Balance your business and family is not a myth

In our last mastermind call, Becky McCray mentioned a post she read about how Work/Life balance is a myth.

She triggered me to write a post about how you can have a family and business balance as entrepreneur. Read my thoughts about this below.

Mom and kids photo

It’s not a myth

Of course when you look at the word balance, like a scale that has to be balanced all the the time it will be pretty difficult. Sometimes a crisis situation with the kids require your full attention. Other moments there is a crisis with a client that requires your attention.

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Balance in entrepreneurship and family

Work/life balance – I wonder who came up with this name.
It sounds like separating work and life. While work is part of our lives.

At Wikipedia you can read:

Work–life balance is a concept including proper prioritizing between “work” (career and ambition) and “lifestyle” (Health, pleasure, leisure, family and spiritual development/meditation)

Balans bedrijf gezin

In this Wikipedia article on work/life balance you can also read:

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Lou Bortone on attracting clients with online video marketing

Inspiration for you on attracting clients with online video. Learn where to share videos, what social networking sites to use and how Lou separates promotion and information in his newsletter. An interview with Lou Bortone.

Lou Bortone

The Expert

Lou Bortone (@loubortone) worked for over 20 years as a marketing and branding executive with national television brands like Fox, E! Entertainment Television, The Family Channel and NBC.

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Jane Boyd on Work Life Balance and Attracting Clients

To give you inspiration on how experts in the market attract clients and find new business in their niche I am going to start a series of video interviews. This should become a weekly topic here.

The idea is to talk to these experts in their field, learn about their expertise and how they get clients so you can use this for your business.

The expert

Jane Boyd

This is my first interview and today I am talking with Jane Boyd (@boydjane). Jane is an expert on Work/Life Balance. A topic that I also find very interesting in particular the Entrepreneurship/Family or Entrepreneurship/Life Balance.

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