Welcome to the latest issue of What’s Hot Wednesday for Business Owners, your news briefing from the expert listeners at Owlthena.

This week’s edition includes information about managing the balance between work and the other aspects of your life, laws of success followed by Steve Jobs, and the difference between taking chances and taking risks.

Read below to find out what the Owlthena team is buzzing about this week:


Making Room in Your Work Life for the Rest of Yourself

In the drive to create a successful business, many owners tend to develop a single-minded focus on their work lives. When that happens, it often leads to burnout, exhaustion, and a feeling that all the other roles we take on in life are suffering. Crafting and sustaining a multifaceted identity is a challenge for business owners but essential to both professional and personal happiness.

Read more here:  https://hbr.org/2018/05/how-to-make-room-in-your-work-life-for-the-rest-of-your-self


Universal Laws of Success Followed by Steve Jobs

As Apple recently hit $1 trillion in market value, it is instructive to look back on the tremendous impact founder Steve Jobs had on the company. It is fascinating to reflect on the seven laws of success that he followed throughout his life, and especially while building the company, that are still relevant today.

Read more here:  https://www.inc.com/carmine-gallo/steve-jobs-followed-7-unbreakable-laws-of-success-that-apply-to-any-business.html?cid=sf01001


The Difference Between Taking Chances and Taking Risks

There is an assumption that entrepreneurs take chances but in reality, the good ones are actually taking risks. When you are taking a chance, you assume that everything will go your way and you do not consider forces beyond your control. Taking calculated risks on the other hand, involves doing due diligence, talking with trusted advisors, and reflecting objectively on your experiences before making decisions.

Read more here:  https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/317233


With many years of entrepreneurial experience combined with truly expert listening skills Owlthena can help business owners like you think through the risk level of decisions you face in your company. We would love to help you work through the pros and cons of decisions you’re weighing. Consider scheduling an Owlthena session.