Those who have founded their own business often liken it to having a child: You channel your love, your passion, your creativity, and your determination to give it the best possible chance of success. So naturally, being at the helm of a successful startup can mean other aspects of your life fall by the wayside. To find out how to strike balance no matter what your schedule looks like, we tapped 13 fierce female founders and CEOs for advice. Ahead, they share the book they turned to amid the chaos of starting a business and the biggest lesson they learned from it.
Here's how they found that elusive work/life balance—and continue to maintain it.