For entrepreneurs, work is life and life is work, but if you do it right, you can experience the best of everything.
The phrase “work-life balance” is ubiquitous in any dialogue about entrepreneurship. The implication is both clear and inaccurate: One side is positive (life) and one is negative (work), thus one should strive for equilibrium.
In the U.S., over 70 percent of city workers don’t like their jobs, according to a 2017 Gallup poll — so having a fulfilling lifestyle that offsets one’s unhappiness during the day makes sense. Fortunately, that’s not the case for most entrepreneurs.