If you're not around in five years, your business is going to suffer. Even a few weeks off being avoidably ill is going to involve you in a major waste of productive time. Depending on the nature of your illness, of course, you may be able to claw back some of this involuntarily committed time — committed to your hospital bed — using it in some constructive way.
To give to your work and to others high quality time you must top up your energy levels. We all have to write cheques on our energy. But are you overdrawn? Do you make a practice of paying back the bank — your body, mind and spirit?