An entrepreneurship article by Carolyn M. Brown on family business entrepreneurship discusses several tips which can help the family of an entrepreneur to get prepared for the change in lifestyle which they will experience. Experts advise new entrepreneurs to begin engaging their children and spouse at an early point in the process so they are prepared for the transition which will occur as the entrepreneur quits their day job and runs their business full time.
It is important to keep in mind that starting a new business affects the entire family, and not all of the changes involved are positive in nature. It can be an emotionally draining process which takes a lot of time away from family activities, and if not handled properly it can significantly raise the stress level for the entire family.
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