It’s no small feat for moms to manage their own business as well as a family, and one of the main challenges is time. Everyone has precisely the same number of hours and minutes available each day, but for moms who are combining two such time-consuming roles as entrepreneur and mother, it can be like trying to squeeze a quart of milk into a pint jug. Having great organizational skills, avoiding the deadly time-wasting practice of procrastination, and having a good support network in place both at home and at work will ease the strain, but there are also a few clever ways you can use tech to gain even more time back.
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We’re all familiar with social media. A lot of the time, it’s something that we associate with the younger generations. We find ourselves rolling our eyes as teens and young adults obsess over the number of likes that they’re getting on each picture and feel concern at the overexposure of their personal lives to the world. But the truth is that social media is extremely popular and it’s most definitely something that we’re going to get used to. In fact, members of older generations are even getting involved. Now, we’re not saying you immediately have to get a social media page of your own and start sharing images of your breakfast with every person you know and a whole bunch of strangers too. But what we are saying is that social media could hold a whole lot of potential that you may never have considered before. If you have a small business of your own, in fact, it could prove to be the best venture that you invest in yet! So, let’s take a moment to look at all of the benefits that social media could provide for your small business! For now we’ll focus on the ever-popular image sharing app, Instagram.
Businesses of all sizes and in all sectors have to deal with change and those who adapt quickest and most effectively have a competitive edge over their corporate rivals. With the approach of Brexit, the world of business is more uncertain than it’s ever been, but for those who are prepared, this can be a time of great opportunities. One of the essential assets business need at this time is the right staff at the right time, and that’s why the use of high-quality temporary staff can propel your business forward.
If you are running a fairly new business you might even be thinking about the different departments you need to hire for and what you can outsource elsewhere. Marketing is a department which you could hire for yourself, but it is commonly outsourced to an agency instead. If you are wondering why you would want to do this, here are plenty of reasons.
When you’re a mom who also runs a business, it can be harder than ever to spend quality time with your kids, especially your teenager who only seem to want to be with their friends or by themselves. The thing to remember with teenagers is that, even if they do seem to want to be as far away from you as possible, it’s likely that what they really want is to spend time with you, but they don’t know how to articulate that.
To make everyone happy and to ensure that you get a break from work to spend with someone you love, here are some great ideas for spending quality time with your teenager.
Business coaching has become a prodigious industry in recent years, with the value of employing an independent advisor to help you with your business becoming more widely recognized. For the uninitiated, it may sound like a good way to waste your money, but those who have benefited from working with a good coach will tell you it was worth every penny. If you haven’t thought about what a coach could do for you, or feel a little cynical about the idea, it’s worth opening your mind to the possibilities and finding out what they really do.