(Shared by Jennifer Dunn, Program Assistant, OSU South Centers)
Starting a business can be an exciting and sometimes intimidating prospect, especially when you’re a mom.
But more and more mothers are taking the plunge and pursuing their dreams of entrepreneurship. 11.6 million women in the U.S. own their own business—it’s actually the fastest growing segment of entrepreneurs, so if you’re a mom with dreams of being self-employed or starting your own business, you’re in good company.
As you navigate the world of being a business owner and juggling the demands of home and family, here are a few tips to keep in mind.
- Avoid analysis paralysis
- Know your limits and ask for help
- Schedule family time on your calendar
- Learn to work around the busy parts of your day
- Limit other distractions
- Take care of yourself