Running your own business has a lot of positives. You can do what you love, you can set your own schedule, you can choose who you work with, and so on. But owning a business isn’t easy. The hectic and stressful nature of running the show can take its toll, leading to burnout as a small business owner.
Burnout is commonly linked to work, and is characterized by emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion. It shows itself in different forms such as lack of energy, difficulty concentrating, or dissatisfaction with work. And burnout impacts more than you alone: it may hurt your business too.
So how do you stay ahead of burnout? Self-care and support are key. Here are 5 tips on how to reinforce yourself and your business so that you’re in a better position to prevent the costs of burnout.
At Marginwall, we specialize in certified bookkeeping services for small to mid-sized businesses because we understand the stress that comes with running a business. We offer you relief so you can prevent burnout as an owner and concentrate on doing what you love. We go beyond basic bookkeeping by analyzing your cash flow and identifying which levers to pull to grow your margin, to help keep your mind as ease in those moments when you’re trying to recharge. Seek support in a partnership that will maintain the growth of your business and protect the joy you get from running the business you started—