I just returned from a weekend in Bend, OR where I joined 21 other individuals for a Leadership Retreat led by Eric Plantenberg. It was amazing for a multitude of reasons, but the biggest takeaway I got is the realization that sometimes the best thing you can do is just take some time to sharpen your blade. I was definitely a huge advocate of continuous improvement and personal development on Thursday when I arrived. By the time I left on Monday I was an evangelist.
We were there to dig a little deeper into the curriculum of the Abundant Living Retreat. As a staff member for this event, one of my roles is helping facilitate some of the exercises that attendees take part in. I would consider myself fairly competent at helping people with this, and I think this mindset gave me a false sense of confidence and was limiting my ability to be a great facilitator. Continue reading ›