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Nov 30, 2021

Are you ready to plan a successful, memorable, and business-boosting retreat? 

Anna is a corporate ladder-climber turned serial-entrepreneur serving female online coaches and industry leaders through her luxury retreat planning company, Simply Business Co. Retreats.

With over 12 years in the global hospitality and event space, Anna has developed her signature method, C.F.F.I, in which she guides her clients through to curate transformational retreat experiences around the world.

Anna’s mission is to help connect like-minded female entrepreneurs in a safe space to allow growth and renewal.

Anna shares the trials and tribulations of growing into her calling in this episode. She reveals the process behind designing her dream business from the ground up, and we also talked about some of her expert tips on creating your life-changing, in-person retreat experience. Tune in as we talk about how vital it is to have a core mission before planning your event.

In this Episode You’ll Learn: 

  • All about today’s guest, Anna Gryglewska [ 0:45 ]
  • What Anna’s days look like now [ 6:15 ]
  • How Anna landed what she thought was her dream career [ 13:20 ]
  • The ways that Anna climbed the corporate ladder [ 19:50 ]
  • How Anna made the decision to move away [ 25:35 ]
  • Advice for people who are considering entrepreneurship [ 33:40 ]
  • What we need to know about planning a retreat [ 37:35 ]
  • Why sponsorships are vital in the event world [ 45:30 ]
  • The importance of having a core mission before planning a retreat [ 57:10 ]


Soul Shifting Quotes: 

  • “It all comes down to the happiness, the joy, and the fulfillment.”
  • “My version of success in that part of my life was going up the corporate ladder.”
  • “I found myself at a breaking point. I ended up getting physically and mentally burnt out.”
  • “Go after your dreams.”
  • “It's time to put in that two weeks and start living your dream.”
  • “At the end of the day, a retreat is to connect.”

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