As an entrepreneur, you have to hustle. You’ve committed to your business, and you need to put in the time and effort to succeed. That’s the job, right? Wrong. New research has found that many entrepreneurs are working longer hours and feeling more stressed since they started their own business. Out of the 1000 small business owners surveyed by Maru/Blue, nearly 60% say they struggle to take needed time off from work. Additionally, 54% say that they gave up their previous hobbies and leisure time activities since starting a business.
These numbers are very troubling. The culture of ‘hustling’ is burning out entrepreneurs and can be disastrous for their businesses. As a small business owner, you have to learn to prioritize your time and take care of your health. If your health fails, your business will suffer. That’s why it’s more important than ever for the self-employed to set clear boundaries. What can you do to prioritize your health as an entrepreneur?
Nearly 8% of the global population are entrepreneurs. More and more people join the ranks of business owners every day because they want to build the life they’ve always imagined. But the road of business ownership can be hard. That’s why you need to make your health and family as big of a priority as your business. At SendOutCards, we support our teammates. You will be joining a community that can offer you support and encouragement as you build your business. You aren’t alone, and we are here to help you succeed.