Ashley Stork is the host of The Wedding Business Bosses community where our mission is to support wedding pros through education, encouragement, and inspiration focused on the systems & processes needed to grow, scale & elevate your business and personal life!
Sustainability in entrepreneurship specifically the wedding industry isn’t discussed much. We are on average working 49 hrs a week (reference The Knot). We are entrenched in the most stressful/joyful event of a person’s life at that point. Relationships are adjusting, families are adjusting, lives are typically changing (jobs, moving, etc.) and then you put a bunch of money on top of it. This is our chosen career path friends.
Typically the average wedding business owner lasts about 5 or less years, and careers in the wedding industry are listed as one of the top 10 most stressful jobs year after year.
We have to talk about sustainability with these numbers.
Here are a few ideas: