Easter Monday is
actually of little religious significance: the Gospels say that Jesus was
crucified on Friday and rose on Sunday but do not mention anything specific
about the Monday.
However, blessings on
the head of whoever it was who made it a public holiday (aka bank holiday) in the UK.
It is not that
entrepreneurs see public holidays as “days off”. The concept is alien to us: we
work when we must in the hope that we will get to a place where we work when we
Yet, even when we must
work on a public holiday, it is a great gift to have an enforced break from a
range of potential crises, immediate worries, and routine responses – a day to
catch up on the backlog of real work that has built up while coping with the
pointless chaos of the normal working day. Or, perhaps a day of reflection on
where one is and where one wants to go.