By far the most common conversation we have with the folks we interview is about work-life balance. Starting a business or pursuing a creative career makes finding work life balance really tough because there is no clear start and end to one’s work day. We’ve shared some of our conversations on the topic below.

Shayla Atkins | Business and Life Strategist, Author and Speaker

I love this question because one I am a Libra and everything in my life has to have balance and this idea of work life balance has definitely been an evolution for me. At one of time, I was the superwoman. I put that “S” on my chest and was on a mission to solve everyone’s problems, work crazy hours to climb the corporate ladder, be everything to everyone and have no boundaries in place. Read more>>

Jeremy Boyd | Digital Marketing Guru & Sales Genius

Work life balance? What balance? My life practically revolves around my work, from what events we decide to go to, to what restaurants we dine at to what shows we attend, sometimes even where we travel. I have definitely given myself to the job and I live my line of work in real time. Read more>>

Gabe Elliott | Salon Owner/Hairstylist/Mentor

The pandemic forced me to discover what I value most. I have made family time a priority as well as my business growth. I have days dedicated to family and personal time and time dedicated to growing my business. We have a finite amount of time. What is business success worth if it costs me my relationships. I do believe I can have a successful career and meaningful relationships. Read more>>