Many business owners I know, agree that running your own business is challenging, rewarding and character-building. Running your own business in a pandemic that seems un-ending is quite a different matter.
Regardless of the type of business you own, your bottom line now heavily depends on your ability to function with a clear and focussed mind, two things that are greatly threatened by constant and rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19 preventative measures.
The pandemic has brought added pressures and stresses of protecting customers and employees, finding new ways to pivot business to on-line services, learning new systems and technology while trying to retain customer loyalty and brand identity with shop doors closed.
Without proper stress-management strategies in place many people are likely to experience burn-out due to pro-longed periods of poor sleep, fatigue, brain fog and feeling agitated and irritable. Weight-gain is another side-effect of un-managed stress and this does not always work favourbly for our self-image.
"Never before has it been so apparent that our health is our wealth. You simple cannot keep running on an empty tank. So, how do you avoid burn out in a pandemic that seems un-ending?"
I spoke to John Purcell on KCLR98FM business show The Bottom Line to give my six-minutes worth of my three top tips for building resilience to stay focused in order to successfully reach your business goals.
Choose Your Path to Wellness & Success