Going out on your own: Pursuing the Passion 8, 9 & 10

August 11th, 2009

#8 Exercise
Develop a weekly exercise plan, I suggest running (any other simple exercise good), the idea being to not only keep yourself fit but to give you time to detox away from the family, work, clients pressure.

#9 Health is now a top concern
Eat healthy. Huh you ask? Well when you run your own business it is all about you, you need to be physically healthy to do your job well, as when your not well you don’t earn.

#10 Be flexible
Get used to flexibility, running a business is not strictly 9 – 5, for the first 6 months you are likely to have to work up to 80 hours in a week. Hang in there though, it gets better, once your business grows you can decrease this to your comfort level. Mine is about 20 hours a week.

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2 Responses to “Going out on your own: Pursuing the Passion 8, 9 & 10”

  1. Emma Says:

    Ben, #10 was exactly what I needed to read right at this moment. (Funny how that happens, eh?). Great site! Cheers.

  2. Ben Young Says:

    Thanks Emma – glad you got something out of it, as you say funny how that happens.

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