“The breaks you take from work pay you back manifold when you return because you come back with a fresher mind and newer thinking. Some of your best ideas come when you’re on vacation.”
Summertime! Here in New England, along with our glee about warmer weather and longer days, we are also excited about realizing our daydreams of long, lazy weekends and carefree beach and lake vacations that got us through one of our nastier winters.
Unfortunately, just underneath the excitement, there is anxiety about what will happen at work while people are away. The biggest concerns seem to be centered on falling behind, not being able to trust staff to get things done, and creating the perception that you are not as committed as you ‘should’ be.
Luckily, there is data to put your mind at ease on all fronts. And actually, that is what vacation is for – putting your mind at ease! [Read more…]