Designing a Business Retreat

Designing a Business Retreat

I'm going to introduce what is probably a radical concept to many interior design business owners out there.  A retreat.  To be more exact: a business retreat.  Know all those conferences that are held by very large businesses where they fly their star employees to a location, have meetings all day, then follow up with some band that hasn't put out an album in at least 20 years?  That's what I want you to do, at least yearly.  Better bi-annually. You can have a business retreat without the employees and without the band, but keep the meetings and the planning.  

This is a wonderful time of year to start thinking about it.  Look at your calendar, pick a day, preferably two and preferably not the weekend.  Why not the weekend?  Because you are business planning, and this is work and it shouldn't feel like the weekend.  I also don't want you to feel burnt out from working two weeks straight.  #worksmarternotharder

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