I’m a family man. If I could spend all my time with my wife, daughter and grandkids I would. I’m also endlessly thankful for a job and a business that I care about. It’s a real gift to be able to say that I’m excited to go to work in the morning and to get home to my family in the evening.
Maintaining Work-Life Balance
That being said, I have to work daily to maintain a healthy balance between the two. As a business owner, it is all too easy to bring my job into my life at home, and vice versa. In order to keep the peace, I keep the following in mind:
How would I want my employees to act? At [company_name], we set high standards of involvement, engagement, and excellence for our team members. One aspect of these standards is an expectation that each employee will put their families first. If that’s what I expect of my employees, I should expect it of myself, too.
Speaking of employees, I hire great ones. It’s important to me that I can trust the people I hire at Roofing & More to handle the day-to-day tasks that make this roofing company run, even when I’m attending to personal matters or on vacation. Having peace of mind that things are getting handled allows me to be fully present with my family.
Simon Sinek says, “Working hard for something we don’t care about is called stress: Working hard for something we love is called passion.” I can honestly say that I am passionate about the work I do at Roofing & More, and am grateful for the employees and customers that make it possible every day.
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