As entrepreneurs time off can be tricky, fluid or damn near impossible to achieve depending on the stage of business you find yourself in. And yet, it’s one of the most powerful ways I know to rejuvenate your creative spirit, avoid overwhelm and prevent total breakdown leading to weeks or months of inactivity.
See, when you start a business and hang up that shingle you’re signaling to the world that you’re open for work. None of this “every other Tuesday and some Friday nights and the Sundays that fall on a full moon” crap. When you proudly say “I’m here for business” then shutting down your business on a moment’s notice is a bad idea.
ordering-1000-business-cards-before-registering-that-website bad idea
but still bad.
Taking time off is tricky and, depending on the stage of business you’re in, you need a strategy before you stop answering emails and peace out to Peru.