Let’s talk all about retreats
Let’s talk about beaches, cocktails and holidays.
Well… actually, let’s talk about retreats.
Amanda and I are running retreat at the end of May, so I thought it was timely to tell you all about retreats, and how they can help your business.
What is a retreat?
Time away from all the normal things, so that you can focus.
I work from my home office, which is just right next to all the normal chores of life, washing, shopping cleaning.
A retreat is all about getting away from that to focus. Like a writing retreat.
I often go on content retreats, and just focus on outlining the course and creating content.
This retreat process works for anything. Book, course, blog, anything… You can use a couple of hours away to focus.
Some important things here.
1. Retreat needs to be AWAY
The thing about a retreat is that it needs to be away from your normal area of work. It doesn’t need to be big or expensive. Of course, coming and spending 6 days with me in Fiji would be amazing, and I would love to have you there…
BUT it doesn’t have to be Fiji. You can retreat to your local coffee shop. You might invest in one nights stay at a local hotel, it might be a week away, or it might be as simple as heading down to the park for a couple of hours.
The moral of the story is the same, you’ve removed yourself from your normal surroundings for a period of time.
2.You need time
That’s the second thing. You need to block out a period of time. It might be a couple of hours, it might be a week, but you need to dedicate that time to the things you want to do. While you are there, block out all the things you would normal do… all the social media, blogs etc, and use the time to focus on the thing you are trying to do.
So, my challenge for you this week is to book yourself a retreat.
But, this is more than that. Regardless of where it is, I want you to promise yourself some time to get away.
Commit to booking yourself a retreat to get away for a short period of time to get something done.
Tell me down below, where are you going to go, how long are you going for, and what are you going to get done.