After experiencing two lockdowns, I'm fortunate to work from home. I couldn't imagine the risk of paying for a lease over lockdowns. Working from home meant I could continue working through both lockdowns as business kept humming along.
With many new pakihi māori on a similar journey as me, wondering about the benefits of working from home - here are some of the pros and cons I personally experience
After my first pottery class in April 2021, I knew this would be the new direction for Taputapu - Handmade products made from uku (clay) that share our story, promote our culture and language, and doesn't negatively impact our taiao.
I've witnessed others work tirelessly 24/7, doing what they can for their business, company, kaupapa, iwi etc. I've observed burnout, separation from family, and unhealthy habits, which ultimately resulted in early death.
This is not the lifestyle that I want to live. I'm creating the life I want!
Here are my 7 tips of how I keep sane - balancing Life and Mahi, as a Small Business Owner working from home.