Surveys show that self-employed business owners on average work longer hours than typical wage earners.
You don’t have to scratch too far beneath the surface with many business people before you’ll hear a comment like, ‘I know I should be spending more time with my family’ or ‘I wish I could spend more time with my family.’
Sometimes that’s followed by a justification such as, ‘Still, I’m doing all this for them.’
If you’ve got kids, especially younger kids, they really don’t care how much money you make in your business. The thing they most want from you is your time and attention. Don’t fall into the trap of thinking that any sort of toy, or electronic device, no matter how expensive or fancy, is an equal substitute.
On the other hand, you don’t need to feel guilty about enjoying your work. After all, isn’t that one of the reasons we started our own business?
Some of us feel like we’re hard wired for business. We’re driven. Clearly, every individual and family needs to find the balance that’s right for them.
That’s why it’s called a work/life balance. In this video, you’ll gain insights into making the most of both sides of this balancing act.
From watching this video you’ll gain useful ideas about how to successfully navigate the work/life balance challenge.