Basic Training: Downtime is Key to Your Business Success

Posted on December 12, 2013 in Business Essentials

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Hooah! (Or Oorah! for those of you who prefer the Marines) Here’s some tough talk for you: If you’re reading this on December 31 (or January 1), get the “eff” off the computer and treat yourself to some down time. I’ve seen firsthand how running myself ragged can negatively affect my health–and if you don’t put yourself first, rest assured, no one else will–no matter how loving your spouse or significant other.

More important, if you don’t build a business that can ultimately function without your active involvement, you’ve not built yourself a company–you’ve worked yourself onto a self-imposed hamster wheel that you can’t get off of.

So get past your comfort zone: Pretend you’re a 6-year old. Turn off the computer and go play outside. Turn on Earth, Wind, and Fire (or whatever gets your toes tapping) and flail about the living room–the more ridiculously, the better.  Do it until you get out of breath or drop onto the floor in peals of laughter. Now that’s a way to ring in the New Year!  🙂

Thanks to all of you for reading this year–wishing you peace, health, and prosperity for 2010!

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