Bringing the Work Home?
Being self employed and building a small business requires a dedication that many adults may not experienced in life. We work long hours, dawn to past dusk during the traditional workweek and then additionally on our weekends you will often finds us completing some business related tasks. Some say that we should only need a few hours a week as a legitimate workweek but most owners know that that would not work. Even if we get our business model perfected and are able to orchestrate a team of dedicated employees, we may still find ourselves glued to a new task at hand in our quest at building our successes and legacies.
A good question to ask then is how do we, the small business innovators building our respective enterprises, make our work-life balance balance? The Mayo Clinic offers these tips for reducing the fatigue and stress with people who are “married to work”. In a nutshell they suggest that we look at two major areas to consider in Work-life balance: Tips to reclaim control. First, set limits, ie:
- Practice good time management
- Learn to say no
- Detach from work
And second, self-care, ie:
- Support system
What’s an owner to do to unwind?
Achieving our goals does not have to mean that we must forgo every personally rewarding enrichment activities to continue growing our successes. Building-in our version of a balance on the work-life-balance scale should be part of the total overall design and planning of our entrepreneurial passions. So make sure you allow yourself quality time with the family, friends, and your personal recreation and entertainment pursuits.
One Solution: Outsource Some of your business tasks to vendors
C and M Companies Inc built our business passion on the value of helping our fellow small business owners succeed by providing key office support services to help with some of the administrative duties required when running a company. Our time saving value services include:
- Bookkeeping Services – Answering your accounting challenges.
- Payroll Management – Keeping your employees and tax obligations completed.
- Back-Office Support – Assisting you with other administrative duties.
- Digital Marketing Services – Helping you reach your target audiences.