Small-business owners just say no to preserve family time
Sometimes family comes first.
But saying “no” to a demanding work schedule is easier said than done — something some small-business owners know well. When business involves inflexible deadlines, travel and unexpected crises, owners find work-life balance hard to achieve.
Putting family first can raise eyebrows. But experts on entrepreneurship say setting limits, delegating and being flexible are the only ways owners can build businesses without sacrificing family life. They must choose in a given moment, day or week between family and work.