How To Set Boundaries Between You & Your Business
Talking about boundaries is one of my favorite business topics. Louise and I dive into the systems that we have in place to protect ourselves, our teams, and our clients, especially when it comes to the pressure of being available 24/7. We share our favorite tools for setting boundaries on our calendars and communication channels, which helps us establish clear limits between work and personal life. We also highlight strategies to create exceptions to your rules without totally deconstructing them. IN THIS EPISODE, WE TALK ABOUT: Establishing the right boundaries for the current season of your business Creating a company culture that honors boundaries Setting yourself up for success by building in buffer time Why we like to use online calendar systems Key habits that help us avoid burnout RESOURCES Effortless: Make It Easier to Do What Matters Most by Greg McKeown Scale or Fail: How to Build Your Dream Team, Explode Your Growth, and Let Your Business Soar by Allison Maslan Vitruvi Hannah Wingate Designs Calendly CONNECT WITH LOUISE Follow Louise: @a_wild_lou_appeared Follow The Finance Agency: @the_finance_agency Learn more about The Finance Agency: thefinanceagencyllc.com CONNECT WITH LAUREN Follow Lauren: @thelaurenboyd Join the waitlist for HR app, Quinn Follow Guide My Business: @guidemybusiness EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS ( 0:44 ) Welcome to I’ll Make This Brief! Today, Lauren and Louise are talking about boundaries. ( 1:30 ) Lauren and Louise share the books they’re currently reading. ( 4:26 ) Lauren and Louise highlight small businesses that they’re loving right now. ( 9:23 ) Lauren asks Louise, “What is your favorite boundary?” ( 14:14 ) Lauren asks Louise, “Do you allow clients to text you?” ( 17:20 ) Lauren asks Louise, “How do people make appointments with you?” ( 19:56 ) Lauren and Louise talk about how they avoid burnout. ( 22:52 ) Lauren and Louise discuss how they set up their email inboxes.