How to Stop Burnout in  Small Business Owners Tired? Stressed? What should you do?
Burnout Example <ul><li>One client, an owner of a marketing firm almost had a nervous breakdown.  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>He...
Burnout Symptoms   What to look for? <ul><li>Symptoms of burnout include the following:  </li></ul><ul><li>Depression; </l...
Burnout Symptoms   Cont’d <ul><li>Additional symptoms of burnout: </li></ul><ul><li>Allowing other pursuits to overtake yo...
Burnout Causes <ul><li>The causes of burnout vary but are usually related to: </li></ul><ul><li>Financial issues; </li></u...
How to Solve <ul><li>The fix varies based on the cause. </li></ul><ul><li>If you have financial issues, talking with busin...
How to Solve   Cont’d <ul><li>You can learn to delegate by remembering that your role as owner is to build leadership and ...
Summary <ul><li>Finally, all owners can prevent burnout or turn it around when it starts by: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Continu...
<ul><li>Additional Information: </li></ul><ul><li>Solving the Capital    Equation:  </li></ul><ul><li>Financing Solutions ...
<ul><li>Thank You!  </li></ul>Contact Us Tiffany C. Wright Follow my blog, The Resourceful CEO:   http://TheResourcefulCEO...
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http://TheResourcefulCEO.com, The presentation, How to Stop Business Burnout, is aimed at small business owners. It provides the warning signs and causes of business burnout and how to stop or prevent these. info@tocafamilyservices.com, 404-642-0509

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    1. 1. How to Stop Burnout in Small Business Owners Tired? Stressed? What should you do?
    2. 2. Burnout Example <ul><li>One client, an owner of a marketing firm almost had a nervous breakdown. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>He completely shut down - didn't return calls or engage in sales activity  revenue plummeted. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What led to this? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hired a superb high-level sales rep who then completely disappeared when needed most. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thereafter, refused to delegate. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Worked and worried constantly. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What happened? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Owner couldn't muster energy to follow through. Saw therapist  returned to business with renewed focus. </li></ul></ul>www.TheResourcefulCEO.com
    3. 3. Burnout Symptoms What to look for? <ul><li>Symptoms of burnout include the following: </li></ul><ul><li>Depression; </li></ul><ul><li>A continuing focus over several weeks or more on the negatives instead of on the positives and the solutions to the problems; </li></ul><ul><li>A drastic drop-off in motivation over time to go into the office, make the calls, do the work, attend meetings; </li></ul>www.TheResourcefulCEO.com
    4. 4. Burnout Symptoms Cont’d <ul><li>Additional symptoms of burnout: </li></ul><ul><li>Allowing other pursuits to overtake your business focus; </li></ul><ul><li>Feeling overwhelmed; </li></ul><ul><li>Feeling highly stressed with little to no satisfaction. </li></ul>www.TheResourcefulCEO.com
    5. 5. Burnout Causes <ul><li>The causes of burnout vary but are usually related to: </li></ul><ul><li>Financial issues; </li></ul><ul><li>Boredom/ennui; </li></ul><ul><li>No clear goal or directive; </li></ul><ul><li>No business plan or plan of action; </li></ul><ul><li>Ineffectual personnel management; </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of systems. </li></ul>www.TheResourcefulCEO.com
    6. 6. How to Solve <ul><li>The fix varies based on the cause. </li></ul><ul><li>If you have financial issues, talking with business finance experts (your business banker, CFO, turnaround consultant) who can help you pinpoint the cause and come up with a solution. </li></ul><ul><li>If you have no clear goals/plan, create a business plan using a software template to help determine what you want your company to look like and how you will get there. </li></ul>www.TheResourcefulCEO.com
    7. 7. How to Solve Cont’d <ul><li>You can learn to delegate by remembering that your role as owner is to build leadership and management skills in your team to make them more effective and increase their satisfaction. If you are doing everything, you are not leading. </li></ul>www.TheResourcefulCEO.com
    8. 8. Summary <ul><li>Finally, all owners can prevent burnout or turn it around when it starts by: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Continuing education via books or seminars and conferences. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interacting with and/or learn from other entrepreneurs and owners. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Joining a CEO Roundtable group or Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club, or other organization that allows interaction with the same group of entrepreneurs on a regular basis. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No one understands the stresses of business ownership like other owners. </li></ul></ul></ul>www.TheResourcefulCEO.com
    9. 9. <ul><li>Additional Information: </li></ul><ul><li>Solving the Capital Equation: </li></ul><ul><li>Financing Solutions for Small Businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Available on Amazon </li></ul>Getting Started
    10. 10. <ul><li>Thank You! </li></ul>Contact Us Tiffany C. Wright Follow my blog, The Resourceful CEO: http://TheResourcefulCEO.com Tiffany C. Wright The Resourceful CEO Cash for Impact

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