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Woman entrepreneur? How to juggle your business and personal life…

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…some female entrepreneurs undersell themselves… It’s the confidence of asking for what you deserve… A lot of decisions are made by men…

Jayshree Naidoo, Yiedi

Do you have adequate medical cover? Do you have proper insurance? Or even dreaded disease cover? All of those questions need to be answered before you fall ill… When you’re an entrepreneur you need the best cover…

Jayshree Naidoo, Yiedi

Women entrepreneurs face special challenges.

Earlier in the year Yiedi CEO Jayshree Naidoo was diagnosed with breast cancer.

It got her thinking about how women cope with juggling their business lives with their personal lives.

Naidoo recently met with 18 female business owners, and took some lessons from them.

Ray White (in for Bruce Whitfield on The Money Show) interviewed her for the weekly small business feature.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).

It’s the same in sports… we should be paying women more… the studies tell us that female CEOs outperform…

Jayshree Naidoo, Yiedi

I had to have a double mastectomy, which meant I needed to be off for at least six weeks, and many months of chemotherapy and healing… It’s been start and stop… You’ve got to plan for these challenges that you don’t have control over…

Jayshree Naidoo, Yiedi

You have to surround yourself [with a support structure]… We’ve surrounded ourselves with individuals who can deliver the same content we can…

Jayshree Naidoo, Yiedi

As women… we have a control issue; I can admit it.

Jayshree Naidoo, Yiedi

You are the most important person you know… you have to have your regular check-ups… life is just so precious…

Jayshree Naidoo, Yiedi

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