Busy Entrepreneur takes a 10-day vacation and documents the emotional phases.
Stage 1: Terror
Stage 2: Acceptance
Stage 3: Quiet
Stage 4: Questioning
Stage 5: Yearning
Days and days of mild to mediocre productivity at best have taken their toll and the intense “NEED-to-get-back-in-the-game” feeling takes over. The quiet has brought intense clarity and there is a fire to execute in a focused way.
Stage 6: Re-assimilation
Ideas and focus are clear, prioritization around big ideas is well-formed enough to jot on the hotel notepad. Now, a plan comes together for the company and I’m ready to hit the ground running.