Business Lifestyle Travel Entrepreneurs – Why Getting Away From the Office Actually Helps Your Business Posted on July 5, 2017 7 min read 0 266 Go through these six important reasons for getting away occasionally. Entrepreneurs are just too busy trying to get a firm foothold in market place. They keep putting off any kind of holiday on one pretext or other. Actually, putting a little distance between you and your excessively demanding work environment will work wonders. Far from being a frivolous waste of time, travel can give entrepreneurs a new direction or much needed boost to their efforts. Step out for a break from office to improve your personal and business health. Traveling is healthy Unchecked stress at work leads to depression as well as heart weaknesses. A good reason for travel can be business or pleasure or both. Anyways, travel helps release stress like no other. Unless of course you are a control, freak and cannot stand uncertainty or delays. But then entrepreneurs are made of sterner stuff, aren’t they? The downtime will divert your attention improving your psychological outlook. Traveling is inspiring Inspiration is what drives entrepreneurs! Travel broadens your horizon of resources for inspiration. New environments and chance encounters bring work related problems in to focus. Gain fresh insights but don’t cut your travel plans short in a hurry to implement them. Sometimes, flashes of inspiration need some incubation time to grow or fizzle out. Traveling teaches communication skills You can’t travel and not communicate with anyone! Travel brings you finer nuances of body language and culture differences. It will show you creative ways to get around ethnic as well as cross border market place requirements. “The two words ‘information’ and ‘communication’ are often used interchangeably, but they signify quite different things. Information is giving out; communication is getting through,” says Sydney J. Harris READ Tips to Keep Your Summer Parties Greener than EverYou can tell something – provide data – umpteenth times without making any difference. You need to communicate – get through their thick skulls – in order to make them understand and accept anything! Improve rapport with employees, investors and customers before concentrating on work. Work ethics come before work because entrepreneurs create a market; profiteering businesses are just fulfilling current demands! Traveling with others can make you appreciate others’ experiences Entrepreneurs may appear to be lone wolves at first going their less traveled paths. Traveling gives group interaction experiences putting you in touch with ‘family time.’ It makes you appreciate extra pairs of eyes, hands, legs, ears and mouths. It teaches one to suppress personal desires for the greater good! Traveling can help create meaningful connections Traveling contributes to networking like nothing else. Right from your own body, living room, house, society, area, town, city… you need to GET OUT to CONNECT with others. And that is what entrepreneurs’ main aim is. Research and legwork come to you from new territories without much effort instead of you chasing it. You can carve out more time to think Travel frees up me-time! Hurry and momentous decisions are part and parcel of endless drudgery for entrepreneurs. Take time out, sit and think. Getting away from it all puts you back in touch with yourself – what your goals in life are. Where you are right now. Where are you headed on current paths? New ideas trigger far-reaching changes in business and personal life. Meet up with someone of the opposite gender who will change your life forever!