When you're both the employer and employee it’s a little harder to maintain a work-life balance. For many Kiwi businesses, especially our sole traders, it can be hard to draw a line in the sand with yourself, but a line needs to be drawn. Our latest SME Report highlighted a correlation between low business satisfaction and poor mental health. While it can be hard to find a balance, separating your work from your home life is a game-changer, with improvements to your overall well-being and the outcomes of your business.
We know when it comes to business, it's not just business, it's personal. But having the distinction between work and home benefits you, your business and your overall life. Some of the benefits:
We may not have all answers here, and what works for some people may not work for everyone, but we do have some suggestions!
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