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175: "I'm very happy in my role as a mother and as a spouse. But I always wanted more for myself." Macu Mateo's Journey In Building A Work-Life Balance
Episode 2411th December 2023 • Holding Down the Fort by US VetWealth • Jen Amos
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175: "I'm very happy in my role as a mother and as a spouse. But I always wanted more for myself." Macu Mateo's Journey In Building A Work-Life Balance

Have you ever longed for "something of your own" while raising a family? Founder and CEO of Reset Home Macu Mateo certainly has.

Jen Amos listens to Macu Mateo speak about her experiences as a military spouse, mother of three, and 2023 Service2CEO Graduate of The Rosie Network. Aspiring for something as fulfilling as a stay-at-home mom, she decided to pursue her passion for organizing in 2020. Despite the challenges of balancing family responsibilities and business, her first client left her feeling fulfilled and motivated to continue. Thanks to The Rosie Network, she has a more clear business vision and messaging. She also has recurring clients and maintains a work-life balance - her way. Listen to Macu's entrepreneurial journey and the balancing act between multiple life priorities!

This episode is also available on YouTube: https://youtu.be/GcruKOzZGDU

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