For what?

Looking at growth projections, targets, areas of opportunity

Evaluating your bench and succession

Planning your own visibility and thought leadership – topics, delivery vehicles, modes

Prioritizing the relationships you want to build and making time for them

Assessing your team’s needs and glitches

Determining the best use of your time

Looking at why you may not be spending it there, what’s pulling you away

Things that are big picture, important, and that you feel you’re too busy to address

How often?

Try twice a month

Block it on your calendar and make it sacred

Begin with 45-60 minutes

Consider involving your deputy