9 Proven Secrets and Health Tips for Men Over 50

Dumb Little Man

What is up with men’s health? Why is it that in a country with the best health care in the world, we have so many unhealthy men? They become sedentary and they start neglecting their health. This discovery inspired me to write a book about men’s health and social motivation.

2018 259

?How Your Happiness Is Related To Your Health

Dumb Little Man

All these may make you wonder how happiness and health are really connected. If people were to take a survey, they would probably rank improving productivity and success higher than boosting their happiness. It turns out that happiness and health are closely associated.

2018 280

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Stride Health's Study on Gig Workers and Health Insurance

Small Business Labs

Stride Health's Stride Study: Health Coverage in the Gig Economy  covers how gig workers access and use health insurance.  As the report chart below shows (click to enlarge), the cost of health insurance remains an issue.

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Results of the 2014 Solopreneur Survey: Quality of Life is Up, Expectations are Up, Facebook is Down

The Solopreneur Life

Those are among the key findings in The Solopreneur Life 2014 End-of-Year Survey. This is the fourth year for The Solopreneur Life survey, which was conducted from November 12 to December 20. The survey attracted 308 responses. Surveys Solopreneur Survey

2015 185

2011 Survey Results: Solopreneurs Are Optimistic About 2012, Despite Challenges

The Solopreneur Life

Those are among the findings in The Second-Annual Solopreneur Life 2011 End-of-Year Survey. The anonymous survey, which was conducted using Survey Monkey and attracted 77 responses, consisted of 25 questions and was conducted during the first three weeks of December. Respondents were able to complete the survey only once. Here are the major takeaways from the survey. Nearly half of the solopreneurs surveyed take little or no vacation. Health Insurance.

2012 165

Solopreneur Survey Results: 2013 Was a Good Year, Expectations Are Very High for 2014

The Solopreneur Life

Those are among the key findings in The Solopreneur Life 2013 End-of-Year Survey. This is the third year for The Solopreneur Life survey, which was conducted during the first three weeks of December. The survey attracted 204 responses. Download the complete survey results (PDF).

2014 167

50 Studies Suggest That Magnesium Deficiency Is Killing Us

Dumb Little Man

And that’s because 68% of American adults consume less magnesium than the recommended daily allowance (RDA), according to a 2005 nationally representative survey. Health Science Happiness RDA A silent epidemic marches on unchallenged, claiming lives by way of misery or death.

2013 285

Smoking and Productivity: 7 Good Reasons to Quit Smoking

Dumb Little Man

One survey found that nearly 55% of non-smoking workers were “often/almost always bothered by exposure to SHS (secondhand smoke).” Most people quit smoking because of the health benefits but there is a financial incentive as well. Smokers also retire much earlier than non-smoking workers due to the health problems associated with smoking. Some have even set up smoke-free workplaces and employee health plans covering pharmacological smoking cessation aids.

2018 147

What Control Means to the Self-Employed

Small Business Labs

Our article yesterday covered a study showing how work autonomy and control resulted in mental health benefits for the self-employed.  The main reason, as found out in the survey, was control over career. " And more control often leads to better mental health.

2019 203

Healthcare Industry Embracing the Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

71%  of healthcare executives surveyed said they are already using on-demand labor platforms, and the same percent believe that building a strong contingent workforce will help them win the war on talent. This data comes from Accenture's Digital Health Vision 2017.

2017 195

The Kettlebell: Your All-in-One Home Gym

The Solopreneur Life

T his was written by Jen Waak, who pens a monthly health column for The Solopreneur Life. Click here to take The Solopreneur Life 2010 End-of-Year Survey. Solopreneur Health: Make the Most of Your Sleep. Health Kettlebell

2010 193

How Does the US Workforce Spend Their Vacation?

Dumb Little Man

Their survey of 2,000 Americans has revealed some of the most common vacation habits around the country. However, according to the survey, over a billion (1,068,159,160) paid vacation days go unused each year. Positive effects on your physical health.

2019 164

5 Really Interesting Facts You Might Not Know About the Bed You Sleep In

Dumb Little Man

If you are not changing your bed sheets as often as needed, you’re putting yourself at risk of different health problems. There’s no definitive answer, and judging on a recent survey , there’s no consensus among the public either.

2019 214

Why Your Employer Wants You to Be Healthy

On The Job

A survey by AtTask finds that 37% of workers say interruptions lead to "work hell." • We work too much. Some 57% of workers put in more than 40 hours a week while 8% work more than 60 hours a week, the AtTask survey finds.

