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Scott from Barcinno
Barcelona's Weekly Tech Update
By Scott from Barcinno • Issue #430 • View online
Hello and happy Monday,
Today’s main headlines:
  • Revolut registered by Bank of Spain for crypto trading 📈
  • Barca gets €100M from Socios to expand web3 efforts 🌌
  • Heura’s turnover surges by 93% 🌿  
Phrase of the week: “Cerrado por vacaciones” ⛱😎
There’s been lots of articles & LinkedIn posts circulating about the internal battle of taking time off as a CEO, founder or other generally relied-upon member of staff. 
Some are feeling guilt, some admit they never really switch off even when on a tropical island, and some thrive on the non-stop entrepreneur lifestyle. Others are finding a balance to ease the angst: VP at Bumble Priti Joshi says she feels better doing a 5-minute email and Slack check-in every morning, even though she doesn’t respond. 
On the flipside, there’s Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, who always takes 6 weeks off a year to ensure a proper work-life balance.
So what’s the best way to go about it? 
Here’s our thought: it’s about building and training the right team. If you trust them, you’ll be less stressed about unplugging and more able to relax. 
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