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The demands of running a shop can catch up to the best of us. As a shop owner for nearly thirty years I know all too well that down time away from the shop is a must. The business marathon we all seem to run can lead to burnout, which can have detrimental consequences on your business and more importantly, on your health.

 

Book days off and schedule vacation time; your business will survive. Actually it’s your survival that’s more important. You will be surprised how more productive you are once your internal batteries are recharged.

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The demands of running a shop can catch up to the best of us. As a shop owner for nearly thirty years I know all too well that down time away from the shop is a must. The business marathon we all seem to run can lead to burnout, which can have detrimental consequences on your business and more importantly, on your health.

 

Book days off and schedule vacation time; your business will survive. Actually it’s your survival that’s more important. You will be surprised how more productive you are once your internal batteries are recharged.

 

I am a one man shop. If I don't work, I don't get paid. But I agree with you. This August I will be taking my first vacation in 17 years. I am confident with my regular customers that they will wait for me to return exept in emergency cases.

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