How The Baby-Sitters Club Teaches us to Be Better Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneur Magazine has another great article with this one. It’s called 3 Fierce Lessons in Female Entrepreneurship Inspired by The Baby-Sitters Club.

In it, Brijanna Prooker shares some really fascinating insights. Here’s one that we thought was infinitely important to share:

Grown-up female entrepreneurs can take a lesson from the middle-school entrepreneurs of The Baby-Sitters Club: Your time is valuable.

When you’re an entrepreneur or small business owner — particularly when you’re just starting out — it can be tempting to work around the clock and to say “yes” to every project, even when your gut is telling you to say a big fat “NO.” Without the stability of a regular 9-to-5 job and the certainty of a steady paycheck, it can be hard to hold firm to your limits. This holds particularly true for female entrepreneurs, as women are socialized from a very young age to take on the emotional labor of considering everyone’s feelings, even at the expense of their own.

It’s a really fascinating piece so do give it a read at this link Entrepreneur.com. It redirects you to the full article.