2013 194

The Institute for the Future's Profile of On-Demand Economy Workers

Small Business Labs

The Re-Entry Worker who uses platform work as a tool of resilience to ease them back into earning income while taking care of their health and well-being. We used statistical clustering based on the results of a survey of about 4500 on-demand economy workers. 

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What Keeps Solopreneurs Awake At Night?

The Solopreneur Life

The Solopreneur Life 2010 End-of-Year Survey asked “What keeps you awake at night,&# and the answers reveal the fears that can creep into and overwhelm the solopreneur life. Survey participants were asked to give a written response. Lack of benefits/health insurance, 2.

2011 171

7 Ways to Control Your Business Travel Anxiety

Dumb Little Man

In one survey, 36 percent of employees admitted that “work-related travel makes them more stressed than usual”. Travel insurance is a great way to protect your health and finances while traveling. Business trips are not fun trips.

2019 230

Is Your Workplace Toxic?

On The Job

A survey of 9,000 tech workers by Blind finds that more than half of those surveyed believe they are indeed working in a toxic environment. For one thing, such an atmosphere can damage your physical and emotional health, and for another.well, it's just wrong.

2019 141

Independent Workers Feeling More Secure

Small Business Labs

  Back in 2011 when we first starting asking about this in surveys, we assumed the vast majority of independent workers would view self-employment as being less secure than having a traditional job. 

2018 188

Small Business Owners Supporting Romney

Small Business Labs

According to a recent survey by Manta , 61% of small business owners plan to vote for Mitt Romney.   The Manta survey found that the key political issues for small business owners are health care (21 percent), tax policy (20 percent) and government regulation (16 percent).   This is similar to the results of a recent NFIB study , which listed health care as the #1 problem facing small business.

2012 144

Why personal development is your own responsibility

Practically Perfect PA

The market research I undertook when I was developing my own training courses revealed that 28% of PAs surveyed have not upskilled in their current role. That “back to school” feeling affects us all, even if we have left our school days far behind.

2017 251

Top Seven Open Enrollment Tips for Small Businesses

Small Business CEO

With open enrollment season officially underway, many small businesses, as well as their employees, are wrestling with the rising cost of health insurance. Keep that in mind when deciding how to adjust your health insurance offerings for next year.

2011 81

Food Trucks Going to the Dogs - And Big Brands

Small Business Labs

 Those pesky health code rules make it hard to bring pets into restaurants. Regular readers know one of our favorite trends is pet humanization.  This is the trend towards pet owners seeing their pets as full fledged family members - and themselves as "pet parents."

2012 184

Linked or Not? The Relationship Between Your Personal Finances and Business Opportunities

Small Business CEO

More than four in ten Americans worry about finance and cash flow when it comes to their new business, based on the market survey by Capital One. It is no secret that the quality of life you have is greatly determined by the health of your personal finances.

2019 69

Business Travel Safety in a Volatile World

Practically Perfect PA

The UK’s Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act states that an employer is legally held responsible when serious failures in the management of health and safety result in a fatality. We live in a volatile world where threats and risks to personal security are an unfortunate reality.

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Trading Income for Flexibility

Small Business Labs

  According to the Washington Post's Companies have found something to give their workers instead of raises : More businesses are upping their spending on benefits such as one-time bonuses, health care and paid time off, according to recent survey data. Many are rolling out perks such as free gym membership, commuting subsidies, even pet health insurance. Often,

2015 154

Men Not at Work

Small Business Labs

But according to Princeton economist Alan Krueger , a large number of men have dropped out of the labor force due to serious physical and mental health conditions that are “a barrier to work”.  The U.S.

2016 223

3 Ways to Improve Your Business’s Online Flexibility

Small Business CEO

One survey showing that 73% of staff saw increased work satisfaction while 78% agreed that the system made them more productive. Other studies suggest that it can also reduce stress and improve mental health.

2019 61

How Silicon Valley is Changing How and What We Eat

Small Business Labs

He says 91 percent of Walmart shoppers said in a 2014 survey that they would consider buying affordable organic food." In case you're not interested in health food, you will be happy to know that technology is also improving junk food.

2015 193

Social Media: Open This Pandora’s Box At Your Risk

Dumb Little Man

And for this purpose, we have divided the content into five major parts: Social, Political, Psychological, Health, and Financial. Health. According to the Royal Society for Public Health , social media is more addictive than cigarettes and alcohol.

