How to Ensure an Offsite Meeting or Retreat Leads to Action

Posted by Brooke Baker on Sep 1, 2015 9:51:30 AM

You’ve planned, designed, and executed a successful retreat. Congratulations! Your team has grown, you’ve laid out a road map for the next phase of your organization’s development, and you have buy in from key stakeholders. Now how do you make sure all of that work is translated into action?

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Topics: Meeting and Retreat Facilitation

The One Thing You Need to Create Buy-in for your Company Retreat

Posted by Lou Bergholz on Aug 18, 2015 10:55:00 AM

The annual retreat is approaching, and you’re in charge of organizing it. It's an opportunity for your organization to come together and grow, but in order for the retreat to be effective, you need the people attending to buy into it.

One of the best tools for creating buy-in during the retreat happens before the retreat. Forming a "Design Team" – a key group to help you plan your retreat – allows you to access ideas and solutions from all parts of your organization, and creates a group of messengers to get the energy of your retreat in the right place.

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Topics: Meeting and Retreat Facilitation