Too many women business owners are coping with entrepreneurial burnout in pursuit of growing a successful business. Sometimes referred to as entrepreneurial power failure.
Entrepreneurial burnout comes on slowly
Entrepreneurial burnout comes on slowly as we're so focused on growing our business that we let other important parts of our life go, such as:
We often REASON that our current investment of time and energy in only temporary.
It will all be worth it once you have the ball rolling and get the business under control.
The evolution to burnout comes on slowly and dangerously.
No doubt you've read or heard the fable of the boiling frog.
The premise is that if a frog is put suddenly into boiling water, it will jump out, but if the frog is put in tepid water which is then brought to a boil slowly, it will not perceive the danger and will be cooked to death.
The story is often used as a metaphor for the inability or unwillingness of people to react to or be aware of threats that arise gradually.
Different Ways Entrepreneurial Burnout shows up:
Is this you?
Are you experiencing entrepreneurial burnout?
If so, you'll want to immediately reset your business priorities.
There are many successful businesswomen who have a happy family life.
There are many successful businesswomen who share their time and money with others.
A balanced life. A fulfilling life. A compassionate life.
Are you trying to manage everything in your business on your own?
Maybe you've hired a virtual support team to execute tasks.
But, still, you're spending precious time trying to figure out what to delegate, answering questions, and creating solutions for your team to move forward.
You're often the bottleneck keeping projects from moving forward.
Daily you find yourself buried in the day-to-day operations, team, projects, and marketing implementation of your business which can and should be delegated.
There's no time or energy left most days to actually focus on higher level tasks that will actually grow the business revenue and reach.
If you're like most you're feeling paralyzed and wondering is this what the entrepreneurial life is like.
Working all the time, feeling disconnected from the freedom you thought would be yours when you started your own business.
Get the support you need scale, grow and gain some balance between work and play.
You don't have to work so darn hard to build a successful business alone! Get the support you need to scale, grow and gain some balance between work and play.