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The holidays may not have been much of a break for small business owners

Some people may have come out of the recent holiday season a little more relaxed, thanks to time they took off over the holiday period. However, this might not be the case for many small business owners. Such owners may not have gotten much of a break during the holidays, as a recent survey points to a general reluctance among such individuals to take much in the way of time off over the holidays.

The survey’s results suggest that most owners of small companies do at least some work on Thanksgiving. They also suggest that many small business owners keep their plans for time off over the whole holiday season to less than three days.

Why do so many small business owners work over the holidays? There could be many reasons for this. One might be fear among such owners that their business won’t be able to afford them taking much in the way of time away from the business.

As this underscores, there can be a lot of pressures a person can feel in connection to a small business they own. This can lead to a small business owner feeling rather stressed. Such a person being overly stressed cannot only be problematic for them, but also for their company.

So, trying to help keep their stress levels down can be important for owners of small companies. One thing that can be helpful on this front is taking breaks when one needs them. So, while small business owners may feel reluctant to take time off, it can be important for such individuals to know that, in some cases, getting away from work for a little while may be best for them and their business.

Another thing that business owners can experience stress in relation to is complex legal issues connected to their company. Having solid guidance on such issues might help with making these matters a little less stressful. This is among the many reasons why a business owner may want to turn to a skilled attorney for help with the legal matters related to their company and its operations.

Source: Small Business Trends, “70 Percent of Small Business Owners Do Not See a Holiday as a Vacation from Work,” Joshua Sophy, Jan. 5, 2017