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The Best Ways to Reenergize your Team Members

Picture this: You have been in a meeting all day. It’s 3:30pm on a Tuesday afternoon. You have just come back from your last scheduled break during an all-day meeting. The entire team is glassy-eyed and ready to go home,…

How To Have A Meeting That Doesn’t Suck

Being in the meeting business for more than a dozen years has taught me one thing: Most meetings suck. But they don’t have to. Having witnessed over 5000 meetings at our retreat center so far, I’ve seen about 4900 that…

2 Things Every Meeting Needs

Waiting for coffee at my local Starbucks, I noticed two cups of “sticks” on the counter. One contained “stir sticks” and the other contained “splash sticks.” In coffee world, one is used to mix things up in your drink. The…

Cool Spaces In Other Places

We’re always on the lookout for cool & creative meeting spaces. First of all, they totally inspire us just lookin’ at ’em. Secondly, we know your meetings can’t always come to the most exciting retreat center on the planet in…

5.5 Reasons you Need A Retreat Right Now

Your team needs a retreat right now. And by right now, I mean, like, in the next two weeks. I see you nodding your head in agreement. You know I’m right, even if you can’t really put your finger on…

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Here you'll find ideas, tips, and techniques to help make your next offsite your best meeting yet.We've learned a lot during the 15,000+ meetings we've hosted, and we never stop learning (and sharing) because meetings and teams are always evolving. Be sure to leave comments and join the conversation!