As I write this blog post, I’m fighting a terrible sore throat, cough, and runny nose. All sorts of worries are running through my head…will I need to cancel this afternoon’s lessons? What about the class I’m teaching later this week and the recordings I need to make for my students? Not to mention the performances that I have scheduled.
Getting sick is often a huge hindrance for studio owners, because in many cases, not only do we own our own businesses, but we run them single-handedly. If we can’t work. we lose income — it’s as simple as that.
So how do you handle your business when you’re under the weather? Here are a few considerations just in case you find yourself in my boat this winter.