P.R.D.
Personal Retreat Day
Seek His will in all you do, and He will direct your paths. (Pr. 3:6)
Goal:  to maximize my life for God by concentrating on spiritual growth, self-improvement and goal-setting.
 
The PRD Process:            
1.  Meet with God
  1. Scripture
  2. Prayer
  3. Meditation & Contemplation
2.  Stretch your Mind
    Read something stimulating to mind or soul, that will grow you as a person, or improve your capacity to serve the Lord in your ministry.
3.  Set your Goals
  1. Work on Life Goals (just re-read your goals, if you already have them written)
  2. Work on Annual Goals  (just re-read your goals, if you already have them written)
  3. Work on this month’s Goals  (esp. in light of your Annual Goals)
4.  Determine your Action Steps
  1. Write detailed action steps, with specifics and dates for your key goals.
 
5.  Review and Commit it all to God
 
Actions:                
  1. QT
  2. Reading
  3. Evaluation of the past
  4. Goal-setting for the future
 
 
Evaluation Questions:
  1. What has given me the greatest satisfaction?
  2. What has been the greatest challenge?
  3. What could have been better had I more time, money or help?
  4. What would I do differently in the future?
  5. What steps have I taken to achieve my 5-year or lifetime goals?
Goal-setting Questions:
  1. What will give me the greatest results with the least work?
  2. What will give me substantial results with modest adjustments?
  3. The 80/20 Question:  Where do I get 80% of my results from 20% of my work?
  4. What am I now doing that I do not need to be doing?  Should anyone be doing it, or should it be trashed?
  5. What goal will give me the greatest satisfaction?
  6. What goal will relieve me of my biggest challenge?
  7. What steps do I want to take to achieve my 5-year or lifetime goals?