The away days themselves consist of a mixture of group tasks, watching presentations, and socialising e.g. in lunch breaks.
These can be completely exhausting. In the anticipation ahead of the event, and then in the recovery time afterwards. I want to share what I do to help minimise and manage the impact of this, in case it is helpful for others in similar situations. These strategies could also apply to any sort of work travel or long days filled with meetings.
Strategy 1: Find out what to expect