Small Business Focus

Work life balance for entrepreneurs? A successful, hardworking one has advice…

I don’t believe in work life balance. I believe in work like integration…

Nic Haralambous

I want to attack the guys who brag about how many hours they work…

Nic Haralambous

Work-life balance is a struggle for most people.

For entrepreneurs, even more so.

If you get it right, it improves productivity and prevents burnout.

Work-life balance for entrepreneurs – is it a myth?

Can you have it all – time for family and friends, and business growth?

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed NicHarry founder Nic Haralambous for his weekly small business feature.

Haralambous is well-known for starting crazy sock retailer NicHarry with R5000, and making a profit in the first month.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).

When I’m walking my dog, I’m still thinking about work…

Nic Haralambous

We’ve got rules about when we’re allowed to talk about work.

Nic Haralambous

I sell socks for a living… if I don’t get them to the shop on time, nobody is going to die!

Nic Haralambous

The longer you sleep, the longer you live!

Nic Haralambous

… If you disagree with me, you’re flat out wrong!

Nic Haralambous

If you get 10 hours [of sleep], you’re performing better…

Nic Haralambous

It’s very hard to see the wood for the trees when you’re in the hustle…

Nic Haralambous

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