Operation outsource my life

You’re probably going to think I’m lazy because I outsource my life. I don’t do much if I don’t need to or don’t want to. Hell, I can’t even remember the last time I vacuumed or washed the dishes at home. Not that I can’t vacuum. I just don’t want to. Perhaps I should explain (more…)

Work-Life integration is a double edged sword

Work-life integration is a poor substitute for balance. We are blurring the lines between our work and personal lives and the phrase ‘work-life intergration’ seems to be our attempt to justify this wrong. “Why are we able to answer emails on Sundays, but unable to go to the movies on Monday afternoons?” -Ricardo Semler Picking (more…)

When will you quit being a people pleaser?

You will never keep everyone happy As 2018 began, I began to fall back into the trap of being a people pleaser. I was working full time, starting my side business and an active board member on Dubbo Chamber of Commerce. My fiancĂ© and I got married and we started building our first new house (more…)

Work Life Balance is Real

Work life balance is real. I’ve seen it. Most people I know, think that I’m crazy. Those people believe work life balance is some mythical creature, like a unicorn or perhaps just an aspiration, like the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. If you want to be rich and happy, don’t go (more…)

Can you find work life balance as an entrepeneur?

Work life balance as an entrepreneur Can you have a business and a life? Can you find work life balance as an entreprenuer? Most entrepreneurs tell me no! I have often heard small business owners comment, “What work life balance?” Or more bluntly, “What life?” Most entrepreneurs won’t admit their struggles. Busyness and overwork seem (more…)