Business People Club

5 Good Reasons a Self-Employed Professional Should Take Vacation

0 like 0 dislike
1,148 views
by GraveGrass

So you think you're not justified in taking time away from your business because you're self-employed? Here are five great reasons why you should definitely take a vacation: 

1. Physical down time You work hard to grow and maintain your business. Trying to be superhuman will certainly take its toll if you allow it to. Give your body a break by taking in some R&R. 

2. Mental down time Your days are filled with busy, sometimes even hectic, day-to-day activities related to your business. If you don't allow yourself to get away from it once in a while, your peace of mind and general well-being will most definitely suffer. Get out and play. Your mind will thank you! 

3. Spend time with loved ones Your family and friends see you working, working, working, sometimes rarely coming up for air. Both you and they will appreciate spending some quality time together. 

4. See the world (or your own back yard) The important thing is to do something you enjoy, whether it's traveling or, if that's not your cup of tea or you don't have the budget for it, spend time at home. If you also work out of your home, this could be challenging. The key is to stay out of your office during your vacation time. Try getting creative with this. Make your office "off limits" by closing the door and placing a sign on it. Do whatever it takes to keep your mind off working. How about a hobby or a day trip to the beach? Think of what you can do within your budget that's fun. Or do nothing at all! 

5. You have a life Although this one is a no-brainer, it surprises me how many small business owners don't feel as if they deserve time off. There is too much to do, and not enough hours in the day to get it all done. Well, I've got news for you. It's always going to feel that way! Only you have the power to allow yourself time off. Even if you prefer only to take a day here and a day there instead of a week-long (or longer) vacation each year, that's a whole lot better than never taking time off. Trust me, you'll feel better about yourself and your work if you take regular vacation time. You'll be healthier, too!

Your comment

Your name to display :
Privacy: Your email address will only be used for sending these notifications.
Anti-spam verification:
To avoid this verification in future, please log in or register.

Related posts

0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 852 views
How to know I am Ready To Become Self-Employed By Starting An Online Home Business?

How to know I am Ready To Become Self-Employed By Starting An Online Home Business?

by GamerAlpaca
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 1,407 views
10 reasons for starting a profitable home business online

It's possible to start a home business online with very little outlay and you can easily earn from $100 to thousands per day. 1. You want to escape the rat race. You'd rather spend the 2 hours you waste every day with your family, or on a hobby. Running your own business online you can stop the commute ... if you want, nobody's going to stop you in your own home. No more suits and ties unless you want to wear them, but that's your choice.

image
by SleepyFledgling
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 254 views
Top 6 Reasons You Need a Website

Some business owners struggle with the idea of starting a business website. Why do you really need a website? Well, there are several solid reasons why every business, small or large, should have a website. It does not matter if you sell tangible products, or you offer a service, your business will ... For most business owners, they will simply not understand why you need a website until you actually have one and see the benefits you get from it.

by Scorpeon
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 869 views
5 Pillars To A Successful Home Business

- Hustle: Generally, people who make it big have one thing in common-they are dissatisfied with the status quo. They will not take what is common or expected and let that define their lives-they move past it and excel. You must work hard and hustle. - Character: Someone coined the ... people they aren't important, even if you're expressing your appreciation of their work and effort. Be aware of what message your body is sending off!

image
by Robottom
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 602 views
5 Top Things Baby Boomers Must Do Before Starting A Home Business

Don't quit your day job just yet. If you are a baby boomer looking to start a home business, there are 5 essentials things you must do first before starting your home business. Leaving the security of a job with established 401(k) plans, health insurance or other benefits can create a real tug of war ... spirit. We know there is more meaning to life than a commute to an unrewarding 9-5 job, but there are also important steps we must take first.

image
by GamerAlpaca
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 1,238 views
5 Lessons Your Kids Will Learn By Starting A Business

Kids need to be kids and enjoy their time as children. But, at the same time, as they get older, they also need to learn to make money and function in our society as responsible adults. Oftentimes, they get a job at a Burger Joint, where they learn how to listen to a boss, and how to work with ... . You learn how business works. As you can see, both options have benefits. As for which option you'll choose? That's up to you and your child.

image
by Celestiger
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 1,153 views
Three Things You Should Know Before Buying a Business Franchise

Business franchise refers to the arrangement entered upon by the owner of a certain business with another party who is interested in running same business under its name. In the agreement, the real business owner allows the use of his registered trademark in exchange for some payment. Business franchising is a ... if business franchising is for you. If ever it is, make sure you go with the company that's tried and tested over the years.

image
by TrainedGuy
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 323 views
5 Reasons You Should Outsource Your Online Tasks

If you've been online for a while, either as an internet user searching for information or an online business owner, you might have seen the ups and downs of netpreneurs. You may also, for some extends, get frustrated by the result of your online activities. Especially if you are an ... your online business strategy. The next thing you should consider is where to outsource your tasks. You have to be careful in choosing your outsource partners.

by DopeyPotato
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 966 views
5 Ways to Stay Motivated in Your Work at Home Business

Whether you're just starting out with your work at home business or you've had a home business for many years, you'll need to stay motivated if you're going to see continual success. Everyone goes through a home business slump occasionally, but it's those who stay motivated who will reach their goals. ... you an outlet for those lonely days. Use these tips to stay motivated in your work at home business. You deserve success, so don't give up!

by HistoryGuy
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 268 views
5 Great Reasons To Hire A Telecommuter

How would you like to hire someone that is more motivated and more qualified to do the work and costs you less than your average employee? No, I am not talking about hiring someone illegally. You can accomplish this simply by employing a telecommuter. Let's take a look at ... position. Once you have experienced all the benefits a telecommuter brings to your organization, you may even consider converting even more positions to telecommuting.

by PlushSeal
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 1,040 views
10 Steps To Running A Home-Based Business

The failure or success of a business often relies on the most fundamental operations-the ones that often get overlooked as a tipping point process in the daily business cycle. Fortunately, one of the leading business sites, AllBusiness.com, offers advice and solutions that help businesses succeed. These 10 easy-to-follow ... dedication, hard work and a lot of extra effort to make it a reality. This is your dream; do all you can to keep it alive.

image
by Wallaby
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 1,265 views
7 Points In Finding A Home Business

There is so much information online it's amazing. You find something that interests you and you request information and then you are never there. Is it that you are bombarded with calls and emails? Is it that you clicked on something but don't remember? Is it that you were in a ... taking the time to read this over. I hope you have learned something and I hope you use this information to find what you are looking for, freedom.

image
by OpinionOwl
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 1,252 views
7 Tips to Starting a Successful Small Business

Getting a small business off the ground is challenging to say the least. Here are some tips which will prepare the ground for running a successful small business. Have Goals This is where it all starts - the foundation for success. Know exactly where you are heading. What will the business look' ... has not gone right train yourself to ask, What good has come out of this? Understand that in every problem there is potential for good.

image
by Mosquiche
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 498 views
What you need to be a Dropshipper

First off, you will need products to sell. Be very carefull when looking for dropshipping suppliers online there are many unscrupulous people that will take advantage of you. There are a couple of rules to follow when choosing a dropshipper. One, a real dropshipper will never charge you a fee to sell ... business section. While you may not have any employees I highly recommend getting a fedeeral id. It costs $4.99 online and you get it instantly.

by Tomatoad
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 910 views
Avoiding the Scams: How to Find a Business Opportunity That is Right for You

It is heartbreaking to me that so many women with big dreams get knocked down by ruthless business opportunists who take advantage of a woman's passion and trusting nature by offering bogus business opportunities. Don't get me wrong, it happens to men too; it just really frustrates me ... simple steps in generating your very own, unique business ideas, you will definitely find a business opportunity that will be both fulfilling and profitable.

by Finderpros
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 1,294 views
Starting A Small Ecommerce Business

With a little knowledge, skills, and determination, anyone can start an ecommerce business. In this article, I'll go over a few of the basic components that you'll need when starting your ecommerce business. 1 - Product or service If you don't have your own product or ... and true methods to start with: pay per click marketing, search engine optimization, article marketing, shopping comparison websites, email marketing, and joint ventures.

by Robottom
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 217 views
A Change in Career a Change in You

Some of us are lucky (or unlucky) enough to start our own business, we work all the hours under the sun and moon and think that this is it, this is going to make me, I will be happy and have no worries about bills and the future. Sadly,it's not quite like that. If you're into manual labour you generally end up with ... no society has had before us. The world is a small village, and the reason for that s.......................... the INTERNET.

by Knightmare
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 917 views
Starting a business? Are you realising a dream or avoiding a nightmare?

Every business or business idea is conceived for different reasons, but in most cases can be put down into two reasons, either to realise a dream or avoid a nightmare. Many of us have sat at work and decided there must be more to life and imagine or dream what it would be like to be control ... . However if you still feel it is something you can and must do, owning a business can be one of the most rewarding and fulfilling challenges in life.

image
by Conjursa
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 809 views
Starting a Credit Repair Business

If you are looking to start a credit repair business, one of the first things you will need to do is find people who need their credit repaired. Thanks to the internet, this shouldn't be very hard. All you need to do is find a legitimate credit repair lead company to start sending you some leads. ... is that you can buy them relatively cheap, and if your working with the right company, you can get them fresh or in real time. Best of luck.

by MysteryWasp
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 368 views
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 354 views
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 1,047 views
Facts about starting a business?

Facts about starting a business?

by Titank
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 1,188 views
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 260 views
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 362 views
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 414 views
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 232 views
How to Make Money By Becoming A Commercial Cleaning Consultant?

How to Make Money By Becoming A Commercial Cleaning Consultant?

by SnailMail
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 914 views
How To Get About Starting A Small Business?

How To Get About Starting A Small Business?

by AmazingKitty
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 976 views
How to Earn Money at Home With a Money Brokering Home Based Business?

How to Earn Money at Home With a Money Brokering Home Based Business?

by Camella
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 848 views
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 335 views
How to choose a company name?

I want to start a company. how can i choose awesome company name?

by nicejone
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 264 views
Starting a computer repair business?

I am starting computer repair business. Any tips would be helpful?

by Explorer
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 72 views
5 Reasons You Should Use An Affiliate Management Software

Everyone knows that if you are to have a successful Internet Business, you have to create quality products that people will be eager to buy. But let's say that you have already created your product and that you have started to generate a good income from it. You are obviously ... without lifting another finger. These are just some of the great benefits an Affiliate Management Software brings, so you should take advantage of them immediately.

by Explorer
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 72 views
5 Reasons You Should Outsource Your Online Tasks

If you've been online for a while, either as an internet user searching for information or an online business owner, you might have seen the ups and downs of netpreneurs. You may also, for some extends, get frustrated by the result of your online activities. Especially if you are an ... your online business strategy. The next thing you should consider is where to outsource your tasks. You have to be careful in choosing your outsource partners.

by FoolishJaguar
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 227 views
5 Reasons You Should Use An Affiliate Management Software

Everyone knows that if you are to have a successful Internet Business, you have to create quality products that people will be eager to buy. But let's say that you have already created your product and that you have started to generate a good income from it. You are obviously ... without lifting another finger. These are just some of the great benefits an Affiliate Management Software brings, so you should take advantage of them immediately.

by GreedyPig
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 1,407 views
New Technologies Open Business Opportunities Up to Everyone

It wasn't all that long ago that launching an Internet business meant navigating a maze of technical intricacies. Once you came up with an idea that you thought would make money, you then had to hire a Web designer, a website programmer, and most likely another programmer who specialized in e- ... fees for maintenance. In truth, all it requires is the recognition that these products are in high demand and the desire to capitalize on that demand.

image
by Tabooccaneer
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 1,346 views
Auditing Business Performance

At one level this is a relatively simple tool, requiring the management to select a key area of business activity and to audit performance in that area, comparing to previous performance levels and, ideally, benchmarking against known best practice and performance levels. The information generated by ... that it is performing as intended that is, assuring that the required quality standards are being met, and of course, continuously improving.

image
by GreedySmile
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 1,325 views
Working At Home Is Great, But Requires Discipline

Choosing to have a home business is a great step towards achieving self-reliance and financial independence. But often times when people start working from home their level of productivity drops. Why is this and what can be done to change it? Most people's productivity at work is a direct reflection of ... takes consistency and drive just like any other job, but it can be a great experience. Start by making your to do list for tomorrow today.

by HarshThunder
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 1,220 views
The Importance of Call Centre Staff

Most businesses invest fortunes in any way they think will make their company thrive, from advertising and brand management to environmentally and socially sound operations, but there is one aspect of that latter business trend that is of particular significance. While many consumers familiarize themselves with a ... a non-viable way of working, as staff members realize that they can earn more money, and be treated with more respect, elsewhere.

by Knighthawk
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 284 views
The Importance Of Business Plan

Do you need more money to expand your business? If yes, you need a business plan. If you are starting a business, despite the work involved, a business plan can prepare you for the obstacles ahead and help ensure your success. Creating a business plan forces you to contemplate possible obstacles ... your guide and silent business partner - indicating where you need to improve. Make it a priority to have this crucial road map for your business.

by MammothMoth
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 767 views
Are You Serious About Your Work At Home Business?

Are you treating your business like a Fortune 500 Company or like a Yard Sale? Take this quiz to find out. How would you describe your Office? a.) Corporate or b.) Chaos Which word describes you personal appearance while you're working? a.) Success or b.) Mess And, how would you ... the end of the day. Are you ready to treat your business like a valuable Fortune 500 company? I hope you'll take your first step today towards success.

by LovableStorm
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 237 views
Web Accessibility Facts: 10 Things You Didn't Know

So here is the top 10 accessible tips: 1.With the deadline for website accessibility is October 2004 when all points of the DDA become part of British law. 2.The Disabled Rights Commission (DRC) is a government-funded body empowered by the Disability Rights Commission Act 1999 to instigate ... users: the same standards also enable web-access by phone and PDA. There will be 993 million people accessing the net through these devices by 2006

by GamerAlpaca
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 200 views
Five Tips For Combining Work And Leisure While On The Road

When your job takes you away from home, bringing your family along may actually make good business sense. With travel industry experts predicting an overall increase in daily hotel rates for 2006, combining work and pleasure not only helps keep the family together but could save you money. According to ... up or the kids could get sick, so everyone needs to be flexible. Your next business trip could also be a minivacation with the family.

by AmazingKitty
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 885 views
Business Strategy: Clarify Your Purpose And Vision

Whether it's the beginning of a new year or we're half way through, you want it to be your best year ever. You are no doubt doing some planning for how to make that happen. You are doing some planning aren't you? I'd like to recommend you take some time to really clarify your Purpose and Vision ... silly to you at first, but if you open your mind up to accept that the visioning process will work, you'll be amazed at the answers that will emerge.

by Prepatriarch
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 839 views
High Income Business Opportunities

There are a lot of opportunities to make a lot of money working at home. In this article we will talk about a variety of specialized, little known online home business opportunities that can be found on the internet. One way to earn work at home is to visit an online job bank. In it, you will find ... sure that you choose one you will enjoy. You'll find that if you're enjoying your work, you'll tend to be more successful in the long run.

image
by Explorer
Connect with us:
...