Weekend retreats are amazing. Action, trauma, fun, and focused God time — turbocharged by social chaos and zero sleep. Wow!

You can glean a hundred insights in 48 hours. Here’s one that struck me. You notice a kid who shows up, says little, smiles politely, and hangs back — but comes blasting out of the gates during one particular event. His creative energy makes it fantastic for everybody, and his team wins the blue ribbon.

Afterwards, he’s his quiet self again.

Challenge for the weeks to come: discover what motivates him and tap into it more often. Wouldn’t that bring a new twist to the group dynamics!