It’s never easy trying to juggle a full-time job while raising kids. It seems like our lives are getting busier and busier and that work-life balance seems like an impossible feat.
When you work long hours on a frequent basis, you run the risk of suffering from emotional stress and burnout. When this happens, your family, health, and career become victims of this lack of balance.
Career and happiness
Your career choices have a huge impact on your happiness. While it’s fun to fantasize about a high-paying job, it is important to remember that you don’t need to make more money or land your dream job in order to be happy.
If you think about it, happiness and fulfillment are probably your primary goal, and money more likely a necessary, but secondary, objective. If you’re looking for career satisfaction, you’ll likely find it by finding value and meaning in your work.
If you find yourself struggling to get out of bed in the morning or you’re unhappy at work, know that there are other opportunities around you. Owning a business is one of them.
If you have always dreamt of owning your own business, now might be the best time to take the first steps. The universe is trying to tell you something, so it’s a good idea to listen!
There are several great reasons to start your own business. You get to be your own boss, do what makes you happy, and work your own hours. Maybe the most important reason is it’s a great feeling when you build something successful.
Starting a business can be scary for many people. It’s going to take a lot of cash, sweat, work, and tears to make it happen. But once you have established your business, you will find how fulfilling (and empowering) it is to follow your dreams and your heart.
Contact us to learn more about starting your own business and finding happiness with your career. We’ll help you discover business concepts and industries that match your personality, lifestyle goals, income and skillsets.
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This 7 module report includes: Values, Stages of Growth, Culture, Work Style, Sales Style, Business Development Potential and Core Competencies. The focus of the SpotOn! Report is to provide an in-depth view of your compatibility and competencies. It delineates the values you operate your life by, and offers insight into what type of culture and stage of growth franchise organization will be a good fit. Additionally, this report will provide insight into your Eight Core Competencies.
Jane Stein is the founder of Your Franchise is Waiting, a consultancy firm for men and women exploring franchising as an alternative career path.