5 Tips to Stop Being a Lonely Entrepreneur
An entrepreneur is essentially a person who does not think like others. Loneliness doesn’t necessarily bother him. In some cases, the entrepreneur often finds himself overwhelmed and in the process of putting everything on the back burner. His personal life, his friends, his family and even sometimes his hobbies. Some will say that it is for a good cause. Certainly !
Becoming an entrepreneur doesn’t mean you have to disconnect. You obviously have to take time for yourself, sometimes isolate yourself to put your ideas in place. But this does not in any way mean that you have to give up everything for the sole benefit of your project.
In order for it to be consumed or to remain in time, this project needs users. Before receiving money from potential clients, it is often recommended that you share your project with family, friends and acquaintances. You see that you cannot get rid of those people who are in your inner circle. Sometimes forgetting your plans and thinking about having fun from time to time is important and beneficial for your health.
- Get organized so as not to be overwhelmed
Planning his working day well helps the entrepreneur not to work more than the average. His schedules are certainly not controlled by an employer, but this is not a reason not to organize and effectively manage his working time. It is advisable to define the urgent, the important, the non-urgent and the non-important. To do this, you have to start by knowing how to separate your tasks. Distribute the schedules and only devote yourself to one task at a time, it is ideal.
- Delegate tasks
Learn to trust, but don’t lose sight of the results. Let others do it, but still control what they do. Check that it matches what you requested. Being self-employed includes knowing how to delegate and achieve desired results. For that, it will be necessary to learn to develop its leadership. Having a collaborator from time to time or a subcontractor who can take over the tasks that annoy us will save you precious time. Once the organization is in place, you will have some time for yourself and can finally reconnect with other humans and sip a glass of orange at the beach.
- Do a recreational and social activity
Go to the gym or participate in sessions with friends, visit family, meet artists in your neighborhood, … in short, practice an activity that will allow you to meet people and have social exchanges .
Professionally, consider taking part in conferences, seminars, entrepreneurial meetings, activities for entrepreneurs … This will allow you to connect, to exchange with people who are looking for the same things as you. Do not lose sight of the benefits of life.
- Opt for co-working (shared spaces)
Meet new people. Spend a few hours in shared workspaces even if it is not necessarily every day, this will help you find new collaborators who could help you or with whom you could exchange skills or services. There must be this type of space in your city or neighborhood. Just look for them online or find out in your community.
- Always look for solutions and don’t get locked in
To take it to the next level or experience new things, get support from a coach. Its mission is to guide you and accompany you with an outside perspective. Never stop learning. Take part in training courses and seminars organized for entrepreneurs or by stakeholders in your ecosystem.
So now you know how to overcome loneliness. Tell us in turn how you manage to get by.