The worst thing that you can do as an entrepreneur is to neglect your friends and social life. DePaul University did a study that said that the happiest people are people that spend time with their friends and do social activities. To be a successful entrepreneur and friend, you must make time for your friends and social life. Some suggestions include scheduling a certain day for friends and certain days for family. Also, combine errands with a day with your friends. Invite them to come with you on an errand day. Be social and be successful.

Key Takeaways:

  • Entrepreneurs will often sacrifice their social life in favor of building their business.
  • All work and no play can take a toll on an entrepreneurs mental health in the long run.
  • Balance can be achieved by being selective about social events you attend and communicating the demands on your time.

“When you’re starting, scaling, or simply running a business, it seldom feels like there are enough hours in a day.”

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