Episode #5 // Grow Your Business While on Vacation or Maternity Leave

February 3, 2015

In today’s episode of Being Boss Emily and Kathleen teach you how to be boss, and even grow your business when you’re on vacation or even an extended maternity leave. We’re going to talk about why vacation is important for the creative entrepreneur and how to grow your team so they can do the work even when you’re out living the dream.

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"Sometimes work can break you down. Growth happens in the recovery."
- Kathleen Shannon

Discussed in this Episode

  • Taking a paid maternity leave when you are your own boss
  • Why it’s important as a creative entrepreneur to take a vacation
  • How many weeks of vacation (and “staycations") we take per year and why we don’t feel guilty about it
  • Plus, how taking little breaks in your day can keep your mind fresh
  • How to set boundaries for yourself even if you do work a little while on vacation or maternity leave
  • How to take a vacation without losing business
  • How to continue making money even while on vacation by creating a digital product
  • Implementing systems and growing your team so your business can run itself while you’re out
  • Delegating the stuff you don’t want to do or the stuff someone else would do better
  • Ways to grow your team


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