One benefit of embodying in nature words we're using to describe a current situation we're grappling with is that we get so much more insight than if we just tried to explore it in our minds.
Getting to a higher vantage point is one such description where I've been surprised many times by the insight received whilst out for a walk in nature on a Landscaping Your Life walk and is the subject of episode #54 of the Landscaping Your Life with Alison Smith podcast (Spotify/Apple). Also see How to get the most from the podcast for an index of all the episodes to date.
Here's all the links mentioned in the episode.
With insight shared in the episode that can be applied to business strategy and explores
It all started with a stanza in a poem I wrote entitled Paths & Destinations (see this blog for the poem in full) - the stanza was:
A means of getting to a better vantage point
To higher ground
To enable the observation of all possible destinations currently unseen
Other podcast episodes that cover the whole Paths & Destinations poem in more detail include
with the following episodes possibly adding further insight to vantage points
See the video for more about the standing in other people's shoes technique I mention in the episode
You'll find out more about Edward De Bono's 6 thinking hats here.
And you'll find out more about the Your prescription for wellbeing journal by following the link.
Here's some more general information about the Landscaping Your Life with Alison Smith podcast and the Landscaping Your Life process used in the podcast episodes to help you get back on track when you don't know what to do.