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More U.S. Workers are Mixing Business and Pleasure

This story appears in the July 2015 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Before she launched her -based ethical clothing line, Citizen's Mark, in May, Cynthia Salim took several trips abroad to meet with suppliers and visit factories. She instituted a "bring a buddy" policy for each trip and dedicated about 70 percent of the time to work and the rest to . Her companions generally had relevant interests, adding depth to the excursions.

"I'm all about bleisure," Salim says. "After all, that's one of the perks of being an entrepreneur, right?"

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