I believe resilience is the #1 life skill to help us duck, dodge, prioritise and put into perspective the crap life throws at us. The life of running a small business is no exception to this. There’s plenty of crap in and around your business that can affect your mental, physical and financial health. The depth of crap largely depends on how much you let it get to you
My dad was a stay-at-home dad in the 70s. Did it give me an advantage? Did it give me confidence in the co-ed school yard or an extra edge as I climbed the ladder in a male-dominated industry? It sure didn't hurt. Forty years on and my husband is a stay-at-home dad for our two beautiful daughters.
The human skin is like a stick. When it’s green (moisturised) it bends as you move it, just like a razor gliding over the skin underneath it flexing around the sharp cold steel. When a stick is dry (not moisturised) it breaks like dry skin scraped by a dull blade.