The Importance Of Self-Care To Improve The Quality Of Your Work. Plus, A Funny Story. Entrepreneurs and Go-Getters tend to overlook the need for self-care when illness strikes. This can work against you if you don’t take the time to heal. Here are some funny, but true, examples of what happens when you force productivity as a Social Media Manager. Thankfully, no pages or profiles were harmed in the execution of this life lesson.