Notes from An Alien

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Downtime – A Necessity to Getting It All Done

Important info in today’s re-blog…

Live to Write - Write to Live

thumb_P7090341_1024 Sneaking away for a little downtime :)

Downtime? I don’t have time for downtime! I have a business to run!

From Merriam-Webster,  the definition of downtime

  1. time during which production is stopped especially during setup for an operation or when making repairs

  2. inactive time (as between periods of work) <napping during our downtime> <an injured athlete facing months of downtime>

I know I’ve talked about this before, but it’s important and worth repeating.

As a business owner, particularly if you run your own business, it can be quite a challenge to find any periods of rest. There is always, always, always, something that needs to be addressed – and usually it needs to be done “right away.” Right?

If you don’t plan ahead for vacations or weekends or even a few hours every now and then, your work can easily consume you. Even with times marked off on…

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