]

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The Recipe to Work-Life Balance Success

February 27, 2018

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Feeling overwhelmed and overworked? It may be time to revisit a basic strategy for work-life balance success. Although that balance is difficult to achieve, the process is fairly simple. It’s a very simple recipe for success: Organization (a to-do list or agenda) Time Management (scheduling when you will get work done) Downtime (time to refresh, […]

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Madison, WI has the Best Work-Life Balance in the U.S.

January 18, 2018

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When it comes to work-life balance, the Midwest is where it’s at! And according to SmartAsset, Madison, Wisconsin is the top dog. Spectrum Brands World Headquarters is proud to call Madison our neighbor. Many of our employees live in the Madison area. In fact, it used to be our home until we moved just a […]

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Can’t Find Work-Life Balance? You May Have One of These Problems.

January 10, 2017

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Work-life balance is not an easy achievement. It’s a skill you’ll have to constantly improve throughout your career. But your first step is to figure out why you can’t achieve it. Read the descriptions of these following three personas and see which sounds familiar to you. You could be a… workaholic. If you’re the first in […]

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Find Work-Life Balance in 2013

January 3, 2013

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It’s one of our 2013 Career Resolutions. And living a life with less stress is synonymous with finding work-life balance. No matter what stage of life you’re in, it’s easy to get wrapped up in a project so much so that you either stay at work until 8 PM or you keep worrying about it […]

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Are You Really Thinking About the Big Picture?

August 15, 2019

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We’ve touted the benefits of a career mentor and career planning, but it’s come to our attention that we might all be doing this wrong. When you think about your overall career growth, goals, and potential, hopefully your work-life balance is taken into consideration. But what about going beyond that? Really thinking about your life […]

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5 Ways to Disconnect From Work

July 18, 2019

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One of the top ways to beat burnout–and some would argue the only way–is to disconnect from work. This could be on a nightly or weekly basis (or in extreme cases, it may call for a week-long vacation or a months long sabbatical.) Here are five ways to incorporate moments of disconnection into your week. […]

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How a Few Key Habits Can Keep Your Life on Track

July 5, 2019

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As we continue to talk about topics like burnout as well as work-life balance, it’s important to get real about strategies. Because the reality is that sometimes life is completely and utterly overwhelming. A new job, a big promotion, a new baby, an illness, or any other major life event can throw your day to […]

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