The summer is in full swing, which means your shop is probably at its busiest. Summer also means it’s vacation season. You’ve probably done a great job scheduling your employee’s vacations, but what about yourself? Are you planning time off too?
Shop owners are among the hardest-working people on the planet. This is a quality to be admired. However, everyone needs time away from their businesses to spend with friends and family.
Balancing work with life is your responsibility to yourself and your family. Your business must never consume your life; it must enrich it. Time goes by too quickly; trust me on this.
There are also significant advantages to spending time away from your business. You clear your mind of the clutter that occurs from the day-to-day grind, you give your body a chance to recuperate, and most importantly, you’ll build memories with your loved ones.
When you return to work, you will be more energized, with a fresh outlook on how to move your business forward. Essentially, the right balance between life and work will help you become more effective, making you more successful.
I’ll leave you with this quote: “No one on their deathbed ever said, I wish I spent more time at work.”