Vacation mode: learn the value of shutting off

August is the month in which Portugal stops. But if it's easy for some to take their mind off work and relax, for others it can be a huge concern.

Photo of a beach with sunglasses on the sand

This is something that many entrepreneurs and startup founders are likely to relate to. Here's the scenario: It's summer, it's hot and everyone is planning their trips with family and friends. You too are wishing for some free time, yet you are feeling guilty for doing it because business is booming.

And all those meetings and tasks that still need to be done?