What are You Doing to Help Vets?

On The Job

Recently I was sent a survey by WalletHub that showed the best and worst states for military vets, based on job opportunities to the number of VA health facilities. The survey also found the the number of homeless vets per 100 inhabitants is two times higher in Alaska than in New York.

2015 173

8 Work-Life Balance Myths

Ian's Messy Desk

Policies that increase employee health and well-being, foster employee commitment and support families, positively impact everyone (employees; men and women, customers and clients, families and communities.) Ian’s Messy Desk Helping you get the most out of the 24 hours in your day.

2010 230

The Laws of Khaki Revealed

On The Job

I'd like dental, too: The presidential race has given voice to a lot of concerns in our country today, and one of the most prevalent has to be health insurance. Especially concerned are young people just entering the workforce, often with crushing student loan debt, who are worried about not being offered some kind of health insurance plan from an employer. Tags: video resumes Robert Half International casual dress job seekers VisualCV health insurance Esquire

2008 100

Service Untitled» Blog Archive » Patient satisfaction and customer.

Service Untitled

Many times the disability or the illness itself can leave patients anxious, demanding and angry, but health care professionals owe it to every patient and their family to provide the best of customer service no matter how difficult the challenge.

5 Things You Need To Get Rid Of To Become Successful In Life

Dumb Little Man

If you want to have a healthy lifestyle, you need to be concerned about your overall health. No matter how much money you have, you won’t be able to remain happy without good health. According to surveys, the majority of Americans are ignorant even about basic nutritional facts. Don’t be ignorant, and be informed about health and nutrition. Regular exercise will enhance both physical and mental health. What do you mean by a “successful life”?

2017 164

Where Is Everyone?

Dumb Little Man

But, unfortunately, loneliness is bad for your health. But, that’s why it’s so important to care about our spiritual and emotional selves because everything about us affects our health and well-being. So are a lot of other people, survey finds.

2019 204

Piping Ain’t Easy! 5 Things To Keep In Mind Before Hiring A Local Plumber

Dumb Little Man

Furthermore, professional plumbers are able to carry out a quick survey of the job and tell how much equipment, manpower and time is needed for completing a particular task. From this survey, they are then able to provide a breakdown for what you’ll be charged. At the end of the day, the plumbing system in your home or office is incredibly essential to your health and safety.

2018 140

Why We’re All Doomed and GTD Can’t Save Us

Productivity Bits

You might enjoy days or weeks of respite from your mounting stress, only to experience some recurring strain to your system, manifesting as a problem in your health, family, social life, or some other “non-productive” though essential part of who you are. Survey Says…You Are Stressed! Survey Says…You Need Willpower! Man…sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health.

2011 130

7 Creative Ways To Use Drones For Kids’ Learning

Dumb Little Man

Land Survey. Drones have been used by farmers for land surveys and wildlife monitoring. See Also: The Health Benefits Of A Drone Hobby. Drones, the modern age RC helicopters of the era, are a fantastic tool for numerous applications. These flying pieces of electronics could do a lot of things, from spying on someone to delivering goods and remote monitoring. There are various military applications, too, but let’s not go into that domain.

2017 155

Sleep Adjustment: Why the Early Bird Gets the Worm

Dumb Little Man

Finance surveyed twenty CEOs and high-powered executives at companies like Pepsi, Motorola, Avaya, and Xerox. All of the survey respondents said that getting up early was absolutely essential to their productivity.

2010 285

Profiling Mature (Aged 67+) Independent Workers

Small Business Labs

Increased longevity, better health and financial need are the primary drivers of the increases.   To better understand this age group, as part of the MBO Partners State of Independence study we surveyed and interviewed a group of independent workers (self-employed, independent consultants, freelancers, etc.) Older workers - those over the age of 65 - don't get much attention from researchers or the media. The reason is pretty straight forward.

2013 189

Top 7 Jobs That Pay Well

Dumb Little Man

Results of a nationwide career satisfaction survey indicate 75% of physiatrists are happy with their career. The typical entry-level educational requirements are minimal compared to other health-related professions. It appears that there are only two options when it comes to picking a profession. You can either spend long hours in an oppressively high-pressure yet high-paying environment or do something meaningful and earn only the minimum.

2018 152

HR How-To: Tips to Handle Common Workplace Controversies

Office Dynamics

Any health or safety hazard in the work environment may case a lot of stress for workers. If workers are severely worried about their health or safety, offer them the appropriate paid leave until the issues are fixed.

2016 138