#THRIVEable Friday: Work-Life Balance, Negotiation and WordPress

Hi everyone! My name is Megan and I’ve been interning with Kate and the team for the past few months. Now it’s my turn bring you #THRIVEable Friday – TGIF! This was one of those weeks that went by so quickly yet seemed to drag on and on. My to-do list seemed like it was never going to end, but I took control and made it to Friday! Whether you’ve had a great week or it’s been a little rough, we’ve got you covered. Here’s our weekly dose of #THRIVEable Friday – a roundup of resources, tricks and advice to

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Hi everyone! My name is Megan and I’ve been interning with Kate and the team for the past few months. Now it’s my turn bring you #THRIVEable Friday – TGIF! This was one of those weeks that went by so quickly yet seemed to drag on and on. My to-do list seemed like it was never going to end, but I took control and made it to Friday! Whether you’ve had a great week or it’s been a little rough, we’ve got you covered.

Here’s our weekly dose of #THRIVEable Friday – a roundup of resources, tricks and advice to get you through the week. Enjoy!

Entrepreneurship…LIKE A BOSS.

Find Your Balance

When you work for yourself, it can be easy to lose yourself in your business and work way beyond the typical 9-to-5. This drive can lead to burnout if they’re not balancing their time. This article gives 10 easy ways to help entrepreneurs improve their work-life balance to achieve success in or out of the office.

What You Need to Negotiate

Whether you’re trying to get funding, get press coverage or debating the terms of your lease, entrepreneurs often have to employ their persuasion skills to succeed in the business world. For those not born with the skill, this post from Entrepreneur gives four ways to be a successful negotiator. 

When You Need to Put Down the iPhone

Entrepreneurs tend to stay on the cutting edge of what’s going on in the tech world – anything to help stay organized and in control (thank goodness for Google Apps). However, business owners need to remember that these tools don’t replace the building blocks of their company. This article describes how putting down the devices can help improve your business.

Tips and Tools to Empower Your Life

If there’s one buzzword that’s stuck around the past few months, it’s content. Content marketing and brand journalism are growing more and more popular, and one of the best ways to jump on the bandwagon is to start a blog for your company. WordPress is a great platform to manage your blog – it’s what we use! With plenty of online guides and tons of plugins that help with search engine optimization, design, analytics and more, WordPress is a user-friendly tool to help you connect to your customers.

THRIVEable Things: Links We Love

Are you trying to improve your work-life balance? Do you use WordPress? Let us know about your experience by leaving a comment below, or visit our Twitter or Facebook pages.

Have a great weekend!

Heather Allen

Belle's first employee. Lover of great food, good books and spreadsheets. Mom of three. Native Floridian and city girl residing in the cornfields of central Illinois.