You do it every week. Walk down the hall, past the cubicles, into the conference room. You sit at your regular seat at the big boardroom table, open your notes, fish around your bag for a pen, and sit back as your teammates filter in around you. Meetings can be monotonous.
Well, repetition can be good for progress. If the point of the meetings are to carve out time for a team check-in, there’s no better place than right down the hall.
But when you need creative thinking, strategic planning, or the mental energy to tackle big problems, you need to shake it up.
The key to changing your thinking is as simple as changing your location.