Between work, family, and social obligations, it can be hard to know when you are taking on too much. Here are a few tips to help you figure out if you’re getting more work than you can handle.


How To Know If You Are Getting More Work as A Tradie


It keeps you up at night


Do you ever feel like you are getting too much work and not enough time to do it? If this keeps you up at night, then you are getting more work than you can handle.


keeps you up all night


Check out these tips to help get your work life in balance.

1. Get organized
2. Set boundaries
3. Delegate tasks
4. Take breaks
5. Prioritize your time
6. Don’t be afraid to say no

Start by remembering the reason why you are working and make sure to stay happy while doing your job. Your goal should always be to live a fulfilling life so that when it’s time for retirement, there are no regrets in sight!


Your customers are complaining


Are you struggling to keep up with the work that you have? Are your customers constantly coming to you with complaints? You may be surprised to hear that this is not a sign that you are doing poorly, but actually, a sign that you are doing well. 


customers complaint


Believe it or not, when your customers are happy they will not come to you as often with complaints. So if you find yourself constantly busy, do not despair – it means that you are good at what you do! 


Just make sure that you take some time for yourself every now and then so that you can recharge and continue providing great service.


Your family and friends barely recognise you


You’re out with your friends and as you walk up, they barely even recognise you. You’ve been so busy with work that you’ve let yourself go. But don’t worry, because there’s a solution that will help get you more work without sacrificing your social life – outsourcing.


friends barely recognise you

There are many reasons why outsourcing can be beneficial. Not only does it help relieve pressure off your plate, but when done correctly with a company that has experience working in various industries and understands how each industry works then you will find yourself much less stressed about certain tasks being passed onto others who know what they’re doing!


It can help take the workload off of your plate so you can focus on what’s important – spending time with your friends and family. And this doesn’t necessarily mean sending jobs outside of AUSTRALIA; rather letting another handle some stuff that you may not master very well – such as digital marketing, social media management, facebook ads and Google adword campaigns, customer service and more. 




If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the amount of work you have, don’t hesitate to reach out for help. MIKE can assist you in creating a schedule that allows you to successfully manage your business and personal obligations. Don’t let work take over your life.


Contact us today to get started!