I went to a Getaway Home for the primary time in a number of years a number of weeks in the past to do a quarterly retreat.
I’ve been that means to do a quarterly retreat and planning course of however I appear to discover a solution to get out of it.
Working arduous is straightforward sufficient for me, however taking a step again to plan out the lay of the land has all the time been a battle.
Going in the course of the week drops the Getaway pricing from like $400-$500 on their peak weekends (loopy discuss) to roughly $108/evening. They have been working some particular, so I took one other 20% off that.
It got here out to $200 for two days or 48 hours of focus – basically inexcusable for me not to plan one thing alongside these traces not less than each quarter.
After I confirmed up – I had this massive grandiose define of how I used to be going to plan out the enterprise for the quarter, prioritize completely different initiatives, and do a bunch of actions exterior in nature in between the actions.
As an alternative, as quickly as I confirmed up – it began raining.
And apart for a number of strategic hourly breaks – it principally rained for everything of the time I used to be there.
As an alternative of my intricate itinerary, I ended up:
As an alternative of my intricate itinerary, I did quite a lot of…nothing.
Nevertheless it was astoundingly productive to deliberately do nothing.
And as I acquired away from the day-to-day incoming agendas – the subsequent steps for work acquired actually clear – like a water in a river clearing up once you cease muddling your ft in it.
As an alternative of working by way of a guidelines, planner or quarterly workshops, the readability made issues easy:
- I made a pair particular small objectives on one enterprise.
- And I made an enormous, formidable dream a number of years out.
In order that’s what I’m going to do.
There’s quite a lot of different issues I can tweak & optimize (extra on this later), however the extra I sat with all of the enterprise and alternatives – it got here down to at least one factor that actually mattered.
And it issues a lot in order that if that metric is achieved – all the things else doesn’t matter.
So I’m engaged on that – and that solely.
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There are extra issues to do and there are many necessary metrics throughout the board, however there’s one primary factor.
Nevertheless it didn’t come from an in depth itinerary, planning pocket book or workshop. It got here from sitting alone, doing nothing (deliberately) and simply letting the house clear.
More often than not you already know what to do. You simply need to get quiet sufficient to hear.
Then, go do it.
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