24 hours in a day, 168 hours in a week. Junior investment bankers regularly work 80-90 hours a week. Many other high profile professions require the same level of commitment. Often those on the outside claim that working 80-90 hours a week is bad/wrong/terrible/silly/etc but we’ve spoken with so many folks who say working that much has been the best decision of their life – it allowed them to develop a deep and strong skill set far faster than would have been possible otherwise. In other words, by working 2x the hours, they were able to generate 5x or more the rewards. And depending on where you are in your career, investing heavily in your skills and competence can pay dividends for a long time.

Natacha Dalberiste | Psychotherapist, Speaker, & Entrepreneur

Balance. The word everyone strives daily to achieve. At times, it seems impossible and other times it feels like a walk in the park. The way I view balance has certainly changed overtime, in college, I was more free spirited and handled things as they came to me. I had less responsibilities and this allowed me to live life on my terms for the most part. Fast forward to now, I’m a wife, mom of 3, Entrepreneur, sister, friend, and everything in between, it can be challenging, however I’ve learned to prioritize and also delegate as needed. Read more>>

Marianela Campos-Mora | Jewelry & Accessories Creative Handcrafter

When you work from home it becomes difficult to maintain the boundaries between your personal life and your professional life, now a days with the pandemic has been changed with ups and downs. Using technology It could also interfere with the daily life of my home by staying connected either as a work tool or when using social networks. Read more>>

Kyra Albarracin | Plant Designer & Stylist

A work life balance as an adult has become more of a priority over the past decade. My twenties and thirties I spent letting my day job consume me and up until my mid-thirties is when I decided I needed to travel more and take the time I need to see the world outside my computer screen. During the pandemic things took an interesting turn since I had more time on my hands and at first, introducing Keeks Corner as a business opportunity felt like it may be too much to handle. But as time went by, I learned that organization and being kind to myself was the way to succeed. Read more>>

Victor Morales | Co-Founder & CEO at Vonna Vegan

In the beginning, it is a hard process, you are giving the best of yourself for your business, working tirelessly 24/7, sacrificing rest and moments with the people who love you and surround you, but knowing that it is the sacrifice to be able to materialize your vision, your project, your dreams. Many times you feel bad, alone, and that you are missing many things, that is when it is very important to know how to cross a line and achieve balance in your life, the idea of the process of starting your business is; In addition to learning and building your vision, it is not abandoning yourself along the way. Read more>>