3 Essential Boundaries for Mom Entrepreneurs and Their Husbands
Following these essential boundaries will help entrepreneurial couples ease the transition to working together.
Work at home, entrepreneurs, home-based business, Terilee Harrison, The Business Mom Guide Book
In the beginning, I thought it was going to be a breeze when my husband, Terry, joined me working full-time in my business. If anyone could do it, we could! We already had a healthy relationship built on trust and respect.
We communicated well.
We both strongly believed in what we were doing. We understood the need to help each other with the children, keeping the house, and with the business.
We planned to allow for fluctuations in income to keep stresses over money to a minimum. Yet I still wasn’t prepared.
For anyone considering working with your spouse, here are 3 Essential Boundaries for Entrepreneurial Couples to help to ease your transition:
1. Clarify expectations for work/home.
Nothing can prepare you for the blurring of boundaries and turf that occur as you transition into working together. When you join together with your spouse, most likely, both of you have experienced success throughout your careers, and have developed your own working style.
Suddenly you have a whole new dynamic in your relationship with your spouse you must learn to work through. I always knew that we had different gifts and talents: Terry is very techie and he loves to write, and I am a people person who is an administrative whiz. Continue reading “GENERATION XYZ–STARTING A HOME BASEDBUSINESS — 3 ESSENTIAL BOUNDARIES FOR MON ENTREPRENEURS AND THEIR HUSBANDS — FAMILY TIME”