You’ve filed your tax return. What’s next? Make sure to look back at your return carefully to help plan for the year ahead!
Benefits can play a big role, yes, but please don’t let them be the reason you don’t take the sabbatical you’ve been dreaming of. Let’s understand what you have so you can be savvy about (and prepared for) leaving some of those benefits behind!
Are you afraid future employers will see this gap as negative or unprofessional? Taking a sabbatical can actually boost your career if you can present it the right way.
The beginning of the year is a great time to review your contributions to your employer retirement savings plan because it’s when the annual contribution limits reset. It’s also often when any raises go into effect. And you’re in a new tax year.
But how can you properly review it? Here are some things to look for!
Taking a break from work boosts wellbeing, morale, and productivity. This has been proven time and time again. Numerous studies have explored the importance of small breaks throughout the day, but what about breaks that are a little longer? How do other countries think about that?
We’ve all experienced that feeling of apprehension and dread leading up to a conversation with our manager. Whether it’s asking for a pay rise, asking for feedback, or even giving your notice, it’s only natural to experience anxiety or worry in anticipation of the confrontation. If you’re considering a career break to travel, it’s likely you’re already worrying about the moment you’ll need to bring it up at work.
What if planning an exciting sabbatical actually gave you more energy and motivation to complete your projects at work, finish your tasks, and be more productive with the time you have before going on your trip?
Goal setting has proven to be an effective way to monitor growth and performance in your career. But often, the daily pressure and stress we feel can come from the goals we set for ourselves.
Embracing transition: how having kids was the push we needed to hone our business and focus our attention
With kids in the picture, “family comes first” takes on a whole new meaning.
So how did we embrace this transition? And most importantly, how did having kids actually give us the push we needed to hone our business, focus our attention, and nurture not only tiny human beings, but also a business that looks like us and feels aligned?
Here are the most important lessons we’ve learned since having kids: