The FIRE Movement (Financial Independence, Retire Early) and Independent Work

Small Business Labs

The New York Times article  How to Retire in Your 30s With $1 Million in the Bank nicely covers the " growing movement of young professionals who are intently focused on quitting their jobs forever." However, we didn't fully retire.

10 Ways Over-Productivity Can Affect Your Health

Simple Productivity Blog

Stress, overreaction, anger management issues, physical and mental health issues, disturbed sleep patterns, irregular family life, lack of social stimulation and other factors can destroy life’s quality over time. Here are 10 ways how over-productivity can affect your health.

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How To Make The Gig Economy Work For You

Dumb Little Man

Fifty years ago, the expectation was that you would be in the same job until you retire. That’s much less people getting their retirement money and financial security from private US firms. With no matching funds from an employer, you’ll have to save for retirement.

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Featured Soloist Jim Sheard: “I Try To Be the Best ‘Me’ Possible”

The Solopreneur Life

I retired early at age 55 due to my bi-polar disorder, and I needed something to occupy my mind and time. It led to some health risk factors. What lifestyle choices have you had to make to stay in business? Do you need a second household income to support your lifestyle? (Is

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Featured Soloist Kathleen Moore: “Get People to Help You”

The Solopreneur Life

Choose things you’re not good at or don’t enjoy and make the decision to let them go, or else pay someone to do them — consider it an investment in your mental health. What lifestyle choices have you had to make to stay in business?

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How to become a Type-A maniacal entrepreneur 

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

They’ve never heard of lifestyle design. A lot of entrepreneurs who value “balance” tend to get caught up in a microscopic struggle where each day of life is a quest to optimize between work, health, friends, family and whatever else is on your priority list.

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How to become a Type-A maniacal entrepreneur 

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

They’ve never heard of lifestyle design. A lot of entrepreneurs who value “balance” tend to get caught up in a microscopic struggle where each day of life is a quest to optimize between work, health, friends, family and whatever else is on your priority list. They’ll neglect their health and family. It’s probably not good for the entrepreneur’s health. They know they’re setting themselves up for retirement by 30 or 40.

Work-Life Balance 2.0 and Small Business | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

This has created not only many health problems like cardiovascular disease, a weaker immune system, frequent headaches, backache to name but a few, but also social problems in areas like child-care, care for relatives, increase in divorces and other symptoms of a social fabric breakdown.

2007 216

How To Network Awesomely – A Book Review

Brilliantly Better

And then I realized that since Colin is a big advocate of lifestyle design, the ebook should have taken the form of a lifestyle magazine too. Tagged as: ebook , lifestyle , lifestyle design , networking Liked it?

Social Impact of Working From Home | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

People look to their employers for entree into systems of social safety nets (Social Security, disability insurance, health care benefits, etc.). Retirement Plan Said on July 23rd, 2009 at 10:08 am Choosing how long to work and on what schedule has long showed productivity benefits.

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New Small Business Startup Idea: Virtual Import/Export Assistant.

The Small Business Blog

He is now retired but worked as a customs officer and also owned a restaurant that he was forced to sell after it ran at a loss for 2 years. E-Mail me or follow me. How to be successful and eco-friendly. Making your small business carbon neutral. Benefits of Online Software for Small Business.

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Outsourcing Options For Small Business | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

Building a support network community for your small business and start-up business, like SOHO-, SME, SMB-, Micro-, Lifestyle-, Home-, DIY-, Hobby-, Boomer-, Professional-, Personal businesses is essential to your survival. E-Mail me or follow me. What is Small Business Infrastructure?

2007 206

7 Magical Ways to Use Curiosity as a Personal Development Tool

Brilliantly Better

An entrepreneur and paramedic she retired from a Multi-Million dollar business and give up a 6-figure salary to have more Time and Freedom! She blogs about Ultimate Lifestyle Design at the Freedom Venture Project ™ Blog.

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Not all accountants are created equal (how do you choose an.

The Small Business Blog

I have retired to writing so it’s no longer any problem to me for telling the truth. E-Mail me or follow me. What is Small Business Infrastructure? How to be successful by focusing on your core business.

2006 207

Clever Marketing by Kitchen Table Business | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

I was not working, my youngest child was a year old, my daughters were 11 and 13 and my husband was unemployed due to ill health. Before I retire for the day with a nice glass of my favorite malt, I wonder what she means about the Scots and blending skills? E-Mail me or follow me.

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Is Your Education Useless? | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

Now I can just work the job I want and retire happy&# I’m like, you moron, education never stops! What is Lifestyle Design?

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