If I can’t walk or cycle while I work do I have to change my career?

If I can’t walk or cycle while I work do I have to change my career?

I keep on reading how bad it is for your health to sit still for long periods, even if you exercise every day. I spend about 99 per cent of my time in front of a computer or on the sofa so, other than changing my career and becoming a gym instructor, what are the options? There’s the treadmill desk, of course. But they’re huge – and hugely expensive. And I’ve never been convinced I...

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Boss Burnout?

Boss Burnout?

Running your own business can be stressful at the best of times. Domini Stuart tells us what can happen when the pressure builds and how we can deal with it. It’s no secret that stress can have a powerful impact on your bottom line. Workers’ compensation claims for stress-related conditions now top $200 million a year, while work-related stress accounts for the longest periods of...

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Battling Boardroom Stress

Battling Boardroom Stress

Domini Stuart believes managing stress effectively is a matter of good governance for directors. Most directors have experienced the pressure of a senior executive role – but that doesn’t mean they’re automatically prepared for the pressures of the boardroom. “Executives must be totally focused on setting clear strategic and operational goals and meeting objectives and targets,” says...

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