When Should an Entrepreneur Take a Break?

When Should an Entrepreneur Take a Break? Here’s Why I Took One, and How To Know If You Should Too.

Building a business can be an all-consuming combination of sprint and marathon for years on end – it’s unlike anything else!

It’s only natural that you may need to take a break at some point.

But when? And why?

And does that mean you’re just going to sit on a beach for a year, or will you still do something else to be productive?

I took a break from focusing on growing my business for about 18 months, and it was really good for me.

I didn’t stop working altogether, I just didn’t focus on growth, which requires a different level of energy and focus than just maintaining.

In this episode, I share why, and how to consider if and when an should Entrepreneur take a break is a good idea for you.

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Mike Cooch

ServicesThatScale CEO, Mike Cooch has worked with small businesses his entire career and has a passion for helping them grow and thrive.

He has founded successful, seven-figure businesses in technology services, agency services, publishing, and ecommerce.

His businesses have been leaders in creating, selling, and delivering 'productized services' that scale, landing them on the INC 5000 list of fastest growing companies three years in a row, and enabling him to sell his business for a successful exit.

He has three children, is an avid skier, hiker and traveler, and is loving life in his new hometown of San Diego.