Based in Washington, Ross is a general manager of a food safety company. His musings explore life, work and every moment in between.

What am I going to do next?

It’s long-term planning season. The summer is when we begin plans for next year. I like to start with a personal introspection question for this process.

“What do I want?”

Stop to think about it. What do you want? Take a minute. Focus. Close your eyes. Breath in, breath out. Think through what you would like. Ask yourself again, what do I want? You can make this exercise as long or short as needed. Use it on a single or multiple topics.

Starting to come up with a vision? Great.

Now here’s the real question; what are you going to do next?

Intellectual Humility

In the end, we all get ice cream.