Choosing a Business to Buy – The Daily Grind Matters
A buyer has a responsibility to act in an intelligent manner when looking for a business. You are not only buying a business for yourself but for your spouse and children. The responsibility to your family requires a higher level of care than you would normally take to protect yourself.
If you buy the wrong business, you have to work at a business day in and day out that you will grow to hate. If you buy a business that requires you working seven days a week, you will not have time to spend with your family.
Does working 7 days a week make anyone happy?
This may or may not be a good thing depending on your relationship with your family. For sure, working seven days a week will not make your relationship with them any better. People who work at a business or job they hate end up making less money, plus they die younger and at the very least they take their troubles home with them. This means they’ll take their troubles out onto their spouse and kids.
Children learn from watching their parents. If they see that growing up means you go to work every day unhappy, this sends them a message that can be very hard to reverse later on. “I do not want to grow up.” This is a perfect invitation for them to run away from their problems by taking drugs or alcohol. This also becomes an invitation to the spouse to drink, take drugs, or find comfort with another.
Who wants to be married to someone unhappy with life because they are unhappy with their work? No one we know.
So, making the correct choice has a long-term impact on your children, your home, your family.
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