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What Can You Do To Find Balance and Avoid Burnout?

What Can You Do To Find Balance and Avoid Burnout?

You have the Sunday blues, dreading Monday and the work week. You’re exhausted just thinking about the upcoming meetings and calls that you’ve scheduled out for yourself. You tell yourself, “this is the dream!” but you’re still yawning. The work that you once approached enthusiastically now seems to require cups of coffee just to open and respond to the emails in your inbox. 

Maybe these are exaggerations, or maybe it’s your reality. 

Whether you’re an employer, an employee, or self-employed, burnout can have serious consequences for your productivity and work performance, making the difference between operating a thriving business or one that will have to close its doors. 

Stoke Member Spotlight: Valerie Gurka

Stoke Member Spotlight: Valerie Gurka

Valerie works for Clear Measure, a DevOps-Centered Software Engineering company that specializes in Microsoft technologies and cloud-based platforms.  She manages DevOps and custom software projects of all sizes. Read on to learn more about how one of our newest Stoke members helped a delivery company save a whopping $1.5 million a year, and to learn about a pretty royal tribute band name hint hint.

Why People Choose to Live, Work, and Play in Denton

Why People Choose to Live, Work, and Play in Denton

People choose to live in Denton for advantages like lower cost of living, the unique contributions that higher education institutions offer the community, the vibrant culture and family friendliness; all factors that make it a prime spot for remote workers and people who can choose where they work from or who are deciding where to set up shop. 

To Sit Or To Stand: How To Choose & Use A Standing Desk

To Sit Or To Stand: How To Choose & Use A Standing Desk

Studies have shown that standing desks are beneficial to your health, and can increase workplace productivity and your own creativity. Increased blood flow while standing = better brain power.

On the other hand, being on your feet the entire day can also be detrimental to your health and is linked to heart disease. What’s the happy medium?

Announcing Stoke's Nights & Weekends Membership

Announcing Stoke's Nights & Weekends Membership

Whether you’re a night owl by choice or necessity, Stoke now has a nights & weekends membership for you to work on your projects and side hustle in a quiet, modern workspace conducive to your productivity. You’ll have all the perks of Stoke membership, just at a time that suits your needs best.