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Finding the Balance Between Raising a Family and Running a Business with Julia Barbaro

Episode Summary –

For parents who are both business owners and caregivers, the juggling act of managing a family and running a successful business can be overwhelming. With limited time and energy, it's only natural to struggle to find the right balance between parenting responsibilities and entrepreneurial ambitions. Fortunately, there are strategies they can use to navigate the demands of both worlds. From utilizing resources to setting realistic goals, these strategies can help them manage the demands of both family life and business ownership.

“Start your day on the right foot! As soon as you wake up, pay attention to your thoughts. Your first thoughts will set the tone for the day ahead. Make them positive and watch how it affects your mindset.”

One of the great ways is to work with your spouse, especially if you share common goals and values. You can leverage each other’s strengths, pool resources, and benefit from the mutual support that comes with being in a committed relationship. However, it is important to consider the potential challenges, such as disagreements over decision-making and financial matters. Couples can successfully start and grow their business with careful planning and honest communication.

In this episode, Julia Barbaro joins us to share her journey and experience as a mom, coach, author, podcast host, and successful parent. She and her husband have managed to balance their personal lives and build a successful business together. Get practical tips from Julia in this meaningful conversation.

Snapshot of the Key Points from the Episode:
[04:32] Julia’s backstory and what she does in her space.
[09:45] How Julia and Gino's podcast started. The journey of her book writing.
[21:07] Three key tips Julia shares from her expertise.
[23:25] Julia talks about her superpower skill sets, greatest achievements, and challenges they have faced.
[27:54] What does working from your happy place mean to Julia?


About Julia Barbaro –
Julia Barbaro is a mother of 6 and wife to Gino Barbaro, an entrepreneur and co-founder of Jake and Gino. Together, they host the Julia and Gino podcast, where they focus on raising a family and running a business. Julia is the author of “The cannolis exploded” and “A Gelato Blast,” books for all ages encouraging responsibility, creativity, and decision-making.
Julia and her family live in St. Augustine, Florida, where they enjoy the old city and the simple beach life.

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