I find that when business owners get a little down time away from the office and clients (and staff!), they can't help but do some contemplative thinking about what's happening in the business, and invariably they end up with some ideas of things they'd like to do better - or new exciting ventures they'd like to pursue.
Problem is, unless they
When markets are weak, cost of living is rising, Government deficits are looming, investors are nervous and our profession is affected by continual legislative change, the thought of assuming the foetal position under your desk may be appealing.
As an adviser, we know that markets are cyclical, and yet when the lower end of the cycle seems to drag on for a long time it is easy to understand how advisers can feel pretty beaten up.