When you run your own business, there’s always something to do, whether it’s keeping track of paperwork, generating cash, or monitoring the figures and your personnel. Unfortunately, due to this stress, all small company owners are at risk of burnout and excessive stress.
According to our research at The UK Domain, 71 per cent of small business owners say they’ve been stressed out at work in the previous year, and 26 per cent say balancing work and personal duties is a major cause of stress for them. Other causes of stress were the need to fulfil deadlines (24%), stay on top of administrative work (21%), and Brexit concerns (21%). (7 per cent). 7%
You may, however, take some simple steps as a small business owner to reduce stress, avoid burnout, and perform at your best. Our most recent infographic, which outlines six healthy habits that you can adopt, can be seen here. Some fascinating information has been supplied for each, such as the impact of diet and alcohol on brain function and the prevention of sickness via exercise and sleep.
We’ve also worked on various materials with Phillippa Hurrell, a successful quality coach and small business owner, to help SME owners prioritise their time, resources, and well-being.
- Some new suggestions.
- Questions to help you think about your current behaviours.
- An interactive scoring system to keep track of your progress with Phillippa’s new guide.
Please go here to get a copy.
Remember that you are your company’s most valuable asset; therefore, figuring out how to prioritise your health is essential. What better way to get started the to see if you can incorporate any of these healthy habits into your day-to-day activities? Remember that each subject is covered in more depth in our interactive guide.