We know that seeing things in their proper perspective allows us to make better decisions and have more wisdom about what happens. It also makes us healthier.
But how do we get it?
There are many ways: vantage point, time, attitude, beliefs, priorities and experience.
Let’s talk about vantage point for now.
I’m gaining a different perspective this week about my life, my goals, my business and the direction I want to take things over the months and years ahead.
I write this from the terrace of a 3-million-dollar home overlooking the crashing surf of the Pacific Ocean several hundred feet below. We’re here in Costa Rica to celebrate my oldest son’s 40th birthday. It’s a house full of good friends and family having a good time.
But one of the many benefits of this vacation is the time away from home and business that provides the opportunity to see things differently.
I’ve done a lot of reading and thinking.
It’s important for us all to take breaks, to step back, to experience new things and gain that perspective that’s difficult, if not impossible to get, when we’re in our daily routine in the same place we usually do it from.
Your breaks don’t have to be out of the country. They don’t have to be all that expensive either. But even if they are, they’re well worth it.
If you haven’t planned your next getaway, conference or vacation, do so this week. You, your family, your business and your health deserve it.
And remember, we’re getting together in Orlando, Florida in just three weeks for the SuccessNet Summit. Will we see you there? I sure hope so.