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Episode Info: Do you ever struggle with the hustle and bustle of day-to-day life that you fail to get work done? Maybe for you, it’s the responsibilities of raising kids or taking care of household or the complexities of getting your business off of the ground. Whatever distracts you from getting work done, I’m sure you’d like to have some solutions. Good news! Tricia Goyer is here to walk you through her life as a writer and provide some helpful tips about navigating family life, homeschooling, work responsibilities, and everything in between. Have pen and paper ready; you don’t want to miss a minute of this helpful episode! In this episode, listen for [1:20] I introduce my guest, Tricia Goyer. [2:45] Tricia talks about her beautiful family. [5:30] How did Tricia get started as a writer? What was it like with a large family? [13:20] Tricia reveals her tips for balancing work and family life. [20:20] How does Tricia avoid playing the comparison game? [24:00] Tricia talks about how writing has informed her role as a parent. [26:30] Dealing with reader feedback and reviews. [30:15] Creating a routine and navigating life as a writer and homeschool educator. [36:00] Managing a deadline. [38:45] How a routine can help set you up for success. [42:00] Tricia enters the Lightning Round; rapid-fire questions. [54:00] Little steps add up. [55:40] Closing thoughts. Listen to this episode by clicking the Play button below: Liked the show? Help me out! Click here to leave a review on iTunes! Yes, I’ll help Jeni by leaving a review! Navigating work-life balance. I get it; building a business from the ground up is hard work. It can be exponentially harder to build that business with little ones under-foot! What can you do? How do you get work done and still care for your family? Tricia Goyer keeps things real and doesn’t put a pretty spin on the struggle; she is open and honest about the challenges of building a career while raising children. In our conversation, Tricia offered these helpful tips for staying on task. Set up a two-hour block of time where you can work uninterrupted. Be completely present and attentive when you are not working. Try getting up early to work for an hour or two while everyone is asleep. Communicate your goals and achievements with your family. Do you plan on trying any of these tips from Tricia? What methods have worked for you and your family? To hear Tricia expand on these tips and more, make sure to tune in to this informative episode! What does it take to navigate #WorkLifeBalance? Is it even possible? Hear how @TriciaGoyer makes it work for her family on this inspiring episode of the #BizMavens #podcast!Click To Tweet Don’t fall for the comparison game! Are you familiar with the comparison game? Have you ever been stuck in it before? Far too many people get caught up in the comparison game, always looking at what their neighbour has or what their peers have accomplished compared to what they’ve been able to do. How do you...
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