Kansas City, Mo. (PRWEB) February 20, 2014
Many an entrepreneur has struggled to balance the needs of the business and the needs of family. Concerns over time away from home, the allocation of financial resources and which spouse is responsible for what can put families under tremendous pressure as entrepreneurs grapple with the uncertainties, challenges, and ups and downs of entrepreneurial ventures.
The online “Surviving the Entrepreneurial Life” series, released today by Kauffman Founders School, features insights from Meg Cadoux Hirshberg, an Inc.com columnist and author of the award-winning book "For Better or For Work: A Survival Guide for Entrepreneurs and Their Families," which draws on her experiences when she was helping her husband build his company and on her hundreds of interviews with entrepreneurs and their families. Presented through a series of videos and supporting materials, Hirshberg delves into the delicate interplay between work and personal life and the numerous stress points that can undermine relationships.
The Surviving the Entrepreneurial Life curriculum offers practical advice on how entrepreneurs can run their businesses without alienating their families, including:
Teaching entrepreneurs best practices in areas not typically covered in other training programs, the Kauffman Founders School enables entrepreneurs to learn anywhere, anytime, and to immediately apply the lessons to their businesses. Other Founders School topics include:
The Founders School online education program is housed on the Kauffman Foundation’s Entrepreneurship.org web platform, which offers resources, educational information and tools for entrepreneurs. It can be accessed at http://www.KauffmanFoundersSchool.org or via http://www.Entrepreneurship.org.
About the Kauffman Foundation
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is a private, nonpartisan foundation that aims to foster economic independence by advancing educational achievement and entrepreneurial success. Founded by late entrepreneur and philanthropist Ewing Marion Kauffman, the Foundation is based in Kansas City, Mo., and has approximately $2 billion in assets. For more information, visit http://www.kauffman.org, and follow the Foundation on http://www.twitter.com/kauffmanfdn and http://www.facebook.com/kauffmanfdn.