Episode 005: Work / life balance

July 5, 2016

Work life balance for entrepreneurs and working couples

Let’s be honest: Finding work / life balance isn’t easy!

In this week’s episode, we’re discussing work / life balance, and how we deal with it both as entrepreneurs and a working couple. We’re sharing how both of us have been out of balance lately, how we’re dealing with it now and moving forward, and how it affects our relationship. Enjoy!

In this episode:

  • How we define work / life balance
  • Why we don’t believe in a perfect balance between work and life
  • Why taking a break is so important
  • When and how to ask for help
  • Optimizing your time
  • How meal planning helps with our work / life balance
  • How communication helps with our work / life balance

Notable quotables

We have our own businesses so we can do the work that we enjoy doing.Click To Tweet
We're not machines!Click To Tweet
There are things you can't plan for and all you can really do is ride the storm.Click To Tweet
Don't forget to look at the people around you. Everybody knows what it feels like to be a customer.Click To Tweet
If you need help, just ask for what you need.Click To Tweet
Work / life balance is a journey. It doesn't just happen.Click To Tweet

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