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Balancing business with baby (and failing miserably)

What failing miserably at balancing business and baby taught me about life

Today is a special day, for me and for you. It’s special for me because I’m about to share a raw, honest look inside my life and business and for you because you get a front row seat to the gory, un-Instagrammable details.

To be honest, I hesitated on whether I should share this with you today. Online marketing convention says to wait on the “mistakes/before” story until you have the “but then I turned it all around and made 100K/after” happy ending to share.

But fuck that. I want to come clean right now. Because I know I’m not the only one struggling and it will help you learn from my mistakes without having to go through the heartache and shame I went through.

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The Struggle for Work/Life Balance as a Solopreneur

The Struggle for Work/Life Balance as a Solopreneur

Burnout. Sure you’ve heard warnings from other entrepreneurs but it’s something that happens to other, less driven people, right? You’re a hustler. An achiever. A get.shit.done-er.

You work 7 days a week. You always have a course on the go to help you write/market/sell/network better. When you’re not working you’re reading read business books or listening to business podcasts. And you probably spend more total time in business Facebook groups than you do socializing with real friends.

How do I know?

Because that was me in the first 2 years of solopreneurship.

In the beginning, that single-minded focus and drive was a huge asset, it takes a lot to get a new business off the ground.

But just a few months before my 2-year biz-versay, despite a full client load and having just wrapped my best quarter ever, I found myself in tears on the phone with my business coach.

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