The Coronavirus has given many us an opportunity to pause and think about life, our purpose, and even the right work life balance. What’s your perspective and has it changed over time?

Kym “Kymistry “ Sharelle | Photographer/ Makeup Artist/Plus Size Model and Influencer

In the beginning of my professional careers, I was “work, work, work”. Working 15-16 hour days 5-6 days a week. I was never at the family functions, I didn’t take vacations, I was all about work. If they needed me, I was there. Read more>>

Tahira DeVine- Nimmons | Business + Branding Coach

When I created WIFE. MOTHER. DIVA. its intention was to empower women everyday letting them know that they could have it all!. While that messaging still says true I’ve learned that there is no Balance in the equation at all. Being the CEO of your business will sometimes require more of your time and on other days you might find yourself doing hot mom-ish all day. Read more>>

Tieraney White | Hair Braider | College Student

I always imagined balance as a few days off in a month, where there is no clients, scheduling, consultations, etc. However, in the beginning stages of entrepreneurship, your business may depend on you much like new born baby! It’s around the clock, and with that being said, I knew if I were to take a five day vacation, I would be neglecting my baby! Read more>>

Amanda Coker | Brand Photographer & Advocate for Sustainable Business Habits

Like most young entrepreneurs, I believed the only way I would see success was pulling all nighters, canceling all extra curricular activities, and putting all focus, attention, and energy into building the business. I had no concept of time management, delegation, or self capacity. Read more>>

Kaelin Durrah | Baker

Starting my own business at such a young age has made a huge impact on life. Therefore it has made it a little more difficult to balance everything else in my life. The older I become, the more challenging it is to balance everything. Read more>>

Brittany Elizabeth | Creator, Stylist & Retail Marketer

When I was younger I was very into the “hustle” work mentality that I let work play a higher priority than my personal life. Which meant I missed out on family and friend life events. Read more>>