Give yourself or your employees a day off………the grid

Last week was my birthday. I gave myself a present. I went off the grid for 24 hours. I took three phone calls from family in the morning and that was it. (Didn’t want to listen to mom yell at me the next day.) Then I turned off my phone. I took a drive through New England. No web surfing. No Facebook. No Twitter. No LinkedIn. No Google+. No phone GPS. No Starbucks App. No looking for a recommendation. I think you get the point. Later in the week I went away to do some writing/editing of my next book. I got an early check-in at a Residence Inn and spent the next 24 hours off the grid again. I sat by the hotel pool area and wrote on my laptop – with connectivity turned off. When I needed a diversion I went in the hot tub or for a quick swim.   …