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Aug 29, 2023

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Navigating relationships can get tricky for women entrepreneurs, especially if their spouses are building businesses too!

Your relationship doesn’t have to go down the drain as you aim for success. 

eWomenNetwork CEO and Founder Sandra Yancey shares her advice for fellow visionaries on how to keep the fire alive between you and your spouse while hitting those business milestones!

Tune in to this episode: Making Working Together Work with Sandra Yancey

Key points covered in this episode:

✔️ Intentionally shifting your energy from CEO to wife is key. We underestimate the power of a transition ritual. Like how we prepare ourselves to meditate or worship, we need to ready ourselves for the various roles we play.

✔️ Be vocal about your wants and needs. If you’re not in the mood to cook, say it. Don’t expect your spouse to be a mind-reader.

✔️ Respect each other’s sandboxes. It’s best for both of you to ask permission if one of you needs resources from the other’s business. Respect boundaries and practice making clear requests.

✔️ Create structures around meetings. Have a clear agenda and desired outcome and list off-topic ideas and concerns to be discussed in another session. This method works for both business and family meetings! What matters is for everyone to be mentally present.

✔️ The real test of love is how you handle difficult times. You have to learn how to find ways to stick together and work it out. Look back at what has helped you survive, so you can appreciate each other.

As a successful, award-winning entrepreneur, speaker, and TV personality, Sandra Yancey is recognized as a Top 100 Difference Maker by The International Alliance of Women. 

Being a woman who grew up on welfare and bootstrapping her way to success as the CEO & Founder of eWomenNetwork, Sandra understands first-hand the struggles that entrepreneurs face on the road to happiness and financial success. 

Sandra’s mission is to help one million women entrepreneurs each achieve one million dollars in annual revenue while showing them that you can still live a full life as a spouse and parent with plenty of fun.

Links:

eWomenNetwork: https://www.eWomenNetwork.com 

Sandra Yancey’s Website: https://www.SandraYancey.com 

eWomenNetwork Foundation: https://ewomennetworkfoundation.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ewomennetwork

Instagram: https://instagram.com/eWomenNetwork

Twitter: https://twitter.com/eWomenNetwork

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/ewomennetwork/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/eWomenNetwork

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★★★ About Marie-Elizabeth Mali ★★★

Marie-Elizabeth is the founder of Relationship Alchemy, where she helps growth-oriented women develop clarity and alignment with themselves and their vision, so they can attract or deepen their relationship with their ideal partner and create a fulfilling life without compromising who they are. 

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As a Relationship Alchemist, two-time TEDx Speaker, and host of the Relationship Alchemy podcast, Marie-Elizabeth Mali helps women communicate more effectively and transform patterns of thinking and behavior that get in the way of love, connection, and success in relationships and business. Drawing on her Master’s degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine and over 20 years of working with clients, she teaches women how to show up as authentic leaders in their relationships and work instead of twisting themselves to fit in. Marie-Elizabeth’s work has been featured in Thrive Global, SWAAY, and Forbes. She is also a published author with an MFA in Poetry from Sarah Lawrence College and an underwater photographer who has a thing for sharks. Learn more at https://relationshipalchemy.com.