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How Entrepreneurial Women Manage Business and Wellbeing?

Updated: May 8


Christina | ACC ICF Life and Business coach | Author
Christina | ACC ICF Life and Business coach | Author

I received the question "How Entrepreneurial Women Manage Business and Wellbeing? "as a request for my LinkedIn live series and I thought that this is a great question and needed extra dedication to an article! Starting from the fact that women are increasingly taking the step and moving their businesses towards success while also need to prioritizing their well-being.


I mean running a business on its own is hard, and If you are also a mother is double hard!


This multi-agenda of roles requires a delicate balance between professional responsibilities and personal health, both physical and mental.


As a woman who owns several businesses and supports others as a coach, the intersection of business acumen and self-care is a topic close to my heart.


Let's explore some key strategies for navigating this balancing act effectively.


Mindful Time Management:

Time is a precious commodity. Implementing effective time management techniques is essential. This includes prioritizing tasks, delegating responsibilities where possible, and carving out dedicated time for self-care activities such as exercise, meditation, or hobbies. By being mindful of how time is allocated, it becomes possible to strike a better balance between work and personal life.

Self-care is not a luxury is your charger as you charge your phone everyday!

Setting Boundaries:

Boundaries are crucial for maintaining both business productivity/growth and personal well-being. Setting boundaries with clients, colleagues, and even family members is essential and very important for your well-being. This may involve establishing clear working hours, limiting work-related communications during personal time, and learning to say no when necessary.

Boundaries are your terms and conditions.

They create space for relaxation, rejuvenation, and quality time with loved ones.


Embracing Support Networks:

The entrepreneurial journey can sometimes feel isolating, especially for women navigating traditionally male-dominated industries. Building and nurturing support networks is essential for both professional growth and emotional resilience. Seek an accountability partner, group coaching programs, join networking groups, and cultivate relationships with like-minded individuals. These connections provide invaluable support, guidance, and encouragement along the entrepreneurial journey.


This is what inspired us with Sneza a fellow coach to create Mindset360 a group coaching program designed to help you achieve growth and change in all aspects of your life.


Prioritizing Self-Care:

Self-care is not a luxury; I said it earlier, it's a necessity, especially for women balancing multiple roles and responsibilities. Encourage a holistic approach to self-care that encompasses physical, mental, and emotional well-being. This may include regular exercise, healthy eating habits, adequate sleep, and practices such as mindfulness and journaling. Additionally, encourage scheduling regular breaks and vacations to recharge and prevent burnout.


Continuous Learning and Growth:

There is no end point in growth is one of my motos! The importance of continuous learning and personal development is indescribable. This can be investing in professional growth through workshops, courses, and conferences relevant to their industry. Similarly, prioritize personal growth by exploring new interests, hobbies, and passions outside of work. This not only enhances skills and knowledge but also fosters a sense of fulfilment and purpose beyond business success.


Flexibility and Adaptability:

Everything moves so fast, one day is a trend and the next day is not! Adaptability is key in that case. Embrace flexibility in both their business strategies and personal routines. Flexibility allows for greater resilience in the face of challenges and enables us as entrepreneurs to pivot when necessary. It also allows for a greater dance of business and life, rather than rigidly compartmentalizing the two.


Cultivating Gratitude and Mindfulness:

It's easy to overlook the blessings and small joys in life. I invite you to practice gratitude and mindfulness to cultivate a winning mindset and enhance overall well-being. Encourage women to take moments throughout the day to pause, reflect, and appreciate the abundance in their lives, both professionally and personally.


In conclusion, navigating the intricate balance between business success and personal well-being is a journey that requires intentionality, self-awareness, and a commitment to self-care. By prioritizing both business and well-being, you can not only achieve your entrepreneurial aspirations but also lead fulfilling and balanced lives.


Always here to support you design your wins!


Design your wins | Christina Michaelidou

ACC, ICF Certified Life & Business Coach | Author


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