I was working at a pretty steady job in West Des Moines supporting a group of international salesmen at a major international company. I knew there was some restructuring taking place and staff was being hired in the UK. What I didn’t know was that staff was being hired to replace me and a few of my colleagues. Better time zone, they said, in order to be able to service Asia and North America more easily. Great.
Microbreweries, breweries and brewpubs are a destination for craft beer enthusiasts. Fortunately for us here in Des Moines, we are home to some long-standing landmarks; others are newly established by independent craft brewers.
And by unplug, I mean absolutely no phone or email. Believe me, it can be done.
For example, this post is scheduled for my first day of vacation, August 12th. Most of the work I do for my business and for my Clients can be scheduled, i.e. blog posts, Facebook posts, Tweets, e-newsletters, etc., which makes the continuity of content feasible. Here’s how I’m making this two week hiatus work: