‘Tis the season for folks to try to take some time off work. For small business owners, this is much easier said than done since (typically) so much of what a company does day to day revolves around or includes the business owner.
Just today, going through my Google Reader and other daily routines, I came across at least three blogs or articles with stats, advice and options on this topic:
Executive Street (CEO thought leadership blog) cites a recent study about business owners and the likelihood that they’ll be home for the holidays:
- Over 70% expect to increase their work load during the holidays relative to last year.
- About 86% will accept work calls during this period.
See related infographic about the crazy hours small business owners work.
Fortune Magazine acknowledges that its no easy task for a business owner to take time off but it can be done. A few hints: (more…)