Healthy Business Health You-Meet Jennifer Varner

There are many obstacles commonly associated with being a new business owner.  Without the nine-to-five structure, we often lose our best habits when we need them most.  Best laid plans are cast aside in favor of the more urgent needs of a business sprouting its proverbial wings.  This plays out most apparently for women business owners in the area of health and fitness.
The gym you used to hit on the way to the office now represents a drive you wouldn’t ordinarily have to make, and possibly time you could be spending on securing a new vendor or customer. The lunch hour corporate America gave is no longer guaranteed, sleep is impacted by stress and -yes – excitement about what’s to come, and meal planning is replaced by business planning.  This is the whirlwind reality experienced by far too many business owners.
But for Jennifer Varner of Pure-Ecommerce.com, none of this is an option.  She launched her first million-dollar online business after her husband beat a grim cancer diagnosis, and received (and defied) her own cancer diagnosis when she was pregnant with her fourth child.  Ignore her health for the sake of a business?  No way! She’d have to do the opposite, and indeed she has.  So, what are her secrets?  How can this mother of four “do it all”?
First, she is committed.  She knows that health and fitness is important and makes it a priority.  This means that, while there may be a million little things she could be doing besides working with a trainer, she abandons excuses and reminds herself that she gets far more accomplished by being healthy and strong.
Second, she’s at least as busy as any other working mother out there.  Therefore, if she waited to “find” the time to exercise or plan healthy meals, these priorities would be squeezed out of the schedule.  Therefore, she doesn’t “find” the time, she makes it… scheduling exercise in as an appointment, just like any other. (You can often read her fitness updates on facebook, as she heads out most mornings to what many would consider grueling workouts.)
Last, she seeks support.  When she grew her first ecommerce business from a kitchen table idea to a online boutique with over a million dollars in sales, she says – with a smile – that her success was due “in part” to her inability to sleep.  She made a lot of mistakes in that  first year and participated in an at times painful learning curve that could have been avoided had she been being mentored by someone already successful in her industry.  Now, she not only seeks additional support from other experts, but she provides this much needed mentorship to each and every client who purchases one of her online boutique websites for sale.   Support takes the guess work out of growing a successful  internet business, so you can be more focused and productive with your time… leaving you more time to pursue and secure your own health!
There are many obstacles commonly associated with being a new business owner.  Without the nine-to-five structure, we often lose our best habits when we need them most.  Best laid plans are cast aside in favor of the more urgent needs of a business sprouting its proverbial wings.  This plays out most apparently for women business owners in the area of health and fitness.  The gym you used to hit on the way to the office now represents a drive you wouldn’t ordinarily have to make, and possibly time you could be spending on securing a new vendor or customer. The lunch hour corporate America gave is no longer guaranteed, sleep is impacted by stress and -yes – excitement about what’s to come, and meal planning is replaced by business planning.  This is the whirlwind reality experienced by far too many business owners.
But for Jennifer Varner of Pure-Ecommerce.com, none of this is an option.  She launched her first million-dollar online business after her husband beat a grim cancer diagnosis, and received (and defied) her own cancer diagnosis when she was pregnant with her fourth child.  Ignore her health for the sake of a business?  No way! She’d have to do the opposite, and indeed she has.  So, what are her secrets?  How can this mother of four “do it all”?
First, she is committed.  She knows that health and fitness is important and makes it a priority.  This means that, while there may be a million little things she could be doing besides working with a trainer, she abandons excuses and reminds herself that she gets far more accomplished by being healthy and strong.
Second, she’s at least as busy as any other working mother out there.  Therefore, if she waited to “find” the time to exercise or plan healthy meals, these priorities would be squeezed out of the schedule.  Therefore, she doesn’t “find” the time, she makes it… scheduling exercise in as an appointment, just like any other. (You can often read her fitness updates on facebook, as she heads out most mornings to what many would consider grueling workouts.)
Last, she seeks support.  When she grew her first ecommerce business from a kitchen table idea to a online boutique with over a million dollars in sales, she says – with a smile – that her success was due “in part” to her inability to sleep.  She made a lot of mistakes in that  first year and participated in an at times painful learning curve that could have been avoided had she been being mentored by someone already successful in her industry.  Now, she not only seeks additional support from other experts, but she provides this much needed mentorship to each and every client who purchases one of her online boutique websites for sale.   Support takes the guess work out of growing a successful internet business, so you can be more focused and productive with your time… leaving you more time to pursue and secure your own health!

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