Can You Realistically Take an Unplugged Vacation with a Large Business?

Could you really unplug from your business for an extended period? What would that look like? How could you make it happen? What would happen to your business in your absence? These are all questions we’re answering today with my guest, Greg Howlett.

Greg is the CEO of CaringSunshine.com and Cobblestone Trade, and he recently went off-grid, completely unplugged, for five weeks with his family. As business owners, we all struggle with the work-life balance, so I brought Greg on today to discuss how he is able to step away from his business without things falling apart. Listen in as he shares how you can make it work in your business, the lessons he has learned from years of making unplugged time a priority, and the first step to actually making it happen for yourself. 

You’ll learn:

  • What being unplugged looked like recently for Greg. (6:20)
  • How Greg got his kids involved in the business at an early age. (10:00)
  • What he has learned about making sabbaticals as disruption-free as possible. (12:20)
  • How to overcome the issue of guilt when leaving your business for an extended period. (23:45)
  • Greg’s favorite (and not-so-favorite) pieces of tech. (27:25)

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(With your host Andrew Youderian of eCommerceFuel.com and Greg Howlett of CaringSunshine.com)


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Andrew Youderian
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Andrew is the founder of eCommerceFuel and has been building eCommerce businesses ever since gleefully leaving the corporate world in 2008.  Join him and 1,000+ vetted 7- and 8-figure store owners inside the eCommerceFuel Community.

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