(Wall Street Journal) — Take a break. It’ll be good for business. Getting away from work can recharge your batteries. But it can also bring insights and inspiration. Many entrepreneurs say that they got the idea for a new venture while on vacation, or came up with a way to boost their existing business. Here’s a look at some of the insights entrepreneurs brought home as souvenirs.
Inspiring a Change: For many aspiring entrepreneurs, a trip can be the catalyst for moving into a new business. Inspiration struck David Warren seven years ago while climbing Mount Rainier with friends. At the time, Mr. Warren was stuck in a rut as a vice president at a security company. He wanted to own his own business but was pinned down by doubts.