How to Survive This Extended School Holiday as an Entrepreneur Mom

 



This one is for the Mom's (and Dad's if you're reading) out there who are now running your businesses, with your little assistant(s) in tow. For some entrepreneur Mom's, COVID-19 was really just a moment of acknowledgment.

You've been doing this for a while before it became the 'thing we all must do', right? You're a veteran at this work from home gig, yet you too are kind of stumped as to how to proceed in these times.

Running a business with children who are not in school, is much like, juggling balls standing on top of an elephant who is walking a tight rope anchored by a beach ball...

 Am. I. Lying?

With our two boys, I have to admit, it has been an extreme challenge. Since we started lockdown, I've been worried about their ability to adapt and adjust to these changes. Surprisingly, they haven't missed much of a beat. They do miss their friends and outdoor interaction though, that is a given.

They still play, laugh, snaaaack (you know the glorious...

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Working From Home Versus Working From the Office as A Creative Entrepreneur; Recent Case Studies to Give Insights on Which Works For You

'Work from home' is becoming the new mantra on the lips of most employees, as for employers, they cannot wait to have their staff back in the office.  For a lot of small and medium scale businesses, office space gulps a considerable amount of their capital. It is dangerous to generalize any solution. Instead, individuals and companies should weigh their options and consider what is best for them.


History repeating itself...

The work from home campaign didn't just start during the COVID-19 pandemic or this millennium, in September of 1994,  American company AT&T embarked on a social experiment. Rather than have the worker go to work, they decided to take the work to the worker.

Thirty-two thousand (32,000) employees were asked to work from home, including top-level staff and employees in the lowest rank. Throughout the initiative, AT&T avoided running costs of over $550 million. IBM had a similar initiative, Mobility Initiative, which saved them over $100 million...

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