Work / Life Balance

Work Life Balance is a Myth When You Work From Home

I’m taking a break from geeking out with you in order to get real personal here. After 15 years of running a business from home, I’ve come to the conclusion that work life balance is a myth when you work from home. It just is. Choosing to do something for your business is ultimately choosing to not do something for your family. Whether it’s sitting down at the computer to get one last email typed when your kids really need to get to bed or trying to finish up that last project when you really need to get dinner going or whether it’s just feeling so exhausted at the end of the day due to the demands of your job that you just don’t have the patience to read for 10 minutes with your 7 year old, either your family or your business will suffer. There are practices that I do to make the “balance” more manageable, but every person is different and so will every solution. I’m here to offer some helpful tips on how to create a semblance of balance in hopes that you can find something that works for your family.

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