Category Archives: Creativity

Why Being Happy is Good for Business

I absolutely love working for myself. I’ve done it for more than 8 years and I can’t imagine it being any other way. One of the upsides of entrepreneurship is being able to build a business around our talent, values and vision.  In short, do what we love for a living.  One of the downsides is we need to constantly perform and evolve in order to grow and be successful.  As a result, entrepreneurs tend to live in the gap…

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A Tale of Entrepreneurial Burnout (and how to avoid it)

By Justine Clay Have you ever felt overwhelmed, over-worked or anxious as an entrepreneur?  I know I have. This Spring I hit one of the lowest points in my eight years as a small business owner. I was running two businesses, I had a young family and, quite frankly, I was stretched too thin.  I was overwhelmed by the number of balls I had in the air, and feeling guilty when I dropped one.  I was bursting into tears way…

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