After our shopping is done and we tuck that impulse bought stuffed animal in with the little one, it’s time to go from the relative safety of the store back out into the world. We can break this down into phases and have plans for each phase of getting back to the car. We have to leave the store, walk to the car, unload the groceries, load the baby, get ourselves in the car, and drive away. Each of these phases will afford us unique options for maneuver and tactics. I’ll list the phases, and in a later post discuss some of the tactics we can use in case things start going sideways.
Before we coast back through the front door towards our perfectly parked car, there’s a few things I’d like you to do:
- Stop. Put your receipt away, put your wallet back in your pocket, and be in the moment.
- Hang up…
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