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  How Entrepreneurs Take a Day Off:  Say 'Yes' to mandates As a solopreneur, it is so easy to justify how much time I spend running my business. Oftentimes, a missed phone call can mean a missed opportunity. So, like a lot of small business owners, I tend to work mornings, evenings, weekends, whenever. I learned first hand how this can lead to burnout. Once I started saying "yes" to myself, not only did I feel better, but, my practice did better as well. When we say "yes" to everyone else, we're actually saying "no'' to ourselves. In a business where I hear so many "no's", I like to hear a "YES!" even if it's coming from me. I say a mandatory "yes" to myself every Thursday. Just knowing that I have this day reserved each week motivates me to schedule meetings and tasks more strategically. Sometimes that means I'm up until 2 am on a Wednesday morning but just knowing that I have Thursday all to myself