Last Friday, Lucy was mentioned in The Sun newspaper as part of a feature of female entrepreneurs. She appeared alongside from women in many different industries.
Read the excerpt below:
Businesswoman Lucy Arnold from Sheffield runs active wear company locketloves.com employing her own mother Julie. Lucy explains how to work well with your mum.She says: “I’m my mum’s boss. I enjoy working with my family as it’s always fun, but it can also get a bit crazy so it’s important to manage work the right way.”
Your mum is your biggest cheerleader so use each other to achieve your next business goal. Your mum has your back.
Understand and respect each other. Working with your mum means you understand each other’s personalities, characteristics, ways of working, priorities and challenges. This is a huge help as we know how each of us will respond to a business challenge.
Set boundaries. Try to get time away from work.
Let your mum’s personality become part of the company culture.
Be passionate about the business – but include self-care. Look after your work but each other, too.
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