Maybe it is about time that you took a close look at your drive for business success and the current state of your family
The one/two punch that is delivered when you become addicted to business is that…
… you go down, and in many cases the family hits the canvas as well.
In this article we will explore the problem and hopefully ‘a fix’ for it.
There can obviously be more than one problem when a family falls apart.
I will address one that does not get enough attention and that is the self-employed small business owner being addicted to their work.
Sure, you can use the excuse that you are doing it for the family and that can bide you some time. However, if the truth were told, you would have to stand up and be counted.
A total lack of proper personal leadership has brought you to your knees. You can begin to recover when you get to this point, but usually not until you have hit rock bottom.
If you are reading this article, you may already be cringing in your seat for being discovered, and I know from experience just how that feels.
You see, I have been there and felt the shame of being discovered.
Let’s take a closer look at some of the symptoms associated with the self-employed small business addiction.
In addition to the symptoms listed above, here are several more that really hurt.
If you are experiencing two or more of these symptoms you are already in big trouble.
These are some of the ways that I used in my business addiction recovery.
The road to recovery in this addiction takes LEADERSHIP.
It is not easy to pick yourself up off the floor and move ahead on a new journey.
A lack of proper personal leadership helped get you into this situation in the first place. Having the courage to change demonstrates great Leadership.
If you follow these tips, you can realize your problem and return to a healthy life both in your busines life and your family life.
And always remember this…
A successful business is a means to an end… more life. It is not the end in itself!
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