Episode #143 // Dealing with Burnout

"The proof that my hard work does good things makes the work a little more pleasurable."
- Emily Thompson

We’ve heard so many bosses and creative entrepreneurs lately say that they are starting to feel the burnout—ourselves included. So we’re talking about how we’re dealing with burnout, how we push through burnout to do the work, and what we do to organize and prepare for busy times in business ahead of time.

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Topics discussed in this episode:

  • How we’ve been dealing with a little bit of burnout
  • Having a solid creative process for planning to push through burnout
  • Getting into a practice of writing down your goals and recording the process
  • Staying excited about your work
  • Finding what puts you in the headspace to do the work
  • Saying no
  • Maximizing productivity
  • Having a reward or something to look forward to
  • Organizing your physical space to provide relief in business

Time management for creative entrepreneurs

KATHLEEN SAID:

I get to know my limits by testing my limits. Click To Tweet

EMILY SAID:

I always try to go into really heavy times in business knowing exactly what I am doing. Click To Tweet The proof that my hard work does good things makes the work a little more pleasurable. Click To Tweet When it comes to time management, don't play around; get in there a do the work. Click To Tweet

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TOPICS DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE:

  • How we've been dealing with a little bit of burnout
  • Having a solid creative process for planning to push through burnout
  • Getting into a practice of writing down your goals and recording the process
  • Staying excited about your work
  • Finding what puts you in the headspace to do the work
  • Saying no
  • Maximizing productivity
  • Having a reward or something to look forward to
  • Organizing your physical space to provide relief in business

RESOURCES DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE

MORE FROM KATHLEEN

Braid Creative

MORE FROM EMILY

Indie Shopography
Almanac Supply Co.
Rock Your Web Design Business

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