Answer the Poll: Do You Take Work with You on Vacation?

Answer the Poll: Do You Take Work with You on Vacation?

Running a small business takes a lot of time. Even if you have employees, you may not be to the point where you can just disappear for the afternoon. Much less pack your bags and head to the beach or some other favorite destination for a week or two.

Yet getting away is exactly what small business owners MUST do sometimes. It allows you to relax and recharge your creative batteries.

And with the right technology, you can always check in or even take care of something unexpected from a remote location. So long as you have internet connection and a laptop — or even a phone — you can handle anything that arises.

Should You Take Work With You On Vacation?

All this being said, should you take work on vacation?

That’s up to you to decide for yourself. It’s obviously best if you didn’t. That’s the idea of a vacation. But like we said, it may not be possible right now, depending on the type of business you run.

So, in our latest poll question, tell us: Do you take work with you on vacation?

Do you take work with you on vacation?

  • Usually, yes. (29%, 186 Votes)
  • Only check in by phone or text (28%, 178 Votes)
  • Never! (23%, 149 Votes)
  • Vacation? Never heard of it. (11%, 68 Votes)
  • Always - can't get away from it. (9%, 56 Votes)

Total Voters: 637

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Joshua Sophy Joshua Sophy is the Editor for Small Business Trends and has been a member of the team for 16 years. A professional journalist with 20 years of experience in traditional media and online media, he attended Waynesburg University and is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists. He has held roles of reporter, editor and publisher, having founded his own local newspaper, the Pottsville Free Press.