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Business Owners Tell Us About The 14 Ups And Downs Of Running A Business

"One skill I'm still teaching myself is to try and enjoy admin."

1. Finding enough hours in the day can be a real struggle...

2. ...but you're your own boss, which means you get to dictate how you work.

3. Learning how to pitch your business can be a bit overwhelming...

4. ...but winning a new investor or client can feel like a momentous achievement.

5. Running your own business can get lonely...

6. ...but you also get to work with people who share in your vision.

7. Deciding how and when to spend your money can be stressful...

8. ...but it can pay dividends when you make the right decision.

9. You're not just the boss. You're the admin person, the marketer, the accountant – the list goes on...

10. ...but juggling all of these roles can help you find a hidden strength.

11. You sometimes feel like you never stop working...

12. ...but working on something you love can be truly fulfilling.

13. Patience is key...

14. ...but the satisfaction of seeing your patience and determination pay off will put a spring back into your step.

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