What’s the right balance between work and non-work time? The traditional 9-5 has slowly disappeared with the emails and zoom and texting going far beyond traditional business hours. We asked members of our community to share with us how they think about work-life balance.

Britne Broadnax | Managing Partner

Prior to being an entrepreneur, my balance was significantly different: I had a lot more spare time. It’s like riding the waves right now. At times, the waves can be quite rough. Due to a conflict in priorities, I may have to adjust my plans. I’m a mother, a wife, and a business owner. When things get tough, I sometimes feel like balance doesn’t exist. If I’m being honest, it’s more like controlled pandemonium. Read more>>

Andi Dunn | Brand Designer

Work-life balance is essential to the success of my business. Early on, because I enjoyed my work so much, I would work nonstop—on the weekends, nights, any time I had free time it felt like I needed to be investing all of my time IN my business. This left no time to decompress and really hindered my creativity because it left minimal time to actually live my life or have new experiences. Read more>>

Kristian Cormier | Custom Wig Maker

My work life balance has gotten more hectic to keep up with. Running my business, working at my job 4 days out of the week & maintaining relationships is a challenge for me. I’ve always liked to keep busy so i don’t see it as a bad thing and it doesn’t bother me. I still have a lot of adjusting to do but that will come with time. Read more>>