Draw a line between work and life, advises entrepreneur Veronica Kirin. When you’re starting a business you need to be intentional about planning down time, so you don’t find yourself becoming a workaholic.
Veronica Kirin is an anthropologist turned serial entrepreneur. She loves working closely with clients to help them reach their goals. Her first business, Green Cup Design, began as a freelance web design venture and has grown into digital maintenance for small businesses.
- A college degree leads to opportunities, but many opportunities outside of that degree may open up as well.
- Entrepreneurs have a lot of pride in what they do and have a hard time letting go and letting others help.
- Are you a workaholic?
- Draw a line between your work and your life.
- Set a hard-stop time for yourself.
- Don’t work during your days off.
- Set a slower pace in the morning during your days off.
- Try not to get into “checklist mode” during down times.
- Set personal goals for yourself, not just for your business.
- Focus on self-care.
- Create a process to transition into work-mode in the morning and back into unplugged mode in the evening.
- Make an effort to invest in personal relationships.
- Schedule recurring plans with friends.
- Make travel plans.
- Give yourself an “alternate schedule” with extra long weekends every now and then.
- When you are in the break-neck startup phase, set an intentional plan to step back and take time off so that you don’t create a workaholic habit.
- Green Cup Design
- Degrees of Separation Podcast
- Episode 6: Be Every Part of the Business – Entrepreneurship Saturday with Stan Weed
- What is Your Burnout Telling You – by Veronica Kirin
- Levant Technologies – Voted #1 website design company in Oklahoma.
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