Work-life balance is important. However, when you decide to work for yourself, you might be under the impression that you won’t be working long hours, that your stress levels will decrease and that you will have more time to spend with your nearest and dearest. But in the beginning that definitely won’t be the case. And it’s quite likely that initially, you’ll find yourself tired, feeling a little defeated and at risk of burnout.
Congratulations! You’ve decided that you’re ready to take the leap into entrepreneurship. Becoming an entrepreneur isn’t easy and you want to be taken seriously right from the start. We’re not talking about silly tactics like faking a deep voice like Elizabeth Holmes and many other women do. We’re going to share a few tried and true steps to help you put your best foot forward.
When it comes to being a female entrepreneur, it can be hard to know when to ask for help. Our focus and determination will often lead us to believe that no matter what, we can do it all on our own. While most of the time that may be the case, there are times where asking for help is the only solution.
As more and more women are finding opportunities to work from home, it’s important to remember that earning a living from your couch, isn’t all fun and games. You’ll still need to put things in place to ensure that you’re organized, meeting deadlines and avoiding distractions as much as possible.