Millennial Life
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Coping with Stress at Work

Even in family businesses, many people are challenged by stress at work. In this week, NxtGen Nexus is stress-relief themed to see if we can help. First, here’s a look at the American Psychological Association’s advice on dealing with stress in the workplace: Everyone...

To Join or Not to Join the Family Business?

(by Juliette Johnson writing for Family Business United) Juliette Johnson shares her thoughts on the next generation and the challenges associated with whether or not to join the family firm. I am often asked for advice from young family members as to whether or not...

Should You Join the Family Business?

(by Judy Lin Walsh and Rob Lachenauer writing for the Harvard Business Review) Richard (not his real name) graduated from college on a Friday. Three days later he would start his first day on the job in his family business. The choice was not one that he gave much...

How To Stay Calm During ANY Workplace Crisis

(Written by Amelia Edelman for Refinery 29) Ah, the office bathroom. That place of camaraderie and questionable etiquette and so, so many tears. Maybe you flubbed a presentation, or you were reprimanded in front of your colleagues, or you got a bad-news phone call...

Recommended Reads

Family Business books available on Amazon

This book is about self development and awareness for individuals and includes tools that can help a family get along better and have a more successful business.

Jim Stovall has penned three delightful parables for anyone who wants to be inspired or give the gift of inspiration.

Dhammapada means "the path of dharma," the path of truth, harmony, and righteousness.

Are you stressed out, overbooked, and underwhelmed by life? Fed up with pleasing everyone else before you please yourself? It's time to stop giving a f*ck.

This #1 New York Times best-selling guide to decluttering your home from Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes readers step-by-step through her revolutionary KonMari Method for simplifying, organizing, and storing.

The author of the blockbuster New York Times bestsellers, The Happiness Project and Happier at Home, tackles the critical question: How do we change?

The Motivation Manifesto is a pulsing, articulate, ferocious call to claim our personal power.

Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat Pray Love touched the world and changed countless lives, inspiring and empowering millions of readers to search for their own best selves.

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