Do you ever feel like you’re drowning in your work? Do you find it hard to stop thinking about all the things that need to be done, and often feel guilty for taking time away from work? If so, I’m here to tell you that this is not good for your business or health. As a business owner myself, I know how easy it can be to neglect yourself when there are always more tasks on the never-ending list and deadlines that seem impossible. But what if instead of living in constant fear of everything going wrong, we shifted our mindset and focused on building a strong team who could support us with these challenges? What if we took care of ourselves so we could lead by example and show others how important balance is for them.

If you are a business owner or an entrepreneur, it’s important to understand the importance of having strong leadership and team members. Your business will not grow if you don’t have the right people in place. In this blog post, I’ll be discussing how your company is doomed without a good team in place and what can happen if you don’t have a good support system. It’s very important as well to know that your personal health will suffer when working long hours with little time for yourself. You need balance! First and foremost; if you don’t take care of yourself, your productivity and performance will eventually suffer. This can lead to even more stress as it becomes harder for you to do the things you need or want to do in order to get back on track. But please remember – taking time for self-care isn’t just important for mental health; it also has major implications relating directly to your company’s success (yes, really!).

As a leader of an organization, it is vital to have a strong and capable team around you. When your team isn’t up to speed with the day-to-day tasks that need to be done, it can lead to long-term consequences for both your health as well as business growth. The following are some of the most common symptoms experienced when someone does not have enough time or support in their professional life: stress levels increase; chronic pain increases; energy levels decrease; immune system weakens (making them more susceptible to illnesses); they may feel depressed or anxious which leads them down a path where they might experience sleep problems or mood swings. Without a team, it’s more difficult to make decisions quickly or implement changes when needed. A lack of trust or connection (especially with all of the virtual work we are doing at this time) among members in your company can lead to negative consequences like low morale and poor communication which is detrimental to the success of any organization. Not having a strong & organized team also means that there will be less accountability for tasks assigned because no one has ownership over them.

When it comes to running a business, having a team is critical. Without them, you will be at risk of not achieving your goals and reaching the potential that’s within you. Having strong leadership in place can help with making decisions faster and more efficiently which helps maintain both your health and the company’s success. A lack of direction or support from others may lead to distraction, stress, anxiety, depression, or other mental ailments that could hinder productivity as well as take a toll on one’s personal life outside work. If this has been something that you have struggled with for some time now then we would love to talk about how our experienced team of senior advisors can provide guidance through mentorship programs tailored just for you!


“Every entrepreneur who has achieved success has also endured failure.”

Brent Simpson of Bold Vision Enterprise


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Brent Simpson

Business Growth Strategist, Clarity Expert, Retired Stockbroker, Speaker, Pitch Judge, VC, Stock Investor, Board Member, Owner of Bold Vision, Co-Founder of Investing Education Academy  (IEA), Start-up Consultant, member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.