Running your own business is hard. When clients depend on you for the deliverables. Plus you’re the marketing person, and the visionary, and the team manager, it’s so much to straddle that at times it feels like you should just give up. Here are a few tips for how to avoid burnout as an agency owner and help your business thrive for years to come.
In this episode, I share a little bit with you about my history with burnout and some questions I’ve had to ask myself.
In addition, I also give you 3 tips and suggestions that have worked for me
Tip #1 – Know when you can move faster and when you can move slower. If you’re a mama the saying is you can only move as fast as the slowest person in your family. Or maybe that could apply to your team. Sometimes you can make people move faster and sometimes you have a baby that you can’t.
Tip #2 – Make space in your calendar to brain dump. Oftentimes it’s what we’re holding mentally that is overwhelming us. Write. Journal. Make space to write down all your thoughts and get them out.
Tip #3 – Put in hard stops on your calendar. If that’s no Saturday work. A weekend away per quarter. Whatever it is, make space for it because if you don’t your work will crowd it out.
My friend Katy Widrick also has a great episode about her experience with burnout as a CMO. Have a listen.
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