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Women in business: How to achieve a work-life balance

Posted at 2:12 PM, Dec 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-29 16:16:48-05

Four Secrets to Work-Life Balance for Business Owners

Women business owners generally find it difficult to juggle family and personal commitments while running a business. With increased responsibility, it is important to use flexibility to integrate personal and business life to find all-around success and happiness. Here are four secrets to balancing business and life for owners:

  1. Prioritize: Base business decisions on your values and goals and learn to say yes at the right time and no at the right time.
  2. Delegate: Assign responsibilities to employees if possible. Build a support network of friends, relatives and paid services who can step in to help.
  3. Organize: Schedule your days to include and work and down time and stick to it.
  4. Plan an Exit: Strategically set a goal and work to take a back seat and hand over the day-to-day running to someone else.

Balance comes over time and rarely day-to-day, so make sure that overall time is spent on the things that create happiness while building a thriving business.

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