When a business is brand new, there’s excitement and
motivation in seeing it take off. You love the hands-on
involvement. Hours fly by and you’re highly
When you’ve been in the thick of it for a while, it’s
easy to get so caught up in the day-to-day work of
your business that you lose sight of what really
matters. The most urgent needs get all the attention.
Some of the fun tapers off. It’s hard work. You begin to
forget why you got into this business in the first place.
It’s important to step back and take a big-picture look
at your business from time to time. What core
principles and practices really matter to you and your
This isn’t a “once and done” practice. Once or twice a
year it’s wise to stop and re-evaluate. Recalibrate and
move forward with confidence.
It could be that a small tweak is all that’s needed, or
your business may be in need of a major overhaul.
Success or failure in business is all about perspective.
In order to regain perspective, you need to briefly
stop working IN your business and take a good look
AT your business. That’s the purpose of this 5-day