We promised in the last post to follow up on how to delight your customers, but in the meantime this article on the importance of small business owners taking a vacation and also emphasizing that their vacation may actually have some positive impact on their business caught our attention. The article presents four points on how a vacation can be beneficial to the owner and the business:
The last point of the article about leveraging technology really caught my attention. I'm on vacation in Florida for two weeks, but I can log in to my computer at work, check my e-mail, and even do this blog. I don't spend hours every day online, but just a few minutes early in the morning or late at night gives me peace of mind that when I return from my vacation everything will be just fine with no disasters when I return. Something to think about when a small business owner takes a well deserved vacation.