Take the stress out of taking time off

Take the stress out of taking time off

Elizabeth Grace Saunders

Time management coach Elizabeth Grace Saunders begins this article with a dismal statistic: Over half of Americans leave some of their hard-earned vacation days on the table. “I’ve observed that pre-vacation work stress typically falls into two buckets: completing work before your departure and being away from the office. Both of these categories can trigger guilt and even fear,” she writes. In this article, she presents a solution: a four-step preparation plan that can set professional up for success. By planning ahead, partnering with peers, and clearly outlining what will not be completed while away, professionals can truly unplug and enjoy their time off. 

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