Perform an after-action review to learn from the past.

Similar to a retrospective, but more generalized, this exercise seeks to distill wisdom from the past where it’ll be useful to the future. Acknowledge what actually happened without diminishing or dramatizing it. What was the desired versus real outcome? Write all of this down.rM2

  1. Brett & Kate McKay, “Podcast #762: Prepare Now to Have Your Best Year Ever,” The Art of Manliness (blog), December 8, 2021, (See notes.)