While some couples may cringe at the idea of having to work alongside their spouse, others can really make it work. For certain couples, it isn’t simply a case of attending the same place of employment with one another.
In these cases, it may be that the husband and wife own the business, and work together to grow their company as well as their home. This can allow you to work alongside the person you love the most, and even give a greater scope of time in which new ideas can be thrown about.
David Spector and Heidi Zak
Husband and wife team David Spector and Heidi Zak run ThirdLove, which sells a number of different styles of lingerie. It quickly becomes clear from the ThirdLove Youtube channel that a lot of care and effort goes into the content they post.
One noticeable aspect is that Spector and Zak do not feature themselves in most of the videos. When they do appear together, such as in the Pride video, it is family shots to promote an important message, not necessarily even to do with the products they sell.
Instead, a variety of other experts, or even staff members or models, are featured instead. Not showcasing themselves at all times, allows Spector and Zak to retain some level of privacy, and even spend more time working on their next product.
Chris and Jenny McCuiston
Chris and Jenny McCuiston took their love for each other and swimming to help found the Goldfish Swim School. Initially, it appears that it was Jenny who found the models for running her own swimming school, and, with the support of her husband, this idea became a reality.
From this, it is quickly evident that supporting your spouse’s dreams could be fundamental to creating a successful business. Alongside this, through the use of a calendar, the couple is able to effectively manage their time between their business and their four sons. Having a balance of when to work and when to spend quality time together can help to make it that much more worthwhile.
Baba Richard and Sri Namaste Moore
Even working entrepreneurs sometimes need a little help. Baba Richard and Sri Namaste Moore work together, as a couple, to help mentor other partners within the working world. Their entire business model is about helping others to find the balance between company success and personal life.
Leaving a traditional working role could have come with some challenges. However, by downsizing their property to eliminate the need for a mortgage, the couple remained strong. This may help people to strengthen their existing bond with their partner, as the two aforementioned have previously done, which could lead to a more harmonious working relationship.
Working with a spouse could be incredibly difficult, especially if you have differing ideas or expertise.
However, by considering each other’s strengths, and even supporting some of their more outlandish ideas, you may find yourself in receipt of a good income. Alongside this, running a company together could help to strengthen your marriage.