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#thestruggleisreal: Just Hit Pause

  • Work Nicer Coworking #200 1006 11 Avenue Southwest Calgary, AB, T2R 0G3 Canada (map)

Hosted by ATB Financial


The struggle is indeed very real. We’re creating a safe space to share the real and raw stories of starting and running a business.

It's hard as an entrepreneur to step away from your business when you're feeling overwhelmed or dealing with a personal situation. You might feel guilty or that you're letting others down because, after all, you're in charge and being your own boss and all that. But the truth is that if you don't take care of yourself, you can't fully show up for your customers and team members.

Sometimes you have to just hit pause. You'll hear different perspectives from three founders on how they've taken a break in their business and are better off for it: from a mental health leave to a business re-launch to using self-care to take micro pauses. There's no right or wrong way - but it's time to talk about it.

What is #TheStruggleYYC all about?

They say that being an entrepreneur is a roller coaster ride, but you probably hear more about the highs than the lows. The struggle is indeed very real. We’re creating a safe space to share the real and raw stories of starting and running a business. The good, the bad, the ugly. And those little moments that keep you going against the odds. Because you don’t have to go it alone.

Join us for local beers, refreshments and war stories at Work Nicer coworking space. Come with an open mind; leave with a more resilient mindset of what it means to be an entrepreneur today.

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