Coping With Sickness When a Deadline Looms All the Nyquil in the world won't get that project done when you're chained to your bed with an illness.
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Achoo! Sniffle, cough, wheeze. Those sickly sounds sum up mymost embarrassing entrepreneurial experience yet. A new client hadgiven me an assignment needing a quick turnaround: Spend anafternoon at her day spa, experience the different treatments, andcreate the text for a brochure and press release. The day beforethe assignment, I was attacked by a vicious flu bug.
Determined to meet the deadline, I dragged myself from bed atthe scheduled time. A few dozen sneezes and a cup of herbal tealater, I managed to interview the women at the spa, I turned in myassignment on time-and I never heard from them again.
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