Category Archives: Balancing Business and Personal Life

More on Business Owner Burn Out

Last week we posted on some symptoms that indicate that you may becoming burned out on your business and some steps you can take to counteract the problem. Since this can be such a problem with any business owner due … Continue reading

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Burn Out Symptoms

Any small business owner knows how demanding it can be at times. We’ve posted about how a small business owner must juggle a variety of very different tasks on a daily basis and at some point it can seem overwhelming … Continue reading

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Increasing Line Waiting Productivity

I hate waiting in line. I was reminded how much I dislike it by two recent experiences. It seems like a lot of local businesses are cutting down on staffing, at least at the cash register. I visited a local … Continue reading

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Small Business Owners Deserve Vacations Too

The traditional summer vacation time period is winding down since I’ve started to see some school buses on my commute to work. If you’re like many small business owners you may have found out that it is not easy taking … Continue reading

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Success and Time Management

We’ve posted frequently about time management, in fact I did a quick search using the term time management here at Mine Your Biz and came up with 10 postings. After a quick glance at a few of them, I noticed … Continue reading

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Small Business and Elder Care

There was a recent article in the Los Angeles Times recomending that small businesses should prepare for elder-care issues. Even if you aren't a rock and roll fan, the song Time Waits for No One by the Rolling Stones is … Continue reading

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Chaos Control for Small Businesses

We've posted so frequently on the challenges facing any small business owner that we even have a specific category for it titled Balancing Business and Personal Life. Now comes a new article in Small Business Trends that describes how more … Continue reading

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Business Vacation

We promised in the last post to follow up on how to delight your customers, but in the meantime this article on the importance of small business owners taking a vacation and also emphasizing that their vacation may actually have … Continue reading

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Avoid the Summertime Blues

Summertime can be complicated for small business owners.  During the long cold months of winter it is easy to focus on your business since a lot of our time is restricted to indoor activities (except for those who love snow, … Continue reading

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Another Sports Metaphor

We posted a piece yesterday on an article that used the baseball metaphor in describing how businesses can cope with unexpected bad news. The posting today is about article in USA Today that uses another sport (ping-pong) to describe the … Continue reading

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