If you want to go on vacation – go for it!
There’s a false belief that people have been spreading…
That ‘perfect time’ never comes. So don’t wait for it.
That going on holiday means your business will suffer.
And that is not true.
I recently spent 5 days on a small island with my wife.
I was on ‘vacation’ and enjoying a great holiday.
But I also worked.
“Say what Michael? You’re on holiday but you’re working? That’s not a holiday!” you say.
It sure is.
The belief that you can’t ‘work’ while on holiday is absurd.
My business is part of my life.
I enjoy it – that’s why I do it.
I take an hour or two out of a full day to talk with clients and close deals.
You need it. Your body and mind need it. Your family needs it.
One day I spent 3 hours ‘working’. Then we had a great lunch. Went on an amazing hike to the top of a mountain overlooking the ocean. Then had a drink at the local pub. Followed by a relaxing evening with great food and wine overlooking the ocean where we saw porpoises and otters.
If you believe that spending an hour or two out of a day makes your holiday ‘a failure’ you’re focusing on the wrong things. Continue Reading