Independent Business Owners BLOG

21 Jun
10 must-read books for entrepreneurs

10 must-read books for entrepreneurs

An entrepreneur without entrepreneurship is only a businessman. It is a quality that needs to be nurtured with experience, knowledge and wisdom. The path of entrepreneurship is challenging and can be daunting from time to time. How do you keep going, without flailing and deviating from your track and not losing sight of what you want to achieve? How do you keep your hopes up and keep sailing even in the toughest tides? Taking cues from these 10 ‘must-read’ works of successful entrepreneurs, philosophers, and business leaders, can light up your path and can help you get through your entrepreneurial journey.


09 Jun
Clock off, switch off: 5 ways to unwind after work

Clock off, switch off: 5 ways to unwind after work

You’ve had a long day at work so you treat yourself to a glass of wine or a beer with your friends. You start to unwind and relax for the rest of the evening. But as you return home and snuggle into bed, your mind starts filling with thoughts and you become restless. Are you truly as de-stressed as you thought you were?


06 Jun
UK working parents spent just two hours a day with their children during half-term

UK working parents spent just two hours a day with their children during half-term

A survey conducted by a UK conference call provider highlighted that over half of the UK’s working parents spent just two hours a day with their children during half-term. The survey, which had 2,000 respondents, reported that 57% of British working parents spent an average of just two hours during the week with their children for activities like homework, dining together and watching TV.


02 Jun
Work from home Mums: How to Make the Crazy More Manageable

Work from home Mums: How to Make the Crazy More Manageable

Trying to juggle your duties as both a mum and a work-at-home professional can feel like jogging on a treadmill – you are trying hard but don’t really seem to be getting anywhere. Working from home while taking care of your child, managing chores and being available for that vital conference call is not always easy. The pursuit of achieving the ‘perfect’ balance between personal and work commitments can leave you feeling overstretched, guilty-conscious, and, eventually, a little bit crazy!


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