Did I catch up with the fam? Play on the playground slide with my baby nephew? Eat Thankgiving turkey three nights in a row? Yup, Yup, Yup! But I also reviewed our December editorial calendars, caught up on emails and worked on the next phase of our website. You might be thinking “what a loser, doesn’t she have anything better to do on her weekends?” But what you should be thinking is: “genius!”
While 9-to-5ers are out frolicking around carefree on their weekends, entrepreneurs know better. Weekends are the best time to get ahead and not feel the pressure of everyone around you working. In other words, you can complete the purest of work without the interruptions of calls, meetings, emergency emails or the day-to-day fires you’re responsible for managing. It’s the most peaceful work experience of your life.
So the next time you plan a Saturday morning on your couch watching bad tv, consider the underrated alternative, weekend workin’.
There are a few ground rules to ensure that working on Saturday doesn’t feel like Wednesday: