Being an entrepreneur is hard, you seldom can’t delegate and find yourself with simultaneous dilemmas. Weekends should be moments of relaxation for you but is work really ever over when you are an entrepreneur? It is easy to fall in the trap of working 24/7 but the truth is, while it is easy, it will not help you to be more productive. Many of us fall into the trap of being available all the time and never actually take a real break. Yet, there are many things that you can do to help you to de-connect from work and finally enjoy your weekend.
We have all heard the health benefits of exercising, but do you know how much it could improve your work? You would be surprised how working out can make you happier and increase your productivity at work. It is proven that simply talking a walk outside can greatly impact your mood and intensify your creative fiber. But how can you do this at work? Here is how to include exercising in your work routine and make the most of it.
It can often be frustrating to see your coworker being efficient at the other end of the table when all you have done today is procrastinating. You try to focus harder, not take a lunch break, jump from one task to another but nothing works. Your stress level gets greater and you feel like the storm above your head is coming. You wonder what you co-worker’s secret to efficiency is? Stay put to find out, here are 5 tips to maximize your time at work.
Incredible stories, inspiring journeys, personal development, food or even unravelling the best marketing techniques: the start of new school year for podcasts looks more than exciting. Manistal has selected 6 podcasts that you absolutely need to listen to.
Ever wished lunch at work was easy to make and healthy? Here below are 3 quick recipes you can make at your workplace on a stressful day. Entrepreneurs today might not want…
There it is! July has come. With it, departures for the holidays, luggage to prepare and lists of all the items we don’t want to forget like this one good book. You know which one I am thinking about. It is the one we never find the time to read, the one which is always on the bedside table, or the one that all your friends are raving about that you promised yourself to buy next time to go to a bookstore. At Manistal, to start summertime with success, we wanted to share with you a selection or four books that we liked. We promise; those have been read and approved by the team!
Did you know that you can ask for a coworking bonus from the Region of Brussels ? In fact, since June 1st, the Region has made it possible to get up to 450€ back on your membership in a coworking space. Their goal is to promote entrepreneurship to self-employed and entrepreneurs to leave their house. By trying a coworking space, they benefit from a professional and cosy work space, well equipped compared to the coffee house on the corner of their street.
Have you ever had to work a couple of hours during your oh-so-well-deserved holidays? “Of course!” is screaming the entrepreneur, the self-employed and the super-connected employee.
Last month, we welcomed Thomas and Steven, the two founders of Nood, the mealbox startup from Brussels. Their philosophy? Offer healthy, easy and balanced cooking!
As freelancers and entrepreneurs, we are subject to dozens of distractions every day: emails, phone calls, friends offering us a coffee down the street. In short, we may be the most motivated, we all know these moments where despite our great desire to work, all these distractions make tasks difficult to complete.
So, should we give up? NO. Because once again, your favorite coworking has unearthed some magical tools to boost your productivity (tested and approved by the team of course).