“You can’t truly be considered successful in your business life if your home life is in shambles,” said Zig Ziglar, an American author, salesman, and motivational speaker. Zig Ziglar is known for his books like Secrets of closing the sale, Top performance: How to develop excellence in yourself and others, and Network marketing for dummies.
While working as a salesman with the WearEver Cookware company, Ziglar became interested in self-help and motivational speaking and began giving speeches of his own. With Richard Dick Gardner and Hal Krause, Ziglar was a charter member in the establishment of American Salesmasters in 1963. The company’s objective was to raise the image of salespeople in America by providing seminars.
It is the truth that many big businesses are also struggling in maintaining a proper work-life balance for their employees. A report shows that 30% of new entrepreneurs are more likely to face stress and anxiety due to their work. If your work is not properly organized, it can cause various problems like mental stress, late work, and lack of energy. Employee work-life balance has been a focus of Sam Mizrahi, who is a real estate developer, tireless entrepreneur and the force behind Mizrahi Developments. Sam Mizrahi Toronto is committed to surpassing expectations in the high-end luxury marketplace, identifying real estate opportunities and developing them to the highest possible standards with leading global architectural firms. Currently, he and his teams are working on the One Bloor West tallest skyscraper in all Canada.
Here are 5 ways to achieve Work-Life balance as an Entrepreneur:
Prioritize your work life:
Prioritizing your work life will give clarity to your work and life, you will realize that some work is more important than others. Schedule some time for family– that way you can balance your life with work.
Prioritize your health above everything else because health is a more important aspect of your life and as an entrepreneur, you should ensure your body condition.
One of the important things to achieve your work-life balance is to set some boundaries. As an individual, if most of the time is used in attending calls, replying to emails, or meeting with clients then it can easily affect your personal life. So, it becomes very important for you to set some boundaries so that you can get enough time to spend on yourself or with your family. It is vital for your brain to take some rest from work so that you can perform better.
Well as an owner it is your job to form new strategies for the company’s growth. But if you are trying to solve each and every task of your business then you will not get any time to focus on your company’s growth. Try to hire some employees, so that you can divide your work accordingly. When you divide your work with your team, it will give you much time to form new strategies or plan some new ideas for business growth.
Let go of the things you can’t control:
To become a successful entrepreneur, you should know that there are a few things you cannot control. Those things that are impossible to work on can create stress and anxiety in an individual’s mind. If you want to create a healthy work-life balance then you should remember to let go of those things that you have no control over. Or else your stress will make you slow in your work and you will not be able to finish anything in the given time.
To have a successful business run, you need to make your workplace in an organized way. Try to schedule all your jobs according to their timeline. Divide your workplace in such a manner that your employees can easily understand where it is.
Make a list of priorities for your work-life
- High-level priority task- needs to be done ASAP.
- Mid-level priority task- a small amount of work every day.
- Long-term priority task- work for weeks to complete these tasks, and also you need to give some time daily.