I've been on a special type of sabbatical for the last 2 months, a "formal reboot" of sorts. A ton has happened. My assistant of 9 years passed away; we took apart my business and put it back together again; we reorganized the team, our systems, our processes, and many of our offerings; and I worked out, hiked, and wine tasted -- a lot.
I met a gentleman at the gym a few weeks ago. (Let's call him "George".) George is an entrepreneur, has a small and tight team, has celebrated some big wins and losses, made some good money, lost some good money, hit some big impact, missed some big impact, and as he trained next to me, apparently was considering his next move.
In my work with business leaders and entrepreneurs there's often a push to go go go... get'er done get'er done... and "sleep when I'm dead". I totally get this. These are often necessary mindsets and frames to support agile business, solid results, and yes... getting it done. Necessary. Important. Doing whatever it takes. Yes, it's essential to Show Up.
I talk with people everyday who are up against something big — it maybe totally exciting, totally daunting, or all of the above. They maybe stepping into a new role, taking on a new venture, working through relationship stuff, looking to call in a relationship, working on their health, making more money, writing a book, launching their product, building their brand, whatever, you name it - there’s stuff. Big stuff. Exciting stuff. Daunting stuff.
A long weekend AND more impact?
What are you up to this holiday weekend? Whether you're working, playing, chilling, escaping to a beach, or hunkering down in your office, there are things you can do with a long weekend (or any weekend) to support you, your IEP (Intentional Energetic Presence), and your leadership. Use this weekend well, no matter what you're up to, and come back next week even stronger. Here are 5 ways to play...