EPISODE 258

Four Reasons to Plan Retreats A Year in Advance

with Lily Dwyer Begg

Advance planning can make the difference between filling all rooms and canceling due to a lack of enrollment. In this episode, I chat with my Retreat Roadmap Collaborator, Lily Dwyer Begg, about all the benefits of giving yourself (and your students) plenty of lead time when planning a retreat.

Episode Highlights

Advance planning can make the difference between filling all rooms and canceling due to a lack of enrollment. In this episode, I chat with my Retreat Roadmap Collaborator, Lily Dwyer Begg, about all the benefits of giving yourself (and your students) plenty of lead time when planning a retreat. 

 

EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS:

01:02 What changed when Lily increased her retreat timeline from 6 months to 12+ months

05:20 How to make your retreat more financially inclusive

07:31 How to help your students feel more relaxed during your retreat

09:09 Why a longer timeline allows your students to enjoy the retreat BEFORE it even starts

10:07 How a longer timeline gives you more options for where to offer retreats

15:11 Why a longer timeline will help you attract more participants (and earn more money)

16:39 How a compressed timeline skews your ability to judge the potential success of a retreat

22:00 How to stay in integrity when you preach self-care

24:42 Time objections and the best/worst times to lead & launch retreats

 

EPISODE LINKS & RESOURCES:

Quiz: What kind of retreat is best for you?

Retreat Timing Guide

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The Ultimate Retreat Roadmap Online Course

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