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:    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. 

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Behind the scenes of a founder’s life. I’m Lauren Boyd, a small business owner, attorney and mom. Join me for my honest take on entrepreneurship, marriage and motherhood. I’ll Make This Brief is a seasonal podcast sharing my musings on common topics founders face, from leading your team and embracing your zone of genius, to managing mom guilt and nurturing your personal relationships. Each episode, I’ll also be sharing a legal brief highlighting some of my favorite and trending legal tips and perspectives. Join me and a special guest every quarter to binge a handful of episodes from the trenches of the messy middle to empower you to own your day. Hopefully, these episodes will come into your life at the perfect time. I promise, I’ll make this brief. For more, follow Lauren on Instagram @thelaurenboyd.